Kendra DeKay Equestrian Services LLC ... Aiken, SC
Late Winter/Early Spring 2016 Newsletter
Exclusive News & Opportunities for students & friends
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Hi from Kendra!

Welcome to my quarterly Newsletter. I'd like to invite you to keep in touch and receive exclusive news and opportunities for my students and friends. I hope you'll enjoy these updates (no more than four per year), but if you would prefer not to receive them I'll remove you right away! You can reply to this email, or use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of this email.

Cooler weather is on the way....

...And with it comes prime riding season in Aiken! I hope to see you for some of the following fun events.

Obstacle & Trail 3 Day Clinic with Kendra Nov 2nd - 4th
Two spots available. Learn more

"Tons of Fun" Obstacle Competition Nov 5th at Paradise Farms
Kendra is competing & coaching students. Learn more

Stableview Dressage Schooling Show Nov 9th
Kendra is competing & coaching students. Learn more

Don Jessop Clinic Nov 18th - 20th
At Aiken Horsemanship Academy/Dragonfly Farm. More info Tiffany (803) 761-4342

Beach Retreat dates TBD early 2017
postponed due to coastal damage from Hurricane Mathew

See the full Schedule here
Check back often for new events!

November Trail & Obstacle Clinic....

There are a few LAST MINUTE spots in the 3 Day Obstacle Trail Clinic!
November 2 - 4th AM or PM sessions
Learn more

2016 Show Season....

2016 has been an exciting year of growth and success competing in Dressage with Judy Portmann's talented Morgan, Danny. We competed last weekend in the USDF Region 3 Championships in Open First and Second Level, and had a great time getting to ride in the Olympic Stadium where the 1996 Equestrian Olympics were held! Danny is currently ranked 3rd in the Nation for the Morgan All-Breeds Award at Open First Level. He was Champion Sporthorse, High Point Dressage Horse (First Level), and Champion Carriage Horse at the Southern States Regional Morgan show in May. Even more importantly, he has advanced from Training Level to Second Level work sound, happy, and stress-free over the past year and just gets more and more lovely to ride and handle. Many thanks to Judy Portmann for your trust and support allowing me to train and compete Danny, and to coach Laura Klecker for helping us progress and learn!

Thank You....

I've had a lot of fun sweatin' with a great group of horses (and mules!) in training this summer! A big THANK YOU to all my horse-in-training owners and you hard-core students who have braved the heat to continue your training. I am so grateful to you all for your support and friendship!

On a Personal Note....

I had the exquisite pleasure of celebrating my mother's marriage in May! Her husband, Michael, is a truly wonderful man with a generous open-hearted family of his own that I enjoyed getting to know better during their destination wedding in beautiful Asheville, NC. The happy couple now lives in Virginia. They came down to watch me and Danny compete last weekend, and it made the weekend extra special!
My pal Borrego has spent the summer up in Massachusetts escaping the worse of the heat and enjoying riding and hacking out with his auntie Carolyn. He arrives back in Aiken in the next two weeks, and I am so excited to see him and hear about all of their adventures!

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