February 7, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension will host its first annual Come Ride With Me Clinic March 4, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Animal Science Complex. The clinic will feature Casie Maxwell, former coach of the Kansas State University National Collegiate Equestrian Association equestrian team.
“For several years, we have had requests for clinics where individuals can bring their own horse and ride with a trainer. This is a great opportunity where riders can get one-on-one instructions from one of the top NCAA equestrian team coaches whose team members have been some of the best in the country,” said Kathy Anderson, Nebraska Extension horse specialist.
Casie Maxwell served as Head Coach for the K-State Equestrian Team from 2009-2016. Ascoach of the year, Maxwell guided the program to a national runner-up finish at the 2010, 2011, and 2013 National Championship. Maxwell also served as President of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) from 2011-2013. During her time coaching the equestrian team, Maxwell led her athletes to numerous accolades both in and out of the arena. Prior to coaching, Maxwell served as a student coach at the Texas A&M University, where she assisted with Aggies squad that placed third nationally in Western at both the Varsity Equestrian and IHSA National Championships. As a four-year member of the Aggie Equestrian Team, she was the Reserve High Point Regional Rider of the year in 2005 and also have two top-four finishes at the Varsity Equestrian National Championships as a senior.
The two-part clinic on horsemanship is open to youths and adults. The morning session runs from 9 a.m. – noon and focuses on body work and the afternoon session runs from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. and focuses on pattern work. The cost per session is $50 or $90 for the two sessions. Space is limited to eight riders per session.
Register at http://go.unl.edu/pe8y. Pay in full to reserve a spot. Checks can be mailed to Kathy Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, C204 Animal Science Complex, Lincoln, NE 68583-0908.
Riders are asked to bring their own horse to learn on or they come audit the clinic for $10 per person for the day. Stalls are available at a rate of $20 per night.
For more information, contact Kathy Anderson at 402-472-6414 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.