TRAINERS / INSTRUCTORS

Currently working with horses and people here are:

 

MQ Training

Michelle Quirico is a successful Western trainer and riding instructor whose horses and riders compete in Western dressage, pleasure, ranch horse, obstacle and trail events, sport horse in hand and many other venues.  She is a Regional Champion in Western Dressage heading to the Arabian Nationals soon! She is also a buckle winner and Grand National competitor in team penning on Smokin' and has won High Point awards in gymkhana on Sihaya.  She has ribboned in trail and native costume events with her Arabs. She starts young horses, improves older ones and offers beginning and trail riding lessons as well as coaching in Western equitation, Western dressage, trail, leasing and sales. 

Website:  www.MQTRAINING.com
Bill and Smokin' by the prickly pears

Email:  MQTraining@ymail.com 

Telephone:  707-246-4985                                    

Michelle and Tiffany in native costume on the track

WE HAVE SPACE FOR ANOTHER TRAINER (NON-WESTERN) WHO WILL BRING HORSES AND EXPERTISE - SUITE WITH OFFICE, TACKROOMS, WASH BAYS AND 1-2 BARNS AVAILABLE.

 

Susie Braun gives a dressage lesson in the outdoor arena

 

 

 

Available trainers/instructors include: 

Carla Bauchmueller will guide you in dressage, jumping, Centered Riding and general horsemanship.  Call her at    510-423-0644, see www.cb-riding.com or email her at info@cb-riding.com.

Susie Braun of the Double G barn in Martinez will come to give lessons in dressage and jumping and also offers training sessions and long lining.  Contact her at 925- 228-8541 or susie.braun@yahoo.com

Karen Losbaugh of Art2Ride comes to northern California from time to time to teach dressage and proper muscular development of the horse.  See www.Art2Ride.com.

Laurie Scott offers lessons and training in Dressage and Combined Training.  See www.lauriescott.net, or contact her at 707-529-5759 or lscott@lauriescott.net.

Tina Hutton instructs in Centered Riding, TTEAM and the Feldenkrais method for both mounted and on the ground work.  See  www.tinahutton.com.  Call her at 530-745-9582 to make an appointment or email tina@tina.hutton.com.

Amber Reed of New Hope Equine Mobile Training coaches ground manners and under saddle.  See www.newhopeequinemobiletraining.weebly.com  or call her at 707-332-3756.

 

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Morgan Caplane Equestrian

Morgan and her team improve jumper and hunter horses and riders, have fun at home and at shows, and offer show ready Dutch imports plus other horses for lease and sale. See them at DeVito Equestrian Center, on Facebook and at www.morgancaplaneequestrian.com .

Freestyling Farms

Jill Prieto and Trevor Gaffney offer training, lessons, showing, coaching, sales and other services for competitive and recreational jumpers and hunters of all sizes.  Celebrate their happy, nimble horses at https://www.facebook.com/FreestylingFarms.

Royal Horses Stables

Claudio Gallo, Brenna Bollig and the horses and other equestrians of Royal Horses Stables have returned to southern California after their sojourn up here.  Follow their show ring and sale successes at www.royalhorsesstables.com.

SCHLEESE SADDLE SERVICES

Jochen Schleese brings his van and expertise (and Christiane Noelting) to our barn every few months for saddle fitting and consultation.  He will adjust your saddle to fit your horse and you for the most comfortable performance.  Contact Marie for information about trailering in for a session or see www.schleese.com and http://www.youtube.com/mjpschleese.  The next session will be in fall 2018. Check our Facebook page for a more precise date and time.