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Located in the rolling hills of south central Indiana, Up-N-Over Stables offers training, leasing, sales, clinics, boarding, and lessons.  Facilities include outdoor sand and grass jumping arenas’, a few cross country jumps, and an 80′ x 180′ indoor arena.

Up-N-Over is active in Horse Trials and 3-Day Eventing competitions and travels to shows in the midwest, east coast and southern states.  Up-N-Over Stable was also the home of the Indiana University Equestrian Club for more than 20 years.

Nadeem has over 20 years teaching experience in the U.S. and abroad. He was the Director of Punjab Riding Academy and an Instructor at the Lahore Polo Club. Nadeem also has his (BHSI) British Horse Society Assistant Instructor certification. 

He was National Show Jumping champion and former coach of the Pakistani Three Day Team for the Asian Games.

Contact Us

(812)-876-4801 (812)-327-8287 (812)-361-5033

Sherry and Nadeem Noon

3951 West Maple Grove Rd

Bloomington, IN 47404-9254

nad@upnoverstables.com

sherry@upnoverstables.com

Directions from North: Go 37 South, take 1st right after the 1st Bloomington Exit (this is Bottom Rd). Bottom road heads back north, after one mile take 1st left (this is West Maple Grove Rd). Go straight at stop sign. Up-N-Over Stables is on top of a hill on the left about one mile later. Yellow buildings with hunter green trim, Up-N-Over Stables sign out front.

Directions from Bloomington: From the intersection of highway 37 and 46, go 46 west 4-5 miles to a stop light with a McDonalds on the left, CVS on the right. Turn right at Union Valley Rd. Go 2 miles to a 4-way stop sign. Turn right on West Maple Grove Rd. Up-N-Over Stables is 1/4 mile on the right.

Links

  United States Eventing Association 
  USEA Area VIII
  United States Dressage Federation
  Indiana University Equestrian Club

Clinic……… August 2nd and 3rd 2014

      August 2nd and 3th, 2014

 

Nadeem Noon Eventing Clinic at the HHP

A USEA certified level 3 instructor, with over 25 yrs teaching and training experience with students and horses from beginner to the 4-star level. Nadeem’s clinics are a great confidence builder for both horse and rider and are valuable in identifying key points to keep in mind for continued progress. 

 

  • • Cross country at the Hoosier Horse Park, beginner novice through prelim jumps.
  • • Groups of 4-6, 1 1/2 hour sessions.
  • Negative coggins for all horses required when entering.
  • • Auditors welcome. No charge.
  • • $135 per horse and rider combination for both days.
  • • Stabling on grounds at the Hoosier Horse Park. $45.00 (Friday noon -Sunday). Shaving

available from the Horse Park.

 

 

Name ___________________________Age_________ Telephone ______________

 

E-mail____________________________________________________________

 

Address____________________________________________________________

City___________________________________________State______Zip________

 

Horse’s Name_____________________Age________Height________Breed_______

 

For proper placement in groups please circle any applicable:

Horses highest level competed? – never competed/BN/N/T/P/above

Horse’s highest level schooled cross country? – never schooled/BN/N/T/P/above

Rider’s highest level competed? – never competed/BN/N/T/P/above

Level Horse and Rider are presently competing? – never competed/BN/N/T/P/above

Horses maximum or comfortable jumping height – 2’ / 2’6” / 3’ / 3’3” / 3’7”and above

Riders maximum or comfortable jumping height – 2’ / 2’6” / 3’ / 3’3” / 3’7”and above

Other information to help with group placement________________________________

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Any additional information to help place you in an appropriate group or special needs, suggestions and expectations for this clinic ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                                                                Closing Date: July 28th

 

Clinic Fee…………………………… $135.00 ________ Mail entries to:

Stabling………………………………$ 45.00 ________                          Up-N-Over Stables                                                                                                                                     3951 West Maple Grove Road

Total………………………………….$  _____________                        Bloomington, In. 47404

 

FULL REFUND prior to closing DATE, after closing only if place can be filled from waiting list.

For more information call: Sherry  812-361-5033 or e-mail sherry@upnoverstable.com

News Show Results

 

Indiana Alumni Magazine, September/October 2000

Noon Does OK in this Corral

When Nadeem Noon, BS’86, gets up on his high horse, people really pay attention. After all, he seems to come out a winner at just about everything he tries on the back of a horse, including a first place finish in June at the Bromont (Quebec) International Three-Day Event. 

On his first attempt at a three-day event, Noon, coach of the IU equestrian club team, won the one-star division, or preliminary level, on Greystone V.  “Eventing” is a general term covering three-day competition and a shortened version called horse trials.  The one-or-two-day trials include dressage, cross country, and a stadium course.  In the three-day event, the cross country section is more complex and demanding, requiring four phases of competition.  The sport is based on the old military tests for cavalry horses.

Noon’s students consider his victory at Bromont nothing short of incredible.  The teacher and competitor takes it all somewhat more in stride.  “It’s a major accomplishment for me,” he says.  “To win something new to you is really quite a different test.” 

Horsing around is nothing new to Noon.  He grew up on a farm in Pakistan where Thoroughbred horses were raised and citrus fruit was grown.  He got into riding seriously when he went to school in England at age 14.  He participated in eventing and show jumping there before coming to IU, where he joined the equestrian team.

“The coach encouraged me to do western riding,” he recalls.  “I had never taken lessons or seen any western riding.  But I was a great fan of western movies, so I went into the class and just pretended to be a cross between John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.”

Predictably, he won the only western event he ever tried.

After graduating from IU, Noon returned to Pakistan, where he played polo and was involved in show jumping.  Bored with the lack of competitive variety, he came back to the United States where his Bloomington contacts urged him to train horses in Monroe County.  Since 1988, Noon has operated Up N’ Over Stables with his wife, Sherry.

About a year ago, he had the good fortune to be noticed at local shows by Patricia Grimm of Terre Haute.  She offered to sponsor Noon to train and compete on her horse, Irish-bred Greystone V.

The 17-hands-high horse is a great competitor but does have a mind of his own, Noon says.  “We’ve had to learn how to give and take a little bit,” he says.  “He thinks he knows how things should be done, and we have to renegotiate quite frequently.”

Even so, international coaches tell him the 9-year-old Greystone has what it takes to compete at the top level.  Noon’s next step is to compete in the two-star, or intermediate level and then try a three-star event next spring.

From there, he hopes to move to the four-star level and represent Pakistan in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Bloomington Herald-Times
http://www.hoosiertimes.com/stories/2000/06/28/news.000628_HT_C1_PJR00987.sto

Trainer hopes to take horse to Olympics 
               Pair could qualify for equestrian events at 2004
               Olympic Games in Athens 

By John Meunier,
Herald-Times Staff Writer

As Nadeem Noon took the reins of a powerful, gray horse from Sarah Birch, a twinkle came to his eye and a smile to his face. “He’s a bit belligerent,” he warned his visitors. “He knows he’s a star.”

Noon mounted Greystone V, an Irish-bred sporting horse, and the pair put on a short display of power and grace on a jumping course at Noon’s Monroe County stables. “I love that horse,” said Birch, one of Noon’s riding dents, in the hanging silence between the horse’s leap over a two-post jump and his landing in the soft soil of  the course. 

After three weeks of rest, Greystone is just returning to training for what Noon hopes will be an Olympic appearance in Athens, Greece, in 2004.  The rest comes after Noon rode Greystone to victory in a international three-day event in Canada earlier this month. After 15 years of riding seriously, it was the first competition Noon had ever entered at that level. “This is the first time that I have been lucky enough to have a horse who has         definite Olympic possibility,” Noon said.

Greystone is owned by Patricia Grimm of Terre Haute, who approached Noon at  a competition and offered to sponsor him. Grimm bought Greystone after Noon found the horse in Virginia, fresh off the boat from England.

Noon — a Pakistani citizen who coaches the Indiana University equestrian club team — said it takes four to five years to develop a talented horse into a Olympic contender. “It involves listening to the horse and judging when it is ready to take the step up to the next level,” Noon said. “It is very much a team thing between the horse and I, so
we’re definitely going to have  to put in the miles.”

Three-day eventing requires the horse and rider to demonstrate skill, endurance and courage in series of             competitions — dressage, cross country and show jumping. The event Noon won earlier this month in Canada was a one-star event. Olympic-level competitions are four stars. Noon’s next goal is a two-star competition in Pennsylvania in October. He said he  is confident Greystone has the potential to reach the four-star level.

Noon grew up on a horse and citrus farm in Pakistan, but his interest in eventing  started while he was a university student in England. He studied marketing in the early 1980s at IU, where he founded the university’s  equestrian club. It was during his return to Pakistan, where he ran the Punjab Riding Academy,  that he met his wife, Sherry — a Terre Haute native. The two now run Up-N-Over Stables near Ellettsville.  In addition to competing, Noon teaches about 40 students and boards horses.

In all his years of riding and caring for horses, he said, he’s never had a horse like Greystone.  Although he must meet international and American standards to get his shot at the Olympics four years from now, he said he should not have too much difficulty getting on the Pakistani Olympic team.  “They are very strong in polo, but I had never heard of anyone competing in any of  the Olympic disciplines,” Noon said. “I’m pretty much the only guy.”

 

From Karen Brigg’s article A Change Of Luck:  Stuart Black Wins Bromont CCI**
http://www.eventingnews.net/page195.html  June, 2000

In the CCI* division, history was made when Nadeem Noon, representing Pakistan, won the first three-day event he had ever attempted, aboard the big Irish-bred, Greystone V.  This was not only very probably the first international three-day ever won by a Pakistani, but likely the first ever *entered* by someone of that nationality, at least in North America! Noon comes from a polo background and formerly ran the Punjab Riding Academy along with his brothers (also accomplished polo players), but emigrated to the United States some 12 years ago, and now runs Up N’ Over Stables in Bloomington, Indiana, along with his American wife, Sherry.  He got hooked on eventing, he says, while he was at university in Surrey, England, and happened to attend the Badminton Horse Trials.  “The only thing they had in Pakistan was polo and a little showjumping,” he explained, “and once my students and I had won that show three years in a row, I thought it was time to move on.”  A stint at Indiana University had introduced him to the American Midwest, and his return there in the late 1980’s has resulted in a thriving boarding and training business with 40 stalls and an indoor arena. 

Greystone V is owned by Patricia Grimm, “a grandmother who used to be involved in Saddlebreds,” Noon said. “I guess she had watched me with my students at the local shows and liked the way we treated our horses and our clients.  She just walked up to me one day and offered to sponsor me, which was an extraordinary chance.  I looked around for a suitable horse, and found Greystone at Peter Green’s barn, where he had arrived from England only a couple of days before.  He had done two preliminary events in the UK, and one Intermediate, and Peter thought he would suit me, though he was still quite green.”  Noon has been partnered with the burly gray for “not quite a year”, and has been receiving help from Australian Team member Phillip Dutton, who travels to Indiana twice a year to give clinics in Bloomington. 

Noon’s victory in the one-star was by the slimmest of margins;  he and American Corinne Ashton (aboard Dobbin), were tied for third going into the stadium jumping phase and both produced clear rounds, while first- and second-placed Virginia Jenkins (with Always A Lady) and Peter Green (with Esperer), both dropped rails to move them down in the standings.  Noon’s closer-to-optimum time on cross-country clinched the win for him.  He now plans to move the horse up to Intermediate and hopes to qualify for the Radnor CCI** in the fall. 


From FEI News June 8, 2000

http://www.horsesport.org/fei/news/news_01/new_01_03

FIRST VICTORY FOR PAKISTAN IN AN INTERNATIONAL THREE  DAY EVENT

Nadeem Noon of Pakistan, with his horse Greystone V, celebrated the first victory of Pakistan in an international Three Day Event by winning CCI* Bromont (CAN).

In the one-star division, Nadeem Noon representing Pakistan in his first Three Day Event took home the win with 59.8 points. He was tying with American Corinne Ashton on Dobbin, but Noon and the aptly named Greystone had been closest to the optimum time during the cross-country phase, thus giving him the win. 

Training Fees

TRAINING FEES

Training and Board is $650/month(5 days per week)
Daily Training is $25

SHOW FEES

$35.00 STADIUM/XC COURSE WALKS
$10.00 COACHING FOR EACH PHASE
$175.00 COACHING AT 3 DAY EVENTS

HAULING FEES

$ 1.35 PER MILE FOR ONE HORSE (LOADED)
$.75 PER MILE FOR TWO OR MORE HORSES
$ 50.00 MINIMUM HAULING FEE,
 REGARDLESS OF MILEAGE

OTHER FEES

$20.00 ARENA/FACILITY FEE PER DAY
$10.00 PER HOUR HOLDING HORSES FOR FARRIER OR VET.
THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE HORSES THAT WILL CROSS TIE QUIETLY FOR THE FARRIER.

Board Rate

BOARD RATE PER MONTH

$380.00      BOARD   –  Includes grain twice and hay 3 times a day; group turnout weather permitting and use of all facilities. Additional services available at additional cost.

 

$680.00    TRAINING AND BOARD  – Training  by Sherry or Nadeem ,  5 days a week.   One Day Training available at $25 per Day

 

$ 15.00       OIL  –  1 cup daily

 

$ 10.00         BEET PULP to supplement grain

 

$ 12.00        MSM daily

 

$ 60.00    INDIVIDUAL TURNOUT – When group turnout is not appropriate we offer Individual turnout for this additional charge ( Between 1 and 4 hours dependent on availability and weather) Daily turnout rate is $5. 

 

$ 20.00   TRAILER PARKING per MONTH

 

HORSES FOR LEASE 

Students in a regular lesson program with us are eligible to half and full lease horses appropriate to their riding abilities so they can experience further involvement leading to showing , further educational opportunities or  horse ownership

 BASIC  LEASE ….. $260.00/MONTH (schedule 2 independent rides/week and 1 lesson )

Want to ride more ? try the 3 day  LEASE ……$300.00 /Month    ( schedule 3 independent rides/week, and 1 lesson)

SHOW LEASE  ……………….$385.00/month  (schedule  4 independent rides /week , 4 lessons/month included, horse can be taken to shows /clinics etc under our supervision)

FULL LEASE…Pay BOARD AND ALL OTHER EXPENSES  (Details worked out on individual basis)

DAILY RIDING….$20.00 Per day (approximately one hour total

, available to riders in a regular lesson program, designed for riders with busy unpredictable schedules who want more riding time to work on their riding skills ) 

OTHER FEES

 

$ 10.00 per day ARENA/FACILITY FEE FOR HAUL INs,  open to riders taking regular lessons with prearranged appointments.

$ 10.00 per hour HOLDING HORSES for Farrier or Vet.  Not applied to horses that will stand quietly on Cross ties. 

$ 25      LATE FEE FOR BOARD

$ 1.50  Per Loaded Mile for single horse , $ 1.00 per horse for 2 or more horses . Special rates for shows etc.

Lesson Fees

LESSON FEES

1/2 HOUR PRIVATE LESSON-$30.00

HOUR PRIVATE LESSON -$50.00

HOUR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON -$35.00 each

HOUR GROUP LESSON -$35.00 each

 

HORSES FOR LEASE

 

1/2 LEASE….. $260.00/month (ride2 times/week; 4 scheduled lessons /month)
FULL LEASE…Full board and all other expenses

DAILY RIDING….$20.00 per day (one hour riding time)

 

OTHER FEES
$20.00 ARENA/FACILITY FEE PER DAY

$150.00 FULL CLIPPING FEE

$150.00 TRACE CLIPPING FEE

$25.00 LATE FEE for paying board late

$ 5.00 BILLING FEE this is for those that don’t leave checks for the farrier, dentist, etc and the stable pays them and bills you.
$10.00 per hour holding horses for the farrier or vet. This does not include horses that will cross tie quietly for the farrier or horses in training.

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812-327-8287 Nadeem Noon

812-361-5033 Sherry Noon