Swedish/Norwegian monte rider Stephanie Werder is in the USA to ride in the 2014 Hambletonian Monte Series, aboard Canadian entry O U Gus. Stephanie, only 23 years old, has over 150 starts in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark plus three starts in the United States, in the 2013 Hambletonian series.
Monte America, with Stephanie Werder, will hold a clinic about RUS/Monte riding at Gaitway Farm, NJ, on Tuesday July 29 at 5:00 pm. Anyone interested in RUS /Monte is welcome to attend the free event featuring topics such as equipment, riding styles, racing strategy, what to look for in finding a suitable trotter and how to obtain a RUS license. One horse will be available for the demonstration, but riders with their own horses are welcome to bring them also.
Contact Helene Gregory for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 609- 439-7818).
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Monte America