Queensland State Equestrian Centre

Welcome to the April 2015 edition for QSEC's eNewsletter

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The team here at QSEC would like to wish you all a Happy Easter! May the break see safe travels, lots of chocolate, time spent with family and friends but most importantly plenty of time with your four legged equestrian friends. We hope everyone stays safe on the roads this long weekend but above all get lots of choccies and enjoy the festivities with family and friends. Read on for what's coming up at QSEC.

QSEC Clinic: Horsemanship with Mick Connolly

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Join Mick Connolly for a 2 day clinic at QSEC's Main Arena on Sunday 17 - Monday 18 May (8.00am to 5.00pm).

Mick has been training horses for over 30 years and spent time in the USA with well-known trainers Buster Welsh and Ken Wold. He won the Pacific Coast Reining Futurity during his time in the States. Mick has won the Pacific Cow Horse Futurity, placed in the NCHA Futurity, won the Qld Reining Futurity and won the AQHA Junior Campdraft Super Series, along with numerous other campdrafts. As a seasoned competitor and leader in Challenges, Campdrafting, Reining and Cow Horse events, Mick's clinic will give you the basic skills to improve your horsemanship.

Day 1 - Back to basics

  • Hip and shoulder control
  • Legs
  • Position on a cow
  • Stops, turns
  • Lead changes

Day 2 - Putting it together

  • Refresher on Day 1
  • Working Mechanical Cow
  • Advancing to the next level
RSVP's are essential, for more information visit www.QSEC.com.au/Clinics.

What's On At QSEC

To check the full event list for April head to our Events Calendar.

Dressage Unravelled

Dressage Unravelled

3-5 April

Caboolture Dressage Group presents a dressage training camp with a difference. Riders and their horses will receive coaching from an exciting array of high profile coaches.

More Info

Dressage QLD

QLD Dressage Series

18 April

Dressage Queensland presents the Official Dressage Competition Medium to Grand Prix Special.

More Info

Arabian Gala 2015

Arabian Gala Event

25-26 April

The Arabian Valley Horse club present to you the 2015 Arabian Gala Event, including the popular all breeds ridden Challenge "The Golden Garland" on Saturday night. 

More Info

QSEC Café Open Event Days

Mane Course

QSEC's Mane Course Café is open all event days for morning tea and lunch (times may vary according to event).

With a delicious array of mouth-watering food options and the ever-famous QSEC coffee, make sure you stop by. The café can also double a training room with air conditioning and full access to a projector.

With daily specials and new items always appearing on the menu, this will certainly put the icing on the cake for your QSEC experience.




What's Happening At QSEC

  • To help assign stables for events there is now blackboard paint on all stable doors. Chalk will be supplied to event organisers.
  • The Moreton Bay Regional Council Events team has moved to QSEC in the lead up to Urban Country Music Festival in May - head to www.urbancountry.com.au for more information. 

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