Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT
Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM CDT

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MFTHBA, PO Box 1027, Ava, MO, 65608 



Amber Wilson 
Regional Fox Trotting Horse Foundation 

Jenny and Tony Vaught Clinic 

Benefiting the Regional Fox Trotting Horse Foundation

Join Jenny and Tony Vaught at the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association (MFTHBA) World Headquarters in Ava, Missouri this July for a Versatility Clinic.

Brush up your horsemanship skills and learn techniques for precision riding needed to excel in any arena but focused specifically on versatility classes and ranch classes like those at the MFTHBA World Show and Celebration...in the very ring where it happens!

Clinic Information

Each day of the clinic will include groundwork and time in the saddle.  Whether you are just getting started or an accomplished rider, this clinic will help you develop your skills and build a better horse. 

Saturday will focus on transitions, stops, maneuvers critical to success in pattern work (such as pivots and side passing). 

Sunday will focus on setting your horse up for success in ranch horse classes including ways to improve your skills and practice without a cow.  As an added bonus, this portion of the clinic will include a basic roping lesson for those interested in getting started with ranch horse classes.

The skills developed over this two-day clinic will help you improve your score in the ring, build a better trail partner, and advance your horsemanship skills.

Meet Jenny and Tony

Jenny and Tony Vaught studied as Parelli Professionals and are committed to Natural Horsemanship. They have also ridden with Leon Harrel, World Champion Cutting Horse Trainer; Jack Brainard, legendary trainer, breeder, and teacher who produced some of the world's greatest reining horses; Ted Robinson, multiple winner of the Snaffle Bit Futurity and World's Greatest Horseman Award; Doug Jordan, legendary cutting horse hall of famer and Ronnie Willis, one of Pat Parelli's mentors.

Both Tony and Jennifer have personally won the multiple MFTHBA World Grand Championship in Ranch Horse and Versatility.  In addition, they have trained and coached amateur riders to these same titles.

Clinic Dates, Time, and Location

July 24-25, 2021

MFTHBA World Headquarters, Ava, Missouri

Clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

**Note: if needed, we will work with registered attendees to adjust times  to avoid extreme heat.  Our goal is to provide a postive experience for all attendees.

Clinic Cost

  • Weekend: $300
  • One Day: $175
  • Audit Fee:  $25 per day

Limit 15 riders per day. Unlimited auditors allowed.  Pre-registration is required for both participants and auditors.

Once spots are full, a waiting list will be established.

Participant Refund Policy:  Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to rfthfoundation@gmail.org.  Refunds will only be available if the participant spot can be filled with another attendee.  If this is possible, the participant will be refunded their fee.  In the event, the spot cannot be filled, no refund will be provided.

Auditor Cancellation: If an auditor cancels or does not attend, the fee will be considered a tax-deductible donation to the Regional Fox Trotting Horse Foundation.

Stalls and Housing

Stalls and full camper spot hook-ups are available at the location.  Contact the MFTHBA to make your reservations.  417-683-2468.

Hotel:  The closest hotel is the Super 8 in Ava, Missouri.  417-683-1343

More about the Beneficiary

This clinic benefits the Regional Fox Trotting Horse Foundation.  This 501c3 charity foundation focuses on having a positive impact on the growth and sustainability of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse.  To meet their mission, they offer two financial support funds. 

  • Equine Event Support Fund:  This fund supports the establishment, growth, or expansion of equine events that actively encourage or promote the involvement of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse. 
  • Equine Rescue Support Fund: This fund financially supports licensed, established equine rescues hosting registered Missouri Fox Trotting Horses.

Learn more at www.RFTHFoundation.org or find the Foundation on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter