2019 Clinic

2019 Abbe Ranch Riding Clinic

May 9-12, 2019

Abbe Ranch, Larkspur, Colorado

Opening Date (when you can start postmarking): Tues., April 2   Closing Date: Tues., April 16 

Other Information may be listed at end of page or on the welcome page.

Levels offered:  USEA Eventing Training 3'3",  Novice 2'11",  

BegNovice 2'7",  Elementary 2'3",  Pre-School 18"

Information:  Clinic includes stabling (including night before), unmounted theory class at lunch, videos, two small group riding lessons per day with work on the flat, cavaletti or gymnastic work, proper warm-up, gallop work, cross-country fences or terrain riding.  From 8:30am-5:00pm. Bring your own chair and lunch.  At Abbe Ranch we stress safety first.  An EMT will be on duty.  Students will learn, gain confidence, have fun and want to learn more.  Clinics are the only time you can school at Abbe Ranch.  Auditors are welcome but they must know the rules and not get in the way.

Entries:  Send both Abbe Ranch Clinic Entry Form and latest Release Form for USEA Educational Activities.  Package deal includes instruction, course fee, office charge and 10x20 outside pen stabling.  Roofed stalls include 1 shavings bale. Everyone must include separate check for $50 for clean/damage deposit. An entry is for one person riding one horse.  Missing the first lesson may cause you to be barred from the rest of the clinic.  $20 change fee for any changes. Post Entries (received after 9 pm on closing) accepted for more if space permits.  No refunds after closing, but will assist with substitutions.    

Download Clinic entry form

USEA Release Form for Educational Activities

Save with opening date postmark. Complete and early entries rewarded by lower fee. Waive signature for overnight mailings.  Note:  It can take 3 to 5 days to receive entries, via USPS along Eastern Slope, from postmark date.  

TWO DAYS: (TF or SS), $200 with opening date postmark 4/2. 
Received after 4/9=$250,  recd. after 4/16=$300.

Add $45 for a 10x10 roofed stall or $60 for a 12x12.

FOUR DAYS: (TFSS), $300 with opening date postmark 4/2,  
Received after 4/9=$350, rec. after 4/16=$400.
Add $80 for a 10x10 roofed stall or $95 for a 12x12. 

Make checks payable to Abbe Ranch.  

Send to Abbe Ranch Clinic, 9998 S. Perry Park Rd., Larkspur, CO 80118-7803.  

See Abbe Ranch website for directions, motels, etc.  For information contact Susan at 303-681-3589,  abbe@quixnet.net or www.abberanchevents.com.     No charge for auditors. 

Work days by appointment, 9:00am-4:00pm, or half days 9-12, 1-4.  All riders:  USEA insurance requires ASTM/SEI protective headgear whenever mounted and protective vest when riding out.  Plus USEA requires approved medical armband with your current medical information on enclosed card, "or wrist bracelet".  (Since medical bracelets may need to be scanned online, and we have very poor online service at Abbe Ranch, we request armbands even tho you have a wristband!)   Medical cards and armbands will be on sale here for $10.  They are available at most tack stores.   

Note:  NO DOGS ALLOWED EVER, not even in your car!


Clinic Instructors:    

Some instructors may teach 2 days, some may teach 4 days.

 Frances O'Reilly, Vashon, WA, Tom Ordway, Princeton, ID, Deeda Randle, Cheyenne, WY,  

(All 3 will be officials at the Abbe Ranch Horse Trial in June)

 Laura Backus, Larkspur, CO, Rochelle Constanza, Franktown, CO, Karen Paul, Castle Rock, CO  


Rider letter & schedule may be listed here, or on welcome page,
a week or 10 days before each event.


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