Master Your Training and Riding

Master Your Training and Riding

As a Certified Instructor Callie teaches riders to develop riding balance in harmony with their horses. 

Using simple yet proven training and riding techniques, Callie will help you make riding easier for both you and your horse — guaranteed!

  • Riders MUST have their own horse ** ** No lesson horse at this time.  The ranch is easily accessible for you to bring YOUR HORSE.

What Makes Callie Different

  • Callie Klein is the only Certified Centered Riding® Instructor in Nevada
  • Callie teaches Straightness Training™, Natural Horsemanship, Dressage (classical & western)
  • Callie takes the time to listen to your riding goals and what’s important to you as a rider
  • She will watch you ride and diagnose what you need to work on.  Then you will devise a plan for lessons and training to improve your seat, communication, and harmony
  • Callie has been trained to teach according to your natural learning style
  • Callie teaches THEORY AND PRACTICE.  Antoine de la Pluvinel said, “Without Theory, the Practice is Uncertain.” Theory is paramount to training and riding

With Callie, riders learn how to use proper timing and dosing of aids to influence healthy biomechanics

Riders learn WHEN to apply certain riding principals such as Centered Riding and Dressage and when to apply Natural Horsemanship

​Callie has a passion for sharing her love and knowledge about horses with others.

“I remember what it was like when I was taking lessons.  During instruction, I could do the moves or the pattern, but once I rode on my own I still had questions due to the lack of theory.  Because I wasn’t educated on theory or the “why” during my lessons, it was as if I was just trying to remember the steps, the circle, or the half pass yet I was missing the theory link. 

That’s when I made the decision to become a certified Centered Riding Instructor and am now working on my Basic Straightness Training Instructor certification.  My goal is now to teach my students to become knowledgeable, capable, and competent – whether in the saddle or on the ground, using whatever is necessary in the moment to improve movement of their horse which will in turn improve everything!”

  • All skill levels welcome
  • Private or group Lessons available
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The Freedom To Choose

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The Decision

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The New Horse Training Science

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What is Straightness Training?

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