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SVPC Club Day October 21, 2017
SVPC has lined up three instructors for our Club Day. Cathy and Andy will be teaching all levels. Packy prefers to work with older members. In addition we will have an obstacle course for members to challenge themselves and their mounts. Cathy will be teaching a dressage lesson and Andy and Packy will be teaching cross country.
Andy Armstrong: Andy has been an instructor at Bascule Farm the past two years and was a working student prior to that. She is well known for her positive and enthusiastic approach to teaching which her students thrive on. She is well versed in the USPC standards and teaches to support them. Andy has been riding for 20 years, and has competed through Training level. She is in process of getting her ICP Level 1 - Training certified at the end of October. Andy received her BS in Equine Teacher/Trainer from Lake Erie College and Andy has ridden with Michael Matz, Danny Warrington, Jeffrey and Holly Taylor, Lillian Heard, Debby Savage, and Fred Weber.
Cathy Echternach: Dressage instructor and trainer for 30 plus years. Ran a dressage program at Hillcrest farms in Va Beach with students thru FEI levels. On moving to Maryland ran the career school at Maryland Horse Center that was accredited with University of Maryland. Also taught students on the show team and ran used shows there. On leaving the horse center ran a successful dressage business with students and horses from intro to GP level. Earned USDF medals, bronze,silver and gold plus Freestyle gold bar. Students also have earned all medals under my instruction.
Packy McGaughan: Packy was a member of the 1987 Pam American Gold Medal team. He has produced numerours horses and riders to the highest levels of the sport, and is a top instructor in Aprea II for both juniors and adult amateurs. He operates Branbury Cross Farm in Clarksburg, MD, which is a premier training, breeding and boarding facility, specializing in eventing, dressage, hunters and equitation.
Please choose up to 2 lessons and indicate if you plan to be at the pot luck lunch:
Dressage Lesson with Cathy
Cross Country Lesson with Andy
Cross Country Lesson with Packy
I plan to attend the pot luck lunch and sponsors meeting at noon
Please give us information that will assist in scheduling your lesson group including goals, any information on your mount, etc.
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