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Equestrian

 

Horsemanship Training - Ages 3-6

White Oak Farm  home of the Nashoba Valley Sliders and English Dressage and Western Horsemanship IEA team

Dates: Mondays   Sept 30,  Oct 7, Oct 14,  Oct 21

Time: 3:30 -4:30 pm

Location:  White Oak Farm 153 Hollis street Pepperell,  Ma 01463 

Tuition: $185

 

Learn Horsemanship 

-horse and barn safety and cleaning

-how to properly greet and establish a relationship with your horse

-leading a horse

-parts of the horse

-grooming

Introduction to Horseback Riding

-Tacking up

-mounting/dismounting

-proper cues to ask your horse to move forward/stop/turn 

-gait transitions (whoa/walk/possible trot)

Instructor Suzanne Ferris MS received her undergraduate degree in Animal and  Nutritional sciences from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Science degree from Tufts University.  Riding since the age of five,  Suzanne competed in several  disciplines including dressage,  cross county jumping and stadium jumping.    She then became a Massachusetts Licensed Riding  instructor for Dressage,  English and Western riding.   She was the leader of the 4H Pepperell Trailblazers for 17 years and served on the 4H Middlesex County Horse Advisory Council.  Currently she is the Vice President of the Massachusetts State 4H Horse Advisory Council and the President of the  Western Interscholastic Equestrian Association for the New England region. She is also the coach of the Nashoba Valley Sliders and English Dressage and Western Horsemanship IEA team for Students in Grades 4-12.   Students are provided with a horse and tack for use at every IEA competition allowing all students a level playing field and the opportunity to experience Equine Sports.  Suzanne can be reached at nvsliders@gmail.com or 978-835-0465

Equestrian

Horsemanship Training - Ages 7-12

White Oak Farm  home of the Nashoba Valley Sliders and English Dressage and Western Horsemanship IEA team

Dates : Tuesdays  Oct 1, Oct 8, Oct 15, Oct 22

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

 Location:  White Oak Farm 153 Hollis street Pepperell,  Ma 01463

Tuition: $185

 

Learn Horsemanship 

-horse and barn safety and cleaning

-how to properly greet and establish a relationship with your horse

-leading a horse

-parts of the horse

-grooming

Introduction to Horseback Riding

-Tacking up

-mounting/dismounting

-proper cues to ask your horse to move forward/stop/turn 

-gait transitions (whoa/walk/possible trot)

 

Instructor Suzanne Ferris MS received her undergraduate degree in Animal and  Nutritional sciences from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Science degree from Tufts University.  Riding since the age of five,  Suzanne competed in several  disciplines including dressage,  cross county jumping and stadium jumping.    She then became a Massachusetts Licensed Riding  instructor for Dressage,  English and Western riding.   She was the leader of the 4H Pepperell Trailblazers for 17 years and served on the 4H Middlesex County Horse Advisory Council.  Currently she is the Vice President of the Massachusetts State 4H Horse Advisory Council and the President of the  Western Interscholastic Equestrian Association for the New England region. She is also the coach of the Nashoba Valley Sliders and English Dressage and Western Horsemanship IEA team for Students in Grades 4-12.   Students are provided with a horse and tack for use at every IEA competition allowing all students a level playing field and the opportunity to experience Equine Sports.  Suzanne can be reached at nvsliders@gmail.com or 978-835-0465

Equestrian

Learn how to take your riding to the next level with the  Nashoba Valley Sliders Competition Team

Grades 4th -12th welcome 

Tuesday: September 24th,  2019  

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Location:  White Oak Farm 153 Hollis street Pepperell,  Ma 01463 

Tuition:$35

 

Have you ridden horse before and want to be able to ride in horse shows without having to own a horse?   The Nashoba Valley Sliders Interscholastic Equestrian Association Team invites you to an informational session to learn about what the team does and give you a chance to try out one of the team practice horses!  This program provides horses and tack to every student attending an IEA show.  Come and learn more!

 

 

Meet the Instructor - Suzanne Ferris MS received her undergraduate degree in Animal and  Nutritional sciences from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Science degree from Tufts University.  Riding since the age of five,  Suzanne competed in several  disciplines including dressage,  cross county jumping and stadium jumping.    She then became a Massachusetts Licensed Riding  instructor for Dressage,  English and Western riding.   She was the leader of the 4H Pepperell Trailblazers for 17 years and served on the 4H Middlesex County Horse Advisory Council.  Currently she is the Vice President of the Massachusetts State 4H Horse Advisory Council and the President of the  Western Interscholastic Equestrian Association for the New England region. She is also the coach of the Nashoba Valley Sliders and English Dressage and Western Horsemanship IEA team for Students in Grades 4-12.   Students are provided with a horse and tack for use at every IEA competition allowing all students a level playing field and the opportunity to experience Equine Sports.  Suzanne can be reached at nvsliders@gmail.com or 978-835-0465

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