Category Archives: Events

American Equestrian Trade Association

We made a quick trip to the Equestrian Trade Association to meet with two new sponsors and to meet with a representatives for several new product lines we will be carrying in our Taiji Shop. We had a great time having dinner with and visting with the gals from “Maryland...
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Maryland Horse World Expo

Thank you to everyone who came out to see us at the Maryland Horse World Expo. The highlight of the show for me was working “Tony” at liberty. We have been asked to be a part of a major live “War Horse” production, that is currently being considered for production....
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Equine Extravaganza

Thank you Vicki and Racheal for another great year at Equine Extravaganza.  I taught 2-3 sessions a day on everything from bonding and tricks to bridleless riding.  It was standing room only at pretty much every session I taught….I’ve have come a long ways from the first time I taught,...
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AETA Convention

We had another productive trip to the AETA convention.  I was able to meet with several sponsors and vendors that we will be doing business with.  I am always looking for sources of difficult to find training equipment or high quality equipment at a great price.  The AETA provides a...
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Devon Horse Show

We decided to head to Devon for a few days to visit with some friends that were showing. My mom was able to spend a little time with her best friends and I was able to visit with everyone from Derby Down. I am really looking forward to seeing everyone...
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Mid West Horse Fair

The Mid West Horse Fair was awesome. I was told that there was over 50,000 in attendance. We had an interesting assortment weather while in Wisconsin. It was 50 degrees the day we arrived. This was followed by a day of 50 MPH winds. Then on Saturday, snowed like a...
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Puddles is a painted pony

Puddles is such a good boy. For the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo, they needed a good natured white pony or horse for Peggy Brown and Susan Harris to use in their anatomy in motion sessions. Well, Puddles stepped up to the plate. He is such a good pony and a...
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Clinic with Bruce Davidson

It was really neat to ride with Bruce Davidson at the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo.  We did some gymnastics with the horses.  The thing the left the biggest impression on me was his discussion of the “fifth leg”.  He talked about how the fifth leg could make the difference in...
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2011 Pennsylvania Horse World Expo

We have a great time at the Pa Horse World expo.  We were really tired …arrive home from Florida….body clip three horse…head to PA, but it was good.  We were really busy at the expo….we were involved in 12 session over 3 days. We demonstrated for Colleen Kelly , Tommie...
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Equine Extravaganza

We had a great event at Equine Extravaganza 2010.  I taught two educational sessions each day and  judged the finals of their weekend performance competition.  Equine Extravaganza is held on the grounds that were once the farm where Secretariat was born.  There was a meet and greet fundraiser on Saturday...
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Equine Extravaganza

We had another great year at Equine Extravaganza. WE RELEASED THE FIRST SIX DVD’s in our Taiji training series and we sold out of almost all the dvd’s we had prepared! We did two exhibition/educational presentations each day to standing room only crowds…..Thank you so much to everyone who came...
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2010 Pennsylvania Horse Expo

I spent the weekend at the Pennsylvania horse world expo. I helped in all of Tommie Turveys demos. My mom and mom-mom help with preparing food and manning the equine extremist booth. I did demo on Puddles, Toby and Tommie’s horses. It is always a good time hanging with the...
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USET Finals at Gladstone

We took a trip to Gladstone, NJ this weekend to the East Coast USEF finals to cheer on Elizabeth Lubrano. The competition was held at the USET facility. It was a really cool place. The barn were older, but classic! I hope to ride the final at some point in...
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Centre County Grange Fair

Every year in Centre Hall, there is Centre County Grange Fair. They set up rows and rows of tents and rows and rows of RV’s. It is quite a site to see. It is the largest and oldest encampment fair in the country. We have not been in town for...
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4-H District Show

4-H District Horse Show had its high points and low points. We qualified for districts in two classes working hunter over fences and working hunter under saddle. I had the choice at round-up to show equitation on the flat and hunter hack or equitation over fences and the working hunter...
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High Hopes Farm Summer Camp

I spent a week with my friend Gabby at the camp that is run, where she boards her pony. It is an awesome camp. It is run by Perry and Katie Fitzpatrick. At camp, we swim ponies, ride cross country, ride side saddle, go to a reining farm and all...
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2009 Chincoteague Pony Swim

We arrived in Chincoteague Sunday evening. We took are little travel trailer. It was a tough week, because we didn’t have hook-ups. It was hot, humid, wet and buggy, but we made the most of it. Monday, we went to the pony penning. Tuesday, they do selection on which ponies...
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