Upcoming Camps and Clinics
Matthew Roberts Stables invites the industry’s foremost riding instructors and tertiary industries for a three-day clinic which includes time in the ring, lectures, tours, luncheons, dinner and entertainment outings and more.
For more information on future Clinics and Summer Camp sessions, please contact Matthew Roberts at 602-430-8283 or CLICK HERE.
Past Camps and Clinics
“Everything was so wonderful that after fifty years in the business I can’t believe how energized and rejuvenated I feel. It was truly fantastic!”
Adult Horsemanship Clinic
February 3 – 5, 2017
Cindy Mugnier owns and operates a training stable out of Fox Meadow Farm in Massachusetts and is one of the most active and successful women in the horse industry.
Ms. Mugnier is a USEF judge, has served as a coach for the USEF World Cup team, and as a committee member of the USEF Morgan, Saddle Seat Equitation, and Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup Committees. Mugnier has trained many State, Regional, National, and World Championship riders and he has coached the Morgan International Equestrian Team at the 2009 Saddle Seat Team Morgan.
Ms. Mugnier was the recipient of the AMHA Cecil Brown Sportsmanship Award, Massachusetts Morgan Horse Association Woman of the Year, UPHA Chapter 14 Horseperson of the Year, UPHA Chapter 14 Lifetime Achievement Award, and is a member of the UPHA Chapter 14 Hall of Fame. She is the past Director and past President of the American Morgan Horse Association and remains an active board member. She has produced World Champion Morgans in many divisions and coached riders to world titles.
Youth Horsemanship Clinic
February 10 – 12, 2017
Gayle Lampe is a national and international leader in equestrian science. She is an instructor, coach, trainer, judge, and rider.
For 42 years, she has been an instrumental force in William Woods University’s nationally acclaimed equestrian studies division, where she participated in the development of the country’s first four-year academic degree program in equestrian science. She has judged horse shows in 43 states, as well as Canada, England, South Africa and Australia.
She has also conducted clinics in 19 states and 3 foreign countries. She has conducted the USEF Judges clinics for Applicants, Saddle Seat Equitation, Saddlebred Horses, and National Show Horses for the last four years. She has trained several William Woods horses to world and national championships. In 1996, she coached the United States saddle seat equitation team to a gold medal in team and individual competition at the first-ever Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup.
She personally won a national championship at the Grand National Morgan Horse Show in 1983 on Zephyr’s King Moro. In August 2003, she won the Ladies Five-Gaited Championship at the Kentucky State Fair on her own horse, Callaway’s Born to Win. She won the Ladies Five-Gaited Championship at the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse show in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 on Born to Win. She was Reserve World Champion Ladies Five-Gaited in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2009. She won the World Champion Ladies Five-Gaited gelding title in 2009, with Born to Win. In 2007 Gayle and Born To Win won thirteen classes including the Ladies Five Gaited Championship at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show and the inaugural Pink Ribbon Class (benefiting research for the cure for breast cancer), which was the Ladies Five Gaited Championship at the American Royal. She repeated that win in 2008.
Summer Riding Camps
Our 14th year of offering summer camps for hunt seat and saddle seat riders!
Session 1 – May 31 – 3
Advanced Riders – June 1
Specifically designed for Performance Riders in preparation for the 2016 Del Mar Charity Horse Show in Del Mar, June 8 – 11, 2016.
9 AM – 4 PM
Session 2 – June 21 – 24
Session 3 – July 5 – 8
Session 4 – July 18 – 22
All Sessions 9 AM – 4 PM
Session 2 – 4 camps are programmed to include a full hour of riding instruction every day and many other horse-related activities, games, and refreshments with an emphasis on FUN! Hands-on activities include grooming, tacking and untacking, barn chores, stable safety, veterinary care, and equine science. All of this is complemented by classroom activities like crafts, equine art and learning horse anatomy.