July 7, 2013 — Palm Partnership Training, operated by Lynn Palm and Cyril Pittion-Rossillon, offers educational programs for both horse and rider. Each year, they continue to promote learning from other professionals in all facets of the horse industry. This year, Palm and Pittion-Rossillon are fortunate to host Gary Rockwell, International FEI 5* Dressage Judge and USDF L Faculty Member.
As a member of the United States Equestrian Team, Gary Rockwell represented the U.S. in competition throughout Europe. He and his Danish mare Suna won a Team Silver medal at CHIO Rotterdam in 1993 and a Team Bronze at the 1994 World Championships at The Hague, Netherlands. As a USEF judge for more than 25 years, he officiated at many regional finals and national championships. As an FEI judge, he officiated at North American Young Rider Championships, FEI Challenge Tours, European Championships, four World Cup Finals, the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong and the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
On September 28-29, Rockwell will bring his expertise to Fox Grove Farm in Ocala, Florida, to instruct a limited number of riders and their horses during individual sessions throughout the two days. Riders of all levels are welcome and spectators are encouraged to observe, take notes and interact with Palm and Pittion-Rossillon as well as the riders and other spectators. Judges are encouraged to join to further their skills from Rockwell’s vast pool of experience.
Horses, riders and their guests will be more than pleased with the wonderful amenities at Fox Grove Farm, including a covered arena with adjacent stalls, turn out paddocks, ample parking and convenient on-site lodging. In addition, lunches will be offered for riders and spectators for both clinic days. All inclusive packages for an educational weekend getaway can be arranged.
While there is no limit to the number of spectators, rider sessions will be limited, so to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity with one of the most sought after international equestrians, contact Marie-Frances Davis at 352 629-3310 or [email protected] or register at www.lynnpalm.com.
Palm’s career highlights include 2007 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Horsewoman of the Year, a record four AQHA Superhorse wins, AQHA Female Equestrian of the Year by the Women’s Athletic Association, named one of the top United States clinicians by Horse & Rider magazine, over 34 AQHA World and Reserve World Champions, over 50 bridleless dressage exhibitions at events including the National Horse Show, 1989 World Cup and the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, and World Cup. Palm and Cyril Pittion-Rossillon are co-founders of three horse industry companies: Palm Partnership Training, Women LUV Horses, and Alliance Saddlery USA. Palm is the author of the new release, The Rider’s Guide to Real Collection. Being the first female with an equine educational TV show, Palm’s training show airs on HRTV Dish 404 Tuesday evenings with additional airings throughout the week and on demand at HRTVlive.com.
Pittion-Rossillon hails from Paris, France, where he earned his Riding Master Degree from the French National Equestrian School. With his extensive equine background and thirty years of experience, Pittion-Rossillon brings an ideal background to his instructor duties. His credentials include: Trained under members of French Olympic Team, French Junior Jumper Circuit, French Open Jumper Circuit (Levels 5 and 6), Eventing Preliminary Division, AQHA & USEF Hunter Division, Youth & Amateur Coach for USEF & AHSA competition, Co-Director and Instructor Palm Partnership Training Clinics, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Alliance Saddlery.