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Wilson College Hosts Jumping and Dressage Clinics in October

Posted: September 25, 2012

Two world-class riding instructors will present clinics at Wilson College during the month of October.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
Sept. 25, 2012
CONTACT: John B. Tukey, Director of Equestrian Studies
Phone: 717-377-5073
Email: john.tukey@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Two world-class riding instructors will present clinics at Wilson College during the month of October.

Hall of Fame rider Michael Page will give a stadium jumping clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14; and British Olympic rider Jeremy Beale will present a two-day dressage clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 23 and 24. Both clinics will be held in the Hawthorne Arena at Wilson’s Penn Hall Equestrian Center.

Clinics, which are recommended for advanced and upper-intermediate students, are open to the public for auditing for a fee of $10 per day.

Page is a well-known eventing rider who won Olympic medals in the 1964 and ’68 Olympics and also medaled in the Pan American games a number of times. He has received numerous other accolades, had a successful coaching career and today is in great demand as a clinician.

Beale was reserve rider for the British Equestrian Team for the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games. In recent years, Beale re-entered the competitive arena in the field of dressage, competing with much success through Grand Prix and earning a U.S.D.F. Gold Medal. He now has an extensive clinic circuit that takes him all over the United States and abroad.

For more information, visit http://goo.gl/8tR7w or contact Wilson College Director of Equestrian Studies John Tukey at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3296, or john.tukey@wilson.edu.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2012-13 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 695 and includes 17 students from nine foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.

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Last Updated: September 29, 2012