Training/Services

Mountain Trail At Bolender Horse Park

Come join us for our Mountain Trail Challenges at Bolender Horse Park! Our challenge calendar has updated for the 2018 season.

There are many classes for all levels, adult or youth riders, in-hand and riding, all breeds and disciplines. Group lessons available on the Saturday before the challenge. Experienced judges trained for Mountain Trail events. Get results the same day with scores posted the next day. Plenty parking and dry camping spots. Lots of fun for everyone! Call Lee today to sign up or fill out the registration packet below.

Clinics At Bolender Horse Park, Silver Creek, WA

The three time Mountain Trail Champion and Master of Mountain Trail teaches you how to negotiate obstacles and instill Boldness and confidence in your horse.

Come to Mark Bolender’s 2-Day or 3-Day Mountain Trail clinic on Unique Horsemanship at beautiful Bolender Horse Park and you will experience a new style and technique for working with your horse.

During these clinics you will work both in-hand and in-saddle through the arena with a variety of obstacles including things like balance beam, water crossings, teeter totter and more. You will also work on the amazing course built and designed by Mark Bolender which offers a huge number of obstacles to work through with your horse.

Advanced Clinics

1 Day, 2 Day or 3 Day Clinics: Same pricing and inclusions as the corresponding Clinics below. This is for riders who have achieved basic skills in Mountain Trail who are now ready to learn finesse while walking, trotting, gating, loping and cantering up to and through obstacles in a safe manner. These skills form the basis of the Extreme Mountain Trail discipline.

1-Day $300

1 Day Clinic Schedule

2-Day $450

2 Day Clinic Schedule

Day Clinic Schedule

3-Day $620

3 Day Clinic Schedule

Weekender

The “Weekender” clinic is a fantastic opportunity to learn fun and challenging skills, build a stronger partnership with your horse, and have an all around great time with a group of people who share your equestrian passion.

It starts with in-hand training with obstacles in the arena followed by a meet and greet potluck dinner with Mark and Lee. The next morning begins with donuts and coffee followed by in-hand training on the obstacle course and ending with you riding your horse through the obstacles.

This event is LOTS of fun and is unique to Bolender Horse Park since we offer a friendly, family oriented community environment. Come and enjoy this great fellowship with friends and you’ll be amazed how quickly your horse can learn how to do it! Private and group lessons will be available afterwards. You can schedule before you arrive or once you are here.

Ample parking and unlimited dry camping is also available. If you reserve a room please bring bedding for twin or full beds, plus pillow.

Participants are responsible for cleaning their stalls daily and stripping them before leaving.

Call and talk to Lee Bolender now to reserve your space at 360-269-6156 to register. Fond memories and laughter are included at no charge!
$325.00

Ladies’ Nights

Ladies night is a fantastic opportunity to learn fun and challenging skills, build a stronger partnership with your horse, and have an all around great time with a group of women who share your equestrian passion.

It starts with in-hand training with obstacles in the arena followed by a meet and greet potluck dinner with Mark and Lee. The next morning begins with danish and coffee followed by in-hand training on the obstacle course and ending with you riding your horse through the obstacles.

This event is LOTS of fun and is unique to Bolender Horse Park since we offer a friendly, family oriented community environment. Come and enjoy this great fellowship with friends and you’ll be amazed how quickly your horse can learn how to do it! Private and group lessons will be available afterwards. You can schedule before you arrive or once you are here.

Call and talk to Lee Bolender now to reserve your space at 360-269-6156 to register. Fond memories and laughter are included at no charge!
$250.00

Judging Clinic

$250 per individual and covers a comprehensive training program at Bolender Horse Park. This includes 6 hours of classroom and on-the-course instruction, study materials, and a judges certificate. Participants will gain expertise in judging Mountain Trail based on the regulations set by the IMTCA (International Mountain Trail Challenge Association). Both classroom and course training are provided to ensure a well-rounded learning experience.

The $225 Virtual judging clinic offers a comprehensive learning experience on IMTCA rulebook and judging IMTCA challenges through a Youtube video and Zoom meeting. The class syllabus allows for structured learning, and participants have the opportunity for a Q&A session with Cheryl Beaudry, the IMTCA Head Judge. Furthermore, upon completion, attendees will receive a Judging Card and Certificate of completion.

Judging Clinic

Private & Group Lessons

Private and Group Lessons

Board With Training At Bolender Horse Park

Board With Training

Miscellaneous Services

Miscellaneous Services

Any day without an event scheduled is open for booking private Clinics/ Lessons/Ladies Night/etc except Mondays. Go to our calendar to choose the date that works best for you.
OUR CALENDAR
Be sure to select an alternate date just in case of conflict.