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Thu, Apr 25


River Valley Horsecamp

Cowboy Dressage Clinic 2024

Learn more about Cowboy Dressage and what it has to offer you and your horse.

Registration will be open starting January 27, 3034
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Cowboy Dressage Clinic 2024
Cowboy Dressage Clinic 2024

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – Apr 28, 2024, 12:00 PM

River Valley Horsecamp, 29080 Hawk Dr, Farmington, IA 52626, USA

About the Event

Clinic Details:

  • Cost: $345.00 
  • Ride with Melanie on Friday & Saturday
  • Mock Show on Sunday
  • Breakfast and Supper served
  • **NEW IN 2024** Horsemanship clinic on Thursday 9am-4pm for additional $75.00

Come and learn more about the art of Cowboy Dressage, the fastest growing discipline in the US.  Melanie Smith-Breidt will join us again as our clinician. Melanie is a Level 2 Clinician from Cañon City, Colorado. Come and learn how to ride the court and dance with your horse.  Melanie works to promote successful and thriving horsemanship through clear communication, sound boundaries, and mutual respect. Armada Bay Equestrian Center 

To learn more about what Cowboy Dressage is check out the Cowboy Dressage World web site:

Participants will spend Friday and Saturday learning the basics of Cowboy Dressage and then have the opprotunity on Sunday to participate in a Cowboy Dressage Schooling Challenge. There will be time at the end of each day for Questions and individual work if needed. During the Challenge participants will each get to experiance all aspects; from judging, to scribing, to calling tests, and riding the court. This Clinic will give everyone a great introduction into the discipline of Cowboy Dressage.  

Cowboy Dressage has a level for every horse and rider from Partnership on the ground tests, to walk only tests, walk & jog tests, and walk, jog, & lope tests, as well as tests for gaited horses. So don't think Cowboy Dressage doesn't have something to offer you. Young horses are welome as well as seasoned horses. 

$145.00 desposit is required to hold your spot. Amount in full is due no later than April 1st. 6 Meals are included. River Valley Lodge and Horsecamp has accomidations for you and your horse. Please contact them to arrange your lodging needs (lodging is not included in the clinic fee).


  • 7 hours

    Horsemanship with Melanie

    Covered Arena

  • 1 hour

    Check In

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