11th Classical Series Symposium report

It was another stellar event! Though we were concerned about our neighbors who have suffered terrible losses from the fires, we were, thankfully safe and sound. Here are a couple of images from the three days…all showing engaged riders, happy horses, and Dominique in...

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Still room in the 11th Classical Series Symposium for Auditors!

It's going to be a tremendous event….lots of demonstrations, hands-on learning. And come see the new stallions! The harvest is nearly finished in the Valley, but there is lots to do and see, beginning with all the lectures and teaching from Dominique. This is a unique...

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Announcing the On The Road Classical Series Symposiums!

With demonstrations, lessons, and two multi-media lectures each day, this is the best opportunity to access knowledge, inspiration, and understanding of enlightened principles (locally) for training your horse. Join us to expand our vision for the world we create with...

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Congratulations to our friend and photographer, Keron Psillas!

Keron has just launched a funding initiative on Kickstarter and with just two days in has received enormous support. We are proud and happy for her success! Take a moment and visit her site, and please, share with friends. Though the work is unrelated to horses, it is...

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September Symposium Date!

We've finished our TENTH Symposium, and though I've said it before, they just keep getting better! Here is the announcement for the 11th Classical Series Symposium, this September in Healdsburg. Dates are blocked at the Dry Creek Inn for the best possible...

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A message for the New Year

I am very sad to note the passing of one of the best ecuyers of our time. Mr. Michel Henriquet died December 8, at home in France. Debra and I extend sincere condolences to Catherine. Michel was not only a refined rider, he was a great teacher. He was the author of...

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another testimonial for Alchemy!

I've been meaning to post this lovely email that we received for Alchemy. Better late than never, right? (I've blocked Linda's email address for her privacy.) We really appreciate the email, Linda! From: Linda Nieuwenhuijzen <linda.nxxxxxxxxxx@gmail.com> To:...

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The latest Review for ALCHEMY!

We are pleased to repost this review from horse-journal.com. Thank you to Karen Havis for the review and to all the readers who have made this book so popular! And a special thanks to Trafalgar Square, Horse and Rider Books! Take a moment to read the review? And then...

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Time of Thanksgiving

Here is our latest email blast. Have a look….and click on all the tabs above to discover what is new here at Barbier Farms. Debra and I are back from a wonderful, though rainy, trip to Portugal to attend the Lusitano Fair at Golegã. The rain kept everyone a little wet...

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Updates to clinic schedule…latest news

Hello Friends, Debra and I have just returned from Brasil where visited all the breeding farms and attended the International Lusitano Expo in Sao Paulo….at a new venue! The facility at the Hipica Paulista was tremendous, but it was even better to see old friends and...

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