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Ocala Horse Alliance to Form

People often ask, “What have you got to lose?”  When it comes to scenic Marion County, it could be a lot. Last year, Marion County had a growth rate of about 1.71% for the year for a total population of 353,717.  That amounts to about 25 people moving to Marion County...

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The Dinner Dance

Musings from our MembersIf you own a horse, then you know the inexplicable connection you have with him, the way you know his heart, know his peculiarities, his likes and dislikes, and the way that you know that he, too, knows these things about you.Member Carolyn...

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Volunteer Announcements

STRIDE Members, now is the time to consider stepping up your volunteerism, if you would like to be part of planning committees for shows, clinics, end of year banquet,  and club socials. Please consider running for an office on the board.   Description of each office...

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Qualifying Score Changes for Musical Freestyle

Thinking of creating a musical freestyle? You’ll want to be aware of this rule change. Thanks to Loretta Lucas, STRIDE member and Region 3 representative to USDF, for submitting this to the newsletter. During the July USEF Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting the...

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Walk: The Ideal Pursuit for Warm Weather

Too cooked to canter? Why not perfect the walk? Check out these excerpts from Dressage in Harmony by Walter Zettl:“The walk is…the most difficult gait and is given the least attention.  Of the three gaits, it is the one with the least natural swing, which is why it...

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