Our trainers have studied Holistic Horsemanship and Enlightened Classical Riding methods for years. They all take ongoing and frequent continuing education courses with mentors around the country to stay sharp and offer you and your horse the best training experience possible. Horse training is available on a limited basis. Our focus is on solid basics, dressage and natural horsemanship methods. Our trainers specialize in:
Enlightened Holistic Riding
Connect with your horse on a whole new level using lightness and mental connection. Using the “less is more” philosophy and applying good solid foundational basics, we start your horse under saddle the right way or help solve problems and do tune-ups for movement or minor behavior issues under saddle.
We cover a wide variety of issues, such as saddle starting, behavior issues, problem-solving (such as medical issues and ground manners), remedial issues (ground manners, bolting, rearing, kicking, etc.), untouched or barely touched horses (haltering, leading, bathing, grooming, medical, feet), trailer loading issues, farrier prep and issues.
Some of the areas we specialize in include:
*Thorough but gentle colt starts that lay an excellent foundation for a lifelong partnership – when it comes to colt starts you get what you pay for. A badly done or ignorant colt start can set your horse up for lifelong remedial issues. The saddle start is one of the most important times in a horse’s life. With the proper colt start you can take your dream partner into any discipline and feel good knowing you’ve got a great foundation.
* Remedial issues for farrier, medical, trailer loading and more. We can fix problems created via abuse or ignorance and help you have a drama free partnership. We have taken extensive training to understand how horses think and learn. This helps us to gently but thoroughly unravel any remedial issues your partner may have all while giving him a voice and a choice.
* Ground Manners
*Untouched Horses – Staci has worked quite a bit with mustangs and untouched horses. If you have one and need help – let her help you gentle your new partner – she can help keep you both safe and build a foundation of trust without forcing and trauma.
* Biomechanics issues – a specialty at our barn. Doesnt matter your discipline we can help your horse last longer by moving better.
*Long lining, round penning
*Spook busting and desensitizing
Saddle starts, re-starts and tune-ups
Holistic Horse Evaluations
Holistic Horsemanship addresses the entire picture for you and your horse. We focus on training, handling, environment, nutrition and more.
Biomechanics, Lameness, Exercise and Fitness
Can’t get a left lead canter? Horse won’t come around under saddle? We can help!
We make house calls on a limited basis to evaluate and provide training on your farm.