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Navigator Clinic

Start Date:July 31, 2020

End Date: July 31, 2020

Location:5491 South Road, VT, United States

Event Open:April 1, 2020

Event Close:May 7, 2020

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Teamwork makes the dream work!  The driver and navigator relationship is the epitome of the dynamic duo.  The navigator’s roll is to help the driver plan a route in each obstacle on the marathon course.  With all good plans, they sometimes go awry, so the importance of clear communicate between driver and navigator second to none.

We are excited to offer an opportunity for drivers and navigators to learn, develop, and grow a stronger partnership.  Andy Marcoux from Coachman’s Delight will be teaching on July 31st directly before the GMHA CT & ADT.  This two part clinic will begin with a lecture in the Youth Center, then migrate out to the dust bowl (warm up arena) for a practical hands on experience.

“The navigator is a critical and essential part of the driving team. Not only do they keep the carriage balanced, but they also help ensure the driver stays on course and on time. I’d be lost without mine!” ~Alice Bradeen

“…it is important to know that someone is with the horse other than the driver who is ready and able to help at all times while on the competition grounds. Over the years we have all have witnessed many a potential accident prevented by having someone with the turnout.” ~Martha Hanks Nicoll

“… it’s to understand what it’s allowed to do and what it’s not allowed.  If the navigator has taken an action what will be the consequences on the competitor and on the safety of the turnout.” ~Francois Bergeron

Event Countdown

2020/05/08 08:00:00

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are needed!

The clinic itself does not need any volunteers.  Consider joining our fabulous team over the weekend at the GMHA Spring CT & ADT.  Be part of what makes our events possible and have fun while you’re here.  Click the link below to sign up or call the office at 802-457-1509


Kelly Cyr, Manager & Volunteers Coordinator

Horse Health Requirements

GMHA requires a negative Coggins and proof of rabies vaccination within 12 months for each horse that comes on the property.  Rabies titers are accepted within one year of event date and must accompany a note from your veterinarian explaining the reason why the vaccine could not be administered.

Please note that the State of Vermont requires a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection within 30 days or Exhibition Permit from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture’s Animal Health office for any horses entering the state. GMHA does not require these documents with entry, but the VT Agency of Agriculture may enforce these regulations at any time.

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