The Mane Event Chilliwack: welcomes olympian riders as seminar clinicians

As The Mane Event is only two weeks away, we are pleased to announce this year’s events will include sessions from two former Olympic medalists. Leslie Law and Charlotte Bredahl will be presenting seminars at the Oct. 21 to the 23rd event in Chilliwack, B.C..

Leslie Law an Athen’s individual Olympic champion and Olympic team medalist in Athens and Sydney Games. Law continued his success with European team gold in 2001 and 2003 and World team bronze 2002. Upon his arrival in the United States Law has become one of the most sought after clinicians. The Mane Event is pleased to announce Leslie Law will present six sessions over the three-day expo at the Heritage Park in Chilliwack B.C. His sessions will cover Improving the Horse’s Way of Going for Dressage in Eventing; Rider Responsibilities to the Jump and Improving Accuracy for Technical Questions- Cross Country.

Also joining The Mane Event is Charlotte Bredahl, a U.S. team Bronze medalist at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Bredahl has judged all over the world becoming the selector for the Olympics in Hong Kong and 2010 World Games. From 2009 to 2011 she was the featured clinician for the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) in all nine regions. In 2014 she was awarded the United States Equine Federation Gold Medal of Distinction and received an honourary instructor title from the USDF. At The Mane Event, Bredhal will be presenting sessions for all levels of riders including sessions in Useful Exercises for Training form second level to fourth. For coaches, viewing or riding in these sessions will count towards updating hours.

This year’s Expo will include the Youth Pro- Am on Friday evening with competitors ages 12 to 18 able to compete. Youth interested in competing in the timed obstacle course with professional trainers are invited to apply to compete in the event. The Youth Pro-Am participating trainers are Warwick Schiller, Ed Dabney, Evan Bonner, TJ Clibborn and Glen Stewart. Another new addition this year is performances by Endo, the Blind Horse. Endo had both eyes removed at the age of 12 but has continued to train with his partner Morgan. This pair is an amazing story of working through the obstacles as Morgan suffers from Lupus and continues to work with Endo. This inspirational duo will hit the expo stage Saturday night performing in the Equine Experience.

The Mane Event is a family-owned enterprise business operating since 2004. Recently expanding to four shows across North America, three shows in Canada and one in the United States of America. The Mane Event Red Deer Alberta show is the largest equine expo in Canada and The Mane Event Chilliwack is the largest equine expo in British Columbia. The Mane Event aims to expand rider’s knowledge and even inspire them to try a different discipline. Working with the top trainers in Australia, Canada and the United States of America The Mane Event provides equine enthusiast with the latest techniques of the industry. The Mane Event show aims to provide horse riders and owners of all disciplines with the latest products, techniques and training seminars from industry leaders.

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