TLF March Newsletter
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March Newsletter

Think spring everyone, just keep thinking spring!  With the taste of fabulous weather we got last week everyone here at Twin Lakes is looking forward to the start of March, the warmer weather, and the start of all the spring semester programs!  Be sure to read below as there is a lot going on in the upcoming month here at Twin Lakes!! 

The South Campus Show Team continues to have a great winter season and are setting their sights on a great spring show schedule and making summer goals!  If you are looking for a great way for your rider to take the next step in their riding be sure to check out our leasing and show team program!  There is no better way for a dedicated rider to continue their growth as a rider and a horsemen! 

The North Campus is launching a new after-school program starting along side the spring semester!  It is the best of both worlds: riding lessons and barn management classes!  The best part, flexible drop off times!  North also has their next Academy School Show fast approaching, Drill Team registration, Spring Semester Signups, Spring Break Camp, and a huge congratulations to all of the IEA riders who qualified for Regionals!
After-School Program
*NEW* Starting Spring Semester: Monday & Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:00pm
After-School Flier
We are so excited to offer this amazing new program!  We know that getting your rider here right on time for a 3:30 lesson is almost impossible, so we have made an easier option for you!  Have your rider join our after-school program offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 and enjoy a more flexible drop off time! 

We can't think of a better way to spend time after school than being at the barn with friends and learning more about the horses; all while continuing to grow their riding skills!  Riders will participate in a riding lesson in addition to spending time in the barn learning about the horses.    

For more information and to sign up please contact Kirsten.  Sign up now to take advantage of our "Spring Ahead" savings!     
Academy School Show!
Saturday March 17th
Entry Form

The third Academy School Show is fast approaching!  Come and join us for another fantastic day of fun, great riding, and continued learning as our academy students enjoy the opportunity to show on one of their favorite academy school horses! 

There is a division for everyone, from leadline for our beginner private kids all the way to the advanced jumping adults! 

Contact Carol for more information or to sign up today!

*Sign up before March 3rd to take advantage of the early bird prices!
Drill Team
Register Now!
Spring 2018 FAQ
With the start of spring semester fast approaching we are now registering participants for the Spring 2018 Drill Team! 

The Drill Team is a wonderful and unique experience that allows riders to work as part of a team to create an amazing performance for all of us to enjoy at the famous "School's Out" BBQ in June.

Riders should be at the Advanced Beginner Jump level or receive permission from Coach Kathryn or Director Kirsten.  

*New* this semester: you asked and we have heard you!  Due to demand we have assigned two optional (though strongly encouraged) practices around the most common spring break time, thus allowing more riders to become eligible for the team! 

Please contact Carol to sign up now!!!

Fall 2016 ~ Spring 2017 ~ Fall 2017

April Break Week Camp
Monday April 2nd- Friday April 6th
April Break Week Camp Flier

We had so much fun this February running a School Break Week camp we have decided to continue the fun into the April Vacation Week!   If you are looking for a wonderful way for your young equine enthusiast to spend their April Break look no further than our break camp! 

Campers will lesson daily and participate in a second mounted activity most afternoons!  Additionally they will stay busy with lessons in barn management, horsemanship, equine nutrition, barn safety, and much more!  Of course, there are the arts & crafts, games, scavenger hunts, and the hot cocoa (although we are really hoping we will not need that in April!).

Open to all level of riders, space is limited for our beginner private riders so be sure to reserve your spot early!

Contact Carol to sign up today!
Summer Camp Video
April Break Week Leasing
Monday April 2nd- Friday April 6th
April Break Week Leasing Flier
We are excited to once again offer the great opportunity for our more advanced riders to week lease their favorite school horse while off from school this upcoming April break!

Week lease riders must be at Advanced Beginner Jump and have their 30x30 barn badge. 

Week leasing is a great independent program that allows riders to work with just one horse throughout the week  and enjoy all the fun of owning their own horse without the long term commitment!  Riders work with the same horse every day, working on their skills, mastering exercises, and working on improving their abilities.  Riders will lesson twice during the week and hack their horses the other three days!  When not riding, leasers will spend time with their horses and friends in the barn!

Contact Kirsten for horse availability and to sign up!
South Campus Results!
The South Campus Show Team has been hard at work in the Old Salem Farm Winter Series!  These are just some of the great results, congratulations riders and good luck as you continue into March!

Old Salem Farm - February 3, 2018
Madyson D and Cherrybrook Bally Blue
Reserve Champion of the Childrens Hunter Pony - Large

Laura H and Carino
1st Place in the Dover Saddlery Adult Medal
1st Place in the Ariat/FW-PHA Adult Medal

Shayna K and Cruisin In My Bentley
Champion of the Pre Child Equitation

Isabella M and Emily Post
Champion of the Chilren's Equitation

Allison Tarter and Homecoming Queen
M&S Childrens Hunter Pony Classic

Old Salem Farm - February 15, 2018
Shayna K and Cruisin In My Bentley
1st Place in the Pre Childrens Equitation Flat

Isabella M and Emily Post
Champion of the Modified Childrens Hunters
Reserve Champion of the Childrens Equitation

Madyson D and Yoko
Champion of the Childrens Hunter Pony - SM/MED 

Madyson D and Cherrybrook Bally Blue
Reserve Champion of the Childrens Hunter Pony - LARGE

Old Salem Farm - February 23rd, 2018
Shayna K and Cruisin In My Bentley
Champion of the Pre Children Equitation 
Reserve Champion of the Schooling Hunter 
South Campus Show Team & Leasing

Whether you are looking for a horse for yourself to help accomplish your own riding desires or a horse/pony for your horse crazy child, we can help you out!

Leasing is a fabulous way for a rider to grow a strong partnership with just one horse that best suits them and their personal goals.   As riders progress there is opportunity for traveling the show circuit, achieving greater challenges at more extensive heights, and fulfilling that childhood dream for riders of all ages.

If you are wondering if this might be a good transition for you or your rider please contact Kirsten for more information!
North Campus Upcoming Important Dates

We have a lot coming up for you from the North Campus!  Be on the look out for your riders progress reports and the spring semester sign up FAQ email!

We are still tinkering with the semester schedule but spring semester sign ups will be coming out soon as well!

Winter Makeup Week
Monday March 12th - Sunday March 18th

Academy School Show
Saturday March 17th 

Spring Semester Start
Monday March 19th

After-School Program Starts
Monday March 19th

Drill Team Begins
Saturday March 24th

Winter Semester Calendar
TLF IEA Team is Regionals Bound!
We would like to congratulate all members of the Twin Lakes Farm 2017-2018 IEA Team for their hard work all season working towards qualifying both our Upper School and Middle School teams for Regional Finals!  

Additionally, we would like to congratulate all of our team members who qualified to compete as individuals at Regional Finals!  This is quite the accomplishment and we could not be more proud! 

Good luck to all of those competing this weekend!!
Twin Lakes Farm North Campus is home to the TLF Riding Academy.  With over 45 school horses calling North home, we have just the right partner for you to learn on, no matter your riding level!  We are proud to offer a wide variety of activities outside of our private and group lessons.  Including an IEA Team, Fall & Spring Drill Team, Adult Group Classes, Academy School Show Series, Barn Management Classes, Summer Camp, and the ever popular School Break & Summer Lease options. Additionally, we are thrilled to host Access Equestrian’s second location for their ever growing adaptive riding program.
Whether you are looking for a fun new activity for you child, looking to get back into riding yourself, are currently riding, or have just always wanted to learn how to ride… What are you waiting for? 

Be sure to check out our South Campus if you are interesting in boarding or long term leasing; and don’t miss our Bronx campus, Riverdale Stables, if you are interested in riding a bit closer to the city!

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