Join us on Wednesday, June 20th, during Blenheim June Classic 3, as acclaimed clinician, trainer, judge and handler, Carleton Brooks, presents a fun and educational clinic to teach, prepare, and review proper Pony “Model” etiquette prior to the West Coast Pony Hunter Challenge, presented by USHJA Zone 10.

All pony kids (from Short Stirrup to Rated Ponies) entered at the show and their ponies, plus their parents and trainers, are invited.

Learn proper pony model set-up and etiquette with Balmoral’s Carleton & Traci Brooks!
 – Work with your pony’s unique character
 – Receive valuable tips
 – Learn how to handle worst case scenarios
A Q&A will be held after the clinic. There will also be an interactive quiz, with fun prizes, to help riders prepare for Thursday’s Emerson Burr Horsemanship Test. Light appetizers and refreshments will be available.

Wednesday, June 20th, from 3-5pm

Held in the Pacific Field at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at San Juan Capistrano

Please RSVP by Monday, June 18th, to Michelle Decker Rumanes via email or 310-427-0835.

All participants will receive a gift bag with compliments from our sponsors, including Calabasas Saddlery, MDC Stirrups and Ballerina Bows.

Photo by McCool Photography


Balmoral offers a full service and comprehensive equestrian program. From National Horse of the Year title or just learning how to ride, the Balmoral team will help you achieve and exceed your goals. Balmoral offers convenient locations in Malibu and West Los Angeles.

Traci & Carleton Brooks and the Balmoral team truly enjoy sharing their combined knowledge and experience with their riders. Enjoy the ride!