EVENTS in 2017 More to come!
Jan 28th ~ Trail Obstacle Clinic with Linda Lee-Bower Trail obstacle clinic with Linda-Lee-Bower. We are offering both in-hand and under saddle sessions. You will learn how to work the gate, cross the bridge, work the mailbox, Sidepass a log, negotiate a cone and pole pattern, all with finesse.
Green/young horses as well as older horses are welcome to join us! Trail obstacles are fun!
Session #1: In-Hand 10:30-12:00
Session #2 Under Saddle 12:30-2:00
Each session limited to 5 horses
COST: one session $60 each.
Do both sessions for $100
Early bird special: register by Jan 6th for $10 off the above fees.
April 15th at 1:00-2:00. IEA Kick-off meeting at WFEC.
Woodridge Farm Equestrian Center currently has two teams, hunt seat and western, and is welcoming a few new riders for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. Join us for our IEA Kick-Off meeting! You will be able to ask questions and learn details about the opportunities in IEA at this meeting and also meet team coaches Linda Lee-Bower and Jessie Hillegas.
WFEC has competed successfully for two years in this great organization. Many of our riders made it onto Regional and Zone competion in the 2016-2017 season!
WFEC's team philosophy: learn new things, encourage each other, and have fun while becoming better riders and people!
Riders from 6th-12th grade can join.
HORSE OWNERSHIP IS "NOT" required.
Beginner riders are welcome!
Hunt seat eq, over fence classes, horsemanship and reining are offered.
>> MAY 20th<< from 11:00-2:00. CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY at WFEC! Join us as we celebrate 21 yrs in business! Our way of saying THANK YOU to our community for your continued support! FREE Pony/horse rides, games, food, door prizes, demos and tons of fun for all ages! Join us for this very fun and FREE event!
June 18th ~ Reining Clinic with Bill Welshans
We are excited to offer a few reining clinics with Bill Welshans this year!!
Bill is a blast to work with... Bill has worked with and continues to work with some of the top riders in NRHA.. Bill will share his knowledge and sense of humor with us all, making for a very educational and fun day
CLINICS: Tune up your horse, put a better handle on your horse, learn some new manuvers. All levels welcome.
Have you never done reining before? Give it a try! You will love it!
9:00-12:00 Youth riders, 18 and under
1:00-4:00 Adult riders
Cost: $95 per rider per session
50% deposit required to hold your spot.
Please contact Linda Lee-Bower for a registration form.
*Part of the clinic fee will be donated back to our IEA teams!
Thank you Bill!
July 16th ~ Reining Clinic with Bill Welshans
See details above on May 21st.
June 30 Women & Horses ~ Mind, Body and Spirit
This is a women's only workshop. Julie and Linda will spend a summer evening with you, leading you through exercises meant to bring greater awareness to your every day lives. You will learn breathing techniques that will help relax you, yoga type poses to help bring awareness to ourselves and ground work/body work exercises with the horses that will make you feel connected.
This is a non-riding workshop. We will work with some of Woodridge Farm's wonderful horses on the ground.
Join us in this fun and "spirited" workshop. Our goal is for you to leave WFEC feeling empowered and inspired!
Light refreshments served.
Cost: $70 per person
July 15 - Balanced Riding for Performance with Linda Lee-Bower
Join Linda for this fun and educational session.
Do you want to try ranch horse classes, or maybe western dressage? Or improve your scores in either? Both of these disciplines require a balanced and relaxed horse and rider.
Learn how your balance effects your horses balance... Linda will introduce difference excersies in the morning session that will bring a new awareness to having better balanced and being more effective in the saddle. We will working towards getting more consistancy from our horses.
Then during the afternoon session we will ride ranch horse patterns and western dressage tests with Linda coaching you. Join us!
All riding levels are welcome...
Cost: $100 per rider. Limited to 5 riders.
10-12:00 warm-up, balancing excersies.
12-12:30 Lunch (included with clinic)
12:30-2:30 Ride ranch horse patterns and western dressage tests.
50% deposit required to hold your spot.
October 22 ~ Ranch Horse clinic with Terry Helder
~ Do you want to learn more about the ranch horse classes?
~ Do you want to show ranch horse?
~ Do you want to get a better handle on your horse?
Then this is the clinic for you!
We will offer up to three 2-hour session each day, limited to 5 riders each session. One of these daily sessions will concentrate on Ranch Trail. You and your horse will learn how to ride the ranch horse patterns under the guidance of Terry.
Tentative daily schedule:
9:30-11:30 Ranch horse group #1
12:15-2:15 Ranch horse group #2
3:00-5:00 Ranch horse trail
*A youth session will be offer if we have enough interest.
*All sessions will be grouped according to rider experience
> $95 per 2 hour session
Limited stalling available for events:
$15 day stall use
$25 per night use