What You Missed …

Tail Braiding with Marla Eden 076_img_8675 040_img_8552 NWPS Members enjoying the Marla Eden horsemanship clinic 068_img_8654 006_img_8425 Start brushing the bottom of the tail first 013_img_8438 053_img_8596 IMG_7430 Braiding 058_img_8621 015_img_8446 100_img_8754 Braiding Wrapping the legs IMG_7431 IMG_7475 028_img_8503 057_img_8616 022_img_8476 Tail Braiding with Marla Eden
 
Marla Eden - Narnia Farms - Passport Series Horsemanship Clinic (c) Tais | Photography

Northwest Passport Series Horsemanship Clinic

Hosted by Marla Eden of Narnia Farms - Mar. 11th, 2012

The well attended Passport Series Horsemanship clinic was focused around the new competitor in the show ring. There was lots of great conversations from financial expectations to demonstrations on braiding and wrapping.

Covering topics such as: 

  • What is the difference between a Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation horse. Some common myths and realities for both…??
  • What are the Costs of showing?
  • How do you prepare to go to the show ring?
  • A comprehensive checklist for show preparation covering paperwork, travelling, personal preparation, gear and tack for your horse, grooming tools and what to wear.

Show Braiding (c) Tais | PhotographyMarla led us with a full demonstration of braiding and everyone learned many tricks to braiding.  She also covered crosstie safety which is very important, not only during shows but every time you groom your horse.  A discussion on how to survive the Warm Up Arenas at shows, with a number of important do’s and don’ts.

 What our Members had to say …

 “Thanks for all the knowledge you shared with us today! “  – Passport Member

“I do not feel nearly as lost in this sport now” – Passport Member

“Huge help and I can not wait to try my hand at the braiding” – Passport Member

 Be sure to watch our calendar of events and don’t miss out on the next great Passport Series event.

For a full details of the clinic, please register and join the NWPS to get access to the members only materials.

   
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