Bozeman Montana Horse Clinics by CRE


Cedar Ridge Equine provides a number of specialty clinics throughout the year.


Clinics are open to ALL ages unless otherwise specified in clinic description.
Clinics are limited. Deposit must be received in order to reserve your space.
Clinic Participants should have access to their own horse, leased horse, or school/lesson horse approved by instructor for participation.

Check out the information about the clinics below:


Stable Hand Programs

Speed Event Clinics

English Riding Clinics

Barrel / Pole Clinics

ABC's of Cowboy Dressage Clinics

Cowboy Dressage and Horse/Rider Biomechanics Clinics

Reining Clinics

Trick Riding Clinics

Ride N Paint Clinics

Horse Sense Clinic

Clinic Descriptions

Stable Hand Program (After camp care for 1/2 day clinics):

This program will be more in depth manner on the care of horses, more than the horsemanship camps cover. There will be NO riding of horses and very limited hands-on. Stable hands will learn how to feed depending on the horses' individual requirements, organize and clean tack & equipment, maintain and repair fencing and arenas, remove manure, and safe handling and proper use of ranch tools. There will be a strong emphasis of life skill development including responsibility, team work, communication, etc. Rubber boots and work gloves are recommended for participants. Participants will need to pack a lunch and snack.

The Stable Hand Program is available for all half day youth camps (Mondays-Thursdays ONLY), some clinics & other select days throughout the year.

Instructor:
Amy Prechter of Cedar Ridge Equine


Speed Event Clinics:

We will spend time focusing on goals, warm ups, techniques/styles, and introduce new excercises and pattern work to help you in these events. This clinic is open to all ages of riders, but they must be confident in their riding skills (walk, trot and lope/canter independently) and they should own their own horse, however their will be a limited number of CRE lessons horses available for students with CRE instructor approval. All camps include a shirt.... but we do have stickers, water bottles, hats additionally available. Clinic participants receive a hat.

2021 Dates:
June 5th-6th, 2021

Times:
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm - Barrels and Poles
Saturday: 1:00pm-4:00pm - Goats and Roping
Sunday: 9:00am-12:30pm - Warm up, Review, and Timed Events
Sunday: Each student will have opportunity to perform each event, it will be timed and videoed for review.

Cost:
$375

This clinic was developed to introduce a variety of speed events to participants including the tack/equipment utilized and various techniques. Participants must have their own goat tying string to tie goats. If not they will only be allowed to tail tie.

Instructor:
Amy Prechter of Cedar Ridge Equine

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Barrel Racing / Pole Bending Clinics:

In our half day Barrel Racing/Pole Bending Clinic, participants will spend time learning valuable warm up exercises for horse and rider on and off of the horse, as well as technique and fine tuning their the patterns. This clinic is open to all ages of riders, but they must be confident in their riding skills (walk, trot, canter independently) and they should own their own horse, however a limited number of participants will be allowed to use CRE horses.

Time: 9:00am-12:30pm

Cost:
$365 for 3 day clinic or $125 per day

2021 Dates:
July 5th-7th
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August 2nd-4th
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Instructors:
Susan VanGalder of Kissing S Equine


Introduction to English Riding Clinics

Students should be comfortable at walk, trot, and canter to participate in this clinic, it is okay if they have never ridden English. This clinic will focus on introducing the basic fundamentals of English riding from tack, attire, type of horses, and various events within the English Riding disciplines. The clinic will focus on hunt seat equitation, hunter pleasure, dressage and jumping basics. Open to all ages.

2021 Dates:
TBD - Please contact us if you are interested in this, dates may be added

Instructor:
Amy Prechter of Cedar Ridge Equine


ABC's of Cowboy Dressage Clinics:

• The clinic will include time spent on basic Cowboy Dressage maneuvers, balance, straightness, gaits and timing/footfall.
• Introduction to the Court
• Partnership on the Ground
• Riding test maneuvers
• Last day after clinic ends students will have opportunity to ride a test on the court (it will be videoed for student to take home/evaluate/or submit for a virtual show)

2021 Dates:
RESCHEDULED - TBD - Currently thinking in September of 2021.
Time:
Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am to 12:30pm (videoed test rides following clinic)

Cost:
$375

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Cowboy Dressage and Horse/Rider Biomechanics Clinics:

• Have you ever wondered how you could help your horse be a better athlete?
• Would you like to ride with more ease and feel like you are one with your horse?
• These are questions many of us strive to answer. Often, the underlying cause of discord between horse and rider is the lack of spatial awareness and "centeredness" of both horse and rider. Learning to evaluate the asymmetries of both horse and rider can be a game changer for both. Once we understand the strengths and weaknesses of our horses, we can begin an intelligent approach to helping them improve. Once we understand our own asymmetries, we can improve our posture and alignment both on and off the horse. In our discussion together, we will look at both horses and riders and discuss simple solutions for improving the posture in both. The approach is simple and uncomplicated and applies to horses and riders in any discipline.
• The clinic will include time spent on basic Cowboy Dressage maneuvers, balance, straightness, gaits and timing/footfall.

Learn more about Lyn Ringrose-Moe by visiting: www.LRMEquestrian.com

A note from the founding partners of Cowboy Dressage:

We have always felt that it takes courage to live your dreams. It is the goal of Cowboy Dressage World to help make your dreams a reality. Horsemanship is an arduous journey. A good relationship with a horse is an endless endeavor. There are highs and lows, frustration and joy, disappointment and achievement. Horses can stir all our deepest emotions. They heighten our senses and test our patience and knowledge. They can bring us peace and safe haven. Horses call to us and for many the call penetrates to the depth of our very being. Cowboy Dressage World wants you to experience it all. Open your heart and mind and let’s saddle up and ride!

-Eitan, Debbie, Garn, Lyn, and Wyatt

Learn more about Cowboy Dressage by visiting: www.CowboyDressageWorld.com

2021 Dates:
July 23rd-25th, 2021
Friday - 5:30PM (Horse/Rider Biomechanics on the ground no riding)
Saturday - 9:00am-4:00pm (Ride)
Sunday - 9:00am-12:00pm (Ride)

Cost per rider: $550
Lunch Provided (please let us know of any allergies/special accommodations you might have)
Audit: $30 per day (must pay on site or ask for invoice)
Location: Cedar Ridge Equine Facility in Bozeman, MT

Instructor:
Lyn Ringrose-Moe

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Reining Clinics:

June 19th-20th, 2021

Cost: $250 per rider for the weekend AM sessions
Cost: $250 per rider for the weekend PM sessions
Cost: $500 per rider for both sessions & both days.
Horses can be provided for an extra $25 per session.

Intro to Reining Clinic
Time: 8:00-11:30am AM Session
The clinic will focus on how to prepare our horses and to perform each of the reining maneuvers for a NRHA reining pattern.
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How Reining Maneuvers Can Make a Better Barrel Horse Clinic
Time: 1:00-4:30pm PM Session
The clinic will focus on learning reining training exercises that will help benefit a horse on barrel pattern and then putting it into action on a barrel pattern.
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July 3rd, 2021

Intro to Reining Clinic
Time: 8:00-4:30pm All Day Session
Cost: $250 per rider for the entire day.
Open to advanced beginners to advanced riders.
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Instructor:
Kaitlyn Hoyt of KMH Associates LLC


Introduction to Trick Riding Clinics:

Enrollment is limited to 10 students per clinic. Each student is trained individually, according to their level of expertise. We have ALL levels of training at each school/clinic, from beginner to professional, everyone gets individual attention. Other attendees for viewing can attend and receive handouts, lectures, watching or helping in arena during sessions...everything but actually trick riding. Horses and saddles will be available. Students may bring their own horse for training, must be approved prior to arrival and additional boarding fees may apply. If you have an old trick riding saddle, bring it and we can update it or get straps made for certain tricks. Information packets and handouts will be offered during the clinic for all participants.

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2021 Dates:
Unfortunately we will not be holding any trick riding clinics this year, hopefully we will be up and running in 2022


Ride N Paint Clinics:

Come join us for a fun afternoon of riding and painting, with local artist Allison McGree (www.AllisonMcGree.com). This event will be composed of two parts: We will offer a horsemanship riding lesson for first two hours. No experience riding? Don’t own a horse? No problem, we have horses available and will offer two different lessons at same time one geared for introductory horsemanship and one for intermediate/advanced horsemanship riders. Riding sessions will be taught by Amy Prechter and Sue Van Galder and will be followed by appetizers and beverages that will lead into painting your own equine themed work of art. No painting experience required. Instructor Alison McGree will help you with a step by step process. You will get to take home a finished acrylic painting on stretched canvas.

2021 Dates:
TBD

Instructor:
Allison McGree


Horse Sense Clinic

Open to all ages and levels, who are serious horse enthusiasts. This class is all on the ground, no riding.

This clinic developed to teach all aspects of horse husbandry. Class will cover feeding/nutrition, first aid/TPR's of horses, traveling/trailering with your horse, horse management practices, horse conformation/anatomy/breed types, proper tack and fitting of your horse, and basic ground work maneuvers from leading/knot tying to lunging and bitting up your horse in the round pen. Each student will receive a journal and CRE hat.

Cost:
$250 for both days

Time:
Saturday 1:00-4:00pm
Sunday 9:00-12:30pm

Instructors:
Susan VanGalder of Kissing S Equine
Amy Prechter of Cedar Ridge Equine

2021 Dates:
June 12th-13th
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Additional Horse Sense Clinics can be added upon request



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