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Long Lining

  • Charlie’s indoor arena 3138 West St Brookfield, VT 05036 (map)

LONG LINING  - Helping your horse to be straight and confident.

Charlie Ballou, master driver, will share information on the technique of long lining and how it can help to improve your horse’s confidence as well as their straightness.  Long lining is an excellent way to add variety to your horse’s training and workout schedule.

Sunday, June 3 from 10 am – noon at Charlie’s indoor arena, 3138 West St., Brookfield, VT 05036.   The clinic is free to VHC members and is available to non-members for a cost of $35.

Charlie would like to have 3 to 4 participants (included in the cost) for demonstration horses/participants.  If you would like a private lesson with your horse, they will be available after lunch for a cost of $50/hour

Sign up is required for attendance.  Please indicate if you would like to bring your horse for the demo. 

Please bring a chair and your lunch if you plan to stay for a lesson or watching after lunch.  Private lessons will begin at 12:30 pm.

If you would like further information please contact Jeannette Cole @ 802-485-3087. 

Directions: I89 Exit 4, take Rt. 66 to Randolph Center, bear left at VTC past Floyd's Store. In half a mile bear left ( almost straight) onto Ridge Rd. toward Brookfield for about 4-5 miles, passing the Brookfield School on the left then approximately a mile later take the first left onto Crossover Road (across from Marvin Newton historic house) and follow one mile to end. Bear left onto West Street and follow about 7/10 mile to grey horse farm.  Park wherever available.  There are other routes but the back roads can be narrow or bumpy for horse trailers.