TDC Event – 2 day De-spooking clinic with Bill Richey from the National Mounted Police Services
October 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am – October 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Bill Richey, the founder, and CEO of National Mounted Police Services, Inc. is a POST-certified mounted police instructor. He was instrumental in creating the mounted units for the city of Duluth, also in Forsyth and Gilmer Counties (Georgia) and training their officers and horses. He worked with Atlanta Police Mounted Unit in preparation for the 1996 Olympics and was also involved in reorganizing the unit. He was the chief instructor for Mobile Mounted Police Mardi Gras School. Mr. Richey has participated in and won or placed in every national mounted police competition he has entered. He has over 30 years of experience as a mounted police officer or mounted police trainer and almost as many as a civilian trainer/ instructor. He has spent countless hours training officers and civilians from all over North America, the Middle East, and South America, as well as their mounts, to perform safely and professionally, from the trail to the movies, to the show ring, and to Mardi Gras.
Saturday will start with a lecture. Riders will ride both days in the clinic. The riding portion is completed with the whole group in a drill format to facilitate group success through the obstacles for both horse and rider. Sunday has a short lecture that recaps the prior day’s learning & preparation for Sunday’s obstacles.
Two-Day Clinic Pricing (lunch included):
Riders: $375 TDC Members (All riders required to be TDC members for insurance purposes)
Auditors: $50 TDC Members, $75 Non-Members
To register as an auditor for the clinic please visit:
tucsondressageclub.org and check our Facebook page for updates
To register as a rider:
1. All riders must be TDC members (renew or become a member at
2. Complete a rider application form at
3. Complete payment at
TDC is following USEF COVID-19 guidelines for the event. If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19, registration fees will be fully refunded. We will be limiting the size of the event to 50 people including riders, auditors and organizers.