Valinor Farm Annual
 Summer Eventing Programs

Sessions for 2014:

Young Riders (18 and under) July 14-18 (Monday - Friday)
Registration Form

Required Equipment Checklist

This program is designed for the Eventing enthusiast, from introductory levels through seasoned competitors (Beginner Novice - Prelim).  Come meet new friends, learn new skills, and polish up for the show season.  Two mounted and unmounted sessions per day!  Riding Sessions to include Dressage, Stadium, Grids, XC schooling, and Pace work.  Unmounted lectures cover a variety of topics such as Conformation, Course Design, Basic Veterinary Care, Stable Management, Nutrition, Wrapping, etc.



Adult Sessions (Friday - Sunday)
June 6-8 and August 22-24

Registration Form

Required Equipment Checklist


Program includes two mounted sessions and various unmounted seminars per day. The schedule caters towards individual goals, riders will select their lesson focus for each day ranging from Dressage, Stadium, Grid Work, XC, Pace Work, etc. Flat sessions will be taught as semi-privates, jumping sessions will be in small groups.

Meet  our clinicians:

Erin Risso is the resident trainer at Valinor Farm. She is USEA ICP level 2 certified.  Erin has successfully competed through the Intermediate level on a horse she started and is currently competing several youngsters.  She teaches and coaches both young riders/adults just starting out thru prelim competitors. Erin uses a positive approach and a systematic training program to educate horse and rider to ensure that riders of all abilities can achieve success. 


Photo: Mike and Dori         Mike Robbins is a popular trainer and coach based in South Hamilton MA.  Mike has enjoyed success competing up thru the Intermediate level on a wide variety of horses and was twice selected to represent Area 1 at the North American Young Riders Championships (now NAJYRC). Mike enjoys helping riders of all abilities to think critically and push to ride their best, whatever the goal!