Blue Eagle Equestrian Centre


Experience & Credentials


Over 30 years experience encompassing a wide range of formats from individual lessons, clinics, group sessions,   4H Club teaching and camps. Fonda teaches horseshow classes including showmanship, trail and English and Western disciplines. Also ground work, longeing, ground driving, obstacle trail etc.

Fonda is an Ambassador for Cowboy Dressage and is very keen to introduce this rewarding discipline.     



Fonda acknowledges the wisdom and experience she has gained in clinics and training sessions with respected  coaches such as:

Len Cooke  Lynn Palm  Patti Carter

Vern Sapergia  Richard Shrake Shannon McCulloch-Verdier

Cyril Desjarlais Carol Walton Kerry deKubber

Timothy Sorfleet Marjorie Armstrong 



Fonda brings 25 years experience judging all levels of shows, from 4H achievement days to breed shows, driven dressage, minis, Western and English general performance. She is an accredited Provincial Judge of general performance. 

Shows she has been pleased to judge include Campbell River Trail Riders, Cowichan 4H Horse Club,Rainbow Horse Club, Vimy Western Riding Club, VIAHA, Cobble Hill Fair, Saanich Fair, Cowichan Ex, VIEX, , as well as the Victoria Riding for Disabled (trail judge for 6 consecutive years; a very rewarding and fun experience).  



Has qualified and maintained the standards for:

  • General Performance Senior Provincial Judge
  • General Performance Equine Canada Judge "r"
  • Western Coaching Certificate - Equine Canada
  • NCCP Theory, Level 2
  • Ambassador Cowboy Dressage World


Upcoming Events


  • "I always looked forward to my lessons with Fonda. She was so positive and encouraging, and made me feel like I really could do it. Later she put a good foundation on my young ..."
  • "Vinne my young Icelandic and I recently took the Adventure Trail Clinic with Fonda. Even though there were five students in the class, Fonda found time to work individually wit..."

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