The Equestrian Center at Pineland Farms is providing excellence in dressage education, with the goal of creating highly skilled professional and amateur riders and trainers to steward classical principles and ethical practices within the sport of dressage in the United States. Its holistic approach encompasses off-the-horse fitness; theory-to-practice; instruction on equine schoolmasters; and the athletic development of both rider and horse, while promoting the respectful treatment and longevity of these equine partners.
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Posted: 05/30/2015 - Equestrian Center

May 30 & 31, 2015, The Equestrian Center will kick off summer with two days of Musical Freestyles, featuring Terry Ciotti Gallo of Klassic Kur and FEI 4* Judge Lois Yukins.

Auditors welcome! Plus, USEF Judges, L-Graduates, and anyone currently enrolled in an L-Program may participate and earn USDF University credits. 

Upon completion of the program, participating USEF Licensed Dressage Judges will be eligible to take an online exam. Those with a passing score will earn the new “Musical Freestyle Designation” which will be added to their judging credentials. Please contact USEF for more information.

Saturday, May 30th, is the USDF Continuing Education Judges' Program. Participants and silent auditors are welcome. The day will cover music, choreography and judging criteria. Audio and video components are included to compliment the program. Sunday, May 31st, will focus on ‘Do It Yourself’ freestyles with a morning lecture followed by 7 individual riders working with Terry and Lois on creating or improving specific elements of their old or new freestyle.

Pre-registration is highly recommended. Click here to register.

Posted: 06/30/2015 - Equestrian Center

June 30 & July 1, 2015

Join us as we welcome FEI/USEF Dressage & Sport Horse Judge Kristi Wysocki to Pineland Farms as she presents “Finding Your Sport Horse Partner,” a forum designed to further develop the tools and knowledge for correctly assessing the conformation of sport horses – looking for correct, hoping for excellent, avoiding unsuitable.

We are pleased to host this expanded two-day forum first presented at the 2013 USDF National Convention to a standing-room-only crowd. Whether you are searching for a young horse, a schoolmaster or selecting the right stallion for your broodmare, this forum is designed to give you the guidance and necessary to determine what is suitable for you. Participants will develop a working knowledge of evaluating real quality and learn what traits to avoid.

This forum will be an excellent learning experience for both amateurs and professionals. A great deal of time will be spent working with attendees, helping them “weed through the fashion” to find the function. Whether your budget is $3,000 or $300,000, this forum is designed to help you develop the tools needed to find your dream horse, or to develop a better understanding of your current horse.

Posted: 10/11/2015 - Equestrian Center

October 10 & 11, 2015: Angelika Fromming (FEI 4* Judge, retired) returns to Pineland Farms, this time with her close friend & colleague Johann Hinnemann. Details coming soon!

Posted: 12/31/2015 - Equestrian Center

The Equestrian Center at Pineland Farms features one of the most complete dressage programs in the country. Affordable single, multi-day, weekly and monthly training packages are available with Olympic Rider Michael Poulin and Lead Trainer Gwyneth McPherson. Training packages include instruction, stabling and accommodations for up to nine participants and an invitation to attend all Equestrian Center activities.