Riding Master From the Portuguese National Equestrian School of Art Rodrigo Costa Matos Offers Dressage Clinic Comes to Florida
RELEASE: October 30, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Louise Levesque
Rodrigo de Matos is a Principle Rider of L'Escola Portuguesa d'Arte Equestre, and the Chief Instructor at Morgado Lustiano in Portugal. He represented Portugual at the recent Paris Symposium where all four of the great classical European schools of riding were invited to a joint performance and exchange of ideas. Participants included the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, the Cadre Noir, L'Escola Portuguesa, and the Spanish National School. As a representative of L'Escola and Morgado Lusitano, he is a veteran clinician whose resume includes working throughout Europe and Scandinavia, Africa, Central and South America, Australia and of course the United States.
The dressage clinic willbe held at the Silver Sands Bridle Club Equestrian Center at 625 Tomoka Farms Road (CR 415) in New Smyrna Beach, FL, from January 20 to 22. This clinic will be held in an indoor arena with covered seating. Registration is $50 per horse and rider and classes with Matos are one hour for $185. There are stalls available at $30 per night. You must pay a deposit of 50% due now to reserve your stall(s) and ride times. The fee to audit the lesson sessions is $20. All fees must be paid in full by December 20, 2008. For any questions and reservations, and for a copy of the release, please contact Louise Levesque at (386) 490-5401 or email Louise@besrl.com
. Mail all deposits, riding releases a current coggins to: Louise Levesque, P.O. Box 1609, DeLeon Springs, FL 32130.
All horses must arrive with a copy of current coggins. Riders who wish to cancel after December 20 must find a replacement rider to fill their slot and notify Levesque of any changes. She will do what she can to help fill any cancellations with a waiting list. Reserve your ride times early as spots are limited!