Ten Broeck Farm

Young Breeders Clinic with Britta Johnston & Phil Silva

February 5th, 2011
351 Deephole Road, Calverton, NY 11933

This clinic is designed to educate young people about breeding care, presenting horses in hand, free jumping, and judging conformation. This ill be a great learning experience to evaluate the suitability of sport horses of all different breeds.

The participants will learn to judge the horse's potential from the ground. They will learn about the horse's conformation, and how to evaluate the horse's strong and weak points. They will learn how to present a horse in-hand, evaluating free-jumping, and classroom theory. Recommended reading for this clinic is Conformation and Anatomy by Dr. Juliet Hedge.

Fee schedule:
$90 at the door for the day
$30 per day to audit (all auditors are welcome)

Mail check with name, address, age if under 25, email, contact number, and a quick background paragraph to:
Young Breeders
361 Deephole Rd,
Calverton, NY 11933

Make checks payable to Dressage 4 Kids. For more information contact Marie at bnks19@optonline.net

About Britta Johnston

Britta began riding at the age of six in Germany where she was trained in Dressage, Show Jumping, Eventing, and Vaulting. She earned her bronze medal at the age of 13 and her silver medal at the age of 16 from the German Riding Federation. Specializing in dressage training, Britta has 22 years of experience starting young horses and training them through the FEI levels. Through her childhood years in the breeding regions of Germany, Britta also gained a wealth of knowledge in the science of breeding excellent sporthorses. Recently, she was invited to be a demonstration rider at the 2004 USDF National Dressage Symposium. The training offered by Britta Johnston is rooted in the Classic German training system that has proven successful for many years. This training emphasizes suppleness and balance at all levels of training.

About Phil Silva

Felisberto “Phil” Silva does all the in-hand training and equine transportation at Ten Broeck Farm, and has more than 20 years of experience in equine care, support, and trailering. He provides excellent in-hand work to prepare any horse for breedshows and inspections. He is also a pro in the show ring resulting in top performance and qualifies stallions in their stud books. Prior to starting Ten Broeck Farm, Phil was the barn manager at Tempus Fugit Farm in Amherst, NH.


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