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Fox Pointe Farm is proud to present our 2016 clinic series! Our clinics offer an opportunity to learn from some of the most accomplished,knowledgeable,and seasoned professionals in the eque strian industry. Riders of all levels and abilities are welcome to attend our clinics which are scheduled throughout the year. Please contact us by phone or email to request an application and registration for any of the following clinics.
Fox Pointe Farm pleased to announce that Ms. Julie B. Winkel will be the Clinician for a two-day clinic 2016 date to be announced soon. Julie Winkel, of Reno, Nevada, owns and operates Maplewood Stables, Inc., and is a trainer, judge and popular clinician. She's trained and shown hunters and jumpers to the top levels, nationally and internationally, and has had many grand prix wins and hunter championships throughout her riding career. She's presided as a Licensed USEF Judge over many of the best shows in the country, including Devon (Pa.), the Pennsylvania National, the Washington (D.C.) International, the National Horse Show, Capital Chal lenge (Md.), The Hampton Classic (N.Y.), Upperville (Va.), the US Pony Finals (Ky.) and the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championships (Ky.), to name just a few. She has been judging for over 30 years. Julie is also a respected course designer and has judged the New England Equitation Finals, the ASPCA Maclay Finals, the USEF Medal Finals (in 2007 with Geoff Teall, in 2010 with George Morris, and she is scheduled to judge the USEF Medal Finals in 2015 with Scott Hofstetter). Julie gives back to the sport in a variety of ways, including generously volunteering her time to the USEF and USHJA, including as a past member of the USHJA Board of Directors. She's currently co-chair of the USEF Licensed Officials Committee, chair of the USEF Continu-ing Education and chair of the USHJA Judges Task Force. She's also a member of the USHJA Zone 10 Jumper Committee. Julie also writes the monthly column "Conformation Clinic" for Practical Horseman magazine. In between her travels, Julie oversees her Maplewood, a 150-acre training, sales and breeding facility. Maplewood also stands two stallions, the grand prix jumpers Osilvis and Cartouche Z.
"FIX MY RIDE" HUNTER AND EQUITATION CLINIC with ELLEN SHEVELLA (April 10, 2016)
An excellent learning opportunity for IEA, VHSA, CHSA, BHSA competitors. The clinic format will be run as horse show classes that are placed, analyzed, discussed, re-schooled and re-jumped working on the suggestions and corrections provided by Ms. Shevella. Flat classes will also be offered for Equitation pointers as well as Hunter Under Saddle.The clinic is directed as much to auditors as riders with interactive question and answer time for each class. This is a great education to help horse show moms and dads wishing to understand how the judging and competition process works.
3' to 3'6 Section 8:00 A.M. Hunter Under Saddle Equitation on the Flat Hunter O/F Equitation O/F 2'6 Section 10:00 A.M. Hunter Under Saddle Equitation on the Flat Hunter O/F Equitation O/F 2' Section 1:00 P.M. Hunter Under Saddle Equitation on the Flat Hunter O/F Equitation O/F X-rails Section 2:00P.M. Hunter Under Saddle Equitation on the Flat Hunter O/F Equitation O/F
Each flat class is $20, Over Fences $35 each. Ride in the whole section for just $90. Auditing is $20 for the day. have no more than 6 entries and may be combined or split. Space is limited and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Contact Colleen Seely clinic coordinator at (804) 932-8710 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration forms.
About our Clinician:
Ellen Shevella of Charlottesville, VA will help riders to see how the judges see them and how to improve their show placings. With emphasis on rules, equitation testing, handy hunter tips, and revealing many showmanship tricks of the trade, this event will emphasize how to separate yourself from the pack and consistently get rewarded with better ribbons.Ellen Shevella has been a "R" USEF judge since 1989 and has officiated form Palm Beach, FL to Palm Springs, CA at some of the most prestigious shows in the country. She is also a very popular judge for IHSA, IEA and NCAA competitions. As a rider, trainer and owner she produced multiple Champions at Palm Beach, indoors and many of the largest USEF shows in all divisions from ponies, to the Big Equitation and Conformation Hunters. She is also known as the founder/manager of the Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival and Scholarships held in Upper Marlboro, MD every November. (midatlanticeq.com)