Event name: Dressage to Music Camp
Equestrian event type: Dressage Clinic
Status: Entries open
Aintree Dressage to Music Camp with Composer Gaynor Colbourn
Wednesday 23rd – Thursday 24th May 2018
The chance to have Gaynor compose a unique musical score and floorplan for your horse, have your test scored by List One Judge Jo Graham, and attend an evening gala demo by Gaynor. Catering to all levels from Prelim upwards.
Tuesday 22nd May
Arrive between the hours of 3.30-5.30pm.
6pm induction talk.
Arena familiarisation available for your horse that evening if booked with K Amos.
Evening trip to a nearby pub/restaurant to meet your fellow campers – not compulsory.
Wednesday 23rd May
Some sessions will start at 9am.
A private 45 minute session with Gaynor Colbourn in the main arena. Gaynor will play live along to your horse’s paces composing a unique musical score for you. Plus together you will construct a floorplan to highlight you and your horse to the best of your ability.
The warm up arena will be available for you to warm up before and cool down after your session so you don’t waste any precious lesson time.
You will be able to watch other sessions during the day gaining a great insight into the process behind constructing dressage to music tests at a variety of levels.
If you wish to ride again during the day (maybe do some test practise?) this is available.
Additional unmounted workshops – TBC
Evening trip to a nearby pub/restaurant – not compulsory.
Thursday 24th May
A private 30 minute session with Gaynor Colbourn in the main arena. A chance to ride through your test to music for practise making any small tweaks required.
The warm up arena will be available for you to warm up before and cool down after your lesson so you don’t waste any precious lesson time.
Ride through your test in competition conditions with scoring sheet by List One Judge Jo Graham and (TBC) an invited panel of trainee/current judges. Prizes and rosettes to winners on a % score basis.
Early evening meal at the EC Café – not compulsory.
Free entry to the Dressage to Music Gala Evening Demonstration with Gaynor Colbourn. Join your fellow campers and a ticketed audience to listen to Gaynor play along to the demo riders live and hear her explain the dressage to music process. Watch riders from Novice to Grand Prix level perform on their horses including a range of types eg. warmblood, cob and Iberian.
Friday 25th May
Clean up, pack up and go home happy.
What you get included:
Two private sessions with Dressage to Music Composer Gaynor Colbourn.
Stabling for your horse for two nights on site – including two bales of shavings.
Warm up arena for use before and after sessions.
Parking for your horsebox or car and trailer – camping in these is allowed.
Hook-up for your horsebox is available at extra cost.
Tickets for evening demonstration also available: