2022 GLASS-ED Clinics & Educational Opportunities
We have a great lineup of educational events for this year! The best part is, auditing is free at these clinics for GED members—registration required.
Discounts for riding slots are also provided to members of GLASS-ED.
April 23, 2022 - Western Dressage New Test Ride-A-Test Clinic and Educational Session
Riding spots are full, but registration for auditors is still open! Click here to register to audit
Joanne Coy, USEF R Western Dressage Judge, Judge Education Chair for WDAA, and too many other credentials to list fully, will be presenting an educational opportunity to learn more about WDAA and a chance to ride the newly released 2022 tests and get judge feedback. We will start the day with an overview of WD and the new tests, followed by ride-a-test opportunities. Auditors will have the chance to ask questions during lunch and between rides as well. Clinic location: Pine Lake Stables, Plainwell, MI. This clinic and its affordable costs were made possible through a grant from The Dressage Foundation. Be sure to click on the logo below to learn more!
May 7, 2022 - Kelly Albright Traditional Dressage Clinic
RIDE SPOTS FULL - AUDITING STILL AVAILABLE
$70 for GLASS-ED Members, $85 for non-members. REGISTER HERE
Kelly is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist and FEI rider who will be coaching riders in 50 minute sessions, focusing on developing the communication between you and your horse to elevate yourselves to higher scores and better rides. Click here for more information on Kelly Albright. Clinic location: Pine Lake Stables, Plainwell, MI
October 23, 2022 - Mobile Confidence Course with
$110 for GLASS-ED Members, $120 for non-members. REGISTER HERE
This clinic is specifically designed for you and your horse to build confidence and safety through simulation. These clinics slowly introduce various obstacles that you and your horse will encounter while riding. Both you and your horse are then trained to deal with situations by using various techniques that prove to your horse that you are a confident and trusting leader. The end result is a confident, mutually trusting team. This is level 2. You do not have to have participated in level 1 to participate. Click here to download the event PDF! Clinic location: Pine Lake Stables, Plainwell, MI
CLOSED April 9, 2022 - Hands on Saddle Fit Demonstration and Educational Opportunity
FREE for GLASS-ED Members, $20 for non-members.
This hands-on educational session will teach you the basics of assessing saddle fit, both English & Western saddles. You will learn what to look for and why it is critical in maintaining the health, soundness & performance of your horse. After a brief presentation, you will have the opportunity to assess static saddle fit on a variety of horse types using several different saddles. You will also learn what to look for when purchasing a used saddle and how to assess fit to ensure a saddle fits you well & why that is as important as the saddle fitting your horse well. Clinician Fran Cilella of The Animated Horse Equine Massage and Bodywork is trained in saddle fit assessment and equine bodywork. Click here to learn more about Fran! Clinic location: Ada, MI