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Weekend Equestrian Program

Programs

January 25-26, 2020 at The Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT - Same Dates, Change of Venue

  • Dates and Location - Change of Venue to The Heritage Hotel

    January 25-26, 2020

    The Heritage Hotel 

    522 Heritage Road

    Southbury, CT 06488

    The event spaces that we are using are ADA accessible. 

  • Sponsors

    Connecticut Dressage Association

    Iron Spring Farm

  • Host Hotel

    The 2020 Host Hotels are the :

    The Heritage Hotel & Conference Center
    522 Heritage Road
    Southbury, CT 06488
    (203) 264-8200

    Wyndham Southbury
    1284 Strongtown Rd
    Southbury, CT 06488
    (203) 598-7600

    Make your reservations by calling the hotel and mention "Dressage4Kids".

    Reservations must be made by January 3, 2020.

  • Who should attend?

    The Weekend Equestrian Program is for everyone involved in the horse community.

    Riders of all ages, disciplines, and levels; parents; and trainers are welcome to attend.

  • What will be offered at the Weekend Equestrian Program?

    Horse-related seminars will be offered on many topics including, but not limited to: riding skills and theory, horse management, horse health, stable management, marketing your business, fitness, drawing, and photography.

  • Speakers

    Trainers & Instructors Forum
    Judges Forum
    Horsemastership - Kick up your Knowledge
    Eventing Forum 

    Additional speakers:

    • Dr. Heather Beach
    • Lois Brockmann
    • Beth Clarke
    • David Collins
    • Patti Coyle
    • Katie Decker
    • Debbie DelGiorno
    • Nicole DelGiorno
    • Margaret Freeman
    • Amanda Gifford
    • Dr. Julia Graham 
    • Lendon Gray
    • Rachel Greene-Lowell
    • Ann Guptill
    • Vicki Hammers-O'Neil
    • Dr. Laura King
    • Ival Kovner
    • Dr. Johanna Kremberg
    • Brian Lomax
    • Megan Lutz
    • Hollie McNeil
    • Deb Meek
    • Magdalene Meek
    • Maureen Pach
    • Nicole Pascariello
    • Liz Piacentini
    • Sharon Schneidman
    • Crystal Taylor
    • Jamison Wallace
    • Liz Webb
    • Kate Wilson
  • Registration Fees

    Advance Registration prior to and including January 9, 2020 (registration and payment due by January 9th):

    Closed.

    Registration as of January 10, 2020:

    Adults - $85 for both days or $60 if registering for one day only

    Youth - $65 for both days or $45 if registering for one day only

    There is an additional $10/day fee to attend the Instructors Workshop and an additional $10/day the Judges Forum. 

    To access the registration form, exit this lightbox and scroll down the page or go to https://dressage4kidsorg.presencehost.net/forms/wep-registration-form.html.

  • Water Bottles

    Please bring your own water bottle with you. There will be water available to re-fill your bottle as needed.

  • Food at WEP

    You are welcome to bring your own food to WEP.

    The registration fees include access to the following:


    Saturday lunch - a light lunch including pasta and gluten-free pasta, pizza and gluten-free pizza, and salad
    Sunday lunch - a light lunch including pasta and gluten-free pasta, pizza and gluten-free pizza, and salad

    Please note menu options are subject to change.

    Coffee and light refreshments for breakfast will be available to purchase.

  • Refund Policy

    There will be no refunds for cancellations made after January 10, 2020. Refunds will not be provided for registrants who do not attend the conference. In order to receive a full refund, notice of cancellation must be made via e-mail to Susan Sieber at ssieber@interstatelumber.com prior to January 10, 2020. A cancellation acknowledgement will be sent and fees will be refunded, subject to this Refund Policy.

    Dressage4Kids, Inc. reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or schedule as necessary.

  • How to register

    To access the registration form, exit this lightbox and scroll down the page or go to https://dressage4kidsorg.presencehost.net/forms/wep-registration-form.html

  • Photo Usage Policy

    Dressage4Kids often takes photographs and videos during its events and activities. Dressage4Kids may use these photographs and videos for general publicity and programming purposes, including to raise funds. Pictures may appear on the website, on the Dressage4Kids Facebook page, in newsletters, and in other print and digital marketing materials. In addition, participants’ names may be used to recognize individual achievement in marketing materials.

Dates and Location

January 25-26, 2020

The Heritage Hotel
522 Heritage Road
Southbury, CT 06488

The event spaces that we are using are ADA accessible. 

 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Connecticut Dressage Association

Host Hotel

The 2020 Host Hotels are the:

The Heritage Hotel & Conference Center
522 Heritage Road
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-8200
 

Wyndham Southbury
1284 Strongtown Rd
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 598-7600

Make your reservations by calling the hotel and mention "Dressage4Kids."

Reservations must be made by January 3, 2020.

Who should attend the Weekend Equestrian Program?

The Weekend Equestrian Program is for everyone involved in the horse community.

Riders of all ages, disciplines, and levels; parents; and trainers are welcome to attend.

 

Olympians Laura Graves and Sydney Collier

Olympians Laura Graves and Sydney Collier

What will be offered at the Weekend Equestrian Program?

Horse-related seminars will be offered on many topics including, but not limited to: riding skills and theory, horse management, horse health, stable management, marketing your business, fitness, drawing, and photography.

Speakers and Bios

** PLEASE NOTE THAT SPEAKERS AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Please check back for updates.

Trainers & Instructors Forum
Judges Forum
Horsemastership - Kick up your Knowledge
Eventing Forum 

Additional speakers:

  • Dr. Heather Beach
  • Lois Brockmann
  • Beth Clarke
  • David Collins
  • Patti Coyle
  • Katie Decker
  • Debbie DelGiorno
  • Nicole DelGiorno
  • Margaret Freeman
  • Amanda Gifford
  • Dr. Julia Graham 
  • Lendon Gray
  • Rachel Greene-Lowell
  • Ann Guptill
  • Vicki Hammers-O'Neil
  • Dr. Laura King
  • Ival Kovner
  • Dr. Johanna Kremberg
  • Brian Lomax
  • Hollie McNeil
  • Deb Meek
  • Magdalene Meek
  • Maureen Pach
  • Nicole Pascariello
  • Liz Piacentini
  • Sharon Schneidman
  • Crystal Taylor
  • Jamison Wallace
  • Liz Webb
  • Kate Wilson

Speakers Bios

Schedule

Please click on the following links to view the TENTATIVE schedules.  Dressage4Kids, Inc. reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or schedule as necessary.

Water Bottles

Please bring your own water bottle with you. There will be water available to re-fill your bottle as needed.

Registration Fees

Registration is closed.

Advance Registration prior to and including January 9, 2020 (registration and payment due by January 9th):

Closed.

Registration as of January 10, 2020:

Closed.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

There will be no refunds for cancellations made after January 10, 2020.  Refunds will not be provided for registrants who do not attend the conference.  In order to receive a full refund, notice of cancellation must be made via e-mail to Susan Sieber at ssieber@interstatelumber.com prior to January 10, 2020.  A cancellation acknowledgement will be sent and fees will be refunded, subject to this Refund Policy.

Dressage4Kids, Inc. reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or schedule as necessary.

Registration Form

Fill in the registration form below.  If you do not receive an email confirmation with a message tracking number within a few minutes after hitting the "send" button, it is likely that the transaction did not go through.

Photo Usage Policy

Dressage4Kids often takes photographs and videos during its events and activities.  Dressage4Kids may use these photographs and videos for general publicity and programming purposes, including to raise funds.  Pictures may appear on the website, on the Dressage4Kids Facebook page, in newsletters, and in other print and digital marketing materials.  In addition, participants’ names may be used to recognize individual achievement in marketing materials.

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