2018 Michigan Horse Expo

March 9th-11th, 2018

Christy Landwehr

Christy Landwehr has been active in the horse industry for over 30 years. Hunter/jumper, dressage, side saddle, western pleasure, hunter pleasure, barrel racing, endurance riding and saddle seat equitation are just some of the disciplines Christy has competed in at the local, regional and national levels in multiple breeds. She has been teaching children and adults how to ride for over 25 years. Christy is a Master Level Riding Instructor and Equine Facility Manager through the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) www.CHA-ahse.org and has taught students in 4-H and Pony Club. She is a Past President of the American Youth Horse Council (AYHC). She also founded, competed on and coached the University of Colorado at Boulder Intercollegiate Horse Show Association equestrian team. Christy is an AQHA and APHA Professional Horseman and on the AQHA National Marketing Committee. Christy was just recently honored with being put on the Colorado State University Equine Sciences
Advisory Council. With an undergraduate degree in public relations and speech communication from California State University Fullerton and a graduate degree in mass communication and journalism from University of Colorado at Boulder, Christy has vast experience in marketing and business. She was the Sponsorship and Youth Programs Manager for the Arabian Horse Association, a trainer for Skill Path Seminars, and the Development Director for The Urban Farm that works with at-risk youth in Denver. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer for the Certified Horsemanship Association, a non-profit 501(c)3 association whose purpose is to promote excellence in safety throughout the equine industry. She is also a clinic instructor and site accreditor for the organization. Christy has spoken at numerous equine events throughout her career including: Arabian Horse Association Convention in Tulsa, Back Country Horsemen National Convention in SD, Taking the Reins in WI, Equine Affaire in CA, OH and MA, Horse Expo in Pomona and Sacramento, CA, American Hippotherapy Association in TX, Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship in CO and VA, M0ane Event in Alberta, AQHA Convention in TX and Las Vegas, American Camp Association in San Diego, Dallas, New Orleans and Orlando and many others. You can reach Christy at Clandwehr@CHAinstructors.com.

Christy’s programs at the Expo will be:

  • Friday, March 9:
    • Round Pen, 2:15-3:15 p.m. – Safety Check for Horse and Rider, English and Western
    • Seminar Room B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. – Careers in the Horse Industry
  • Saturday, March 10:
    • Seminar Room A, 11:30-12:30 – Social Media, Current Uses
    • Seminar Room B, 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Equestrian Industry Trends
    • Seminar Room A, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Professionalism and Ethics
  • Sunday, March 11:
    • Seminar Room B, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Working with At Risk Youth in a Riding Program

Friday ~ Michigan HS Rodeo

Saturday ~ NRHA Open Reining Competition

Sunday ~ Ranch Rodeo

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