Practical Horseman’s Training with the Stars: Win a Day with Jim Wofford and Sharon White

Gaithersburg, MD, April 24, 2015 –(– Ever dreamed of working with two of the most respected trainers in the eventing community? Would you love to get a lesson from someone who’s won numerous medals at the Olympic Games and World Championships and is a 5-time national champion? And what about a top four-star rider with a reputation for being dedicated to her students and horses and having a fabulous sense of humor? Here’s your opportunity.

Practical Horseman, in partnership with Blue Seal wants to give you a chance to win a clinic for you and up to nine of your friends with renowned equestrian Jim Wofford and Advanced rider Sharon White. This isn’t just any clinic—Jim and Sharon will come to you.

To enter to win, write an essay of 250 words or less describing why you deserve to win the clinic. To submit your entry, go to Ten finalists will be selected to submit videos of themselves and their horses, and a winner will be chosen from among the finalists. Jim and Sharon will give the clinic at the winner’s barn or a suitable local facility.

“Practical Horseman strives every month to give our readers a riding lesson in print,” said Editor Sandra Oliynyk. “This contest allows us to offer an in-person lesson with two top riders and trainers. Jim and Sharon are longtime friends of the magazine, and they are successful, classically trained riders with a tremendous amount of knowledge. We’re excited to give a lucky winner this once-in-a-lifetime experience riding with them.”

As one of the most notable horsemen in eventing’s history, Jim needs little introduction. He’s a well-accomplished rider, having won numerous team medals, and has since retired from professional riding and now serves as a top trainer to many four-star riders and travels the United States as a popular clinician. Jim has also published numerous books and articles on the sport and is a monthly contributor to Practical Horseman.

Known for her welcoming smile and bright orange cross-country colors, Sharon White has become an acclaimed four-star rider in the United States, earning top results from international events all over the world. Having trained for years with Jim, Sharon is also a popular teacher, especially with adult riders, and loves sharing her wealth of knowledge.

The contest is now open and will close on June 19, 2015. For more information and to enter, go to

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