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Upcoming Events:

For all events E-mail Kristin for more information. Or, visit our Facebook page.

Calling works too ~  724 206 9902

Ingrid Albrecht MacNamara - coming to Coventry on Saturdays. Talk to Kristin if you are interested.

May 29th... Coventry Equestrian Center Schooling Show. See website for details and downloadable registration form.



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Clinics

Kristin is available for clinics  to train you how to Home School  your Horse: Lungeing,  Acquiring a good Basic Position, training your horse to be Relaxed, Rhythmic and Round,  Off the Wall Riding to put your horse Straight, Longitudinal and Lateral Suppleness, Stretching,  and Lateral Work... If you need any help schooling your horse to be relaxed, accept the bridle,  lungeing, developing  a top line, cantering  on the correct lead, stretching, shoulder in or leg yielding... ~  call!
 
 
 

Mastering the Mind
Introductory Clinton Anderson Clinic
March 26, 2017

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This 1 day clinic will introduce the Clinton Anderson Fundamental Groundwork method.
You will learn the basics to "master" your horse's mind.

Click here to download the Mastering the Mind Flyer with Registration Information

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Visiting Trainers -  two jumping trainers, and three dressage trainers. Or, bring our own!



Coventry is one of the few stables that allows outside trainers.  We do not want to tell you who to ride with or which farrier or vet to use for your horse....Outside trainers must have insurance!

Sue Stepuson  comes to Coventry every other week to give lessons in hunt seat/jumping.  Lisa Hall comes monthly as well as Robin Birk.  Blaine Orris from Blaine Orris Eventing also trains out of Coventry.

For more information (times, dates and  rates) call or email Kristin.

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Mister Matthew, an off the track thoroughbred excells at hunters and dressage

Several horses at Coventry compete as both dressage horses and hunters.
 George Morris would be proud!
Read the article about the two clinics we attended with George under Training Articles...
George Morris actually rode Mister Matthews ( Matty) twice!
Read article here: http://blythdale.tripod.com/coventryequestriancenter/id73.html

Mister Matthew, 1st Level at Lake Erie College
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Valentino parked himself very neatly in the corner of the dressage ring during a schooling show. He was so prim, proper and polite sitting here, we just had to include his picture!

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Shows

COVENTRY EQUESTRIAN CENTER
WPDA Sanctioned Dressage Schooling Show
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 8:00 am
452 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington PA, 1 5301 — www.coventryequestriancenter.com
Additional shows will be hosted June 25th, 2017 & September 10, 2017

Judge: Ingrid McNamara -- USDF Bronze Medalist
Opening date: Friday, April 28 Closing date: Monday, May 22nd
Ride times will be distributed via email on Friday, May 26

Click here to download Show Bill and Entry Form for May 21st Show.

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Workshops

Workshops -  Kristin is available for clinics on lungeing, accepting the bridle and developing a soft contact, riding your horse straight, half halts, developing the topline with stretching... Learn to use gymnastic training to enhance you and your horse's  training!  Get a group of three or more and lets have a workshop!

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Events, Fun(d) Raisers

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Pilates for Equestrians - Contact Anita
Pilates is no longer offered at Coventry

Presented by
Comprehensive Peak Pilates Instructor & Equestrian
Anita Buzzy Prentiss

In this introductory seminar, you will learn basic Pilates concepts to enhance your riding experience. Bring a yoga or Pilates mat or thick blanket in order to exercise on the floor. We will continue in following weeks with a Pilates Mat Class geared to equestrians, but anyone can benefit.


Anita is a Fully Certified Comprehensive Peak Pilates Instructor and an avid equestrian in dressage and hunters. She has enjoyed miles of trails, has barrel raced, and won many ribbons at horse shows for over 15 years. After noticing the tremendous positive impact that Pilates made on her riding, she decided to become a trainer, and she loves to share these ideas with her riding friends. She teaches private sessions on specialized Pilates equipment in downtown Pittsburgh and at her own studio in Squirrel Hill.

For more information or to reserve your space in the seminar, contact Anita:
pilatesanita@gmail.com or 412.956.3039

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Flat Stanley visited Coventry during his world tour!


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Coventry  used to host Special Olympics. 
We even took two  riders to compete in the Special Olympic Summer Games. It was awesome!  Here is the link to an article about our adventure! http://build.tripod.lycos.com/trellix/sitebuilder/f_edit_page.html

Coventry took SO to the Summer Games to compete
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Read article here http://blythdale.tripod.com/coventryequestriancenter/id46.html

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Mandy Collier student at Coventry showing First Level

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Eli and Valerie (Kristin's student)
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Riding in the Test 'n' Train Clinic April 09. Note lovely position and soft contact

Coventry Equestrian Center, 452 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington PA 1301