Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association

Rules and Regulations

The following are provided to insure the safety, pleasure, security and well being of you, your horse and others using the WELCA facility.

1. When you ride - you do so at your own risk.

2. Ride with a buddy at all times. However, if you choose to ride alone, take your cell phone with you. Tell someone when you are leaving, where you will be riding and when you expect to return.

3. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

4. Helmets are mandatory while mounted. NO EXCEPTIONS. ALL riding lesson participants must wear an ASTM approved helmet. It is also recommended that you wear your helmet while working in the barn area.

5. Be courteous to everyone on the property.

6. Dogs must be on a leash and under your control. Do not let dogs loose into the pastures or pens.

7. If you, your horse or dog make a mess, please clean it up.

8. Bareback riding is permitted.

9. Doubling is not permitted.

10. Anyone riding on Whitemud Equine property must be appropriately tacked up.

11. Do not block the flow of traffic.

12. Walk, trot only on Whitemud property and on trails. Hand galloping is to be confined to arenas.

13. Jumping is only allowed during instruction.

14. All lessons are to be scheduled through the office. A WELCA instructor will do all coaching. Outside coaches are not allowed.

15. No riding in paddocks or pens.

16. No riding after dark.

17. No riding on the grass rings at the show grounds. Riding is allowed on the three sand rings.

18. Notify the WELCA office of any necessary repairs, maintenance, problems, complaints or needed supplies. No one shall modify existing structures without the express permission of Management.

19. WELCA Management shall have the right to assign and re-assign paddocks and box stalls in order to minimize dangerous or nuisance situations or wear & tear on the facility.

Anyone who does not observe the posted rules will be subject to disciplinary action up to, and including, the termination of riding and boarding privileges.

Upcoming Events

Little Bits Spring Session

11 week program starts April 1

Balanced Rider Put Into Practice

April 29 6pm - classroom

Corrective Exercises by Jenifer Parks, Equiletics

Presented by EAADA $30/session or $50/both
April 26 7-9pm Classroom
May 3 7-9pm Classroom

Breath Work Clinic with Karl Faes (16+ only)

May 4 5-9pm Classroom

Pony Poop Compost Sale 10am-2pm

May 5 & 6
May 20 & 21

Edmonton Kubota Demo Days

May 12 & 13 - show grounds

J Percy Page Career Day

May 16

Edmonton Classic Horse Show

Cancelled for 2018

AB Green Certificate Testing

May 30 and 31

Moonlight in the Meadows

Technology networking conference - show grounds
June 8

WELCA Horsemanship Year End Show

Kids, Hounds & Homecooking
June 23 & 24

Pony Up Half Day Summer Camps (ages 4-9)

July 9-13 FULL
July 23-27 FULL
August 6-10 FULL

Horse Rider Summer Camps (ages 9-14)

July 2-6 FULL
July 16-20 FULL
August 13-17 FULL

Feathered Horse Classic Show

July 20-22

Equine Massage Therapy Long Course

August 6 - September 14

Edmonton Kennel Club Regional Dog Show

August 8-12

AB North Pony Club Show

August 22 - 26

Chasing the Wind - Story of Horses

Documentary Viewing Party
September 16, 8pm - Classroom

Horse Racing Alberta

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