Sitter Downs Arena/Events/The Cabin

Updated 3/15/21

Sitter Downs Event Schedule (Lone Jack, MO).

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/events/?notif_id=1614182980167184&notif_t=event_calendar_create&ref=notif

Click on “See More” to see other clinics.

Click on the event you are interested in, select See More for details, cost, etc.

Click on “Discussion”, this is where you will see videos of the event.


The shower and  bathroom will be completed by the end of March.


Updated:  2/24/2021

 

Tony Vaught will be teaching maneuvers using a mechanical flag or “cow flag” and helping riders with Horsemanship on Saturday, March 6, 2021. 1-4pm.

80×150 indoor arena treated for dust.

The flag has a ton of benefits over cattle. We can control the speed and stop for the reward any time we like. Less pressure makes it so much easier to get basic moves started and improve on basic footwork. Less pressure also let’s us go to work on any brace in our horses. As we all know most fancy moves are just a combination of basics done with excellence.

$90/rider.

Auditors welcome! $10/day.

Come ride with us!

Call/text Kelly at 8165479508 to sign up!

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2021 Clinic Schedule (1-16-21)

Update:  1/12/21

Sitter Downs Arena is hosting a Mini-Clinic with Matt Jobe of C-Bar-J Ranch teaching the “Come-Over Cue”.

Get your equine to sidle up next to your mounting block, trailer fender, truck tail gate, fence, or whatever else you use to climb on your steed.

$70/rider.

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021
1:30-4pm

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

Bring your riding gear (saddle and bridle) and a good rope halter/lead, favorite carrot stick, flag or dressage whip.  We will have some on had if you need one.  Bring your mounting block too if you are able. We will have a few extras.

Call/text Kelly to sign up!
8165479508
Mount up!

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January 30, 2021 Participants

Learn the exciting sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting with National Champion Professional Shooter/Trainer/Clinician Matt Jobe of C-Bar-J Ranch in Windsor, Missouri.
Brand new?? No big deal!
Learn how to prepare and ready your horse in the morning session and finish in the afternoon by shooting a .45 caliber pistol off your very own equine multiple times!
Shooting gear and blanks provided or bring your own to be evaluated and used.
INDOOR at Sitter Downs Arena!
Bundle up but be ready to de-layer once you get to work!
WHEN:
Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021
9AM- 4PM
WHERE:
Sitter Downs Arena
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070
80×150′ lighted indoor arena.
40 min SE of KCMO
COST: $150/Rider
Auditors welcome! $20/person
***$50 deposit holds your spot!***
Make check payable to:  Sitter Downs Arena
Mail to:
Kelly Sitter-McComb
33411 E Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070
Overnight stalls available: $15/night
Electric site: $20/night
Across the road from over 1700 acres of trails (Blue and Gray Equine Park)!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/185449843275/?ref=bookmarks
Auditors welcome! $20/day
Pack blankets.
15 min from hotels and restaurants.
40 minutes SE of KCMO.
Cabin on site to rent.
Call/text Kelly 8165479508 to sign up!

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Sitter Downs Arena is excited to announce we will be hosting:

World renowned clinician and author Leslie Desmond!

WHEN:
3-Day Feel & Release Fundamentals Clinic for Advanced Riders
Friday, April 30, 2021 – Sunday, May 2, 2021
9-5:30 pm each day.

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

1 hour from KCI Airport.
40 min SE of Kansas City, MO.
15 min from hotels, shopping and restaurants.
Overnight stalls and camping available.
Across the road from 1700+ acres of equestrian trails!

Rider applications, clinic pricing and format, and auditor ticket information available soon.

Please visit www.lesliedesmond.com for more information about Leslie and the Bill Dorrance Legacy Project.

Click Interested or Going for updates on this event!

Call/text Kelly for more info!
8165479508
[email protected]

Come ride with us!

Update:  1/8/21

Sitter Downs is starting the year off with a bang.

Clinics, clinics, clinics
All sorts of clinicians
All sorts of disciplines
Dr Randy, equine dentist/chiro, monthly visits
Tack sale, April 3rd, many vendors/people heading our way.

With that being said, we are planning the improvements.

Update:  1/4/21 – The mule trainers are heading our way.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCso99myVRksw7QDEmYCoYLg?fbclid=IwAR0k9oHRvAye9-nJ9H6moMqMe5e46aMh1UU3lin47Fztwd7In90zT7lL2Dg

 

Sitter Downs Arena is excited to be hosting
Paul and Alejandra Garrison of
Garrison Mulemanship & Training!

All the way from Medina, Texas this duo will help better your connection with your mule!

This clinic is available for all equines, bring your horses too!

Groundwork.
Clear Communication.
Confidence building.
Softness under saddle.
Also saddle fit and tack evaluation.

If mules/equines are ready we plan to end the clinic with a trail ride with timber, hills and creek crossings.

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

40 min southeast of Kansas City, Missouri.
12 min south of I-70.
8 min from 50 Hwy.
15 min from hotels/restaurants/shopping.

Need a hotel?? Call Kelly for info.

Our facility is across the road from 1700+ acres of equestrian trails at beautiful Blue and Gray Park!

WHEN:
3-Day Clinic
Friday, 4/9 – Sunday, 4/12/2021.
9am-4pm each day

COST:
$475/Rider for 3-Day Clinic
which includes STALLS
Pipe fence pens available also.

$50/Auditor for 3-days or $20/day

$20/electric hookup/night
(Limited 30 amp, MUST RESERVE)
Primitive camping welcome, generators welcome.
Cabin On-site cabin to rent. Heat/AC. Sleeps 4-5. Call Kelly for pricing.

$250 non-refundable DEPOSIT holds your spot.
Make out to Sitter Downs Arena
Mail to
Kelly Sitter-McComb
33411 E Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070

Free Meet & Greet with the Garrison’s
Thursday evening!
4/8/2021

**All equines must have current Vacc/Coggins

Come Hungry!
Two Women In A Kitchen Catering will be providing Breakfast/Lunch/Snacks concession each day!

Call/text Kelly at 8165479508 for more info.

Update:  12/17/20

Check out the clinics/events page:  https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/

Spring Tack Swap
at Sitter Downs Arena!
$20/space.

3 to 4 tables per space. Bring your own tables/chairs and $$ for change.
Can share your space with a friend.
FIRST COME FIRST SERVE FOR SPACE. NO NEED TO RSVP. THERE IS PLENTY OF ROOM.

Need to sell your trailer?? Park it at our swap with a giant For Sale sign!
$25/trailer.
Contact Kelly for parking and to reserve a space.

WHERE:
SITTER DOWNS ARENA
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64070
(40 min southeast of Kansas City, MO)

HELD RAIN OR SHINE!
80×150 lighted indoor arena.
Restrooms on site.

Anything equine related is welcome!
Tack, gear and equine related businesses.

Food available all day by Two Women In A Kitchen Catering.

Call Kelly for more info 8165479508

*VENDOR INFORMATION
We will be open Friday afternoon, 10/18 from 3 pm-8pm for Vendor Set Up. Building will be locked overnight (owners on site). Doors open 6:30AM Saturday, Swap starts at 8 AM.
We will have a crew of local youths to help unload gear from trucks and trailers for tips.

VENDORS HAVE TO STAY TIL 4 PM BEFORE PACKING UP.
Many times we have late shoppers and not enough vendors left!

Our Spring Tack Swap has always been bigger than our Fall Swap.

Call/text Kelly for more info
8165479508

NO DOGS.

Hope you can join us!
Tell us what you’re looking for and what you’re selling!

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Previous event

 

Update:  11/4/20

Our first Horsehair Braiding Class with Braided Memories by Mary West!
Watch our page for future dates with this gifted artist!
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Update:  9/28/20

Big thank you to Laurie Hedlund of Hedlund Dressage for once again teaching an excellent simple structured Horsemanship Clinic using Dressage. Always so much fun and riders are always tired when done for the weekend.

Please watch our page for future events with this gifted clinician!

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/photos/pcb.1758444554319601/1758442134319843/

Update:  9/22/20

I had not seen how this pulse session worked. I watched Rhonda work on one of our horses yesterday. I love the idea that it also can be used on people and many people are signing up.

Rhonda Martin of Equine Mechanix will be at Sitter Downs Arena with her Pulse/PEMF machine.
Haul ins welcome!
When:
Wednesday evening, October 7, 2020
Where:
Sitter Downs Arena
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO
Cash pricing:
Humans: $35 per 30 minutes
Horses: $45 per 30 minutes (includes body massage.)
Checks: add $5/more.
Will have multiple machines running.
Please call/text Kelly to book a time.
8165479508

 


Update:  9/14/20:

Sitter Downs Arena is excited to welcome back Laurie Hedlund of Hedlund Dressage, LLC!

Our “Dressage for The Western Rider” clinic will blend traditional western horsemanship with the refinement of Classical Riding.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th, 2020

Come hungry!
Two Women In A Kitchen Catering will be providing food concession for breakfast & lunch, snacks and drinks. Home made cinnamon rolls!

Sign up and don’t miss out on riding with this gifted and classically trained instructor, trainer and World Champion of Western Dressage!

Balance
Lightness
Connection

Sitter Downs Arena
11623 S Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, Missouri  64029

Clinic Format:

Ride as a group Saturday.
12 head max.

Sunday:

Semi group instruction (grouped by rider/equine experience).  We will be using a “short course” for Western Dressage for semi group instruction on Sunday.

Each group asked to audit the other groups.

Clinic Cost: $375/rider
Deposit of $125 hold your spot!

Make out to Sitter Downs Arena
Mail to:
Kelly Sitter-McComb
33411 E Drinkwater Rd
Lone Jack, MO 64029

Stalls $15/night
Elec hookup (limited) $20/night
Auditors welcome!  $20/day

NO DOGS

Sitter Downs Arena has easy access from I-70 and 50 hwy.  15 min from restaurants and hotels.  Clinic attendees are invited to go have dinner as a group Saturday evening.

For more info Call/text Kelly 8165479508 

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Update:  10/29/19
For those who have indoor arenas, Mag Flakes is well worth the investment.

It keeps the dust down
Our arena is 80 x 152
Cost is around $800
Lasts about a year (if not longer)

How many of you use it? If not, check into it. The cost will be increasing; they use it on the roads.

https://www.cedistributioninc.com/dust-control-equine/

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Update  October 18, 2019

Our round pen located at the upper barn has been updated (10/17/19 – sand needs to settle) and Mag Flakes/dust control has been ordered for the Indoor Arena – https://www.facebook.com/missymagarenadustcontrol/.  If you do not use Mag Flakes in your indoor arena, check it out.  It will save you many $$.

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Horse Boarding Facilities (Kansas City, Missouri and Surrounding Area)

Don’t hesitate to ask to join the page.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/767776220091175/

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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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Current clinics events 1/9/20

https://www.facebook.com/SitterDowns1/events/admin/

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Working Equitation Clinic
with the one and only
Bill Walton!

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Links to all videos at Sitter Downs Arena

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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THE CABIN
For those clinicians or people who need a place to spend the night.

Need a place for Mom and Dad to rent while visiting?

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

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Matt Jobe, Kids Mini-Clinic

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Cody Keller

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Lee Hart, Cowboy Logic  Clinic

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Cal Middleton Clinic

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Laurie Hedlund

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Rhonda Martin
Rider Yoga, and Equine Massage Clinic

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Tony and Jennifer Vaught
For the Horse


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David Alexander Horsemanship Clinic

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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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