Conference Fee: $125 for ATAA members, $175 for non-members
Includes all meals and Awards Banquet on Saturday night
Hotel: Riverwood Inn and Conference Center, 10990 95th Street NE, Otsego, MN 763-441-6833, www.riverwoodinn.com
Horse portion (Horseflicks filming) will be at Spring Creek Farm, 18322 Kettle River Blvd NE, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Each day will be $25 per horse, they will feed and clean.
Silent Auction: Lyn Busacca, contact her at [email protected]
Friday, October 4th – 8-4 (approximate), HorseFlicks filming, Spring Creek Farm, snacks and lunch provided
7 pm- Meet and Greet at the Riverwood Inn, cash bar and nibbles
Saturday, October 5th- 9 am- 4pm Annual Membership Meeting, coffee and lunch provided.
7 pm – Awards Banquet
Sunday, October 6th – Farm Visits. Times to be determined.
For more information, contact Terri Fender at 320-305-4292
We just got back from the Washington State Horse Park, where we had our first filming for the new Akhal-Teke HorseFlicks video. We had 10 horses show up with quite a few more friends along. We got some great video in the arena (along with some with almost all the horses being ridden at once), a bunch on the trails and over obstacles and some at the water hazard. Jon (the filmmaker) pronounced it "Very good!". He was pleased with the shoot and is looking forward to the next two shoots, in Minnesota and Kentucky. Smiles all around!
Our participants were, from left to right: Erin Heatherstone and Kuwwat, Angela Davenport and Arzuw, Dani Scott and Andymn, Monica Bretherton and Magdan, Sofie Wohllaib and Meshhurlyk, Catrina Quantrell and Mazaly, Wendy Ford and Alpowa, Cathy Leddy and Astrachan and Shannon Mayfield and Asil Tumay.
We’ll see you October 4th at the ATAA Conference and October 12th at the Kentucky Horse Park for our two other filmings!
This is the old episode filmed about 10 years ago...
Friday August 9th
9:30 PM Grand Prix Dressage
10:00 PM Conscious Horse – Conscious Rider
10:30 PM The Akhal-Teke – The Heavenly Horse
Saturday August 10th
12:30 AM Grand Prix Dressage
1:00 AM Conscious Horse – Conscious Rider
1:30 AM The Akhal-Teke – The Heavenly Horse
Updates: Can everyone send in their $30 for photos to Amrita Ibold at 2097 W. Valley Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98296 before the filming? We have to prepay the entire amount. For those of you that are puzzled, we are buying still shots from all three film locations and have a flat fee for that. Everyone that chips in will get whatever shots of them there are. (clear as mud?)
We have some extra riders coming along, so there will be the possibility of having all horses under saddle at once. That is totally up to the owners and riders though.
Jon wants to start reasonably early, while the horses are fresh. If you can’t be there until sometime Saturday morning, please email me privately and tell me when you’ll be there. Then we can work that into the schedule. We will sit down with Jon on Friday night and come up with a tentative schedule for Saturday morning. Once filming the horses is done, he’d like to do interviews with people. We don’t know exactly how that will work, but I’m sure everyone will get to have their moment of fame, although Jon gets to decide who ends up on the cutting room floor. Don’t stress it!
Then, very importantly, the PARTY. Catrina is bringing pulled pork and buns and I’m bringing hamburgers and hotdogs and buns. Does anyone have a nice portable grill? Everyone else, please bring sides, desserts and drinks.
I have let the WSHP know how many stalls we need. Be prepared to pay for them (if you haven’t already) when you arrive. If you have reserved your stall online (I know at least one person has) let me know so I don’t give them incorrect numbers.
This is going to be SO MUCH FUN! If you need more info, email me or call me at 425-870-9789. Also, if you see that I’ve missed someone in the email, please send it on to them.
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Amrita Ibold owns Sweet Water Farm Akhal-Teke and is one of the lucky few to have AT's in her life...