July 9th, 2014

The next WBTA Group Ride is Monday, July 28

Please RSVP to Sara Love 914-489-1162 or

Nita Jo Rush at Magnificat Farm!

March 21st, 2012

June 1-3, 2012

Parelli Level 3/Level 4 Clinic
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

“Any Savvy, Any Level”
Lesson Days
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Become the person your horse needs you to be, attaining increased calm, connection, and responsiveness!

Get your “good” better and your “better” best with the help of Nita Jo’s expert, experienced, savvy eye.

Clinic Early Bird price = $395
After April 30 = $450
Auditors = $35

Private and small group lessons; contact Mary Beth for pricing
Some on-site stalling available. Auditors Welcome!

Contact coordinator:
Mary Beth Geagan

Nita Jo Rush

Handmade Cards – Now Available

February 18th, 2011

Beautiful handmade cards are now available for purchase. In her spare time (she must never sleep!), Deborah has made a variety of unique and colorful cards for a variety of occasions.

Whether you want to wish someone a Happy Birthday, Congratulate them or merely send a heartfelt Thank You note, these cards convey your message in a most memorable way. Each is made of very high quality paper and the designs are all unique. Your recipient will be sure to appreciate the extra care and attention that is coming their way, and it will enhance your message intent greatly.

Cards are 5 for $20.00 and you may choose from the wide variety available. For more information contact Deborah directly at or at 845.868.3056.

Centered Riding Clinic at Full Stride Farm

October 25th, 2010

OCTOBER 30 & 31st
with Mitzi Summers

For more information on Mitzi please visit her website at

Centered Riding instruction can benefit any type of rider – English, Western, Dressage, Jumping, etc.
The 2 days will consist of ground work  with people, horses, lecture and mounted work.

Mounted Participant:
$ 120 for 2 days
$ 65  for 1 day

Unmounted Participant:
$ 60 for 2 days
$ 35  for 1 day Read the rest of this entry »

Clubs clear the way for miles of riding trails

August 29th, 2010

Courtesy of Trish Adams

by Trish Adams
for the
posted August 29, 2010

Dutchess County boasts some of the most scenic land and trail systems around.

While hikers are generally welcomed, it can be a different story for those who ride horses. There are various concerns on the part of landowners regarding safety and culpability, and for newcomers especially, it can simply be a privacy issue until the parties are known. Permissions must be obtained from every landowner, however small a plot is, if it is connected to the overall route. And that is only the beginning. Those painstakingly obtained permissions must be followed by the arduous task of clearing and maintaining those miles of trails.

“Riders are always on the lookout for new and beautiful — and safe — places they can ride away from the dangers of vehicular traffic,” said Paula Vincitore, president of the Landsman Kill Trail Association based in Northern Dutchess County. Read the rest of this entry »

WBTA club shirts are in!

July 1st, 2010

WBTA club shirts are in!
The shirts are burgundy polo shirts with our white logo and they are extremely soft and comfortable – check them out!

They are $25.00 and we have a variety of sizes. Get yours today by contacting Deborah directly.

Saddle Up for St. Jude – Oct. 16, 2010

June 30th, 2010

Ride for a Cause – don’t miss the St. Jude benefit ride at Wethersfield Estate on Oct. 16, 2010. All proceeds benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – so if you can’t make it to any other ride, make it to this one and help a child in need.

For more details on the cause, click here: Saddle Up for St. Jude

Annual Pig Roast – Sept. 6, 2010

June 29th, 2010

When pigs fly?!?
That’s right – our annual PIG ROAST is scheduled for Sept. 6, 2010.
Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details.

Square Dance & Potlock Supper – August 7, 2010

June 28th, 2010

Join us for our annual

Square Dance and Potluck Supper!

Date: Saturday, August 7, 2010
Time: 4:00pm – 11:30pm
Location: Terry & Lisa Kilmer – Gray Horse Farm
Street: 286 Hobbs Lane
City/Town: Clinton Corners, NY

Please RSVP by August 1st:
FB (Gray Horse Farm)
or 845.242.4200 (Lisa)

New Website!

June 1st, 2010

Welcome to our new website!
Check back here frequently for WBTA news updates!