Demo Rider Information and Application

Donida Farm Applicant Information for the one day

March 29, 2020
Donida Farm Equestrian Center
16600 SE 376 St, Auburn, WA 98092


Riders/horses should be comfortable being instructed in front of a large audience, as there may be 200 or more auditors in attendance. Riders are allowed ONE guest. Horse owners/grooms are NOT exempt from auditing fees. If not selected to ride, applicants are strongly encouraged to audit. Riders may also ask for an additional limited private spot on Monday. Accepted applicants are encouraged to ride in the arena Friday to see the décor. Applicants fees are non-refundable and will be put towards the audit positions. Audit registration sign-ups online only at She will be having a Private clinic on Monday. Let me know if you are interested in a ride spot.


Complete applications and videos must be received by Gwen Blake on or before the dates shown below in order to be considered. Some applicants have videos “on-file” from previous DF Symposiums and these ARE acceptable. We are not responsible for late or misdirected mail, or e-mail. We will notify all applicants as soon as the selection process is completed, no later than March 16th. We will publish the names of applicants once selected on March 18th, 2020.


The Demo ride is $120 includes stabling, lunch and additional full audit ticket for ONE guest. (Owner/family/friend/groom)
*Riders demo fees are non-refundable and will be turned into a VIP Audit seat. Hotel, transportation or additional food costs are not included. Payment must be received day of application. Riders who need to cancel after confirming their participation should notify Gwen as soon as possible.


These clinics are open to all riders. The format will consist of two horses presented in a semi private session
at 45 – 60 minutes. Clinic hours are generally 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (?), with a break for lunch. Cindy will have an open discussion from auditors and riders between each session to discuss the rides and system she recommends. There will be vendors available for your shopping needs as well as Espresso Stand and Concession.