Sitter Downs Arena/Events

Sitter Downs Arena is available to host
Horsemanship Clinics and Equine Events year round!
If you board your horse with us, you can AUDIT events for free!

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Sitter Downs Arena is excited to host another

Working Equitation Clinic
with the one and only
Bill Walton!

WHERE:
Sitter Downs Arena
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070

Just 40 min southeast of KCMO.
Across the road from over 1700 acres of equine trails.

Overnight stalls $15/night
Electric sites (limited) $15/night

80×150′ LED Lighted Arena with river sand footing.

COST:
$125/Rider
$20/Audit

WHEN:
Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
9am-4pm

Dressage/Horsemanship exercises in the morning and obstacle work and after lunch learn to read and ride a WE course.  These clinics are super fun and a ton of great information to apply to any discipline!

Call/text Kelly to sign up 8165479508

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Links to all videos at Sitter Downs Arena

Chanda Henke:  Min 14.24

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=eJXAQxVrqgg&fbclid=IwAR1fDwHptNDJ50SmlbNr99gfeSJTVtrPcdTP65ZGYvofuHaJevLZRYIYgIk&app=desktop

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/publishing_tools/?section=VIDEOS&sort[0]=created_time_descending

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3-14-19:  The Cabin will be available soon
For those clinicians that are visiting
While riding at Blue&Gray Park
Need a place for Mom and Dad to rent while visiting?

Need to change clothes?  Here you go, some privacy.

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EVENT SCHEDULE (3-20-19) – CURRENTLY being updated 5-15-19

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Matt Jobe, Kids Mini-Clinic – Rescheduled 

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Ashley Purdin, May 4th

EXCELLENT CLINIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A world of knowledge!

Come learn about the exciting new competition series Ranch Obstacles.  We will be prepping for the summer series held at Equus Curito Equine Center.

This clinic will teach you:

What to expect in a competition
How to get your horse softer and more responsive
How to maximize your transition work
Introduction to rope handling
How to negotiate obstacles correctly and without resistance
Sample obstacles – ranchy not spooky
Bridge
Rope Gate
Side Pass
Back Through
Roping
Drag
Spin Box
NO TARPS OR ROCKING BRIDGES
Come build your horse’s confidence and your skill level with transitions, obstacles and FUN!

Limited to ten riders
$200 for the day

BRING A SACK LUNCH
STALLS AVAILABLE

Visit WWW.ECHORSE.COM/RSVP to sign up!

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Cody Keller, June 7th through 9th

Details coming soon.

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Lee Hart, Cowboy Logic  Clinic, July 27th & 28th

July 27-28
$300 for the weekend
Overnight Stalls, Camping available, Auditors welcome!
Contact – Kelly 816-547-9508

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Saturday, August 3rd through Sunday August 4th

Les Vogt, Multiple World Champion & NRCHA Hall of Fame Member
is coming to Sitter Downs Arena for a Performance Horsemanship Clinic
Have a green horse? No problem. This clinic is for all levels of riders/horses.

COST:
$550/Rider (Limited to 12)
Stalls: $15/night
CABIN (Sleeps 4) $70/night

*** $275 Non Refundable Deposit HOLDS YOUR SPOT ***
Make check out to: Sitter Downs Arena

Mail to:
Kelly Sitter-McComb
33411 E Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO

Electric sites (Limited): $20/night
Auditors welcome! $40/Day
Bring a chair!
NO DOGS.

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Cal Middleton Clinic
August 16 through 18

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Laurie Hedlund is coming back September 28th

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The Horse Guru – Michael Gascon
October 26th through October 27th|
9AM – 4PM

Join us at our Gascon Horsemanship Clinic and learn how to create crystal clear communication between you and your horse. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re ready to take your horse to the next level, this is the clinic for you!
www.gasconhorsemanship.com

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THIS WAS SUCH A FUN EVENT!!!!!

Dr. Michael Guerini is coming back to Sitter Downs Arena
Balanced Riding/Cantering Clinic
Saturday thru Sunday, March 23rd- March 24th, 2019

Having some fun at Sitter Downs Arena with Dr Mike!!!!!

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/videos/268754394042951/?t=10

CLINIC FORMAT: LIMITED TO 10 RIDERS.
SATURDAY
Saturday Morning Session: 9 AM-Noon
Connection through groundwork transitioning into work under saddle and prepping for afternoon of semi-private cantering sessions.
LUNCH: NOON – 1 PM
Saturday Afternoon Sessions:
Semi-Private sessions of 5 riders each for 1 and half hours of prepping for canter and canter work under saddle.
Session 1: 1PM-2:30PM
15 min break
Session 2: 2:45PM-4:15PM

SUNDAY
Sunday Morning Sessions: 9AM-11AM
Balanced Rider Group Exercises. Short course on understanding the human and equine balance relationship by focusing on small adjustments to bring both equine and rider into balance so that we can ride with less fear and less discomfort.
Sunday Afternoon Sessions:
Semi-Private Hour Long Sessions with 2 riders each working on individual goals.
Session 1: 11AM-NOON
LUNCH NOON-12:30PM
Session 2: 12:30PM-1:30PM
Session 3: 1:30PM-2:30PM
15 min break
Session 4: 2:45PM-3:45PM
Session 5: 3:45PM-4:45PM

CLINIC COST:
Morning Sessions: $170/both days
Afternoon Sessions: $130/both days
Ride all day all weekend: $300
Deposit of $150 holds your spot.

Overnight Stalls Available $15/night
Electric Site (Currently one available) $15/night
Breakfast & Lunch will be available.
Across the road from 1700 acres of trails at beautiful Blue and Gray Park! 15 min from lodging and hotels. Just 40 min southeast of Kansas City, Missouri.

Make check to: Sitter Downs Arena
Mail to:
Kelly Sitter-McComb
33411 E Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070
Call/text Kelly to sign up! 8165479508

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Rhonda Martin, March 27, 2019 
Rider Yoga, and Equine Massage Clinic

They had a blast!!!!!
https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/videos/571526396700823/

NEXT DATE:  Wednesday evening, April 17th, 2019
6:30pm-9pm
$60/rider
$30/without your horse

Learn Yoga stretches to help build your riding body and valuable stretching exercises and bodywork for your equine!

Get horseback and use these exercises to get a better balanced ride!
Pack a yoga mat.

Sitter Downs Arena
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070

To sign up call/text Kelly at (816)547-9508

 

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Jennifer Vaught, March 30 through 31st
Another event has been scheduled
Gaited Horse Clinic

Come hungry!
Two Women In A Kitchen Catering will have breakfast and lunch available.

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/videos/2201336769954448/

Jennifer Vaught is coming back to Sitter Downs Arena!
This time for an exclusive Gaited Horse Clinic!
All gaited breeds welcome!

Having problems identifying your horse’s gait? Is your horse unable to stay in gait? Is the gait rough or choppy?
Learn techniques to help you and your horse balance under saddle using a litte groundwork, and exercises and patterns under saddle.

Jennifer Vaught is a World Champion gaited horse trainer/clinician. Don’t miss your chance to ride with this gifted clinician while she is in the Kansas City Area!

Saturday, March 30th- Sunday, March 31st

80’x150′ Lighted Indoor Arena.
15 min from Hotels & Restaurants
40 min southeast of KCMO

CLINIC COST
$175/session (morning or afternoon. Morning more geared to green horse development). $350 for the weekend.

Overnight Stalls $15/night
Electric Site $10/night
or primitive campers welcome. Generators welcome.
Auditors welcome! $20/day

Call/text Kelly 8165479508 to Sign Up!

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Eating Establishments Close By

The Lone Jack Cafe
100 Cannon Drive
Lone Jack, MO

Good, family restaurant, Fish Friday – big portions; other specials.
https://www.facebook.com/The-Lone-Jack-Cafe-1505483053106571/

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El-Paisa-Mexican Restaurant

Located in Lone Jack, Mo.
Take Lone Jack exit, behind Sonic.
https://www.facebook.com/El-Paisa-Mexican-Restaurant-1068121993387941/?rc=p

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Porkys BBQ
9512 S Buckner Tarsney Rd
Grain Valley, MO

https://www.facebook.com/Porkys-Blazin-Bar-B-Q-375756789745/
https://www.porkysblazinbbq.com/#!

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Valley Oak Steak Company
1921 NW US 50 Hwy
Lone Jack, Missouri 64070

They are on 50 highway east, go through Lone Jack, stay in left lane,
cross over to 50 highway west and you’ll see their entrance.

Don’t want to cook?
Stop in, pick up some good meat for supper.
https://www.facebook.com/valleyoakssteakcompany/
https://www.valleyoakssteakcompany.com/

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David Alexander Horsemanship Clinic
More Clinics in the future
April 7th

$125/Rider
Auditors $20/day
Bring your green horse or your broke horse
and get them tuned up for spring under the instruction of this excellent rider/trainer.
Overnight stalls available $15/night
Electric site $20/night
Call/Text Kelly to sign up. 8165479508

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Chandra Hanke of Impact Equestrian
is returning to Sitter Downs Arena
all the way from Kelowna, BC, Canada!

October 5th – 6th
Cost:
$500 for 4 days, 3 hours
OR
$850 for 4 days,  6 hours
Payment to:  Chandra Hanke
Chandra will be available Wednesday, April 10th,
2019 for Private Instruction

$60/Lesson if signed up for clinic.
$150/if not signed up for clinic.

A long time student of Peter Campbell’s and also a very diverse equestrian background gives Chandra a wealth of knowledge of the Equine. We liked her so much the last time she was here we asked her to come back and extend her clinic to a 4-day! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to ride with this fantastic clinician!

Chandra will be available Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 for Private Instruction
$60/Lesson if signed up for clinic.
$150/if not signed up for clinic.

Take this opportunity to receive private instruction from Chandra without any distraction and work on personal goals and exercises with your equine.

15 minutes from Hotels and Restaurants.
1 hour from KCI Airport.
Just 40 minutes southeast of Kansas City, Missouri.
Across the road from 1700 acres of equestrian trails at beautiful Blue and Gray Park!

Call/Text Kelly to sign up. 8165479508

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