Winsom Farm

Started in 1990
 
Located about 40 miles south of Chicago loop
 
Full eventing venue including:
 
30 acres of cross country fences. Starter Novice through Training levels.
 
Over 60 fences.  Many logs, coups and tables but also includes fantasy jumps like castles, tractors, ducks to name a few.  Also includes a water complex, banks, ditches and small hills.
 
The farm includes two sand dressage arenas and a fenced-in grass stadium arena.
 
Indoor arena for winter practice and lessons, warm-up jump area, office complex, heated tack room, turnout pastures and the wide open spaces of Illinois farmland as well as smaller wooded areas.
 
Steve Farkos, owner/trainer, has qualified over 60 rider/horse combinations for area IV championships.  Steve is proud to have both the 2012 Area IV Beginner Novice Champion and the Novice Reserve Champion boarding/training at Winsom!
 
 
EVENTS and SHOWS    CLINICS and CAMPS
 
Winsom Farm runs an annual Eventing Training Camp in April.  Over 30 riders participated in 2013.
In May Winsom hosts a  payback mini-event in which riders can compete for prize money in addition to ribbons.
In June, Winsom is the location for an IDCTA recognized show featuring Dressage, Combined Training and Mini-Event.  This year a total of 75 rides occured during  this Triple Show.
July and August are the dates that Winsom hosts two Jumper Shows offering classes through Mini-Prix and payback classes. Timed course runs, fun and friendly but fierce competition are part of these day-long events.
A dual show is hosted in October featuring another Mini-Event and Dressage competition.
Several clinics, featuring outside clinicians, are hosted during the year's less busy times.
 
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The Winsom team travels to Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Kansas, Iowa and Wisconsin both for recognized 3-day Events and Dressage shows, and schooling shows where we can fit them in.


Steve Farkos  (Owner/Trainer)
Molly Siebert  (Marketing assistant)
Winsom Farm - www.winsomfarm.com

 

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