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Details Announced on Saddlebred Convention Amateur/Owner Training Forum



Lexington, Ky. ­– One of the many highlights planned for the ASHA Convention is the Amateur/Owner Training Open Forum to be held on Friday morning, February 15, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.  For all convention information, click here.

 

An all-star team of professional horsemen is converging in Lexington to participate with interested Amateurs, who will be offered the opportunity to submit questions for the panelists in the forum.  Joan Lurie of the renowned Willowbank Farm in Simpsonville, Kentucky, will address the subject of Training the In-Hand Colt.  Anne Judd of Florida, founder of the World Cup for Saddle Seat Equitation, will offer her insights on Selection of the Show Horse.  World's Grand Champion Smith Lilly, from Princeton, West Virginia, will concentrate on Bits and Bitting.  Internationally famed Eitan Beth Halachmy will engage in a dialogue on How to Achieve Lightness and Why.  The acclaimed Robert Ruxer of Ruxer Farms, Jasper, Indiana, chose the topic of "Far-Sighted Thoughts From A Near-Sighted Horseman."

 

Presenting Sponsor for the convention, which emphasizes Amateur/Owner Trainer involvement this year, is Melissa Moore's Sunrise Stables, offering clinics immediately following the annual conclave, with clinics offered on Sunday and Monday, February 17-18.

 

Convention and clinic registrations are still available, but space is limited.  For convention registration, click here.





 

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