2016 Year End Award Recipients

Conratulations to the Year End Award winners!

Walk-Trot Beginner Rider Champion
Ava Forman with Jumping to Conclusions

Walk-Trot Beginner Rider Reserve Champion
Mona Koroscil with Grand Captain Canada

Walk-Trot Beginner Horse Champion
Tara Morrison with Oakhavens Galiana

Walk-Trot Beginner Horse Reserve Champion
Abbigael Baxter with Jump in the Line

Training Level Open Champion
Twylla Newton with Boulder Bluff Mallory

Training Level Open Reserve Champion
Terry McKenzie with HV Excalibur’s Guardian

Training Level Junior Champion
Piper Lussier with HV Drako

First Level Champion
Amberlee Brownlie with Absolutely Irresistible

Third Level Champion
Crystal Harper with VMF Gitano De La Noche

Freestyle Champion
Twylla Newton with Boulder Bluff Mallory

2016 Westman Dressage AGM

Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Sunday Nov. 27, 2016
Location: Conference Room – Trails West Inn – 210 18th Street North, Brandon, MB

A light lunch will be provided. We will be bringing in sandwich trays and goodies from Coffee Culture.

We will be having a Rainbow auction at the AGM with a variety of prizes.

Year-end awards will be handed out at the AGM after the meeting.

Please RSVP by Monday Nov. 21 so we have an idea of the amount of food to get. If you end up being able to make it last minute and miss the RSVP deadline you are still welcome to come.

At the AGM we will be electing board members for the following positions:

  • Chair
  • Vice-chair
  • Secretary
  • Communications
  • Treasurer
  • Members at Large
  • Membership
  • MHC representative

If you are interested in a board position you can send your name or your nomination to one of the members of the nomination committee consisting of Wendy Brownlie ( wbphysio @ mymts.net), Jodi Baxter (jodibxtr @ yahoo.ca), and Amberlee Brownlie (amberleebrownlie @ hotmail.com).

If you have any bylaw changes that you would like please send me an e-mail regarding those changes to be discussed at the AGM.

If you have any questions regarding the AGM please feel free to contact me at tammy_mckenzie@hotmail.com.

We are in the planning stages of 3 bronze level EC sanctioned Dressage shows.

May 12 – 14, 2017 ACE arena at the Keystone Centre
July 7 – 9, 2017 outdoor arena at the Keystone Centre
September 15 – 17, 2017 outdoor arena at the Keystone Centre

At this time we plan to offer the Prix Caprilli at each show (it is a combination of jumping and dressage).

Fall Festival 2016 Order of Go

Warm up times and ride schedule are now available.  There is always the possibility that the schedule may change but there shouldn’t be any major changes. The show office will open at 12 noon on Friday (it will be located in the Canada Room). Remember before you ride you must sign your waiver at the show office and your horse must be displaying its numbers at all times even if you are just walking your horse.

Warm Up rides: PDF download

Friday Order of Go: PDF download

Saturday Order of Go: PDF download

Sunday Order of Go: PDF download

Give It A Go Clinic 2016

Westman Dressage is happy to present our Give It A Go Clinic at SEC-Schwennesen Equestrian Centre on October 1 & 2 2016.

Dates: Oct. 1 & 2, 2016
Location: Schwennesen Equestrian Centre (near Alexander, MB)
Cost: $110 for the weekend plus $30 per day for stabling if stabling is required
Camping is free
Clinician: Ashley Fudge
Format: one 45 min semi-private session per day (participant rides a dressage test of their choice and then the clinician works with the participant on improving the movements from that test)

For more information, please download the flyer:

Update Sept 12 Registration form available now: PDF

Silver Wind Stables 2016 clinics

Rayme McMahon 2016 Clinics

May 26-29, 2016

July 5-10, 2016 * Rayme is available for show preparation and show coaching at the Westman Dressage show that weekend

September 13-18, 2016 * Rayme is available for show preparation and show coaching at the Westman Dressage show that weekend

October 27-30, 2016 * Strong focus on winter schooling and goal setting for 2017

The May and July clinics are filling up.
Stabling is available.
To book lessons and for more information please contact:
Tara Morrison equinediscoveries@hotmail.com

2015 Year End Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following riders on their Year End Awards:

W-T Beginner Rider
Champion                                    Ava Forman                            Little Buddy Holly
Reserve Champion                     Abbi Baxter                             Jump in the Line

W-T Beginner Horse
Champion                                    Twylla Newton                       Boulder Bluff Malory
Reserve Champion                     Taylor McEachern                  Cover Girl

Training Level (Junior)
Champion                                     Karyn Kittler                            HV Big Bang

Training Level (Open)
Champion                                     Terry McKenzie                       HV Rising Flame
Reserve Champion                      Amberlee Brownlie                Absolutely Irresistible

Champion                                    Twylla Newton                       Boulder Bluff Malory