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					                                                                                                                                                       The University of Tennessee
                      The University of                                                                                                                        at Martin
                     Tennessee at Martin                                                                                                                          presents


                       Premier Camp                                                                                                                        Premier
                        Application
    Fill out and mail now with 100% tuition. Applications will
                                                                                                                                                       equestrian
                                                                                                                                                         CamP
    be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    Name ____________________________________
    Address __________________________________
    City/State/Zip ______________________________                                                                                                        English or Western
    Telephone _________________________________
                                                                                                                                                            Ages 14-18
    E-mail ___________________________________
    Age ________                    English or Western (circle one)
    T-shirt size _____

         Schedule, map and additional forms will be mailed
                upon receipt of registration forms.

                     Make Checks Payable to UT Martin.

    Detach and send to:                       UT Martin
                                              Camps & Special Programs
                                              P.O. Box 127
                                              Martin, Tenn. 38238
                                                                                                             The University of Tennessee at Martin
                                                                                                             Camps and Special Programs

                                                                                                             Martin, Tennessee 38238




                                                                                                                                                     Graves Stables-Martin, TN
                                                                                                                                                       June 26 - June 30, 2011
                                                                                                             P.O. Box 127




The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the
provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, preg-                                              Check in 4:00 pm/checkout 12:00 pm
nancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered
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Clinic Instructors                                                    UT Martin                                                 Camp Cost
                                                                   Equestrian Camp                                The cost of the clinic is $500. Meals and
Meghan Cunningham Corvin was named the
                                                                                                                  Housing are provided to participants. Horses and
University of Tennessee Martin’s first head               Participants will get to experience a day in the life
                                                                                                                  equipment (saddles etc.) are also provided. Due
equestrian coach in the spring of 2005. Corvin            of a skyhawk equestrian. The camp will include an
                                                                                                                  to limited space, a 100% nonrefundable deposit is
helped transition equestrian at the university from       opportunity to ride horses that the team uses for
                                                                                                                  required at the time of registration.
club to varsity sport. The team has been selected         practices and competitions as well as instruction
to participate in the Varsity Equestrian National         from the coaching staff. Athletes will gain knowledge
Championship every year since the program’s
existence and in 2010, the team was seeded 7th.
                                                          on what to expect as a student athlete and the
                                                          requirements to be eligible per NCAA. We will
                                                                                                                             What to Bring
The 2009-2010 season record was 8-6. Prior to             also explore the different formats available in
                                                                                                                  Hunt seat participants are required to wear an
joining the Skyhawk family, Corvin was an assistant       collegiate equestrian. Participants will be housed
                                                                                                                  ASTM approved helmet. Boots and breeches
coach at Kansas State University for four years.          in the University of Tennessee at Martin dorms and
                                                                                                                  with a well fitted shirt are preferred for English.
While at Kansas State, Corvin led the hunter seat         familiarity of becoming a student athlete.
                                                                                                                  Western riders should wear a flat leather or rubber
squad to three regional championships (2003-2005),                                                                soled boot with jeans and a well fitted shirt. Tack
one zone championship (2003) and two national
appearances (2003, 2005). During 2005, the hunter                          Features                               is provided.

seat squad placed sixth at Varsity Championships                                                                  Participants need to bring toiletries. Pillow, linens
and seventh at IHSA Nationals. Under Corvin’s             • Overview of Varsity Equestrian                        and blanket will be provided. Casual clothes are
leadership, 11 individual riders qualified for national                                                           needed for evening activities.
                                                          • Individual instruction
competition, including three high-point riders for
competition in the Cacchione Cup.
                                                          • Focus on Equitation over Fences/Flat or

Ashley Thompson served as an assistant coach
                                                            Horsemanship/Reining
                                                          • T-Shirt
                                                                                                                                  Facilities
at New Mexico State for almost three years before                                                                 The Ned R. McWherter Agricultural Complex will
coming to UT Martin. She led the team to a third
place-finish in the 2007 national championship. New                       Eligibility                             house the clinic. The 82,000 square foot building
                                                                                                                  includes a 24,000 square foot indoor arena and
Mexico State was the only program to have a single                                                                seating for 3,200 people. There is a 185-stall barn
rider selected to compete in both Horsemanship and        This equestrian camp is open to ages 14-18.             adjacent to the complex.
Reining for the Individual National Championship in       Athletes will choose to participate in either the
2009. Thompson started riding horses when she             english or western discipline. It is recommended        Graves Stables is the home of UT Martin horses.
was 11 years old. As a student-athlete at Texas           that hunt-seat athletes be able to jump a course of     The stables include 10 stalls, three wash racks
A&M, she competed for the Aggies at the nationals         2’6” comfortably and have experience showing in the     and three tack rooms. There are approximately 30
in Open Horsemanship two consecutive years in             USEF. Western athletes should have show experience      acres of turnout, which includes seven paddocks.
which the Aggies won two national championships.          within the AQHA and/or the NRHA or an equivalent        A 250 x 150 outdoor arena is adjacent to the
Thompson was a two-time American Quarter Horse            breed association.                                      barn.
Youth World Qualifier in Horsemanship, Hunt Seat
Equitation and Showmanship and a two-time                                                                         Hotel Information:
American Quarter Horse Congress Finalist in Hunt                                                                       Martin: Days Inn - (731) 587-9577
Seat Equitation and Horsemanship. She also earned
superior honors in Showmanship in 1999.                        More Information                                                   Hampton Inn - (731) 587-5800
                                                                                                                   Union City: Deerfield Inn - (731) 885-7774
                                                                                                                                  Hampton Inn - (731) 885-8850
Skyhawk Equestrian Team will serve as camp                Call Meghan Cunningham at 731-881-7273.                                 Hospitality House - (877) 281-3456
counselors & demonstration teachers.                      Registration Deadline: June 13, 2011                                    Super 8 - (731) 885-4444

				
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