Maryland Dressage Association Presents

A Volunteer Appreciation Clinic


Barbara Strawson


November 26 & 27, 2016 at Cedarcrest Farm

2600 Garrett Road White Hall, MD 21161

Barbara Strawson, a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist, has trained and competed horses from USDF Training Level through FEI Grand Prix. Barbara brings over 30 years of experience to her business, Barbara Strawson LLC, which she began in 2005. From 2001 to the end of 2004, Barbara trained in Germany with Nicole Uphoff, 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist. While in Germany, Barbara trained and competed through Grand Prix while riding as Nicole's assistant. Previously, Barbara began her FEI career training with Scott Hassler, USEF National Young Horse Dressage Coach and was the Assistant trainer at Hilltop Farm in Colora, MD from 1990 to 2003.

Each horse/rider combination must submit an entry form and a copy of current negative Coggins. Sessions will be 45 minutes. Free rides shall be granted first to volunteers with outstanding service and then any openings or scratches filled with volunteers with work credits highest to lowest. The ride fee is $110 for members with no work credits. Earned work credits will be subtracted from fee at the $10 rate but you KEEP  work credits  to use on reducing entry fees!!  A wait list shall be generated as needed. Email Toni over at to be placed on a wait list.  NOTE: Please email Toni if you would like a 2nd ride and also to confirm your coming.

Auditing is free. Please bring a chair. Pot luck donations are appreciated! Coffee will be provided.

Volunteers are needed to provide/setup lunch both days. A check in/parking volunteer would be great too! Work credits will be earned for 2017! Reimbursement for expenses is included.

Here's the time sheet for the Barbara Strawson clinic (Nov 26,27)

We are hosted by Cedercrest Farm, 2600 Garrett Road and want you to keep the farm happy!

Please :  park on asphalt and crush n run only

everyone (even guests) sign the releases located on the first table

do not let your horse pee in the arena!

Potty is located in the main barn on the right side.

If you have a visitor coming in a separate car they are welcome to park at the main barn or on the very right at the indoor by the sand outdoor

Water is available in the barn - its a hike!

I hope you have a great ride and work off all the stuffing -Happy Thanksgiving!

Please call if you have any questions,



10:00-10:45 Sarah and Josie
10:45-11:30 Jill
11:30-12:15 Lita
12:15-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-1:45 Toni
1:45-2:30 Claire
2;30-3:15 Peggy
3:15-3:30 BREAK

3:30-4:15 Diana
4:15-5:00 Katie


8:15-9:00 Katie
9:00-9:45 Ava
9:45-10:30 Karyn
10:30-11:00 BREAK

11:00-11:45 Jill
11:45-12:30 Marilyn
12:30-1:15 LUNCH

1:15-2:00 Lita
2:00-2:45 Betty Ann
2:45-3:30 Bobbie
3:30-4:15 Toni


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