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What We've Been Up To

Southern Equine Expo

Date: February, 2024

MLP travels again to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN in late February, 2024. During the event, our students introduced instructor, Grace Thompson, who performed a demo at liberty with her mustangs. During the afternoon, the students participated in a clinic working on collaborative groundwork to enrich connection with Michael Cranfield.

MLP Summer Camp

Date: June 1, 2023

Our MLP students returned the farm for some fun activities including an obstacle course competition with their favorite MLP horses, a liberty session with Grace, fishing, where they learned how to fly fish and successfully caught five bluegills, and they finished the day with arts and crafts.

Archery

Date: May 17,2023

Celisse Barrett and the Equestrian Chaos team visited MLP for a day of mounted archery fun. Our students learned to shoot their bow and arrows at a target while on horseback. Their skills continue to improve.

The Equestrian Chaos team entertained with some trick riding and liberty demos.

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Breed Show in Raleigh, NC

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Date: May 12, 2023

Our warmblood partners, De Ciel, Secret Formula, Secret Devotion, and D'Amara traveled to Raleigh, NC again to qualify for Devon 2023.

Results:

Secret Formula won first place in his three-year-old gelding class. He also achieved a score of a 78.3% in the Hanoverian IBC.

De Ciel won first place in her three-year-old filly class.

D'Amara won first place in Hanoverian IBC, won Mare Champion and Mature Horse Champion.

De Ciel, Secret Devotion, and D'Amara won first place in the Dam and Produce class with a score of 82.5%.

CGLA Highlights MLP Seniors

Date: May 11, 2023

The MLP program had three seniors graduate this spring at CGLA: Alexis, Yesenia, and Aniyah

Annuals With Dr.Scott

Date: April 13, 2023

Dr. Scott and his team from the Equine Medical Center of Cleveland visited our program to explain the importance of regular dental care and vaccinations for our equine partners.

Paisley was our volunteer to have his teeth floated to allow the girls to feel the improvement in his teeth after dental care. Crush, Paisley, and Sahara were excellent volunteers to allow our students to learn to administer vaccines.

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CGLA Highlights MLP Program

Date: February 14, 2023

Dressage at Devon 2022

Date: September 28, 2022

Our warmblood partners, De Ciel, Secret Formula, Secret Devotion, and D'Amara traveled to Devon, PA to their final breed show for the year.

Results:

Secret Formula  won Champion two-year-old Colt, Reserve Champion Colt and Champion Young Horse.

Secret Devotion won two-year-old Filly and Reserve Champion Young Horse.

De Ciel won Reserve two-year-old Filly.

Our next and final breed show will be at Devon, PA in September.

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Breed Show in Culpeper, VA

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Date: June 18, 2022

Once again, our warmblood partners, De Ciel, Secret Formula, Secret Devotion, and D’oree, traveled to Culpeper, VA for their second breed show.

Results:

Secret Formula won Champion two-year-old Colt, Reserve Champion Colt and Champion Young Horse.

Secret Devotion won two-year-old Filly and Reserve Champion Young Horse.

De Ciel won Reserve two-year-old Filly.

Our next and final breed show will be at Devon, PA in September.

Equestrian Chaos Visits MLP

Date: May 18, 2022

“Equestrian Chaos and The Mustang Leadership Program join forces once again for an epic archery experience! Keep following your arrows ladies! You’re talented, beautiful and stunningly fierce when that bow gets in your hands. We look forward to out next adventure together” -Equestrian Chaos

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Breed Show in Raleigh, NC

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Date: May 14, 2022

Our warmblood partners, De Ciel, Secret Formula, Secret Devotion, D’oree and D’Amara, traveled to Raleigh, NC for a breed show.

Results:

Devotion won Champion two-year-old Filly with a score of 82.7%.

Ciel won Reserve Championship Filly and Reserve Champion two-year old with a score of 82%.

D’Amara won USDFBCS Reserve Champion Broodmare, Hanoverian IBC, as well as, the Dam and Produce class.

Secret Formula placed fourth in two-year-old colts.

D’oree placed third in two-year-old fillies.

 

We are proud of their accomplishments and look forward to future shows.

Southern Equine Expo

Date: March 18, 2022

MLP travels again to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday, March 19th 2022.  In the morning, our students sold T-shirts to raise awareness of their program and share their love for their mustang partners with the guests who visited. During the event, our students introduced instructor, Grace Thompson, who performed a demo at liberty with her mustangs. During the afternoon, the students attend an all exclusive access to a mounted archery class with the Equestrian Chaos Team.

CGLA Highlights MLP Program

Date: February 23, 2022

Our MLP Equestrian students do more than simply ride and perform dressage routines. We like to carry over our STEM curriculum and teach about equine science during our afterschool sessions!•••••#mustangs #stem #stemeducation #equine #horse #horse #equestrian #education pic.twitter.com/l2PEEBynKo — CGLA (@CGLA_Chatt) February 23, 2022

MLP Students Perform "Go Change The World"

Date: December 21, 2021

“Go Change the World” was written by Dr. Sue Anne Wells, co-founder of CGLA and MLP. The lead vocals were recorded and performed by CGLA and MLP students, Elyzah Smith and Lesvi Perez. The CGLA choir was responsible for the chorus. Enjoy!

CGLA Features MLP Program

Date: November 19, 2021

CGLA Choir Sings National Anthem

Mustang Discovery Ride – National Anthem Send Off Performed By Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy Choir

Date: September 28, 2021

“What better way to start the Mustang Discovery Ride in the morning on September 28, 2021, from the beach at Cape Henlopen Delaware, than with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. Working with Dr. Sue Anne Wells, Co-Founder of the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy in Chattanooga Tennessee, the Mustang Discovery Ride team will be streaming the National Anthem before the riders start their 5,000-mile cross-country journey that morning and again on October 12th before the group rides into Washington DC. Plans to have the full choir on the beach were put on hold due to Covid concerns.”
For more information visit: https://www.americanhorsepubs.org/newsgroup/29521/25333/