Congratulations to Mary G. who won our drawing for a free 8 week lesson session in honor of bring a friend to TREC Lesson month. Thank you everyone who brought friends – we enjoyed meeting them and sharing horse fun with them. We hope that they will come and visit again!
Congratulations to Robin and Strider for a great performance at Ride for Life – Strider earned a third place for his Second level dressage test. Many thanks to all the people who pledged money to this great cause….John Hopkins Breast Cancer Research. Robin received a third place ribbon for pledge support from our barn family. In addition – Tiffany’s moving poster tribute received an Honorable Mention in the stall decorating contest. If you would like to see her poster it is hanging in the Observation Room.
Last weekend’s postponed cookout was a great time for all – thanks for hanging out with us. No lessons tomorrow for July 4th – enjoy the holiday and see you Saturday at Talbot Run! We will be back fro New Hampshire Saturday evening and look forward to catching up!
Hey Everyone – It looks like tomorrow is going to be a rainy, icky day. It figures – the only one in weeks of hot and sunny weather. We have decided to postpone until next Saturday – same time same plan – cookout, swimming, - If you would like to trail ride at 4 – please re sign up – we know some of you will be gone for the summer! but let us know when you are around and we will try to put some more frequent trail rides in our schedule! If you can come next Saturday – email Ann and let her know. More details to follow!!!!!!!!!
Come on out and hang out with us this weekend! Summer Celebration including a yard sale (let us know if you want table space – $10), Pony Rides, trail rides, Gambler’s Choice and a cookout/bonfire! Bring a side and your ow drinks and chair. Swimming, Fishing and fun! Bring your family and register them in the 100 Days to Ride Challenge.
Congrats to Michelle, Carol Anne and Magdelena on their performance at the Capital Region Eventing Rally at Seneca this weekend. Their team came in 6th in riding and 7th in horse management. Michelle and Payday came in 6th overall! Great job girls! They are on their way to Pony Club Nationals in Kentucky to represent the region in show jumping!!!!!
Talbot Run Summer Riders: Don’t forget to take advantage of our early payment plan – time runs out on June 10 for the 10% discount for the summer session. Please talk to Ann if you have vacation plans and need special scheduling!
Robin and Strider are still collecting pledges for her rides at Ride for Life – a recognized dressage show at the PG Equestrian Center on June 22. The pair had a great weekend at Morven Park’s recognized dressage competition this weekend, winning a 2nd and a 5th place. All contributions will go to the John Hopkin’s Brease Cancer research program.
June is Bring a Friend to Riding Lesson Month – This is part of the 100 Day Challenge – we are trying to collect as many names of new riders and friends who are new to horses – the National goal is 100,000 new people in the US by September. Our barn is competing for the $25,000 prize! Bring your friends and let’s introduce them to fun with our equine friends.
Talbot Run’s Summer Celebration is coming up on June 21. The trail ride is full – there was an enthusiastic response – we will look at scheduling more rides in the future. All are invited to reserve a table space at the yard sale ($10 – bring your own table). Our Nationals Bound pony clubbers will be giving pony rides during the day. They are also selling snacks and drinks on Saturdays to raise money. In the evening all are invited to our cookout – please bring your own drinks and a side dish or a dessert.
Congrats to Carol Anne and Rufio – 6th place and Magdelena and Callie – 8th place on a successful outing at The Middleburg Horse Trials - Best wishes to our Pony Club eventing team (Michelle and PayDay, Carol Anne and Rufio and Magdelena and Callie) next weekend at Seneca for the Capital Region Pony Club Rally.
Robin and Strider are are asking all of their barn friends and family for pledges for their upcoming dressage competition at the PG Equestrian Center June 22. The Ride for Life show is a fund raiser for the John Hopkins Breast Cancer Research Center. Every year the horse community comes together to raise money for this important cause. If you would like to make a pledge – the envelope is in the Observation Room at the barn. If you are interested in coming and watching this talented pair ride – let Robin know and she will let you know her scheduled times. Thank you for your support!
Talbot Run Riding Center had a successful experience at the Capital Region Pony Club Show Jump Rally last Sunday . We learned a lot! Our C team competed in the qualifying division and earned a third place ribbon. Michelle S. received 3rd place over all in Equitation in the qualifying group and Elena A. received 3rd place in the non-qualifying Equitation. Our D team won 2nd place in Horse Management. Many thanks to stable managers Emma and Chloe, coach Robin and all the parents who volunteered and made the rally possible. Special kudos to Mary A. – our organizer – it was trial by fire:) And of course – thanks to our wonderful horses without whom we couldn’t compete.
Talbot Run New Lesson Session
Pay by June 10 and receive a 10% discount!
The horses and ponies are dreaming about a fun filled summer with you!
We realize that you may have trips and other activities planned for the summer – we are flexible in scheduling your lessons to accommodate your schedule…please ask and we will help you stay connected and in the saddle.
Camp spots are still available!
Talbot Run Summer Celebration
When: Saturday, June 21
Who: Talbot Run Families and Friends
Yard Sale and Pony Rides 8 am. til 3 pm. – Rent a table for $10.
Trail Ride at 5 pm. – Sign up is first come – first horse choice – must be able to walk and trot on your own. Cost is $25 to lease a TREC Horse. Please plan to tack up before.
Gambler’s Choice Jump Off at 6 pm. – Compete in a Gambler’s Choice Competition. We will teach you how! Cost is $10 to enter. Ribbons for everyone. We will have 18 in. 2 3’ and 2’6. Sign up in Observation room – horse choice is first come first choice. Please plan to tack your own horse.
Potluck Picnic at 7 pm. – Bring a side dish/dessert, chairs and your own drinks – we will cook hotdogs and burgers by the pond.
Swimming and fishing at your own risk – Parents are responsible for monitoring your kidsJ
Bonfire and marshmallows for those who want to stick around!