Workshops on the Road at Buena Vista Farm


Presented by and hosted by Buena Vista Farm, Zion, IL.


Midwest Workshop Bernie Traurig


Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th, 2017


Buena Vista Farm
41900 N. Delany Road
Zion, IL. 60099
(45 miles N of Chicago on WI border) 

 USHJA TCP Approved Clinic

 USHJA Trainer Certification Approved Clinic


Workshop Testimonials



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A unique, semi-private riding and auditing experience. There will be three days & evenings of immersion and educational interaction with Bernie in 4 small groups each day (3-4 riders) riding their own horses. Amateurs, Juniors and Professionals in all jumping disciplines are welcome. Only 4 riders per group will be accepted on a first signup basis. Once full, riders will be placed on a waiting list.

Auditors are encouraged to join in the daily discussions between Bernie and the riders, and are also able to participate in video presentations and Q&A during dinners on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Riders will participate in one of four daily 1 hour and 45 minute sessions held in the large (100' by 280'), heated  Buena Vista Farm indoor arena with premium footing and also has a heated lounge and viewing area for auditors.

Midwest Workshop Bernie Traurig


Riding sessions will be divided into the following groups:

  • Group One: 2’3”-2’9” Low and Green Hunters and Jumpers
  • Group Two: 3’ plus Hunters and Equitation with Derby Theme
  • Group Three: 3’-3’6” Jumpers and Equitation
  • Group Four: 3’6” plus Jumper

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For the Riders:

  • Three 1 hr. 45 min. Riding Sessions
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Thursday evening Rider Reception with hors d’oeuvres & beverages for you and up to two guests
  • Friday & Saturday night dinners for you and one guest, includes beverages, video presentations and Q&A (additional dinner tickets can be purchased on the Auditor page)
  • Free daily auditing, breakfast & lunch for up to two other people
  • “Personal Coach” for a year – Bernie will continue to monitor your progress via video analysis for one year following workshop
  • Free 1-Year Membership to & 50% annual discount thereafter
  • The American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System DVD collection
  • hat, backpack and Certificate of Achievement

East Coast Workshop Bernie Traurig


For the Auditors:

  • Daily interaction & discussion with Bernie during and between sessions, during lunch hours and at both Friday and Saturday evening dinners (dinners are by reservation only and not included)
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Free One Month Membership to
  • Discounted Annual Membership to
  • Auditors that attend all three days get a raffle ticket for the drawing of a Lifetime Membership to




Click here for more information to RIDE in the Midwest Workshop at Buena Vista Farm

Click here for more information to AUDIT the Midwest Workshop at Buena Vista Farm


Click here for more information to register and pay the USHJA TCP Approved AUDITING fee for the Workshop at Buena Vista Farm

Educational Discounts available for AUDITORS - Click here fore more information
(Colleges, IEA, IHSA, Pony Club or any educational institution qualifies)

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