LESSONS & TRAINING
CONNIE ARTHUR has been eventing, training and teaching in Central California for almost 40 years. She has been awarded LEVEL II CERTIFICATION through the USEA's ICP Program and is a National Examiner for the US Pony Clubs. Connie has trained and shown through the international levels in Dressage, and was a professional member of the Los Altos Hounds for over three decades.
She currently offers lessons, takes horses in training, and enjoys coaching her students at shows.
Lone Tree Farm is a three-day eventing facility offering a premier cross country course with over 125 jumps ranging in difficulty from Elementary through Preliminary levels complete with ditches, up/down banks, and large water feature. Our farm is set on a breathtaking river basin which ensures great footing, wet or dry making us particularly suitable for late Winter and early Spring schooling!
Trainers, bring your students out to school. Come for the day, or stay overnight in our campground, or guestrooms (when available). Cross-country fees for 2021 are $45 per horse/rider combo. Ask about our season pass. Trainer must have current liability insurance on file with Lone Tree. Special rates for Pony Clubs!
HUNTER PACE, DERBY & SCHOOLING SHOW
Visit our calendar to see the exciting events we have planned for this year! Our low-key hunter paces are always a hit with schooling offered on our flagged courses the day before. Our final high-point "Halloween" Hunter Pace includes prizes for best costume! Always entertaining. Click to find out more about which HUNTER PACE CLASSES are right for you!
Lone Tree Farm Hunter Jumping Schooling Show
May 16, 2021
Hunter Pace Dates
April 18, 2021
June 6, 2021
August 8, 2021
October 31, 2021
Lone Tree Farm Eventing Derby:
Day 1: Dressage
Day 2: Stadium /X-Country Combo
July 17-18, 2021
March 27-28th, 2021
Other dates: TBD
Come polish your cross country skills with Connie Arthur! Lone Tree Farm has about 125+ x-co jumps, Pre-Elementary through Intermediate. Great footing wet or dry! 3 - 6 riders per group. Groups divided by ability. Unmounted activities and educational opportunities will be part of the weekend.
Lone Tree Schooling Fees included in price of clinic. One day option available. Covid Protocols will be adhered to. Snacks and drinks provided. Bring your own food. Non participating campers $10 per night. (Hot showers available!) MARCH CLINIC IS FULL - Contact Connie or Erin for wait list.
LONE TREE FARM ADULT CAMP
NEW DATES! September 30th - October 3rd, 2021 (Three or four day option)
Lone Tree Farm Adult Camp has been running annually for decades! A tradition among friends, new and old, Adult Camp never disappoints! This is a bring your horse event with onsite camping, catered food, hot showers, massage and an incredible river-side setting. Another event that welcomes the first time cross country and seasoned veterans alike. If you've ever wanted to try cross country but didn't know where to start, this no pressure but supportive environment with top instruction is the perfect place to make sure you start off right! Dressage, grid work, and working equitation are also a part of camp depending on rider preference. Unmounted activities including hands-on demos, lectures from various equine professionals, Pilates, Yoga, crafts, games and wine tasting! Ask about our options for non-riders. Always super fun, and typically sold out - don't miss it!
BUSTER MCLAURY CLINIC
September 23-26th, 2021
We are proud to welcome Buster McLaury annually to Lone Tree Farm. His quiet, low pressure approach creates an excellent learning environment horses and students alike. All disciplines of riding welcome!
For riders wanting to refine their horse through working with cattle. Excellent opportunity for introducing your horse to cattle. Those with more experience will appreciate Buster's focus on how to read cattle and to position for accurate influence with as little stress as possible on the horses, cattle and riders. Watch your horse go from fear to curiosity to confidence! Cattle fee paid at clinic.
Having made his living cowboying on and managing big outfits all his life, Buster has started thousands of colts under saddle and worked with hundreds of thousands of cattle. Buster met and was heavily influenced by Ray Hunt early on, which shines through in his kind, quiet approach to helping horses. The Foundation class is open to all levels of horses and riders, including horses not started yet under saddle.
CAMPING & CAMP ACTIVITIES
Popular with many of our guests, is our overnight horse camp accommodations down by the river area. You'll have access to the river beach and the dock on our private lagoon. By the way, we hear the fishing is good!
Pipe pens start at $20 per night. Premium Pens (12 x 16) $30 per night. Non-horse campers, $10 per person per night. Tents and RV's welcome (no hookups) Sorry no campfires! Don't want to camp outside, check out our guest rooms.
SPECIALS FOR PONY CLUBS
Looking for a venue for your next Pony Club event? We have great facility for clubs and their family members. Extra educational activities and games can also be arranged. Get in touch with us to find out more.