Level 1 Beginner Riding Camp
June 1-4, 2015
No Experience Necessary - Ages 6-18

Del Mar Charity Fair
June 10-13, 2015 - Del Mar, CA

Level 2 Intermediate Riding Camp
June 22-25, 2015
Riders must be able to trot & post without assistance
Ages 6-18

Southwest Pine Classic
July 17-19, 2015 - Flagstaff, AZ

World's Championship
Aug. 22-29, 2015 - Louisville, KY

Sept Southwest Classic
Sept. 12, 2015 - Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona Futurity
Oct. 23-25, 2015 - Scottsdale, AZ

California Futurity
Oct. 29-31, 2015 - Las Vegas, NV

Upcoming Events

Michelle McVey, owner/trainer(480) 239-4896

Schedule a Riding Lesson

28410 N. 44th St. - Cave Creek, AZ 85331 - (480) 239-4896 -



Level 3 Advanced Riding Camp - May 26-29
• Ages 11-18. Advanced riders only. Must be able to trot & canter without assistance & be approved for enrollment.

Level 1 Beginner Camp from June 1-4
• Ages 6-18; No experience necessary.

Level 2 Intermediate Camp, June 22-25
Ages 6-18; Must be able to post without assistance.

Click here to download the registration flyer. Reserve your spot by calling (480) 239-4896 or by e-mailing

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May Southwest Cactus Classic a
Big Success for Desert Palms

dp15mayclassic015The Desert Palms show team had another strong outing in its second show of the year, taking home 12 winning ribbons and one reserve.

Madison Stringer swept the 14-17 Equitation division at the May SW Cactus Classic, winning the qualifier and Championship aboard Desert's Terrific Wine. Mollie Jones was an star in 10-&-Under Academy, winning the Equitation and Showmanship offerings with Count Fleet.

Caitlin Bickle made two victory passes with Undulata's Perfect Alibi to hang the Five-Gaited blue and tricolor on the Desert Palms curtain, while Shaelyn Ellershaw picked up wins in the Open English Pleasure qualifier and Stake with Count Fleet. Lauren Munkel scored the Academy 9-10 Walk-&-Trot Showmanship blue ribbon in their only appearance at the show, and Maya Zuckerburg and Desert's Terrific Wine found the winner's circle in the Academy 11-17 WTC Equitation and Showmanship classes.

dp15mayclassic057dp15mayclassic004Sarah Tyhurst had a great debut show, earning reserve in the Academy 9-10 Walk-&-Trot Showmanship class riding Showtime's Two To Tango, and Eddie Almberg added another blue to theDesert Palms collection, driving Count Fleet to the Academy Pleasure Driving blue.

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May SW Cactus Classic photos


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