4-H Horse & Pony Western Pleasure & Horsemanship Clinic

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June 11th, 2023


12:00pm - 4:30pm




Jolene Doerfer



Clinic Objective:  The purpose of this clinic is to help participants practice skills to improve transitions, cadence and balance for western pleasure as well as group rail work and individual patterns will be utilized in this clinic. 

CLINICIAN:         Erica Beilke

Total of three sections offered with a limit of 15 riders per section. 

12:00 – 1:00 PM           Walk/Trot – Younger or newer members who have limited or some experience in walk/trot.  Developing skills for balance, transitions and proper leads.  Explain, discuss and work on proper show ring etiquette.

1:15 – 2:45 PM              Beginner/Intermediate/Green Horse – Limited or some experience with walk, trot, canter transitions and proper leads but still developing skills, or intermediate/advanced riders that have novice/green horses.   Review proper show ring etiquette.

3:00 – 4:30 PM             Advanced – Advanced skill level to include riding a pattern at walk, trot, canter, using leg yields, riding circles and 360-degree pivots.  Review proper show ring etiquette.

This is a pre-registration clinic: if you need to cancel from the clinic, you must contact the clinic coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the clinic.  If you do not get this confirmation, double the hours that you signed up for will be deducted from your educational hours

REGISTRATION FORM – Pre – register by completing the form which must be postmarked or emailed no later than June 2, 2023.

A registration form must be completed and submitted.  Please submit one form for each participant.

Auditors do not need to register but must sign in on the “Auditors” sheet at the clinic.

Clinic coordinator:  Jolene Doerfer   608-220-9466, jodoerfer@yahoo.com

Event Location

Alliant Energy Center, Pavilion #1, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713

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