Field Day is a training and lesson farm in Cambridge Iowa. I am Camie Stockhausen, owner and trainer at the farm. I focus on training horses for useful lives, primarily in foxhunting and eventing, but just as importantly, for the general enjoyment of their riders and to be pleasant horse citizens.
I am a USEA ICP-certified instructor who focuses on sharing general horsemanship as well as riding and handling skills. I have ridden successfully to the preliminary level in eventing, foxhunted regularly for years, competed in the RRP and the American Eventing Championships, have been a successful driven dressage instructor and combined driving navigator, competed in competitive trail riding and spent a fair amount of time in a western saddle, most recently in working ranch.
On a personal level, I tend to gravitate toward off track thoroughbreds and am always interested in helping others with theirs. I love science and I work half time at Iowa State University as a Communications Specialist for the Office of Biotechnology. It all hangs together – we bring the science to the barn and time with the horses in the barn gives freedom to think in new ways about the work in science.
At the moment my indoor riding arena has been modified by the derecho into an outdoor arena, with the roof and three trusses gone with the 100+ mph windstorm that hit the farm on August 10. My clients and I have been able to keep the training and lesson schedule moving forward in the outdoor and continuing our usual work out hacking. The project timeline for arena repair indicates it will be repaired by the end of January.
If Field Day sounds like a good fit for you, feel free to contact me.