OBSTACLES & CONES CLINIC

Hands ON—Get Out There and Do It!
June 4, 2022
Marc Johnson & Jeff Morse

Akers Acres, 238 State Farm Rd. Valatie, NY
9 AM – 3PM Raindate – June 5

This is a clinic for YOU!

Whatever level you and your horse are. This clinic is the stage, and you can come and perform.

Why wait for a show to drive a course?  Get rid of the early-in-the-season/ post Covid cobwebs.

This is a hands on – come on out, and give it a try.

Fundamental to Obstacles or Cones is understanding what the course designer is asking. We start with theCourse Walk with Marc Johnson – two obstacles and a full-size cones course. How are things laid out? Where do I get extra space? How do I read the course, so I know where I need space? What works for my horse?
Can they really bend that tight? Try it here, so you can work on it, when you go home.

Drive it & drive it again, See if you improve. Get coaching on planning a route & then driving it.

Even without a horse, learn about navigating and how to approach an obstacle or cones course. Good refresher
after Covid, or instruction for the new driver. If you have never driven an obstacle – this is right for you! Try out being on the back of a carriage and learn about being a navigator.

Hands on. Walking in the woods, learning Combined Driving, and even for the experienced – a new venue, two obstacles and cones – what better way to spend a Saturday!
Jeff Morse will be assisting Marc Johnson, explaining as we go. Answering questions and pointing out the things you may not have caught.

We plan to start at 9 AM with a course walk and then harness up. Depending on number of participants, we may have a morning and afternoon group. We want to meet your needs, so let us know if you are coming.

Cost for the Clinic

Non-members $100 – SDA members $90
Cost to Audit Non-members $30 –  SDA members $25
SDA membership $25
Go to www.saratogadriving.com to signup with PayPal or
Send check to Carol Frank 14 Collegeview Drive, Albany, NY 12211
518 852 5239 carolfrank@saratogadriving.com
More details as we get closer. Space limited.