We offer all forms of training. From young horse training to high level competition and breeding show training. I believe it's crucial that the horse and rider establish a bond, trust and understanding between one another. Therefore, training is something that requires dedication and devotion, there is no quick solution, you get what you give. We begin with the foundation and build from the ground and up.
"Great things never came from comfort zones"
"Keep going, because you didn't come this far to only come this far."
"Ride until your idols become your rivals"
"If you want to look good in front of thousands, you have to out work thousands in front of nobody"
YOUNG HORSE TRAINING
With young horses I believe it's really important to get a good start. The most important element is mutual trust, then to coach them to be open and curious about working with me. I work them primarily from the ground in hand and on the longe before I start riding them. I firmly believe it's beneficial to coach them right from the beginning to get in good rein contact and then to establish the right movement in their body as I work with their hind quarters. I follow the same procedure when I ride.
My goal as a trainer is to coach the horses to be graceful and selfcarrigeing, concentrating on lightness in the front and carrying more weight from the rear. I want a light and steady rein contact and the goal is to encourage the horse to elongate their neck forward, but round. Working the topline is for me the primary focus. Then you get the horse to raise their shoulders, and work, move from their hindquarters. I strive to make the training fun for me, and the horse and I mix it all up, ride indoors and outside and I always work with the horses on the longe along with the riding. I love to train, coach and develop the horses and my own riding skills. The goal is to produce a horse that I enjoy riding with light and almost invisible aids. Most of the horses I train, are being trained for competition and/or breeding shows. However the work and goal of the training is mostly the same, although competition training requires that the horse is further along in the training and more technically advanced.