Rancho Toledano Paso Fino Farm in Penn Valley California welcomes the highly regarded Natural Dressage teacher Mark Russell.
to their ranch June 21 through June 24 2012. Mark's dressage clinic will be an intensive work experience with students getting individual attention on their horses in a live and work format.
Mark is known for his gentle dressage horsemanship. His work delivers the best of classical dressage and natural horsemanship making it appropriate for all disciplines. Mark prefers to work privately with his students. Students may sign up for 3 lesson days or 4 lesson days (depending on availability) and audit the rest of the clinic riders on off days. Mark’s work is for English or Western riders including all sports, such as reining, Gaited breeds, cow work and those who want to learn how to promote the benefits of suppleness and flexion in the horse in order to achieve lightness to the aids.
Mark Russell’s book “Lessons in Lightness,” has put him in the forefront in Classical dressage for all disciplines. The book and style, available at Amazon.com has been reviewed as “Artistic Equitation.” It is an important read. Rancho Toledano Paso Fino Farm breeds Paso finos for trail and show. They train outside gaited breeds using the phliosophy of natural horseman and classical dressage specialists such as Larry Whitesell and Mark Russell.
Due to the Mark’s format of individual attention, spaces for this clinic are limited to 8 riders per day with auditors welcome. contact: Yvette Trevorrow, firstname.lastname@example.org www.Ranchotoledano.com