Clinics & Events

These clinics will be available to book per the schedule below.  No deposit necessary for Intro clinics. A $100 deposit will be required for every individual ACD and specialized clinic.The Lyn Ringrose-Moe clinics will each have a $200 deposit due upon sign-up.

 

Other Potential LDR Ranch Costs

Dry camping   $25/night

"Power" Camping  $35/night

 Pens   $20/night 

Pens (w/Level 3 Membership) $15/night

Lesson Horse  $25.00v

ACD Series Discount Package

A discounted package for the entire ACD 4 Clinic Series is available for $800 - a $100 savings off Ducker Prices.  This MUST be paid in full by April 30, 2021.  A $200 deposit will be required upon sign-up. Click below to email Kari and purchase this package.

Booking Schedule

January - Blaster Ducks 

February - Fledgling Ducks 

March - Cyber Ducks 

April - Public

Cancellation Policy

No refunds without a vet or doctor note up to a month before a clinic. After that, you will receive a refund if we can fill your spot from a waiting list. You will be responsible for contacting the waiting list in its priority order.  After that you may also sell your spot yourself, if necessary. Should the clinic need to be cancelled for reasons beyond our control - all participants will receive a full refund or ranch credit.

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Hootenanny

Date TBD

Covid dependent

Get to know your fellow Duckers or come learn more about LDR's membership program to see if it is right for you.  Either way you get to meet with a lot of like minded folk wanting to become better horseman/women and have some fun.

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LD Ride Nights

May​ 14, 28

June 11, 25

July 16, 30

August 13, 27

Ducker taught evenings and will be hosted by Level 3 Duckers that have been a part of Lucky Duck Ranch for an extended period of time.  They may host games, grab bag test riding or something else to keep the fun and good times working!  Open to Level 2 and 3 Duckers.

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EOY Celebration!

Date TBD

End of the year party to celebrate each of our journeys during the riding season.  Potluck meal fill with fun, laughter, and plans for the following year.

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INTRODUCTION TO COWBOY DRESSAGE

$100 - one 1/2 Saturday a month, May through August (week days can be available by special request)

Dan Grimmett

The introductory clinics are designed to give the rider a basic understanding of the principles of Cowboy Dressage including the driving principle of Soft Feel.You will learn the court, the gaits, the frames and receive an introduction to riding a Cowboy Dressage test.  Clinic must fill; if not, then your payment will be refunded.

  • Small group sessions, one weekend day a month, May-August

  • Special requests for week days will be considered

  • Open to 6 riders at at time, can take the clinic more than once

  • $100 / session, must reserve via website

  • No need to be a member of Lucky Duck Ranch to participate

MAY: Sunday, May 16, 9a-4p

JUNE: Saturday, June 19, 9a-4p

Payment: Due upon sign-up. Refundable if clinic doesn't fill.

Auditing:  Ducker can invite a friend to audit for free; otherwise intro clinics not open to public

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GREEN HORSE CLINICS - FULL

May 15, 2021 - Two Sessions - am ground, pm riding 

Dan Grimmett

This clinic will be two sessions.  Morning will be groundwork and afternoon will be ridden.  You may sign up for either or both sessions with your green horse.  This clinic will focus on basic horsemanship principles, always looking towards soft feel and partnership. They will not be Cowboy Dressage specific, so will not be the same as the other groundwork/liberty clinic. Class size per session will be 6 horses. We will open up Sunday if Saturday fills. 75$/session. Each session 2 hours.  You must sign up for each session separately. This is open to all three LDR membership levels.

Payment: Due upon sign-up

Auditing:  Free to all Duckers, $25/session to public

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APPLIED COWBOY DRESSAGE SERIES* (ACD Series)

$250 / $225 for Level 2 and 3 Duckers or $800 for all with package payment by 4/30/21

Dan and Dr. Jenni Grimmett

In order to ride in the 4 clinic series, you must have completed at least one introductory clinic here at the Ranch. You are expected to come to these clinics with a basic understanding of the court, frames, gaits and be a handshake member with Cowboy Dressage. If you are both a non-Ducker and never taken an Intro Clinic at LDR, you can request a waiver from this requirement from Jenni and/or Dan. This is not a guaranteed way to get into a clinic.

  • 2-day clinics, from 8 am-5 pm (one hour lunch) with 1-1/2 days of instruction and a 1/2 day dedicated to applying the learnings to real life settings

  • Broken into 3 riding groups/5 participants each, based on rider/horse skill and CD knowledge 

  • Each group will ride in both the morning and afternoon sessions 

  • While you are encouraged to audit the sessions you are not riding in, you are not required to be there

  • You must sign up for both days, split days/riders will not be accommodated for these clinics 

1a.  Foundation in Soft Feel 1.0 (Mountain Trail Obstacles)- ​May 22-23  FULL  Click to Waitlist

1b.  Foundation inn Soft Feel 1.2 (Mountain Trail Obstacles) - May 29-30

2a.  Bend & Balance 2.0 (Garrocha) - June 12-13  FULL  Click to Waitlist

2b.  Bend & Balance 2.2 (Garrocha) - June 26-27

3a.  Cadence & Control 3.0 (Gymkhana games) - July 17-18  FULL  Click to Waitlist

3b.  Cadence & Control 3.2 (Gymkhana games) -  July 31-August 1

4a. Classical Dressage to the CD Horse 4.0 - August 14-15  FULL  Click to Waitlist

4b. Classical Dressage to the CD Horse 4.2 (Reined cow / flag work) - August 21-22

Payment: Requires a $100 deposit upon sign-up with the balance due at the clinic. 

Discounted Package Rate: Reduced price for all 4 - $800 ($100 savings). Requires $200 deposit upon sign-up. Paid in full by April 30, 2021.

Auditing:  Auditing is free to Ducker Club members; $25 for the general public.

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SPECIALIZED CLINICS (Ground & Liberty, Musical Freestyle)

$300 / $275 for Level 2 and 3 Duckers

Dan and Dr. Jenni Grimmett

For any of these specialized clinics, if you are both a non-Ducker and have never taken an Intro Clinic at LDR, you can request a waiver from this requirement from Jenni and/or Dan.  This is not a guaranteed way to get into a clinic.

1. Ground and Liberty Work - May 1-2

2. Musical Freestyle - August 28-29

Payment: Requires a $100 deposit upon sign-up with the balance due at the clinic. 

Auditing: Level 2 and 3 Duckers free; general public $25/day.

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LYN RINGROSE-MOE CLINICS

$575 / $300 deposit required one month prior to clinic

Lyn Ringrose-Moe

For any Lyn Ringrose-Moe clinic, if you are both a non-Ducker and have never taken an Intro Clinic at LDR, you can request a waiver from this requirement from Jenni and/or Dan. This is not a guaranteed way to get into a clinic.

1st: July 9-11

2nd: September 10-12

Payment: Requires a $200 deposit upon sign-up with balance due at clinic. 

Auditing: Level 2 and 3 Duckers free; Level 1 Duckers $25/day; general public $35/day.