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Upcoming Clinics

Some exciting clinics at Ellanbrae Park over the next few months
10-11 June 2014 – Monique Peutz
Monique’s home base is her dressage training stable in Groningen, the Netherlands. Here she runs her own training facility where she trains and rides her own and clients’ horses up to Grand Prix.
Monique started her career working for Dr. Reiner Klimke in Munster Germany. She has trained with coach Henk van Bergen of the Dutch Federation and Johann Hinnemann of the German Federation.
She herself has trained the Rabobank Talent Team, the Dutch Team, as well as the Pony, Junior and Young Rider teams along with private lessons for individuals through to Grand Prix and travels extensively holding clinics.
Monique is not only a highly qualified and in demand trainer, (she has recently gained her grade 5 coaching diploma) she is also a FEI 3*Judge in both Dressage and Para Equestrian Dressage and has judged at numerous major international competitions. As a FEI 3* Judge Monique judges the Grand Prix test, the GP Special and the Kur!
Monique has been a member of numerous Juries’ namely the Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation, the Grand Prix Jury and the Para Equestrian Dressage Jury. Currently she is a member of the following Jury’s: Dutch Championships, Ponies and Horses Dutch Championships, Para Equestrian Dressage Stallion Competition Dressage Final competition for Young Horses
21-22 June 2014 – Gary Lung
The very entertaining Gary Lung has agreed to come down to freezing Macedon once a month 🙂  His clinics are always popular and spots fill fast, so you need to be quick to secure one!
Gary is a well known dressage rider and has been coaching with his accreditation since 1992. Gary regularly travels around the country to do clinics and has also conducted clinics in California, New Zealand and Japan. He teaches riders and horses of all levels, and gives the same 110% to every lesson, whether you are a level 5 HRCAV rider or an FEI rider.
Late in 2012, Gary rode in The Ultimate Masterclass on his GP Winchester (bred by Glennis Barrey), and was invited by Steffen Peters to move Chester to Arroyo Del Mar to train. Chester has now had nearly 18 months in San Diego training with Steffen Peters and Gary has been travelling back and forth for lessons with him. Gary also trains with Steffen’s assistant trainer, Lientje Schueler, when she comes to Australia. Chester has begun his journey home to Gary
28 June 2014 – Macedon Ranges Dressage Club June rally:  Chris Sievers
NCAS / EFA Level 1 Coach • National FEI / EFA Dressage • Presenter / Assessor of VCE / VET Cert. II Equine Industry
Chris is well known to the Macedon Ranges Dressage Club and has been riding for over 35 years. In 1992 she qualified as a NCAS coach, and has been coaching ever since. She is an FEI and EA judge and a young Dressage Horse judge. For over 6 years now Chris presents the Equine Industry Certificate II in secondary schools which combines both practical and theory aspects of horse care and riding. Only open to Macedon Ranges Dressage Club members.
26-27 July 2014 – Gary Lung
20 September 2014 – Macedon Ranges Dressage Club September rally:  Gary Lung
Only open to Macedon Ranges Dressage Club members, though we hope to convince Gary to stay a day or 2 longer and teach all his regulars as well.
For all enquiries or bookings for our upcoming clinics, please contact Carolyn either by email ( or phone (0417 330 750).  We are always keen to host clinics, so if you have an instructor you’d love to try to get to the Macedon Ranges for a clinic, please let us know and we’ll see what we can do, or if you would like to hold a clinic at our property, give me a call.
Information on Ellanbrae Park clinic facilities
Waivers to be signed before riding for those who haven’t been here before.
In addition to the lovely indoor (and outdoor when the sun shines!), there is bunkroom accommodation and bathroom. The viewing gallery in the indoor has a kitchen with oven, microwave, REAL coffee machine, fridge stocked with cold drinks and a sensational wood fire.
Stabling for 10 clinic horses.
Hot wash
Float park
Day yards
Instructor’s microphone which goes into viewing area
For those seeking nicer accommodation, there are a range of local options, including the Macedon motel and a somewhat flash day spa hotel within 5 minutes drive .

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