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Carosella 2017 Photos

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Another amazingly fun and exciting Carosella has passed us by.  Congratulations to our high-point tournament winner Robert Borsos, and all the other riders who took home prizes!  Here are a few photos from Sunday courtesy of Double Exposure Photography.  Enjoy! [caption id="attachment_20190" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Steph vs Robert in the Spur Tournament[/caption] [caption id="attachment_20192" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Cat & Tika gallop home[/caption]…

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Carosella 2017: Don’t Miss All This!

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Carosella will be here in less than a fortnight!  If you haven't registered yet, don't delay — there are only 20 spaces each day for mounted activities.  (That said, if you are on the wait list for Mounted, there is plenty to keep you busy from the ground all weekend).  You can sign up here. Friday, September 8th Friday morning…

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Carosella 2017 FAQ

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Registration for Carosella 2017 is open!  This year spaces for participating on horseback are limited to 20, so be sure to sign up soon. Now it's time to answer some of those frequently asked questions.... Q: How can I sign up for Carosella? A: You can register online here for full and one-day passes.  Regular entries close Monday September 4th. Post-entries…

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Carosella 2017 is Open for Registration

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Carosella 2017 Registration is now open for Carosella 2017, our three day symposium of mounted combat, archery, and games!  This exciting event, now in its fifth year, consists of two days of workshops on ground and on horseback for all levels of riding, swordplay, and archery. New for 2017 Interested in learning mounted combat techniques from the ground but not…

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Carosella, Last Chance to …

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Online registration closes today for Carosella!                 As our major event for the year, Carosella is your last (and sometimes only) chance to participate in some workshops and events in 2016, including: Intro to Mounted Combat Horseback Archery Classical Riding Clinics (only 1 space left!) Prix Fiore workshop Bandaging & Equine First Aid Clinics Ballet at…

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Countdown to Carosella 2016

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Carosella 2016, our full three-day symposium of mounted combat, horseback archery, skill-at-arms, and horsemanship, is coming up fast.  This once-a-year event is an unparallelled chance to immerse yourself in these ancient arts.  Whether you're an experienced rider and martial artist, or completely new to it all, there is plenty to engage you all weekend. If you haven't signed up yet,…

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Carosella 2015: Online Registration Extended

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Carosella is almost here!  To allow for the long weekend we've held over online registration for another day.  Hurry though -- after midnight tonight you'll need to register by phone or in person! Join us at Red Colt farm from Friday through Sunday, 11 - 13 September for three full days of mounted magic.  There are workshops, lectures, and competitions…

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Carosella 2015 FAQ

Posted on by jenniferlandels

With Carosella 2015 less than two weeks away, it's time to answer some of those frequently asked questions. Q: How can I sign up for Carosella? A: You can register online here for full and one-day passes.  To register for individual workshops contact the front desk at 604 568 9907.  Regular entries close Monday September 7th.  Post-entries will only be…

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What is Classical Dressage?

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'Dressage' simply means 'training'.  The modern sport of dressage consists of tests, which are judged patterns designed to demonstrate a horse's level of training on the flat.  Sport dressage evolved from classical dressage, which in turn evolved from military training exercises. [caption id="attachment_13571" align="alignleft" width="203"] Cadre Noir, France[/caption] As practioners of mounted combat, it is often useful for us to…

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August Clinics

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There are just a few Friday clinics left this year.   Don't miss out on these opportunities to learn from different instructors and focus on different areas of your riding and combat skills.  The clinics run from 6pm - 7:30pm every Friday, and the cost is only $60 including use of a school horse.  Plus, if you sign up for all…

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