Back by popular demand!
Virtual Schooling Series 2023
New England Working Equitation (NEWE) and Virtual judge Stephanie Hayes will be offering three monthly virtual schooling sessions during winter of 2023. We want to help you along your journey of this fun and growing sport by giving you the opportunity to ride the new 2023 USAWE dressage tests and three different shortened EOH courses. Riders will be given scores and detailed feedback via email about how to raise your scores along with training tips to help you improve, and exercises to enhance your WE training and ultimately, gain higher scores in the competition arena. No prior competition experience is required to participate and open to first time WE riders or those with experience.
We are still working out some administrative details to help the Series run smoothly but...
Entry forms will be available (check back here) beginning January 1 and all videos (via Youtube) and payment will be due by January 31.
For February, Entries open February 1 and will close Feb 28th.
For March, Entries open March 1 and will close March 31.
Fees: $25 each dressage test, $25 each EOH.
Once you register online to participate you will be invited to join a private FB page where you will find the EOH Virtual Course Walk, ask questions about rules, tests, obstacle criteria, and connect with other WE riders on their journey in the sport. All profits from the Virtual Schooling Series benefit New England Working Equitation.
More details will be coming in December!
VIRTUAL WE STUDY GROUP TO START IN JANUARY.
FREE TO NEWE MEMBERS, others by donation.
Topics and times to be announced soon! (new 2023 rules, dressage tests, scoring, judging, etc., are some suggested topics).
Virtual judge Stephanie Hayes BIO:
Stephanie Hayes has been a professional in the horse industry for over three decades as a natural horsemanship clinician, trainer, instructor, and competitor of various disciplines. In 2017 she attended her first Working Equitation clinic and was inspired to incorporate the benefits of
Working Equitation into her teaching and training programs. Stephanie conducts WE clinics throughout the U.S., is the President and co-founder of New England Working Equitation, Inc., is a USAWE Recognized Coach, a USAWE "L" judge candidate and will begin to serve on the USAWE Executive Committee in 2023. Stephanie was a WE presenter at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts in 2021 and Ohio in 2022 . She has won National and Regional Championships on several horses at Level 1 through 4, and coached her junior rider to National Championship honors. Stephanie lives with her husband Tim Hayes at their farm, The Center for America's First Horse in Johnson, Vermont where she trains and promotes rare Spanish Barbs.