SAHJA Clinic with Hope Hobday-Glynn ~ December 12-15, 2019
Every year, SAHJA hosts an educational clinic for members in good standing. This year, the SAHJA Clinic will be held at Leone Equestrians on December 12-15, 2019. Hope Hobday-Glynn will be the guest clinician. The clinic will consist of two-day sessions, Thursday-Friday and Saturday-Sunday and is FREE for SAHJA members in good standing as of October 1, 2019. Riders must be currently showing at the height they apply for in the clinic.
Online applications must be submitted by noon on November 30, 2019. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. REMINDER: Due to the popularity of the clinic, members are chosen to ride via a lottery process.
Riders and horses must come prepared to participate in the clinic at the appropriate level, the board has the right to verify eligibility prior to acceptance in the clinic. Any horse/rider combo that is disruptive to the rest of the clinic can be excused at the discretion of a board member or clinician.
Any questions, contact Karine Brooks at email@example.com
Special guest Tonya Johnston
Tonya Johnston, MA, is a Mental Skills Coach and author who works with riders all over the world. Tonya specializes in working with equestrian athletes from disciplines such as hunter/jumper, three-day eventing, and dressage. Tonya’s book is called “Inside Your Ride: Mental Skills for Being Happy and Successful with Your Horse“.
Tonya’s clients range from youngsters just starting out in the pony divisions, to professionals competing at the international level. She conducts mental training clinics throughout the country and works with high school and university equestrian teams, including the Stanford, Smith and USC Equestrian Teams.
Tonya has presented at the U.S. Dressage Federation and the U.S. Eventing Association national conventions, as well as the national conference for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. She has a regular column called “Inside Your Ride” in Practical Horseman magazine. Tonya is a frequent contributor to Bernie Traurig’s Equestriancoach.com and Equestrianprofessional.com. Tonya has appeared in a variety of equestrian magazines including The Chronicle of the Horse, The Equestrian News, The Plaid Horse, Equine Journal, iJump, Horse Showbiz, Equine Wellness, Paint Horse Journal, Riding, and Hoofbeats. For four years she wrote a regular column for Eventing USA, the official publication of the U.S. Eventing Association.
Hope Hobday Glynn started her career in SAHJA and grew up in Roseville on the local circuit. After graduating from UCDavis she started Sonoma Valley Stables in Petaluma California. She has gone on to be one of the top 10 money earners for International Derby riders of all time. She has developed and ridden to derby and hunter championships at every major horse show on both the east and west coast including, Hampton Classic, Bluegrass Festival, Central Park Horse Show, Capital Challenge, and PNHS. Hope was the PCHA and CPHA Horseman of the Year and has been awarded both the Arthur Hawkins award of excellence and EQUUS Hall of Fame award for her contribution to the hunter sport. She has coached riders to both hunter, jumper and equitation wins across the country including USEF Horse of the Year, NAYRC young riders, winner of the THIS National Medal finals and top 20 USEF Jr and Maclay National finals. She has also been a USEF "R" judge for 20 years. Hope is excited to still be involved in SAHJA and give this clinic to all levels.