Words from the Wise: The 2010 Northwest Autumn Classic "Ask the Judges" Clinic

by Betsy November 17, 2010 in Education, Shows

Photos courtesy Jay Goss Photography.

It is a unique skill to be able to have twenty five restless teenagers hanging on your every word, but that is just what United States Hunter Jumper Association President Bill Moroney and Vice President Chrystine Tauber achieved during the "Ask the Judges" clinic at the 2010 Northwest Autumn Classic Horse Show.

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The clinic was held in conjunction with the draw for the order of go for Saturday night's ASPCA Maclay Regional Final. The "Ask the Judges" clinic consisted of a USHJA Zone question and answer session for which Mr. Moroney and Ms. Tauber, who were judging the 2010 NWAC horse show, were joined by Dianne Popp, USHJA Director of Zones, Data, and Competitions, and a general question and answer session with the judges. More...

Reserve your place: One day: two valuable classes Sunday, November 14th!

by garyv November 7, 2010 in Announcements, Education

WSHJA Horse Sense Education Series classes coming up November 14, 2010. Register today by emailing WSHJA@live.com. You will receive a confirmation email in return.

  • 8:30am-12:30pm: Equine First Aid & Emergency Preparedness
    Are you able to check healthy vital signs or spot indications of colic? Do you know what to do first if you find your horse with an open wound? Come learn all this plus essential items for a first aid kit. Instructor: Lola Michelin, Director of NW School of Animal Massage and WSHJA Amateur Rep
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm: Bits & Proper Bitting
    Ever wonder what the difference is between a Kimberwicke and a Tom Thumb bit? Do you know how to properly size a bit to your horse’s mouth? Come learn the mechanics of bits and bridles. Instructor: Shelly Kerron, Owner Legacy Hunters & Jumpers and WSHJA President Cost per class: $25/member*, $45/non-member *All members receive one class free with their 2010 membership Location: NWSAM classroom onsite at Legacy Hunters & Jumpers 17619 NE 128th St, Redmond WA Reservations required. Email Member Services at WSHJA@live.com.