Details Announced for The Equestrian Center at Pineland Farms USDF Continuing Education in Musical Freestyle Clinic May 30-31, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


The Equestrian Center at Pineland Farms will kick off summer with two days of Musical Freestyles, featuring Terry Ciotti Gallo of Klassic Kur and FEI 4* Judge Lois Yukins. Auditors welcome! Plus, USEF Judges, L-Graduates, and anyone currently enrolled in an L-Program may participate and earn CE and USDF University credits. This is the 1st USDF Program offering these credits. Upon completion of the program, participating USEF Licensed Dressage Judges will be eligible to take an online exam. Those with a passing score will earn the new “Musical Freestyle Designation” which will be added to their judging credentials. Please contact USEF for more information.

Saturday, May 30th, is the USDF Judges' Program. Participants and silent auditors are welcome. The day will cover music, choreography and judging criteria. Audio and video components are included to compliment the program. Sunday, May 31st, will focus on ‘Do It Yourself’ freestyles with a morning lecture followed by 7 individual riders working with Terry and Lois on creating or improving specific elements of their old or new freestyle.

Pre-registration is highly recommended. Click here to register

Saturday begins at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday begins at 8:30 a.m.

Riders for Sunday, May 31st:

  • Doris Carlson & Wilhelmena (8-year-old Hanoverian mare) are working on their first Freestyle, and they're at the beginning stages of music selection & choreography for Third Level
    Michelle Hirshberg & Bocage (10-year-old Lusitano stallion) have their music selected and are working on the choreography for their Fourth Level Freestyle;
    Krista Nordgren & Schando (19-year-old Danish gelding) have most of their Grand Prix Freestyle complete, and they're looking for an overall assessment of their program;
    Paula Pierce & Hunter Douglas Rhapsody (17-year-old KWPN gelding) are also at the beginning stages of music selection & choreography for their Intermeidate I Freestyle;
    Dinah Rojek & Freesia (12-year-old Danish mare) have a Fourth Level Freestyle they would like to rework for Intermediate I;
    Bryn Walsh & Westwyn (8-year-old KWPN mare) are working on the canter portion of their new Third Level Freestyle; and
    Cyndy West & Captiva (14-year-old Lippizan mare) have a Third Level Freestyle they'd like help altering for Intermediate I.

Call 207-657-6419 or email equestrian@pinelandfarms.org for more details.