Mary Mahler Clinic

Nov 1, 2021

THIS CLINIC IS NOW FULL! Please sign up for the Wait List below. Auditors are welcome to attend. ADS is excited to welcome Mary Mahler! Mary will be our judge for the November 13 show and will be hosting a clinic the following day.  There are only 6 private sessions available so reserve your spot soon!  A big thank you to Carole Smith for organizing this clinic. Mary is a USDF Certified Instructor Training-4th Level, USDF L grad with distinction, USEF R candidate, and a WDA official. She has over 25 years of professional experience working with horses and riders of all breeds and disciplines. She rode saddle seat in her early youth and then went on to compete in hunter/jumper and eventing divisions. In her early 20s, she discovered her passion for dressage...

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Horse By Horse Bit Clinic With Stephanie Brown-Beamer Review...

Oct 1, 2021

ADS was thrilled to host a Horse By Horse Bit and Bridle Fitting Clinic with Stephanie Brown-Beamer over the weekend of September 25-26.  It was held at the beautiful Valley View Farm, and big thank you to Patty Hale and barn family for your hospitality.  This could not have been possible without our many volunteers that donated time, food, items, and much more to make this clinic happen.  Thank you to our participants who were as excited about this clinic as I was.  Special thank you to USDF for graciously funding a GMO Education Initiative grant to help support this event. The bit clinic was amazing! It was such a wonderful educational experience as Stephanie thoughtfully and thoroughly explained the different aspects of the horse’s mouth, each bit, bridle fit, and how it all...

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Horse By Horse Bit Clinic

Jun 1, 2021

*This clinic is now FULL! If you would like to be added to the waiting list or register as an auditor (please scroll to bottom to pay via PayPal), please click the corresponding link below: ADS_Bit_Clinic_Schedule Auditor Registration ********** USDF GMO Education Initiative: Horse By Horse Bit and Bridle Fitting Clinic With Stephanie Brown-Beamer ADS is very excited to welcome Stephanie Brown-Beamer! Horse By Horse Bit Fitting clinics provide a unique opportunity to try a wide variety of bits in one session. Sessions will be for approximately 1 hour. Stephanie works with all levels of horses and riders and have fit some of the top horses in the country. You will often see some very dramatic changes in how horses go, and sometimes the changes are subtle but important changes. Stephanie is an FEI...

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Goal Setting with Reese Koffler-Stanfield...

May 18, 2021

ADS is excited to announce Goal Setting with Reese Koffler-Stanfield.  This will be a virtual meeting where Reese will discuss setting riding goals for you and your horse.  We thank Hayley Baker for setting this up! It will be held on June 14 at 6:30pm via Zoom.  Please click the link below to register.  This meeting is open to any ADS member, free of charge, and really encourage our junior riders to attend.  We will need to meet a minimum of 20 participants to have the meeting so please take advantage of this educational opportunity! Reese is a USDF bronze, silver, and gold medalist, and one of the only USDF Certified Instructor/Trainers through Fourth Level in Region 2 which encompasses 5 states.  She is an excellent role model for Junior and Advanced Young Riders...

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Lauren Sprieser Clinic

May 13, 2021

*This clinic is now FULL! If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please click the link below: CLINIC SCHEDULE Auditors are welcome to attend the clinic! Fees: FREE for ADS members $15 for non-members and can register below. ************** ADS is excited to announce the Lauren Sprieser Clinic! December 4-5, 2021 Lauren is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist, and a High Performance Grand Prix rider and trainer. A veteran of the High Performance Youth Programs, she has consistently produced horses from green to FEI, including five to Grand Prix. Her students compete with success from the grassroots to the international levels in several disciplines, on a wide range of horse types. Her students have contested in the USDF National Championships, the NAYC and the Kentucky 5*. Lauren is...

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Understanding Animal Behavior Seminar with Cindy Martin...

Dec 1, 2018

ADS is happy to present Understanding Animal Behavior Seminar with Cindy Martin.  This is a full-day seminar with instructor-led discussion, videos and info-graphics.  ADS is offering this seminar free to junior members and $50.00 for adult members.  The seminar will be held on January 12, 2019 at G&H Equestrian.  The registration form is below. In this seminar, presentations will focus on: • The three levels of analyzing animal behavior: medical, ethological and behavioral. • Understanding the Science behind training, behavior change and how animals learn: Operant and Respondent Learning, including Positive and Negative how to use each in a balanced manner to achieve desired results in training, husbandry and healthcare. • How animals learn, and how you can adapt their behavior to optimize the well-being of the animal. • How to set up optimal...

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