Happy New Year – Gott Nytt År!

Happy New year to all! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that 2012 will bring peace and much happiness.

I’m now in Sweden looking forward to my first clinic of the year which starts tomorrow. It’s now full up with old friends and new, so it will be a great start to the new year.

Tony Dampier
Our friend, Mr Tony Dampier of Bury, Lancashire, England 15/06/1936 – 18/11/2011. This photograph was taken circa 1954 while he was serving in the British Household Cavalry.

I have a few places left on my next clinic near Manchester, UK on the 29th January. The clinic was originally organised with Tony Dampier, who very sadly died in a riding accident in November. Tony had visited us at Quinta do Brejo to work with our Lusitanos in the late summer last year. He was a lovely man and spent his whole life working classically with horses. This facebook page contains hundreds of tributes from people he taught to ride over many years and who have been touched by his kind, understanding way with horses and with people. It’s very sad indeed that Tony won’t be able to share his experience and expertise at the clinic but we hope that he’d be pleased with the work we’ll do.

29th January 2012: 1 Day Clinic – Birtle Riding Centre, Bury, near Manchester, UK

£45 for one lesson (special taster session price). Please enquire if you wish to share a lesson. Non-riding spectators welcome. Lessons can focus on any aspect of classical training for horse and rider, including work in hand on request. All horses and riders welcome. Please contact either Charlotte directly or Birtle Riding Centre (tel: +44 (0)161 764 6573) for bookings or further information.

Download a flyer here: charlotte-wittbom-clinic-290112


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