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Rise and Shine Early to Ride in Popular Platinum Farm Horsemanship Clinic

Clinician Diane Carney will work with riders on the ground and in the saddle. Photo Chicago Equestrian.

Marengo, IL- July 6, 2016- The Platinum Farm Horsemanship Clinic, hosted by trainer Sirena Liggett, has had a great response so riders will have to get to the barn early for a chance to ride with  USEF “R” Licensed Official and USHJA Certified Trainer, Diane Carney. The clinic is scheduled for July 19, 2016 and is aimed at interscholastic and intercollegiate riders, educating them in the barn and in the saddle.

The clinic includes a riding portion in which riders will draw their horses, stable management, barn chores, and tacking. There will also be a written test and round table discussion with lunch included.

The clinic will start promptly at 6:30 am, offering 3 options for the clinic: 

$150.00 Riding spot
Must be present at 6:30 am for barn chores. Riders will be divided into 3 groups.

$75.00 Non rider-all inclusive participation
Jump crew and full participation in all activities and discussions. 

$45.00 Audit only
Schedule is as follows:

6:30 AM- Barn chores and aisle activities.
1st group rides at 9 am
2nd group rides at 11am 
Lunch 12:30 pm
3rd group rides at 1 pm

Discussions will take place throughout the clinic with a question and answer segment at the end of the day.

Registration and payment will be the day of the clinic. Riders who  come at 6:30 am  have a good chance to be in the draw to ride during the clinic. Those that come later may participate in all activities as a non-rider. Anyone is welcome to audit. The clinic fee is half price for IEA and USHJA members. Payment by cash or check, no credit cards.

Carney is a highly sought after clinician, receiving  the USHJA President’s Distinguished Service Award for her leadership in forming the USHJA Clinics program in 2004, with the goal of continuing rider education.

Carney has organized the George H. Morris Chicago clinic for over 30 years and continues to make it one of the top clinics in the country. 

Platinum Farm is a full service equestrian facility located at 19810 Beck Road, Marengo, IL 60152. For more information on the clinic contact Sirena Liggett at or by phone at 847-641-8110.

The George H. Morris Clinic is November 25-27, 2016 at Annali-Brookwood Farm, 18752 Edwards Road, Antioch, IL. For more information contact Diane Carney 847-922-6167.