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What is Equine Assisted or Guided Learning? The Power of Therapeutic Horsemanship

What is Equine Assisted or Guided Learning? The Power of Therapeutic Horsemanship

​While I do not personally provide​ formal ​equine assisted riding services, I am a firm believer in the ​therapeutic power that comes from horseback riding.​“The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man.”  Winston Churchill​The emerging field of Equine Assisted Activities is seeing a dynamic growth around the world.​There are many …

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What is Western Dressage?

What is Western Dressage?

​Come experience what all the fuss is about!   Western Dressage is classical dressage training for the western horse.  All breeds are welcome, all riders, all levels, all levels.  Learn to apply classical training principles as a foundation for any discipline.Western Dressage is Taking Off !More information coming soon.

Las Vegas and Henderson Public Equestrian Parks

Las Vegas and Henderson Public Equestrian Parks

Horseback Riding at Bradley Equestrian Park​Have you ever wanted to just load up the horses and take them to a park but weren’t sure where to go and what to expect when you arrived?       This article ​contains ​basic information about a some of the Public Equestrian Parks in Las Vegas and Henderson.  For …

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What is Centered Riding?

What is Centered Riding?

Centered Riding  is a proven and effective unique way of teaching and applying the classical principles of riding, using body awareness, centering, and imagery developed by Sally Swift. ​It encompasses all seats and styles of riding.”The ultimate goal of Centered Riding is not to be a discipline unto itself. It must go forward in its …

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Benefits of Attending a Western Dressage 1-2-3 Clinic

Benefits of Attending a Western Dressage 1-2-3 Clinic

​Guest Post by Susanne J. Rowe​Western Dressage: Classical Horsemanship for Today’s RiderOn an overcast winter day a group of horses and riders gather in Sandy Valley. The scene is reminiscent of the Old West—the horses wear hefty leather saddles and their riders wear blue jeans and cowboy boots. But this is no rodeo. The Sandy …

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Western Dressage Interview

Western Dressage Interview

A few years ago, I was contacted by one of the bloggers, Michelle Binder, for the USEF website and their blog called Equestrian Weekly. I was so honored that she took time to meet me to write an article for the blog about bringing Western Dressage to the Las Vegas community. We had a great …

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How Do We Train Our Horses?

How Do We Train Our Horses?

I think one of the most difficult tasks as a Dressage Rider is to determine what’s the most important thing to do for my horse’s and my training each day I ride. I’m an insatiable learner, constantly listening to instructors, reading, watching others.  I just love to learn.  I recently ordered a series of videos …

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Online Horse Training and Riding Education

Online Horse Training and Riding Education

I subscribe to several online horse training and riding education websites.  It’s an amazing way to educate myself about horses in the comfort of my home.  Plus I get to listen to and watch amazing Internationally-recognized Trainers and Judges while they teach their students.  I’ve been a subscriber of few professionals for many years and …

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New Riding Location in Las Vegas

New Riding Location in Las Vegas

I’m so excited about my new Riding and Lesson Location in Las Vegas! Just moved Trixie, my lesson horse to a new private facility in the Northwest side of town.  The new facility is located at 8035 W Craig Rd, LV  89129. I am available for lessons, and will be riding out soon.  Just down …

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