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Upper Level Mounted Prep

  • 06/27/2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Copperfield Farm, 5825 Keyser Rd., Hume, VA 22639

Clinician:  Christina Keim

Christina "Chris" Keim is an avid and accomplished equestrian with competitive results in the eventing, dressage, and show jumping arenas, as well as in competitive distance riding. She is a former area eventing champion and has had horses finish in the top ten for national year-end rankings wth the USEA.  On her former mount Weltinus, Chris earned her USDF Bronze Medal, was a regional champion in the freestyle, and rode with top trainers such as Kathy Connelly, George Williams, and Nancy Later.  More recently, Chris has trained extensively with Rachel Greene Lowell, Verne Batchelder, and Denny Emerson, who introduced her to the sport of competitive trail/endurance.  

A graduate of the United States Pony Club (HA, Squamscott), Chris remains active with USPC as a National Examiner and clinician.  Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors for the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association as the Regional President for Zone 1, Region 2 and is also on the Board of Governors for the American Connemara Pony Society. 

Chris is a graduate of the USDF "L" judge's training program and holds her USEF "r" Connemara judge's card.  

She earned a Masters in Education from the University of New Hampshire.  

Chris is based at her own Cold Mon Farm in Rochester NH, home to her Connemara crosses, JEF Anna Rose and DRF Isabela, her Thoroughbred cross, Liatris, and her Morgan, Spring Hollow Marquesa.

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