Jec Ballou Clinic
Lessons and lunchtime lecture with Jec Ballou
Jec Ballou, author of several books including “101 Dressage Exercises…” and “Equine Fitness” will be coming to the Christiane Noelting Dressage Center in Vacaville, CA. The clinic will include private lessons as well as a lunchtime lecture and a group lesson focusing on stretches and exercises you can do with your horse from the ground to improve his comfort and flexibility.
Horses and riders of all levels can benefit from this clinic! Jec is an excellent instructor who will suggest exercises and patterns that will address the needs of your horse. The lecture will focus on either “Improving flexibility & Suppleness” or “Conditioning vs. Schooling – how to structure your rides for maximum benefit.” (to be determined by popular vote.)
Riders fee includes a 40 min private lesson & a 1 hour un-mounted group lesson on ground stretches & the lecture with buffet lunch provided. ($150)
Group Stretch lesson will be un-mounted. Participants will learn and practice ground stretches on their horses. 1 hour lesson of stretches designed to improve your horse’s comfort and flexibility. ($40 for group lesson only)
Auditor fee includes admission to audit the private and group lessons & the lecture with buffet lunch included ($15)
Arena fee per horse ($30). No fee for CNDC boarders.
Please contact Ellie right away to reserve your spot in the clinic. It is filling quickly and rider spots are limited. EllieDVM@hotmail.com or 707-761-5818.
March March 29th, 2015
Jec is the author of:
Jec’s lifelong study of classical dressage includes ten intensive training residencies in Portugal, two training residencies in Holland, and one residency in Germany with the late Egon von Neindorff. Most recently, she has studied in Melbourne, Australia with Manolo Mendez, original head rider of the Royal School of Equestrian Arts in Spain. She works tirelessly as an advocate for the understanding that proper biomechanical movement and athleticism can never happen as a result of short-cuts, force, or hurried training methods.
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