Morris leads clinic at FENCE in early June

Published 9:56 am Wednesday, June 19, 2013

In the hunter and jumper world, George Morris is a big deal.

Morris is credited with developing the modern American jumping position and teaching this way of riding to a huge number of successful competitors.

Equestrians from all over the southeast came to Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE) June 10 and 11 to catch some of the George Morris magic.

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Riders from as far away as Florida, Virginia and beyond came to watch a lucky group of clinic participants gain knowledge and practice new ways of riding under the giant FENCE covered arena.

The arena, a centerpiece of the FENCE Equestrian Facility, was greatly appreciated as monsoon like rain came down. More than 100 auditors and riders did not care as they listened and watched intently while Morris worked his magic.