Sue Kolstad Clinic or Ride-a-Test
Time & Location
About the Event
Dressage Clinic or Ride-A-Test with SUE KOLSTAD, USDF Gold Medalist and S Judge
WHEN: Saturday, April 17, 2021 - Sunday April 18, 2021
WHERE: Spring Run Farm, Prospect, KY
LDS members: $150 per 45-minute lesson or ride-a-test with coaching
Non-members: $175 per 45-minute lesson or ride-a-test with coaching
No stabling provided.
Current (1 year) negative coggins required, 6-month flu/rhino vaccine required.
Safe, neat attire with approved helmet.
Masks must be worn when unmounted. A COVID-19 screening survey must be completed each day of the event for all persons on property.
Sue is an FEI level rider and instructor, USDF Grand Prix Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist and S judge (highest level attainable in the US) and has studied in Europe with many international masters of the equestrian arts. She started riding at home in Wisconsin with Lois Heyerdahal and then apprenticed five years with Nick Pawlenko before going out on her own - continuing her education with Tom Valter, Carol Grant, Conrad Schumacher, Michael Barrison, and Bo Jena.
Sue spent many years as a successful eventer, taking the gelding Stars and Stripes to the preliminary level, but now concentrates on dressage She has successfully campaigned two Grand Prix dressage horses, Scarabeaus and Prometheus, winning her USDF Grand Prix Gold medal on Scarabeaus. Sue campaigned the Danish Warmblood Gelding Fruhlich to the top of the rankings. Fruhlich was the top Danish Warmblood I-1 Freestyle horse in the country, ranking 17th overall. Sue successfully brought him out and campaigned him at Grand Prix. Since his coming out, Fruhlich has been sold to an adult amateur showing at PSG and I-1 with scores from 65-69%. His new owner/rider, Jennifer Benoit who was Prix St. George and I-1 Reserve Champion in Region 8. Then Jennifer competed Fruelich at Grand Prix, winning her USDF Gold medal and accrued enough scores to fulfill the requirements to enter the S-Judge program.
Sue is currently competing, holding clinics and teaching private lessons from Florida to Alaska. Convinced that a rider is always a work in progress, Sue pursues her own classical education with enthusiasm - riding for the finest international dressage clinicians whenever possible. Among those with whom Sue has, or is continuing to study are Bo Jena (SWE), Tom Valter (USA), Michael and Sharon Poulin, (USA) Silke Rembacz (GER). Sue has also ridden with Juan Matute (ESP) and Jan Brink (SWE). Currently, Sue has ridden, by invitation, for Steffan Peters, (USA) and has completed an intense clinic with Olympic Gold Medalist Ulla Salzgeber (GER). Sue also judges at shows all over the country.
- Member Ride Saturday$150+$3.75 Service fee$150+$3.75 Service fee0$0
- Member Ride Sunday$150+$3.75 Service fee$150+$3.75 Service fee0$0
- Member Rides Sat & Sun$300+$7.50 Service fee$300+$7.50 Service fee0$0
- Non-Member Ride Saturday$175+$4.38 Service fee$175+$4.38 Service fee0$0
- Non-Member Ride Sunday$175+$4.38 Service fee$175+$4.38 Service fee0$0
- Non-Member Rides Sat & Sun$350+$8.75 Service fee$350+$8.75 Service fee0$0
- Auditor (per day) - Non-member$25+$0.63 Service fee$25+$0.63 Service fee0$0
- Auditor (per day) - Member$20+$0.50 Service fee$20+$0.50 Service fee0$0