Kathleen Raine has been a central figure in competitive dressage in the U.S. for nearly two decades. She has represented the U.S. in international competitions many times, competed in the sport’s most prestigious events, and won numerous championships at all levels. In 1994, Kathleen and her Dutch gelding Avontuur were members of the Bronze medal winning U.S. Dressage Team at the FEI World Equestrian Games. Also in 1994, she and Avontuur were the U.S. League Final Champions and attended the FEI World Cup Finals, placing fifth. In both 1996 and 2000, Kathleen was an alternate for the U.S. Dressage Team at the Olympic Games. In 2006, Kathleen and Breanna won the six-year-old division at the Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trials for the FEI World Breeding Championship. In January 2011, Breanna made her first Grand Prix appearances at Dressage Getaway, winning their first two classes. They went on to qualify and compete at Gladstone where they placed fourth. After Gladstone, USEF awarded Kathleen a grant to train and compete in Europe for six weeks. In 2012, Kathleen and Breanna have consistently been in the top three in the California CDI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Specials. In 2013 Kathleen and Breanna led the U.S. Team to a Second Place finish at the Dressage at Hickstead CDIO3* FEI Nations Cup. Kathleen also is in demand for clinics all over the U.S. Her students win numerous championships at every level, and some have gone on to start their own successful training businesses. When in Europe, Kathleen works with Jo Hinnemann and at home, with Christine Traurig. Kathleen and her husband, David Wightman, own and operate Adventure Farms training facility in Murrieta, CA.
□ $300 for 1 day ride □ $600 for 2 rides □ $25 per day or night for stabling
Auditor Fees: (Please bring your own lunch and comfortable chair)
□ Saturday ($35/person) □ Sunday ($35/person)