Getting Back on the Horse

Riding Level 2: Mounting

2. Lead horse, mount & dismount independently

There's no big secret to mounting and dismounting at level 2.  We simply expect you to do it more smoothly and with greater confidence.  So go back and review level 1, enjoy the videos if you missed them the first time, and work towards the day you can mount and dismount like these guys:

Upcoming Events

And speaking of Mounted Games, there's a Pairs meet coming up on August 1st:

Mounted Games Association of British Columbia
Pairs Meet
August 1st, 2013
Location: Panorama Ridge Riding Club (Joe Brown Park, Surrey)
Format: Pairs
Entry Fee: $25 per rider

Please sign up as a pair (one form and cheque each) those without a pair will be partnered up with other individuals.

Deadline: Monday July 29, 2013

For entry forms email


Open Barn & Work Party

There is no Mounted Games Practice this Friday.  However, we do have Open Barn this Sunday, 21 July, from 1-4pm, as well as a work party to replace some fenceposts, do a bit of painting, and shift some haybales around.  Come out and get your horsey fix for the week at Red Colt!

Carosella 2013

Registration is now open for our 3-day celebration of Mounted Skill at Arms!  Sign up for a single workshop, for a full day, or for the complete Carosella package by calling the front desk at 604 568 9907.  Details of workshops are still being added to the calendar, but check some of them out here:

Carosella 2013Archery_2
Friday 27 - Sunday 29 September 2013
Red Colt Equestrian Farm Co-op, 12320 No 2 Road, Richmond
Single workshops: $60
Full day pass (Friday or Saturday): $100
Tournament only (Sunday): $60
Complete Carosella pass (3 days): $199
Use of school horse for tournament: $15

Jennifer Landels, Maestra di Scuderia
Academie Duello Cavaliere Program
Jennifer Landels heads up Academie Duello's Cavaliere Program. She has been swordfighting since 2008, and riding since before she could walk. She started the program as an excuse to combine those passions.
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