Solheimar Schedule 2019


February 2-3: Independent Seat clinic
The clinic will focus on balance and core strength. A major emphasis will be placed on how to get the riders to use their seat bones effectively. We will ride bareback, in bareback pads and traditional saddles without the stirrups. Cost of clinic $320 per person and a lesson horse can be included in the cost Clinician Sigrun Brynjarsdottir Centered Riding Level II, Trainers Association of Iceland and 33 years of experience with gaited horses and multiple titles in shows 
 
March 2-3 - The connection between the riders seat, legs and hands
The clinic will focus on riding with softness, firmness and core strength. Emphasis will be placed on how to get the riders to ride with their whole body and thereby connecting the seat, the legs and the hands together and ride with suppleness and in harmony. The clinic is taught by Sigrun and also Elizabeth Kenny who is a Centered Riding Instructor level II, black belt in tae kwan do and Saint Pre George dressage rider. The cost of the clinic is $380 for both days, and can include a lesson horse. Each rider rides two times per day.

April 6-7 - Riding straight, collected and in harmony
This clinic will focus on how to keep your horse straight with even strength on both sides, supple and soft. We will go through some of the classical exercises such as shoulder in, side pass, half pass, turns on the forehand and hind end, ect. All of this will tie into the rider being soft, supple and balanced as well. Soft horse = soft rider. The clinic is taught by Sigrun and also Elizabeth Kenny who is a Centered Riding Instructor level II, black belt in tae kwan do and Saint Pre George dressage rider. The cost of the clinic is $380 for both days, and can include a lesson horse. Each rider rides two times per day.
 
June 8-9 Schooling Show at Solheimar - judge is Jana Meyer

July 20-21 - sanctioned show at Solheimar with international judge Þorgeir Guðlaugsson
Þorgeir will be conducting a clinic on July 19 where he will go through the rules, the guidelines and scoring system. Please email for more information
 
August 31-sept 1-2 - breeding show in New York - Martina Gates

September 21-22 - Sanctioned Show at Solheimar with international judge Alex Dannenmann

Photo credit Björn Jackson and he will be showcasing his photos at our shows this summer and also be available to take pics of you riding!



please email Sigrun at sigrunbry@gmail.com if you would like to participate in any of our 2019 events.