I am back to work at my computer after a long overdue trip and a crazy busy summer of teaching riding at Brek-n-Ridge Farm. For months I hardly ever wrote on the computer, never seeming to have enough time. It’s quiet now, the students have returned home and our days now are more our own, […]
Olympic Grand Prix Schedule
A compilation of information – compliments of Eurodressage et al The draw for the Grand Prix took place on Tuesday evening 31 August 2012 after a successful vet-check at which all horses passed. Danish Anne van Olst will be the first rider to go in the first group of riders on day one of the […]
Horseback Riding School in Harbor Springs, Michigan
Summer 2012 Dear Karin, Here is the testimonial I promised. Over the last year I have been working with Karin. I was coming off of a horse that had some dangerous tendencies. Karin, along with my trainer Janine Holmes at Serenity Farms in Grand Rapids, Michigan, helped me to regain my confidence. I had developed […]
Karin Flint and her Flintfields Horse Park – two hours from Harbor Springs, Michigan
Cambridge Who’s Who Names Karin W. Flint Professional of the Yearin Property Management and Development Karin Flint’s unyielding passion for horses has resulted in a successfully satifying career that now spans 20 years Traverse City, MI, January 26, 2012 /Cambridge Who’s Who/ — Karin W. Flint, Owner & Developer of Flintfields Horse Park, has been named a […]
Polo in Northern Michigan – Let the Games begin !!
The Bliss Michigan Polo Fields are in top shape. They have been fertilized twice and mown down. It has been very dry but the irrigation has been running. Let the games begin! Sunday the 1st of July. They will have all four teams play at 1PM and 3PM in the USPA 8 Goal Players Cup. […]
Cabo San Lucas – my Jack Russell Terrier 1997 – 2012
Photo by Gabriele Boiselle \
Dressage Clinic’s in Grand Rapids at Serenity Farms – May 4-5
Serenity Farm – First Stop in the ADA’s Winter Clinic Series By Janine Holmes On January 20 and 21, Serenity Farm proudly hosted Karin Reid-Offield as the clinician for the first clinic in the ADA Winter Clinic Series. Karin is a regular clinician at Serenity Farm and so the line-up of riders consisted of some […]
Tool Box Symposium on EquestrianClinics.com
Karin Offield’s Tool Box Symposium is now available on EquestrianClinics.com. This is a tremendous teaching opportunity for all disciplines. Each month a new clinic from the Tool Box Symposium will be posted for members of EC.com to view, so join now! Tool Box Videos Currently in Premium Videos: Beth Baumert on Half Halts and Karin […]
Karin and Brek-n-Ridge Farm in Harbor Springs, Michigan featured on TV
Episode #303 Features Idlewild, Harbor Springs and Reed City Airs Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. “In this episode we go to a historic resort that’s reinventing itself in Idlewild and meet an Olympic-caliber equestrian competitor in Harbor Springs,” said Kurt Wilson, “Destination Michigan” host. “Plus, you’ll never guess what Bob Garner will find […]
Merry Christmas to all my friends ! In Harbor Springs, Michigan and around the world !
As the days creep closer to the holiday, all the projects of this year are being wrapped up. One such endeavor that I am quite proud of goes as follows…. Carriage Rides in Downtown Harbor Springs Horse and carriage rides in Harbor Springs are now available in downtown Harbor Springs. Approved by city council at […]
Brek-N-Ridge Farm Winter Excitement – Learn on Horses !
Northern Michigan Moms A message to all members of Northern Michigan Moms I have had the pleasure of spending some time at Brek-N-Ridge Farm! Instructors are offering off season rates for lessons. From November-May your rider will receive eight semi private 1-hour lessons for $300! Gift certificates are available. I have found that my daughter’s love […]
Dressage Foundation launches a new program to teach the Lessons of Fundraising and Giving
Like the bond a rider forms with his horse, enduring relationships between equestrians and donors are key to success. Financial resources should not bar passionate, deserving riders from maximizing their equestrian careers. No matter what equestrian sport you pursue, the Equestrian Fundraising School is designed to give you the communication, presentation, marketing and financial skills […]
I love to teach Riding Lessons in Harbor Springs – Upcoming clinic in Grand Rapids in December
Being allowed to teach riding to students like there is heaven on earth. To all the students at BreknRidge and at our Grand Rapid clinics….thank you for the opportunity ! Dear Karin, Thank you for a wonderful day yesterday. Thanks for a fun lesson yesterday. I love coming to the barn. It is a wonderful place to […]
Riding Grand Prix Dressage
This popped up on my computer, and it’s a nice story.
Lingh in Germany ! ‘Win a Ride on Lingh’ is fantastic !
“ The Astonishing Lingh Continues to Amaze Me. Joining up with Lingh after a successful first season of breeding in Southern Germany at Gestüt Birkhof in the Baden-Wurttemberg region was a dream come true for me. I have always hoped that I can share and write about the gentle personality of this great dressage competing […]
Why Show Your Horse…
Our colleague and writer of the great story ‘Atticus’ Nancy Parshall ( that I will share with you on the Lingh Story Page this weekend ) kindly offered up her “take” on the reasons why it is important to compete your horses. At these small schooling shows its critical to the management that riders […]