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April Riding Weekend
Tuesday, April 10th 2018

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We had a wonderful group of campers join us for a long riding weekend. The girls arrived on Thursday and stayed for a fun weekend of Riding, Riding and more Riding!

We worked on our jumping techniques,

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and we enjoyed jumping courses and grids, playing pony club games, timed obstacle courses and bareback lessons.

The ponies were wonderful and enjoyed every minute of the attention and grooming they got!

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Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages to see more pictures.

Our next weekend will be held Memorial weekend, May 25-28th. Only a couple of spaces left, so contact us in the office to reserve your place!

Exciting News...
Thursday, March 29th 2018

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Forrestel is excited to announce that Sue Payne, director of riding at Smith college for over 40 years, will be joining us for a 2 day clinic during our Advanced Riding Clinic, beginning June 17th.
Sue was head coach of Smith College equestrian team for 36 years. In that time she coached many riders and teams who qualified at Regional, Zone & National finals. Sue was the IHSA regional president for Zone 1, region 3 for over 28 years. She is the recipient of the IHSA lifetime achievement award. She is a life member of the USEF, USHJA and is a past member of the United States Equestrian team. Sue currently lectures in Equine Management at UMass and is free lance teaching and running clinics. Forrestel is honored to have Sue join us and each rider attending the clinic will have the opportunity to work with Sue. We cannot wait!
Contact us today to enroll for our Advanced clinic!

A Busy Weekend at Forrestel
Wednesday, February 21st 2018

Last weekend Forrestel held the first of our February riding weekends. We all had so much fun. Plenty of riding time, flat & jump lessons, pony club games, goat wrangling, kitten snuggling, movies, scrabble and lots of time with friends!

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And we are all set to do it all again this weekend, Thursday-Sunday. I cant think of a better way to spend spring break!

Monday afternoon, we hosted a Birthday party for a wonderful group of children. They had a blast decorating their horses and playing pony club games in our indoor arena. They finished off with lots of Birthday cake and ice cream inside the farm house!

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The ponies worked hard and as usual were their awesome selves, making a lot of campers and birthday girls very happy. They get a little break today before we start up again for the weekend tomorrow.

If you would like to attend a riding weekend our upcoming dates are April 5-8th and Memorial weekend May 25-28th. Contact us to reserve your place!

Happy Valentines Day!
Wednesday, February 14th 2018

Joey just wanted to send you all a Happy Valentines Day wish!

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Enjoy your day! <3

Upcoming Camp Fairs & Events!
Wednesday, January 31st 2018

Forrestel will be attending the following camp fairs and events:

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Genesee Valley Equine Clinic Seminar.

When: Sat February 3rd 2018
Time: 8am-noon
Where: Wheatland-Chili High school. 940 North Road, Scottsville NY.
About: Winter horse health seminar hosted by GVEC. Awesome event to attend, free of charge. Many vendors, exhibitors with products, info, clubs and informative presentations. Raffles and door prizes!

Check out GVEC’s link for further info:
http://gvequine.com/Pages/events_seminars.php

Annual Summer Camp Convention.

When: Saturday February 24th 2018.
Time: 10am-3pm
Where: Solon Community center, Solon OH.
About: The Summer Camp Convention is for parents, children, teens and educators who are seeking a summer camp experience. It is a great way to retrieve information from a number of quality summer camp programs throughout the United States. All in one location, directors from day camps, residential camps, specialty camps and local camps gather to discuss what their programs are all about. Free Admission!
Check out their website for further info:
http://www.summercampconventions.com

Equifest

When: Sat March 24 & Sunday March 25th 2018.
Time: Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 9am-4pm
Where: Fairgrounds Showplex & Agriculture Discovery Center. 5600 McKinley Pky, Hamburg NY.
About: The area’s Premier Equine Expo & Equestrian Gathering. A community oriented, family friendly weekend to “Celebrate the Horse” and the horse industry in New York State.
Promoting local businesses, Supporting equestrians – especially our youth
Educating the public and generating interest in horses and horse sports
Raising community awareness of the contributions horses bring to the economy of our region
Featuring:
Exciting speakers, clinicians, demos, presentations in four venues. A variety of horse breeds on site in our Breed Avenue, Breed Showcase and Meet the Breed Events. Over 130 vendor/exhibitors

Check out their website for more info:
http://wcnyshc.org/wny-equifest/

Come meet us at the above events, drop by and say hello, learn more about Forrestel, share with your friends and family! We will have candy ;-) Hope to see some of you very soon!

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