Promoting the enjoyment of horses in North & South Carolina

Educational Seminars 2022

Show Dates


March 12 Dressage & CT @ FENCE

March 13 XC Schooling @ FENCE

May 21 Dressage & CT @ FENCE

July 16 Dressage only @ FENCE

September 3 Dressage & CT @ FENCE

September 4 XC Schooling @ FENCE

November 5 Dressage & CT @ FENCE

Foothills Riding Club

remember to go to EVENTS PAGE for details.


Saddle Fit for your Equine Partner
Yoga Specifically for Riders
SEPTEMBER 2020   ONLINE!   EquiZen for Horses 
OCTOBER 2020    ONLINE!     How to Pull A Shoe!
NOVEMBER 2020 ONLINE!     EquiZen & Seasonal Allergies
Yoga at The Treehouse with Lori Corda    : Registered Yoga Teacher, IM=X Pilates, AFAA, AIFE
We hope you will enjoy this online Yoga class SPECIFICALLY FOR RIDERS, whether your interests are Trail Riding, Dressage, H/J, Western or simply “armchair coaching”.
Click this YouTube link for a 30 minute yoga class with Lori @ Yoga at The Treehouse
All LIVE seminars are postponed for now HOWEVER we are hoping to return to in-person soon!  In the meantime check out our library of online seminars.... See 'News' Below.....

Lori is a Registered Yoga Teacher through The Yoga Alliance, holds a Yoga Teacher Certification from the

Anusara School of Yoga, a Pre and Post-Natal Yoga Certification through The Integral Yoga Institute and an IM=X Pilates Certification.  

EquiZen Holistic Horse Therapies

Learn how the modalities of Acupressure & Massage Therapy work to relieve pain, prevent illness 

and maintain your horse's comfort by watching Nicole's twelve minute Educational video... 



                    For an appointment with Nicole,

                    Phone 864-276-8536
                Serving All Breeds and Disciplines in the USA, Ireland and France.

Nicole Watts, CAAMT, CVT

An Internationally Renowned Expert in the field of Holistic Animal Wellness and Natural Performance Enhancement Therapies, Nicole is a Certified Animal Acupressure & Massage Therapist offering  acupressure and massage therapy for horses.  

How to Pull A Shoe....your horse's not your own!
A ack.......We have all had that sick feeling in the pit of our tummies of going to get our trusty steed from their pasture or stall and notice that they have smeared one of their shoes sideways on the hoof, often times with the clip shoved into the white line. 
WHAT TO DO!!!  Of course we want our farrier or vet to magically appear before our eyes, but the reality is they are tied up on previous appointments and cannot drop everything to come to our rescue.
The Solution????  Master Farrier Sean Gaul and his assistant Chaise Cantrell have put together a quick informative video detailing how to pull a shoe and the tools you will need!
Creased Nail Pullers (left)
Pull Offs (rt)
pictured Chaise Cantrell (left)   Sean Gaul (rt)
The Tree House Yoga Studio...
is a gem nestled in the peaceful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Columbus, North Carolina.
Each season brings a new view from the private yoga studio:  Winter opens up the eyes to the neighboring pasture with a little white barn, horses grazing and the nearby mountains.  In Spring and Summer we are enveloped in a canopy of green leaves creating a natural sanctuary with the accompaniment of birds singing and water flowing.  In Fall, before the trees surrender their leaves, we are witness to warm golds, bright yellows and vibrant reds that only this time of year brings.
Practice Yoga on YOUR Schedule!!!  Now offering Live Streaming and On-Demand Online Classes for $10  Visit our website or email Lori for details about classes offered and how to sign up!
Click here for a downloadable membership form to mail in or bring to your favorite board member !
You can always go to our Membership page and join online!
FRC'sComing Announcements ...
Additionally, our Education Coordinator, Sue Mullen (back for a second stint at this job!!!) is hard at work planning for some online educational opportunites for everyone this year!   If you have a topic that you would like to see explored, please contact Sue at   so she can explore that idea!
Winter Has Arrived!!!  And with winter comes our Annual Winter Banquet & Awards Ceremony where we honor all of our hard working volunteers and our competitors who have dilligently "chopped the wood" and showed up at our shows to test their grit against discipline standards as well as their peers!!! Cudos to ALL!
Jill Briggs Blitzer of Stay Fit Equine, LLC, demonstrates the basics of saddle fitting in this online saddle fitting seminar. 
A lifelong horsewoman, Jill has Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology from Purdue University, and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of South Carolina. She is a graduate of the School of Saddle Fitting and Flocking, and the School of Equine Massage/Muscle Therapy where she studied under Master Saddle Fitter and Equine Massage Therapist, Mike Scott. Jill is contracted by Saddlery Dresch to fit, service, and design their bespoke saddles.
Dental  Work for your horse!

Curious how your horse's head looks under all that skin and hair? Just how all those teeth grow and what to watch for when things seem wrong?

Dr. Miller Thornbury, of Hunt Country Equine, explains equine dentistry with a first hand look into a routine tooth exam and float.

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Follow this link to our Channel....Subscribe and watch out for new videos! 


Our first Webinar is  " Ask The Judge Webinar" on YouTube...

6th Annual Winter Banquet will take place January 29, 2022 our Inclement Weather Date!!
Venue is Highland Lake Inn in Flat Rock NC.  For details & to purchase tickets click here to go to our Banquet Page   
And remember for next year, if you are not feeling the urge to show, we always love to have volunteers!  And by volunteering you will earn club bucks which can be used to pay for future show entries or FRC membership, or clinics, or..... the possibilities are endless!
With the end of the year comes lots of changes ..... on the Board of Directors, due to Covid how we proceed with elections, educational seminars, award ceremonies and much much more.
6th Annual Winter Banquet and Award Ceremony 
For details & to purchase tickets click here to go to our Banquet Page   
deadline to purchase tickets is January 8, 2022