Horsemanship

Western Heritage Day – the tradition continues

A week before Spring Break, a long time Orme tradition was relaunched by Director of Horsemanship Douglas Owens. Assistant Director of Horsemanship Lauren Alexander shares the event highlights below. Western Heritage Day actually started after classes on Friday evening with dinner out by the Rodeo Arena. During dinner, students were able to watch a traditional […]

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Orme hosts Equine Trail Sports obstacle course competition

This fall, Orme hosted an Obstacle Course Competition for Equine Trail Sports. We had over 30 competitors and their horses take part in different trail obstacles. Some of the obstacles included a raised wooden bridge, “jousting” pumpkins, throwing a spear, walking through a Native American campsite, side passing over logs, and several other fun challenges. […]

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Students participate in Sherry Cervi Youth Championship Barrel Racing

Orme horsemanship students and campers enjoyed a special treat when they competed recently in the Sherry Cervi West Coast Youth Championship Barrel Race competition in Marana, Arizona. Sherry is a four time World Champion and, with more than $3,000,000 in winnings, has earned more than any other woman in this sport. A fellow Arizonian, Sherry […]

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Gymkhana at Orme

On Saturday evening, Orme horsemanship students competed in a gymkhana with the Verde Valley School. The event was held here on campus, and was well-attended. Next weekend, Director of Horsemanship Douglas Owens and Assistant Director of Horsemanship Lauren Alexander will accompany some of our Orme students as they travel to Verde Valley School to participate […]

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