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Virginia Tech is offering three 2-week summer riding classes, open to adults and children ages 11 and up. Please contact us via email or phone for questions and registration information.

Contact:

If you have any questions about scheduling, please contact Sherri West - slwillis@vt.edu, 540-808-7701

For registration questions, please contact Nancy Rakes - nancyr@vt.edu, 540/231-2922

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Registration:

Registration is first come, first serve so sign up early! - Register Online

Sessions:

The Riding Series will be offered during three, two-week sessions:

All classes are in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Session I: June 11 - 21, 2018
Session II: July 16 - 26, 2018
Session III: July 30 - August 9, 2018

Class Schedule

Mondays/Wednesdays
Class times for all three sessions:

4-6pm - 1. Beginning Jumping
5-7pm - 2. Intermediate Jumping
6-8pm - 3. Advanced Jumping

Tuesdays/Thursdays
Class times for all three sessions:

4-6pm - 3. Advanced Jumping
5-7pm - 2. Intermediate Jumping
6-8pm - 1. Beginning Jumping

The cost of one session is $195. The cost of any two sessions is $365. All three sessions cost $485.

Classes Offered:

1 - BEGINNING JUMPING

This course is designed for the rider that is working toward strengthening his or her seat and position on the flat and is ready to start going over fences. The course will start with basic flat work and will introduce small individual jumps and gymnastics. Riders will be given the opportunity to ride a variety of horses and should be capable of tacking up their mount and riding at all gaits.

Schedule
Monday & Wednesday
4-6pm (mounted from 4:30-5:30)
Tuesday & Thursday
6-8pm (mounted from 6:30-7:30)

(The above class is offered during sessions I, II, and III)

2 - INTERMEDIATE JUMPING

This course is designed for the intermediate over fences rider that is working toward strengthening his or her seat and position on the flat as well as over fences. This course will start with basic flat work, over-fences exercises and gymnastic work progressing towards elementary courses. Riders will be given the opportunity to ride a variety of horses and should be capable of tacking up their mount, riding at all gaits and jumping crossrails to fences 2'6".

Schedule
Monday & Wednesday
5-7pm (mounted from 5:30-6:30)
Tuesday & Thursday
5-7pm (mounted from 5:30-6:30)

(The above class is offered during sessions I, II, and III)

3 - ADVANCED JUMPING

This course is designed for the rider with significant experience over fences. The course will work on more advanced flat work and over fences exercises as well as more accelerated courses. Riders will be given the opportunity to ride a variety of horses and should be capable of tacking up their mount, riding at all gaits and working comfortably over fences up to 3'.

Schedule
Monday & Wednesday
6-8pm (mounted from 6:30-7:30)
Tuesday & Thursday
4-6pm (mounted from 4:30-5:30)

(The above class is offered during sessions I, II, and III)




If you have any questions about scheduling, please contact Sherri West - slwillis@vt.edu, 540-808-7701


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