Update 3-1-21: Clinic is currently full. Wait List has been started.
-This clinic focuses on Working Equitation (WE) obstacles as well as flat work exercises to improve execution.
-Four small group sessions will be offered at three different levels-Newbie, Intro, & Novice
-No more than 5 riders in each session
-1.5 hour sessions
-Thirty minute lunch break for volunteers and clinician, 11:30 – 12:00
-Bring your own water, snacks, and lunch
-Cost (includes indoor rental fee) for NOVAWE Members is $65.
-Cost (includes indoor rental fee) for non-members of NOVAWE is $75.
-Pre-registration and pre-payment is required to secure your spot.
-Times will be emailed on March 24, 2021
-Payment by PAYPAL is recommended to secure your spot immediately!
-Sessions are filled first paid, first clinic spots.
CLINICIAN: Allison Reed has nearly two decades of professional riding and teaching experience with roots in eventing. Allison competed through Preliminary and was a Working Student/Assistant under Jennifer Johnson (winner of ‘96 Rolex) and Wendy Olson Lewis (short listed for Pan Am team). In 2018 she discovered Working Equitation and fell in love with the discipline for its promotion of horse and rider trust, and the correct foundations of equitation across all breeds/disciplines. She is currently working toward a L judge’s card in Working Equitation. A founding member of Northern Virginia Working Equitation (NOVAWE), Allison is a regular area WE clinician, known for her patience, trust, and attention to biomechanics and her physical therapy approach to help the horse find balance and flexibility. Allison is a formally trained teacher, holding a master’s degree in Elementary Education.
1. Covid-19 Precautions: In order to comply with CDC guidelines and protect our riders and volunteers, masks are required at check-in table and any other unmounted times when gathered close to other people.
2. Restroom is in the indoor building.
3. There is a small warmup ring just outside the indoor that you can use before your session begins.
4. Auditors are welcome! Please wear masks when inside to watch the clinic. Please maintain proper social distancing. Stadium seating available in the indoor.