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Western Dressage & Ranch Riding Clinic w/Lynn Palm - Audience Tickets

California Western Dressage Association

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:30 PM (PDT)

Western Dressage & Ranch Riding Clinic w/Lynn Palm -...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Lynn Palm - One Day Audience ticket
Ticket is valid for one attendee for one of two days (October 20 or 21)
Ended $35.00 $0.00
Lynn Palm - Two Day Audience ticket   more info Ended $70.00 $0.00

Event Details

World Renowned Trainer, Clinician & Judge Lynn Palm Comes to Southern California!


Make your plans for CAWDA’s premier event this year!  CAWDA has invited world renowned trainer, clinician, World Champion, author and  judge Lynn Palm to hold a two-day western dressage  and ranch riding clinic here in California. 

Join us on October 20 and 21 for this exciting one-of-a-kind clinic in the covered main arena at the George Ingalls Equestrian Center in Norco CA.  Our schedule is:

 Saturday 9:30 am Ranch Riding

Welcome & Lecture

  • A Rider’s, Trainer’s, & Judge’s Prospective on Ranch Riding
  • What is correct and not correct?
  • AQHA Ranch Riding Pattern 1 — Walk the Pattern
  • Controlling the Horse with Straightness and Outline (frame)Perfects the Pattern

 Break 30 minutes: Riders Saddle

  • Gaits & Transitions: Walk, Trot, Extent Trot, Lope, Extend Lope
  • Pivots

 Lunch 12:30-1:30


Ride a Pattern or Segment of a Pattern One or Two Times

Summarize the Day: Q & A Western Dressage & How Ranch Riding are comparable events


Sunday 9:30 am Western Dressage

Welcome and Lecture

  • Fundamentals of Dressage Principles
  • Geometry of the Dressage Arena
  • Walk the Dressage Arena and Learn How to Ride with Accuracy

Break 30 minutes; Riders Saddle

Rider Evaluation and Helpful Tips:  

  • Give Tips on what Riders do well and What they need to Learn
  • Position: What to Improve to become a more Functional Rider 
  • Aids: Sequence to Improve in Transitions, Bending, Straight
  • Horses’ Balance: Straightness and Outline (frame) for Intro/Basic OR Levels 1/2 and higher

 Lunch 12:30 to 1:30


  • 20 Meter Circle
  • Transitions at Letter 
  • Gaits; Working Walk, Working Jog, Working Lope, Free Walk, Free Jog
  • Ride a Segment of a Test

 Summarize the Day: What was most important for the two days, What really helped them for the two days

Emphasize what is correct riding and what is not, How Western Dressage and Ranch Riding are comparable


Clinic is approximately 6 hours per day.  There will be breaks and non-mounted periods during the clinic as well. Times shown below are approximate.  Detailed information will be published closer to clinic date.


Auditors are welcome.  One-day ticket is $35 or two-day ticket is $70.


Please click the ticket button to register.  You may pay through PayPal or a credit card.  If you wish to send your check, please post mail it to CAWDA, PO Box 44, Sunland, CA 91041.  Registrations paid by check will not be accepted until check is paid to CAWDA.


CANCELLATION POLICY:  No refunds for audience tickets.


RETURNED CHECK/PAYMENT POLICY:  If your check/payment does not clear our bank for any reason, we will charge a return check fee of $50.


Lynn Palm’s accomplishments include:

  • 34 AQHA World and Reserve World Championships
  • 7 Western Dressage Association of America World Championships
  • 4 "Superhorse" Championships
  • Over 50 special bridleless exhibitions with the legendary Rugged Lark, including the 1989 World Cup and 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games
  • Judged AQHA World Championship Show 1990, 2000, 2006 and 2011
  • Named 2000 AQHA Female Equestrian of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation
  • 2003 Equine Affaire Exceptional Equestrian Educator Award winner
  • 2006 AQHA Professional Horsewoman of the Year
  • 2010 World Equestrian Games Clinician and Entertainer
  • 2014 Headlining Educator at Equitana Melbourne
  • USDF Membership Committee
  • USEF Western Dressage Committee
  • WDAA Rules & Professional Committees
  • WDA Florida Advisory Board


Lynn Palm has performed Western Dressage freestyle exhibitions at the 2017 FEI World Cup Finals Dressage Showcase.  Watch the videos here:


The George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center, nestled below the base of Norco Hills located on Sixth Street and Crestview, is Norco's premier equestrian event center. One of the top amenities is the Moreno Arena that hosts many rodeos,team roping, penning, dressage, and large horseshows throughout the year, as well as local equestrian events. This facility has also served as a stop for the Monty Roberts Join Up Tour and Chris Ledoux concert. The 85,000 square foot covered arena has permanent seating for 2,100 and is equipped with holding pens and chutes to meet the needs of events such as the annual PRCA and CCRA rodeos, including the California Finals Rodeo.

Have questions about Western Dressage & Ranch Riding Clinic w/Lynn Palm - Audience Tickets? Contact California Western Dressage Association

When & Where

George Ingalls Equestrian Center
3737 Crestview Dr
Norco, CA 92860

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:30 PM (PDT)

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California Western Dressage Association

The California Western Dressage Association®   is a nonprofit organization that functions under the 501(c)(3) umbrella of the Western Dressage Association of America and provides venues, forums, and resources for riders of all horse breeds to learn and participate in the sport of Western Dressage. By combining the disciplines of dressage with the philosophies of western riding, the CAWDA seeks to improve the partnership between horse and rider.

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