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The ERAHC New England Classic   
July 20-23, 2023
Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center
50 College St., South Hadley, MA 01075

 Event Calendar   |   Prize List   |    Show Photos   |    Judges Bios   |  Location Map

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Mount Holyoke Equestrian Center, South Hadley, MA

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ERAHC  RETURNS  
to New England

ERAHC New England Classic Show

July 20-23, 2023

 

ERAHC Returns to New England on July 20-23, 2023

Thursday, July 20, will be a USEF/USDF rated dressage show open to all breeds and including all classes from Intro to Grand Prix, along  with Freestyle, Dressage Equitation, and Young Horse classes.  The judges are Lori Barnard (S) and Beth Beukema (R).
 

Friday, July 21, will be the Baroque Equestrian Games Show with judge Jos Sevriens and a lecture/demo by Bruno Gonzalez and Tina Veder.  This competition is also open to all breeds, and rewards the artistry of riding in lightness. See www.baroquegames.com for more information.
 

On Saturday July 22, join us in the outdoor ring, for a Working Equitation obstacle clinic (Ease of Handling) with Stephanie Hayes.  All levels and breeds are welcome for this exciting event.
 

Save the date and we will hope to see you all there!

 

Mt Holyoke Equestrian Center website:

https://athletics.mtholyoke.edu/facilities/equestrian_center/directory/index

N.E. Classic Prize List and Entry Deadlines

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ERAHC  Show Entry Deadlines

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For the NE Classic Show, Entries have closed as of July 5 for all events.

 

Note: The VA Classic Championship Show Entries

Open July 7, 2023 and close August 11, 2023 

Enter Online at this link:

 

USDF Dressage entries: https://www.equestrianentries.com
Breed Show entries: https://www.horseshowing.com

 

For more information about the N.E. show, contact:

LINDA DENNISTON at crqhf2020@gmail.com for Dressage & Breed Shows

PATRICIA NORCIA at pnorcia@mac.com for Baroque Equestrian Games

STEPHANIE HAYES at vtblackpony@aol.com for Working Equitation Clinic

OR  visit this page for updates as more info is added.

The ERAHC New England Classic Show Flyers

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About the Judges & Clinicians

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Thursday, July 20th
USDF  Dressage Judge 

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Lori Barnard Bio

Lori Barnard calls the Northwest corner of Vermont home.  She has earned her USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medals on horses she has trained.

For over 25 years, Lori has trained horses and riders from the early stages through the FEI levels, helping many earn their USDF medals and compete at Regional championships.

She is an active competitor herself and is currently enjoying developing her own young horse.

* USEF "S” Dressage judge 

*USDF Gold, Silver and bronze medalist

*Currently training and showing through Grand Prix

*Clients competing Intro through FEI levels

*British Horse Society Assistant Instructor

*Associates degree in Equine Science and Management

*Member of USEF, USDF, NEDA, CVDA

*Year End Award winner from USDF and NEDA

https://loribarnarddressage.com

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Friday, July 21st
Baroque Equestrian Games Show

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Jos Sevriens Bio

Jos Sevriens believes that the “all-in-all” of horsemanship is based on the Classical Principles in which each horse and each rider can find their expression and enjoyment.

Born in the Netherlands, Jos has enjoyed a tremendous breadth of equestrian experience in Europe as well as the US.

In the early 1970’s he completed the instructor’s course at the Ecole Nationale d’Equitation (National School of Horsemanship) in Saumur, France – home of the world renown Cadre Noir. He later studied for many years with Piet Oothout and Ernest van Loon and received additional instructor certifications with the National Dutch Riding School and the USDF.

Throughout his career Jos has successfully trained horses through Grand Prix dressage and upper level Eventing. He has held many prestigious positions and earned numerous awards. He was former Chef of the Dutch Olympic Eventing Team, trained the Belgium Three-Day Olympic Team, has coached numerous students to the National Young Riders Championship, serves as a USEF judge for sport Horses and other breeds, and was instrumental in bringing the “Young Horse” competition program to the US.

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Friday, July 21st
Baroque Equestrian Games Show

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Bruno Gonzales

From Madrid, Spain, Bruno Gonzalez is highly experienced in the techniques and theory of Classical Horsemanship, and its positive application to all breeds and disciplines. He has coached, developed and trained horses & riders from novice through FEI levels, and is internationally recognized for his Classical training curriculum, especially for Iberian horses.

 

Becoming one of today’s most-in-demand clinicians, Bruno’s talent for teaching and his gentle approach are helping riders of all levels to achieve remarkable results.

 

He is Co-Creator of The Baroque Equestrian Games & Institute. Bruno designed the competition Patterns of the Baroque Equestrian Games using the time-honored, classical exercises of the old masters. The Patterns he created are proving to be a benefit for all horses and riders regardless of their discipline or breed. Many well-known trainers are using the Patterns with superb results. Bruno is the Head Trainer and Co-Owner of Caballos de Cristiani, now re-named New Dawn Equestrian, LLC.

http://baroquegames.com

https://www.newdawneques.com

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Friday, July 21st
Baroque Equestrian Games Show

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Tina Cristiani Veder

Tina Cristiani Veder is the co-creator of The Baroque Equestrian Games & Institute with Bruno Gonzalez. From 1986-2000, her farm Caballos de Cristiani was an acclaimed breeding and training facility, selling champion Iberian horses for competitive dressage to many top riders in North America, Europe, and Australia, including several US Dressage Team members and 3 Olympians for their clients. She retired her breeding operation in 2000 to form New Dawn Equestrian, LLC. and concentrate on training and teaching.


Tina studied under three generations of the famous Konyot family, as well as other noted European Classical trainers of the last century. Steeped in the principles of Classical riding and training, she shares her passion through articles and teaching, along with exhibitions showcasing the upper levels of balance and collection. Her special focus is in helping riders attain the elegance and effectiveness of the Classical seat.

http://baroquegames.com

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Saturday, July 22nd
Working Equitation Clinic

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Stephanie Hays Bio

Stephanie Hayes has been working in the horse industry all of her adult life as a rider, trainer and competitor in multiple disciplines. For the last twenty years, she has been a natural horsemanship clinician blending in the fundamentals of dressage to riders of all disciplines and levels. In 2017 she attended her first WE clinic and was inspired to incorporate the training benefits into her programs. Since then she has become passionate about the sport, furthering her education  and commitment to the sport at every opportunity. 

Stephanie conducts clinics throughout the U.S., is President and co-founder of New England Working Equitation, Inc., a USAWE Affiliate Organization and non profit. She is a USAWE Recognized Coach and “L” judge, and serves as Director At Large on the USAWE Executive Committee. She is an active competitor with annual USAWE National standings in the top 5, and honored with Regional Championships on multiple horses at Level 1 through 4. She coached her junior rider to National and Regional Championship awards. Stephanie lives with her husband Tim Hayes at their farm, The Center for America’s First Horse in Johnson, Vermont where she trains and promotes rare Spanish Barbs.

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