Packet Available for Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports’ Symposium with Michel Assouline

Recognized as a USEF/USPEA National Para-Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence Symposium

By: Lindsay Y. McCall

Lyman, ME – April 30, 2017 – Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports is providing the registration packet for interested riders, coaches and auditors who would like to attend Carlisle Academy’s upcoming 2-Day Coach Development and Athlete Training Symposium with Michel Assouline.  The symposium is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 2017.  This is the first symposium in a line-up of clinics, symposia, and schoolingshows for 2017. Educators include Dressage Trainers Michel Assouline and Hanneke Gerritsen for two spring clinics, and in Driving Scott Monroe for a four-clinic series. Additional onsite schooling shows will be offered, one judged by Hanneke Gerritsen and two others by Jane Tremlett. The Academy is recognized as one of the nation’s three USEF/USPEA National  Dressage Centers of Excellence as well as a Paralympic Sport Club. Carlisle Academy is located in

Michel Assouline. Photo courtesy of Carlisle Academy

Lyman, Maine and is a national leader in grassroots education and training for emerging and high-performance para-equestrian athletes and coaches. Their focus is in the sport development of Para-Dressage and Para-Driving. Scholarship support will be available to riders, and eligible veterans may audit/participate free of charge through the Carlisle Charitable Foundation, and thanks to a grant from the Veterans Administration. Scholarships are also available to PATH Instructors who work with qualified veterans interested in pursuing para-dressage sport. Auditors and coaches are welcome. For more information about dates, activities, or biographies please visit or contact Sarah Armentrout, Head of School, at or 207-985-0374.

Calendar of Events:

Para-Dressage & Dressage:

Symposium with Michel Assouline, Friday and Saturday, May 5-6
Symposium with Hanneke Gerritsen, Friday & Saturday, June 2-3
In Para-Driving/Adaptive Driving:
Adaptive/Para-Driving Clinic Series with Scott Monroe (see attached PDF), June 9, August 18 & Nov 10

Schooling Shows:
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Hanneke Gerritsen, Sunday, June 4
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Jane Tremlett, Saturday, August 5
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Jane Tremlett, Saturday, October 21