December 18, 2017

CRK Training Times August 2013



CRK Training Times

Bits of News For Horse People

August 2013

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Important August Dates~

Aug. 11-20- Cheryl & Steve’s Vacation

Important September Dates~

Sept. 2- Labor Day- Lessons as usual

Sept. 21- CHA Region 10 Conference- Register Today!

Important October Dates~

Oct. 14- Columbus Day- Lessons as usual

Oct. 31- Halloween- Lessons as usual

No Lesson Days~

No lessons will be held on the following days. Your account will be credited. Please make a note of it. Thank You!

Sept. 21- CHA Conference-Register today!

Vacation Time!

Cheryl & Steve will be heading up to Alaska for some much needed R & R August 11-20, 2013. All horse care and afternoon lessons will be handled by our trusty Asst. Trainer- Athena Fosnight, during this time. Morning lessons (before 3:00 pm) will be cancelled. If you would prefer to reschedule your lesson, please contact the office directly at 714-693-4886 or email Thank you for your understanding.

Certified Horsemanship Association News ~

Region 10 Conference-

All CHA certified riding instructors are required to participate in continuing education in order to keep their certification current. To help out, every region has an annual educational conference. The Region 10 conference is a one day event with speakers, demonstrations and riding lessons. This year’s conference will be Saturday, September 21, 2013 at PepperGlen Farms in Norco. This event is open to anyone who loves horses. You may bring your horse and ride in many different lessons offered or schedule a Private Lesson with your favorite instructor.  Several gifted speakers will also present lectures on various topics of interest to the horse loving public.




“A Day of Equine Education”

 What is it?- An educational event with Speakers, Riding Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Vendors and Private Riding Lessons.

Where is it?– PepperGlen Farm,  3563 Pedley St. Norco, CA

Who Can Attend?- Anyone who loves horses!

Who can ride in the lessons & demonstrations? Riders must be at least 9 yrs old, bring your own horse & tack and be able to ride a walk, jog/trot and lope/canter.

How much does it cost?-
Spectator Pre-sale tickets $40.00 including a free lunch!
Children 6-14 years $25.00. Under 6 yrs. Free.
At the gate tickets $45.00/$30.00 no lunch.
Lunch tickets $8.00.

Lessons are $25.00 per session or $100.00 all day + spectator fee.
Private lessons $25.00/30 min. Private lessons may be reserved in advance or purchased the day of the event.
Stalls $10.00 – $20.00 per day.
How do I sign up or get more information?- Contact CHA Region 10 Director- Cheryl R. Kronsberg  at 714-693-4886       Or email-   Or


“A Day of Equine Education”

Tentative Speaker and Demonstration Schedule

8:00 -8:30– Registration and Introductions.

Silent Auction and Vendor Booths Open

Main Arena Riding Demonstrations-

8:30-9:30How to “Open the Doors” for Riding Success- Dallas McClemons

9:45-10:45-“Sideways”-Teaching Sidepass and Pivot to riders and horses- Cheryl Rohnke Kronsberg

11:00-12:00Canter/Lope- From first time to lead changes-  Christy Landwehr

12:00-1:00- Lunch- Included in pre-sale ticket price!

1:00-2:00Extension and Collection at all gaits- Theresa Kackert

2:15-3:15How to Conduct a Safer Trail Ride– Dallas McClemons

3:30- 4:30Riding Hunter Courses– Theresa Kackert

All Day-  Private Lessons– Sign up with your favorite instructor. Only $25.00 for 30 minutes.

Lecture Area-

8:30-9:30–   What Would You Do?- An Interactive First-Aid Experience- Dr. David Treser, DVM-

9:45-10:45Your Equine Business Tax Specialist- Rebecca Bambarger E.A

11:00-12:00Legal Issues For Every Equestrian– Lisa Lerch, Esq. 

12:00-1:00- Lunch- Included in pre-sale ticket price!

Keynote speaker- Christy Landwehr- Certified Horsemanship Association C.E.O.

1:00-2:00Bits & Bitting Demystified- Cheryl Rohnke Kronsberg

2:15-3:15Risk Management for All Equestrians- Christy Landwehr

3:30- 4:30How To Make Your Business Famous!- Suzi Carragher

4:30-5:00- Make your final silent auction bids!

5:00- Close Silent Auction & Award Trivia Contest Prizes

5:30- CHA Region 10 Meeting

For more information click here.

To Register click here


Congratulations are in order for Klarisse & Manon Andre de’ St. Amant. They have successfully completed all the requirements and tests to pass CHA Level 2. They have now purchased the Level #3 books and are diligently studying the next level.  Way To Go Girls!

show lineupHorse Show News~

July 14 was the date of our most recent show. The CRK Show Team consisted of- Caroline Ong on Justice and Athena Williams on Misty. Both riders placed well in every class and even took home many Blues! Caroline won English W/T 14 & over Reserve High Point while Athena took home English W/T 14 & over High Point. This show concluded the YLCR show season.


Your Study Guides are Here!

The new Study Guides will help you learn everything you need to know to pass your level tests. They are easily completed in one sitting. The answers can be found in the CHA Horsemanship Manuals. Once you have completed the study guide, you can check your answers in the CRK Office.

To access the study guides, just go to the CRK web site- and click on the tab labeled “Study Guides” You can then scroll down to the one you want. They are numbered. The first one- Level One, Lesson #1- is accessible to the general public. The successive ones are password protected. You must be a current CRK Training Stable client to receive the password. Passwords will be included with your statement and change monthly. If you don’t get your password or forget it, please contact Cheryl. Happy Studying!

Still Horse Shopping~

          While Athena and Cheryl have been going out looking several days each week, a likely lesson horse prospect has yet to be found. If you know of a horse that would work for our program, please let us know. Requirements are- 7-12 yrs old, Finished Western, 14.3-15.3 hands, sound, gentle, kind, honest with excellent ground manners. Must clip, tie, bathe, walk, jog, lope (correct leads), stop, back and trailer. Have cash for the right horse. Must pass a vet check. Prefer registered stock horse breed such as AQHA, APHA, ApHC, but will consider any breed.

Vacation Credits~

          As spring and summer vacation time is upon us, please take note of the CRK Stable vacation policy. As soon as you know your vacation schedules, please contact us so we may give you the proper credit. That way, you won’t lose your lesson spot as you are enjoying your time away from home.

 Cancellation & Vacation Policy

No Refunds, credits or discounts will be given for lessons cancelled by clients. Cancelled lessons must be rescheduled or forfeited.

            Cancelling & Rescheduling Lessons
In the event that a rider is unable to attend a scheduled lesson, notice must be given at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start time of the lesson in order to reschedule it. Cancellation messages may be left on the office answering machine or emailed. You must contact us to reschedule your lesson. One reschedule is allowed per lesson. If you cancel your rescheduled lesson, you forfeit that lesson. No more than two replacement lesson days and times will be offered. If you decline both, you forfeit that lesson. You may reschedule only one lesson per month. The replacement lesson must be scheduled within 30 days of the cancelled lesson or the lesson will be forfeited. We will make every attempt to reschedule lessons, but do not guarantee that everyone’s schedule can be accommodated.

Vacation Credit- Students may take have 4 weeks of vacation credit annually. During the month of your vacation you will not be charged for the lessons missed. Lesson spaces will be held for students during vacation breaks. Vacation credits will not be granted over the phone. All vacation requests must be made by email or in writing at least 30 days in advance of the vacation. Thank you.

Quotable Quotes~

 “I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.”
– Leo Rosten

 “Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.”
– Jean Kerr

       That’s all folks!

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