Event Info

Horses must be current on their worming and vaccinations (4-way, rhino, strangles and West Nile).

Audit any of our clinics for $25 per day or $45 for two days. FREE audit passes available to 4-H members and leaders.

Where We Are

MM Training and Boarding Stables
5985 Highway 95
Potlatch, Idaho
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Contact Info

For more information, please contact Marcia.

Home: (208) 892-4747
Cell: (208) 596-9242

Upcoming Events

May Challenge:  Breaking down Cowboy Dressage Challenge Walk/JogTest #4

Dates - May 1- May 21, 2019

Interested in learning more about Cowboy Dressage?  Would you like to know how to break down a Cowboy Dressage test into pieces that you and your horse can learn and work on at home?  We can help!  This on-line 21 day challenge will kick-start you and your horses ability to navigate the Cowboy Dressage Challenge court.  We will also focus on the maneuvers required, show you how to achieve free and working gaits and give you many traning tips to help improve you and your horse’s connection in the saddle. 

During every Challenge our community of like-minded horse lovers are there to support and encourage you every step of the way.
Our clients love these challenges:

“So full of gratitude for the support and encouragement from all of you.”
“I learned so much about my horse during the Challenge. I can’t thank Marcia and Davalee enough for their encouragement, coaching and leading by example.”
“We have been working long and hard to develop a consistent connection but we have improved that consistency quickly since we found MMConnections.”
“Sooo lucky to find this “tribe” who encourage, support and are willing to put themselves out there so we all learn and grow.”

Sign up for the Cowboy Dressage Challenge through PayPal friends and family at or mailing a check for $47.00 to MMConnections c/o Davalee Minden, 5451 Highway 95, Potlatch, Idaho 83855


Cowboy Dressage Schooling Show

Dates - June 1-2, 2019, beginning at 8am both days

Judge:  Sarah Larkin

Our Cowboy Dressage Schooling Show is a great opportunity to experience a Cowboy Dressage Gathering at a reduced cost and in an extra friendly environment.   All classes are available on the challenge and flat courts.

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Horsemanship Clinic - The Making of a Versatility Horse

Dates - July 15-19, 2019

5 days - 12 riders - Deep Connection - Intense Development

$875.00  Deposit of half down due June 1, 2019

This deeper dive into horsemanship is designed to take you and your horse to another level in your partnership, training, rider aids, and ability to enjoy one another at a deeper level of connection.  We will show you how we have developed versatile horses and lead you on the path to develop your horse and your skills to thrive, not just survive, in a variety of situations and disciplines. This clinic will include liberty, liberty pen, obstacles and trail, La Garrocha, freestyle, Cowboy Dressage, cavaletti, equitation and rider position, sport psychology, developing your eye, creating deeper connection and partnership and spending time with friends. It will be an intense, yet fun and engaging time of learning and growing.  Limited space as we will spend time with each individual and their horse taking you from where you are today to the next step on your journey. 

 Register by sending your clinic fee by July 1 to Marcia at 5985 Hwy. 95, Potlatch, Idaho 83855 or via PayPal Friends and Family at

Trail Obstacles One Day Clinic

Date - Saturday, August 17, 2019

Time - 9 am to 5 pm
Cost - $175.00
Registration and Deposit Due - August 1, 2019 (late fee $25)

 Contact Marcia for details

Prepare for the Bad Betty Versatility Challenge and learn safe, efficient, and effective ways to navigate various trail obstacles on your pleasure rides or in competitions.  This clinic will showcase tricks, tips and training methods for developing the partnership between you and your horse in a variety of situations and on obstacles.  Our outdoor trail course will enable you to practice real-life scenarios in a coached, controlled enviroment.

Bad Betty Versatility Challenge

Congratulations to our 2018 Champion, Sue McMurray!

Two Days - Friday, September 20, 2019 - BB Liberty Versatility Challenge - combination of obstacles on the ground, CD Liberty on the court and CD Liberty Pen

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - BB Versatility Challenge -  Friday the trail course is open until 2pm for ride throughs

Time - 8am Walk through, 9am - 1pm Ground and Cowboy

Dressage Divisions, 1pm - 5pm Trail Division

It’s the best and the baddest - it’s the Bad Betty Versatility Challenge! Space is limited to 20 riders!

Contact Marcia - 208-596-9242

Group and Private Lessons

 Private = $85.00 for 1 hour

Semi-private  = $55.00 for 1 hour per person

3 or more people = $45.00 for 1 1/2 hours per person


Learn more about 3-D Rider, equitation and training under saddle.

Our Travel Schedule:

2019 Kickoff and Educational Seminar with special guests Nonny Largent, CD Clinician and Judge and Dan and Jenni Grimmett, DVM, Lucky Duck Ranch! - January 18-19, 2019

Colorado Expo - February 27 - March 5, 2019

Albany Expo - March 20 - 25, 2019

Bonina Trail Challenge - March 15-17, 2019

Cle Elum Cowboy Dressage Gathering - June 28-30, 2019

Far West Cowboy Dressage Gathering - July 24-29, 2019

Cowboy Dressage World Finals Gathering - October 5-14, 2019