Silver Lining Stables
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Jenna Presley

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper

Moorpark, California


My program is all hands on. We do not have grooms so the students learn all the aspects of horsemanship

Silver Lining Stables
Each horse and rider take their own time to learn. Patience and understanding is a huge part of my training program. I feel I have a strong foundation in horsemanship. The horses always come first. What drives my passion is seeing those moments where horse/rider get it and everything just comes together. The smile says it all.

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Jeannie Wilson

Hunter/Jumper

Summerville, South Carolina


Enchanted Acres

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Dana Murrell

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Carpenter, Wyoming


Pi Bar Performance Horses

Patience and the willingness to be a lifelong student and openness to try different approaches is how I overcome challenges. Every person and horse is different so its important to be open to approaching from different angles. I love working with youth. They are the future of horse and rodeo industry and creating a solid foundation they will build upon help keep the horse industry strong. I have a passion for the goals both horses and riders achieve in the training process. Small achievable goals and a plan to follow with the ability to make changes.

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Courtney Swars

Dressage; Eventing

Dickerson, Maryland


All’s Well Equestrian

I really try to dissect and explain challenges that come up in training, so the rider understands exactly where the issue is and how to not only fix, but also, prevent the issue. I tend to do really well with training people with confidence issues and green pairs due to this approach. I really love developing a relationship with the horses and helping to build relationships between the horses and their owners.

Crashed Performance Horses
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Kris Hendrickson

Dressage Endurance Working cowhorse

Fort Meade, Florida


The horse comes first. No matter the discipline I strive for soft willing CONFIDENT horses who are happy and comfortable.

Crashed Performance Horses
1. No two horses are the same. I find that most issues with horses come from a place of fear and a lack of feeling safe. Most challenges with horses aren't physical but are more so mental. Most horses want a friend who understands what they are thinking. I try to be that. 2. I'm incredibly good with "hot" or sensitive horses. They work well in my program. 3. Being able to help people and horses has always been a passion. I enjoy starting young horses and giving confidence to older horses. Seeing the future success is amazing

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Preslee Nicholson

Problem horses and colt starting

Fort Worth, Texas


PCM Performance Horses

Training isn't just giving a horse a job, training is much more. For me, training is about the look in the horse's eye when they finally figure out that one obstacle. To overcome those challenges I use a lot of pressure and release. I specialize in colt starting, I believe I’m good at colt starting because as I was growing up I was always the test dummy. I was thrown on every horse in the barn, I rode a lot of horse who bucked.

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Megan Green

Carriage horses & general riding

Penrose, Colorado


Green equine training

When I have a challenge come up at any point I always ask myself, where did I not communicate suitably for the equine? I go back and break it down further or try a different avenue. I excel in carriage horse training, as I had trained my first driving horse at 10 and I've been hooked since. I am passionate about training horses and mules to further my knowledge and to help the owners excel. It makes me so happy when people can enjoy a multitude of disciplines with their wonderful equines.

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Adrienne Klicker

Arabians & Sport Horses

Ames, Iowa


Beryl Arabians

Adrienne provides horse training and coaching using the holistic approach for both horse and rider. By creating a foundation that can be built upon, she is specialized in Arabian training, sidesaddle, equitation and showmanship. Equine nutrition and mental health is an integral part of her program and also advocates for rider health and wellness. By focusing on basic care that can often be overlooked, it can often be the root of an issue. And when addressed, it can be night and day and completely worth the journey.

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Kylie Bowen

Colt starting, advanced performance, cow work

San Tan Valley, Arizona


Crossbow Equine

I'm Kylie Bowen, owner and founder of Crossbow Equine. Formerly a full time trainer, sales broker, and clinician, I have found passion not only in training horses, but helping other trainers learn to navigate the equine industry. I myself enjoy training western performance horses, and developed a deep passion for cutting and cow horses at a young age. When it comes to problem solving, whether it be horse or rider, my mindset is “Practice, Precision, Progress.” By focusing on the daily small wins, the whole picture really starts to come together!

EB Boarding and Performance Horses
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Ellie Bonilla

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Colt starting

Tuscola, Texas


I believe horses should take responsibility for their job while remaining relaxed and confident. I love to build their confidence to help them succeed.

EB Boarding and Performance Horses
When overcoming challenges in training I go back to the basics or reflect on myself. I keep it simple, it's either a problem because there's no confidence in the fundamentals or I'm doing something to cause the problem. I feel one thing I do well is help the horse relax along with training. To me confidence and relaxation exercises are just as important as skills. Making riders love riding is something that drives my passion. I strive to help my clients get that "little kid" feeling around horses again.

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Sina Koritko

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

New Milford, Connecticut


Sina Koritko perform horses

My approach on training is if the horse is having a issue during training I don't believe in forcing. I try my best to think what the horse is thinking and ways I could fix it using the horses mind before using my mind. I personally do well training young ones I connect and understand young horses best. What drives my passion to be a horse trainer is the reward you get at the end of the day seeing young horses grow and Flourish into athletes

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Cooper Bruce

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Franklin, Missouri



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Devin Norman

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Marietta, Georgia


Ox-Head Equine Services


CR Equine Training
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Casidie Auton

Hunter/Jumper; Western trail/obstacle

Nebo, North Carolina


Be as firm as necessary while as gentle as possible. A try is worth rewarding everytime. Always end on a positive note.

CR Equine Training
1) I use simple methods of redirecting the brain. 2)I earned my name locally with rescue horses and building confidence for bold jumpers. 3)finding a job the equine enjoys as much as the rider so everyone is happy in their work.

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Kim Samitore

All around

Central Point, Oregon


Joy Ryder Horsemanship LLC


Kathy J LLC
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Kathy Jachymczyk

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper; Eventing

Beecher, Illinois


Kathy j llc

Kathy J LLC
I work hard to understand the horses point of view. There are no bad horses just horses who don't understand their job.

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Brandee Wardell

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Buffalo, South Dakota


Lone Mountain Performance Horses


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Bayli Bilby

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Rebecca Larkin

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper

Sun Valley, Nevada


Harmony Horsemanship


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Lexi Hernandez

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; reined cow horse/cutting

Mckinney, Texas


HD Ranch


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Beth Daniels

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Cutting, cowhorse, colt starting , California bridle horses

Erie, Kansas


Sonshine Working Horses


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Melissa Montevideo

Hunter/Jumper

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Cavalli Farm


Dizzy H Performance Horses
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Anna Howard

Reining and Ranch Riding

Kempner, Texas


Dizzy H Performance Horses

Dizzy H Performance Horses
Working with horses, it's not if, it's when a challenge arises. No challenge is the same, but I allow the horse to figure it out on their time, making what I ask clear for them. A rushed horse develops holes and causes problems down the road. I have worked a lot of horses over the years, and dealt with many "problem" horses. I have fixed many holes in a horses training foundation. Seeing a horse go from unhappy and reactive, to a willing horse, that's happy and loving their job is what drives me to do what I do!

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Tycia Ferrall

Hunter/Jumper; Western pleasure, reining

Axtell, Utah


CT Ranch


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Cami ONeal

Primarily Western & Ranch Versatility. However, my riders and horses are all around. We compete and train in a variety of events. From western to English, ranch horse, drill team, barrels, rodeo queen events, halter and more.

Keller, Texas


O'Neal Performance Horses & Riding Stable


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Mandy Allnutt

Pleasure horses

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Unicorn Equine Solutions


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Katheleen Daigle

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; I'M working with all the different kind of discipline

Stephenville, Texas


Horse Konfidence


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Peyton Simmons

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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PS Performance Horses


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Savannah Chance

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Turlock, California


RD Ranch Productions


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Gracie Jenkins

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Reined cowhorse

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GR Performance horses

1. When I run into a problem instead of making it a big deal I just tray another method 2. I feel as though my strength is getting horses quiet and soft and willing to do whatever job they are meant for! 3. My passion for horse training obviously comes for my love of horses since a child but I love to be able to go compete and win and see my clients win on a horse I trained myself and I know has a good foundation to go in any direction.

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Lauren Strough

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Skidmore, Missouri


LA Performance Horses


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Anna McCoy

Western pleasure/trail

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Behind the Bit Horsemanship


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Stephanie Bruggeman

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper

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SKM Riding & Refuge Ranch Ministries


TC Equine
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Chelsea Bowers

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

McKinney, Texas


TC Equine is completely based around you're horses specific needs and how to help them and their rider grow together.

TC Equine
I keep things very black and white for my horses so it's clear to them what I'm asking. I never end sessions on a bad note. I feel I best help horses overcome new and "scary" situations and help them build their confidence. I absolutely love watching these horses figure things out as they learn and not only the horse but their riders as well. It makes me so happy to watch horse and rider teams grow together to be the best they can be!

Purple Rose horse training
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Celeste Ruano

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Pinon Hills, California


I believe in helping horses and riders excel to the best of themselves. I love seeing smiles of success on their faces

Purple Rose horse training
The passion that drives me to be a horse trainer is how the horse develops and soaks up learning to new things. When overcoming challenges during training I have to remember that horses have bad days just like us. We simply stop at a good point, take a deep breathe and say we will try again tomorrow. My niche I would have to say is being patient. Patient is key when it comes to horses because they are learning and to be patient with them makes a huge difference in the horse and their training

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Andrea Cline

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Springtown, Texas


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Conner Clark

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper; Eventing

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Dynamic Duo Equestrian


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Lexy Nuesch

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; General Horsemanship

Johnstown, NE


Lexy Nuesch Horsemanship


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Anna McCoy

Western/trail/reining/English

Albany, GA


Behind the Bit Horsemanship


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Shealo Blackwell

Foundation training

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Freespirit Horsemanship


Schlager Performance Horses
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Sierra Schlager

Reiner

Whitesboro, Texas


Providing top of the line reining horses through breeding and training. Our horses will make you a champion is any discipline your heart takes you.

Schlager Performance Horses
When over coming challenges with different horses I step back and go to ground work and make my way forward again. I find the holes in their training and fix them so they have the confidence they need to be successful. My horses are well known for not only being champions in the show pen but being able to do anything you ask without being scared. They are put to the test from the arena, the mountains, water and obstacles. What drives my passion is seeing others fall in love with our sport!

MS Equine Services
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Melody Shepard

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Dent, Minnesota


I work with problem horses and problem people, You have to ride the horse how he needs, not how you want.

MS Equine Services
How I overcome challenges, I go back to ground work, vet checks, a good horse just doesn't stop working. I absolutely love teaching a horse how to bend properly and putting a nice stop on them. My passion to be a horse trainer came from training my first pony at 9. I just remembered the whole summer with frustration and discouragement, once we hit our breakthrough I never felt so accomplished. I will forever train horses so I can feel that again.

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Alexis Cole

Western/ liberty

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From the Ground Up Training
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Badia Manasra

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; ranch riding

Palmdale, California


Horsemanship isn’t learned overnight, weeks, months or even years. It’s something you never stop trying to perfect; it’s the most important aspect to any discipline.

From the Ground Up Training
Horse training isn't something that is "one size fits all", every horse is different that's why I've strived to continue to learn everything I can from various trainers in various disciplines so that I can adapt to each horse. I'd like to think I'm pretty diverse, coming up with an English background trainer that studied Ray Hunt. I've ventured in many things from speed events/rodeo to trail trials and showing. I love traditional methods. I truly feel the most joy starting, training young horses and I strive to put a well rounded foundation on every horse no matter the discipline.

Slingshot Equine
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Andrea Koch

Hunter/Jumper Barrel Racing/Rodeo Ranch Horses

Milpitas, California


At Slingshot Equine, our goal is to create willing equine partners and teach people how to be in tune with their horses needs

Slingshot Equine
When I face challenges during training, my first step is to take a step back and see what the horse is communicating to me with their body language and then take it from there. I work very well with problem horses and finding what job suits each horse the best! I am a very empathic person towards animals, and I strive to teach people how to communicate more effectively with their animals and make the best experience for both horse and rider.

Topwind Ranch
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Amanda Berg

Ranch Horse Shows, Team Roping, Sorting, Trail Riding

Wynnewood, OK


Specializing in All-Around Ranch Horses Topwind Ranch - Oklahoma Horse Sales, Consignment Program, Training & Lessons Can't wait to meet you!

Topwind Ranch
Passion for horses and horsemanship brought us down to Oklahoma all the way from Minnesota! Riding year round, and being able to compete in some of the toughest horse country drove us to pick Oklahoma to establish Topwind Ranch. We enjoy participating in numerous events including Team Roping, Ranch Horse Shows; Ranch Riding, Ranch Trail, Ranch Pleasure Etc, Ranch Sorting, Team Penning, Obstacle Challenges,Trail Riding & more. We aim to work with and create horses that are gentle, respectful, willing, and athletic who will create partners for their riders that can go anywhere, and do anything!

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Shelah Bolton

Ranch versatility, western pleasure, English pleasure

Plymouth, CA


STAR K Equestrian


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Rebecca Hamilton

Reining, cutting, western pleasure, extreme trail

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Hamilton Equine


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Courtney Bassuener

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; We specialize in colt starting

Brook Park, MN


Rafter CC Quarter Horses


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Carrie Arntson

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Lake Park, Minnesota


Spotlite Performance Horses


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Rachel Dahl

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Wanda, Minnesota


Bar RL Performance Horses


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Melissa Stuckey

Dressage; Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Pole Bending

Makinen, Minnesota


North Country Haven, LLC.


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Afton McCourt

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Ranch horses

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Branded Cactus Performance Horses


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Westin Sampson

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Cutting/cowhorse

Spanish Fork, Utah


Double Down Horse Ranch


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Lani Taylor

Hunter/Jumper; Eventing

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GPH Equestrian


AJ Performance Horses
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Aubrey Reger

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Lyman, Wyoming


I have a passion for training horses and miniature horses in numerous disciplines, specializing in barrel racing and the sport of rodeo.

AJ Performance Horses
I believe that the best way to overcome challenges during training is to take a moment to look in the mirror. Through my training experiences, I've learned that identifying and correcting my mistakes allows me to overcome challenges. My niche in the training world is definitely training barrel horses. I am constantly looking to learn through others and improve my horses, and find success when working on the barrel pattern. My passion to be a horse trainer comes from my unconditional love for these animals, as well as succeeding at the sport I enjoy!

Shelbys Performance Horses
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Shelby Moore

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Reining and cutting

Grantsville, Utah


I always go by this quote You will get the results your looking for when you do the work your avoiding.

Shelbys Performance Horses
My name is Shelby Moore. I have been competing in rodeos since the age of five and training horses at the age of 12. I am a 6th generation horse trainer. My dream is to keep fine tuning my skills and learning new techniques as a barrel racer and trainer. I have an amazing record of accomplishment that I have worked hard for. I have a strong mission to keep building a name and a flawless reputation for my work and passion in the equine industry.

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Amber Russell

Dressage; Western Dressage, Classical Dressage, Reining, Ranch Utility, Trail

Eagle Mountain, Utah


Russell Equine LLC


MC Performance Horses
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Madison Carlstrom

Hunter/ Jumper; Barrel Racing / Rodeo, Cow horse

Breckenridge, Texas


My name is Madison of MC Performance Horses. We are based in Texas. Here we specialize in problem horses, barrel horses and hunter/jumpers.

MC Performance Horses
Every horse we encounter teaches us something. As trainers it is our job to learn to understand these horses without words. I specialize in training problem horses. Over the years I've learned to really be able to read each horse and work through their issues in a way they become more trusting and eager to learn.

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Sarah Simmons

Dressage; Colt Starting, Western Dressage, Breed Shows (Andalusian, Friesian, Gypsy Vanner), Working Equitation

Tremonton, Utah


Sarah Simmons Equestrian


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Bryan Rasmussen

Barrel Racing / Rodeo

Saratoga Springs, Utah


NextGen Performance Horses


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Bryan Taylor

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

justin, Texas


Taylor Style


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Donald Smith

Thoroughbred Race Horses

NV - Las Vegas, Nevada


donfsmithracehorsepartnership


Heritage Quarter Horses
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Autumn Jones

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Saegertown, Pennsylvania


At Heritage Quarter Horses we strive to help owners and their horses get along better to be better citizens in society.

Heritage Quarter Horses
In order to overcome challenges, I work through the issue by asking in different ways until they can understand. I love to work with young and problem horses who others struggle with. Horses are something I’ve always grown up around and worked with. They’re my true happy place.

Flannery Barrel Horses
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Samantha Flannery

Barrel Racing / Rodeo / Clinician

Mission, South Dakota


Work to put a solid foundation on horses, teaching them confidence in their footwork, so that when we go to the pattern, it's easy!!!

Flannery Barrel Horses
We try to slow everything down when we start to have obstacles go back to the basics, pick it apart and then bring them back up. I'm also big about turning them out for several weeks when we've accomplished our goals on colts. Fresh horses are much easier. My niche in this world is as a futurity horse trainer. I'm very goal oriented, so training and bringing a horse up through the futurity world, really works for me. I cuss the challenges but also feed off of them.

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Jill Crotta

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Ropong

Hico, Texas



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Nicole Needles

Reining

Lehi, Utah


Cowdell Performance Horses


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Analee Bostrom

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Mules and horses reining and trail training

GRANGEVILLE, Idaho


Diamond B Quarter Horses

Read the animal, it will tell you what it needs to help overcome what is going on. Whether it's more ground work, a bit change maybe just time to think, and in some cases more pressure to overcome an obstinate one. Mules seem to be our specialty, we enjoy both horse and mules along with the occasional donkey. It's a wonderful thing to be a part of helping make an animal into a successful partner for someone. We really enjoy seeing the progress and the help our program does for the owner animal relationship.

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Kiana Uechi-Won

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Laie, Hawaii


Royal Rose Ranch


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Kristina Mullen

Hunter/Jumper; Horsemanship

Logan, Utah


K&B Lessons


Performance Equine Bodywork
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Will Friday

Dressage Endurance Hunter/Jumper Barrel Racing/Rodeo OTTB's, Ranch Sorting, Californio Roping, Working Equitation, All Disciplines

Topanga, California


Performance Equine Bodyowrk - releasing tension in the horse, naturally, using the Masterson Method of Equine Bodywork. I also provide equine nutrition consulting and coaching.

Performance Equine Bodywork
1. Listen to the horse, step back, breathe. 2. I'm a Masterson Method Equine Bodywork practitioner and nutrition advisor. 3. Working with horses is what grounds me to the Earth and makes me a better person. The world looks better when looking through the ears of a horse.

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Erin Haney

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; western and trails

Mead, Washington


Painted Prairie Ranch


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Leann Hall

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Fairhope, Alabama


Circle L Farm LLC


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Jec Ballou

Dressage; Endurance; Hunter/ Jumper; western dressage, recreational riders

Santa Cruz, California


Jec A Ballou LLC


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Tricia Aldridge

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Red Hot Running Horses


AT Equine
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Ashley Thompson

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Fisher, Minnesota


Starting with a solid foundation for solid barrel horses. Tuning horses and humans to make a better more fluid team.

AT Equine
Always starting with the basics. Driving home principles that happy horses work the best. Id say my niche is working on issues and fixing problems people are having and tuning on horses and humans.

Full of Faith Ranch
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Levi & Sally Gibson

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Breakaway, Calf Roping, Team Roping, Ranch Roping

Cambridge, Idaho


We utilize our combined experience to run our small ranch where we raise and train quality performance horses. We offer start to finish training.

Full of Faith Ranch
We believe in working the horse at their pace and progress training according to the readiness of the animal. Because we raise cattle we have the opportunity to ride outside horses in a variety of settings and put them in working situations during their training. It is our goal to raise and train solid all-around performers that will have long and successful careers. We offer ​professional training facilities and are constantly looking to hone our craft and become better horsemen. It is a privilege to get to do what we love and we want to do the best job possible.

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Cheyenne Applegate

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Trail Riding/Obstacle

Walnut grove, MO


Top-Notch Horse Training


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Erica Furkis

Dressage

Berrien Center, Michigan


Centerline Farm


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Catherine Street

Barrel Racing / Rodeo

Boerne, Texas


Street Equine


Starfire Training Center
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Samantha VanSickle

Dressage; Breed shows (halter, English pleasure, western pleasure, trail, ranch riding)

Bangor, California


We specialize in showing, training and breeding some of the most successful Gypsy Vanner horses in the industry

Starfire Training Center
Our goal is to work with each individual horse to help develop a program that fits their individual needs. Our program is centered around the well being of the horse first, building connection, clear communication and trust. With that foundation challenges just become educational opportunities. We specialize in training and showing Gypsy Vanners on the National circuit in events ranging from halter, English pleasure, western pleasure, dressage, ranch riding and trail. Our passion is finding ways to truly connect with the horses we train and creating willing partnerships that last a lifetime.

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Autumn Snyder

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Autumn Snyder


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Mckynzi Short

Reined cowhorse

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Spotted Cowhorse


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Andrea Arnson Rautio

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Camri Johnson

Colt Starting

Monroe, Utah


J Family Equine


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Karla Riggs

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Other

Shevlin, Minnesota


Split Tree Ranch


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Krista Eichler

Barrel Racing / Rodeo; reining, colt starting, ranch riding, and western pleasure

Boerne, Texas


Keequine


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Ashley Cates-Leibbrand

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

terra bella, California


Unity Farms Inc


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Sherri Cass

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Goat Tying and Pole Bending

Pierre, South Dakota


Cass Equine


Restivo Performance Horses LLC
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Ashley Restivo

Hunter/Jumper Barrel Racing/Rodeo Reining and ranch riding

Spring Hill, Kansas


My program is a collection of training all around, Reiners, and barrel racing. I also coach all levels of youth, non-pros, and an IEA team.

Restivo Performance Horses LLC
My approach to overcoming challenges during training would be to try to think likes horse & be able to anticipate which mental tool is going to be successful getting the message across in creating the ideal behavior. In my career, I have been very successful at coaching youth & non-pros to higher levels. One of my greatest passions is to work with the "difficult" horses, the ones some might overlook and pass up and turn them into success stories. Growing up in this industry horses, you can say is in my blood and it is part of my life journey.

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Micaela Woloszyn

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Midland, Pennsylvania



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Bailey Wallis

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Okanogan, Washington


Sparkling W Quarter Horses


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Marika Skinner

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Foundation, colt starting and team roping

Casa grande, Arizona


MK Skinner Performance horses


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Pierre Belanger

Hunter/Jumper

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Shelby Waggoner

Barrel Racing / Rodeo; Colt Starting, will start doing reining soon.

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Waggoner Performance Horses


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Shawnee Sagers

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Equine therapy and rehabilitation

Freedom, Utah


SK Equine Performance


Rough Diamond Ranch
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Tenaya Wilson

Hunter/Jumper; Cow horses

Wallace, North Carolina


Every horse has something to teach, you just have patient enough to learn the language they are teaching you with.

Rough Diamond Ranch
Every challenge has to be evaluated as its own situation. What works for one may not work for another. Sometimes the best thing to do is take a step back and reevaluate the approach. My niche is my name sake. Taking those back burner horses or the ones that don't look like much and helping them reach their potential. Whether they enjoy trails, jumping, chasing cows etc! I love seeing the progress and growth in the horses that come through my program. Watching a horse go from a scared mess to a vibrant creature is incredible.

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Andrine Kleinstick

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Trail

Backus, Minnesota


HBR horse training and equine massage


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Tammy Didway

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Pampa, Texas



Aelin's Equine Training & Teaching
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Aelin Herrington

Dressage; Eventing

Shelbyville, Tennessee


Common Sense training working with mostly Off the Track Thoroughbreds and non gaited breeds. I work to find the best training method for each horse.

Aelin's Equine Training & Teaching
When it's not working I try to find another approach that the horse may understand better. They all learn differently. My niche is retraining Off the Track Thoroughbreds and starting young confident jumpers. I love the success stories or the under dog successes. I mostly love seeing my students achieve their goals.

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Brooke Howell

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Gillette, Wyoming


I work for Myers Performance Horses


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Cassandra Martin

Hunter/Jumper

Farmersville, Texas


Hart Sport Horses


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Samantha Burkart

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Trail, Problem Solving

HESPERIA, California


Tsunami Horse Training


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Aimee Williams

Barrel Racing / Rodeo

Stephenville, Texas


Flying A Barrel Horses


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Grace Lattin

Western pleasure and English pleasure

Clayton, California


GL Equine Training

You must always listen to the horse. Groundwork and trust. To show horses to trust after and to help set strong foundation.

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Ashley Weldon

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Waynetown, Indiana


A-K Performance Horses

Seeing the "change" is what drives my passion to be a horse trainer. Taking a horse that is struggling or that hasn't been started and watching them blossom and mature is what is such a gratifying experience. I strive to put a solid foundation on every horse that comes in the barn and always go the extra step to make sure that they are quiet and confident through every aspect of the training process. Challenges do occur, but sending a clear message as to what you are asking and always having a proper release is what really makes a difference.

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Makenzi Smith

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Middletown, California


Mts performance horses

The way I approach challenges during training is I will take a step back and evaluate the big picture, then choose the best route to overcome the issue. My niche in the training world would be working with colts and giving them a foundation they can use the rest of their lives. My passion is driven by watching horses go from their first ride to seasoned and winning performance horses.

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Hannah McCabe

Endurance; Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Waxahachie, Texas


HM Performance Horse Training

If I find there's a bump in a horses training, I find ways to get them thinking and reacting more fluidly and carefully. I feel like I do well with problem horses because I can figure out what they need or what they might be missing in their time of training. Being able to bring out the horse's full potential drives me to be more passionate about my job. It's amazing to see what the horse can do and how talented they really are. We do not give them enlighten credit even when they do like to frustrate us sometimes.

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Phoebe Rowan

Hunter/Jumper; Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Ranch riding/cattle work

Lincolnton, North Carolina


Helms Hill Farms

I tend to approach challenges emotionally and in a way, understand what a horse is trying to emote. I use pressure and release a good bit and try to never reach the breaking point for horse or human. I've found that I'm really good at creating quiet horses. I tend to be a loud person naturally and use that to my advantage. Most of my horses have been exposed to a multitude of things that others haven't, just by my nature. It's been a childhood dream to make myself proud of what I do, and so far, I am.

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Breanna Avery

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Payson, Utah


barrelracingtraininghelp

My name is Breanna Avery! I have been riding since I was 13 years old. I did 4H, high school rodeo and am currently running in the RMPRA. I have a huge passion for teaching others how to ride and barrel race! I have noticed a large hole in the barrel racing world and that is helping up and coming barrel racers understand the fundamentals of barrel racing in order to be successful. I focus on making sure my clients have great horseman's and understand the fundamentals of barrel racing. I offer lessons in person or online over FaceTime.

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Mackenzie Scoggan

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Ranch Work/Colt Starting

Whitney, Nebraska


MMS Performance Horses

When it comes to challenges I go at the horse's pace. I want them to trust me and allow them to guide them through any stressful situation. I feel I can create a completely bomb proof horse. My horses can be rode by anyone anywhere. My passion grows each day as a trainer seeing horses and their owners become successful and grow as a team.

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Maren Vogel

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper; Eventing

Piermont, New Hampshire


Iron Roots Equestrian

Handling training challenges varies a bit between horse vs. human students but the most crucial aspect remains the same: You have to get good at discerning the right moments to push a little and the moments when it is crucial you let up a bit. I have developed a fair bit of this "discernment" I mentioned; because of that I tend to be good with young or difficult horses and coaching confidence into my riding students. My passion for the sport has always been innate, I love the animals and am a bit of an adrenaline junkie.

Valkyrie Performance Horses & Training
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Brooke Skodzinski

Dressage; Hunter/Jumper; Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Mounted archery, roping

Waldorf, Maryland


Training horses to become well-round partners as well as bridging the gap of communication between horse & rider to create top athletes.

Valkyrie Performance Horses & Training
We focus on on strengthening the bond between horse and rider while allowing the horse to perform to the best of its ability. Either English or Western, the principles of hard work, dedication, and perseverance never waiver. At VPH&T we work hard to make sure our horses are trained to the best of their ability to make them competitive contestants in the show ring while being well-mannered and healthy companions outside of it. We also offer training to owners as well who are looking to further enhance their relationship with their equine partner or work on existing issues.

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Amber Bautz

Ranch Riding

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin


Hickory Hills Ranch LLC

My approach to overcome challenges is to go back to the basics and work from there and truly be consistent. My niche I would say is letting the horse tell me(listening) when they are ready for the next lesson or step. No rushing anything. My passion to create a good foundation, a horse that trusts you and wants to do what you ask of them.

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Elise Rogers

Endurance; Trail training

Columbus, North Carolina


Four Horse Farm

As a horseman, my goal is always to work with where the horse is at in the moment. Often times, I get horses who are mentally troubled. They haven't been allowed to find the right answer but told what the right answer should be. That's where people tend to run into trouble. Helping a horse get into the right frame of mind will illuminate most of your problems. As an endurance rider, safety on the trail is a priority. People will send me horses to make sure that they are solid citizens outside of a ring.

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Dana Hinchman

Western pleasure and hunter under saddle

Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey


Dana Laing Performance Horses

1. My approach is to make the horse enjoy its job and training so it wants to work and show. 2. I feel I do well with horses that no one else wants to deal with on take on because they are hard or need a lot of work. 3. What drives me is to see a horse that was not well behaved or a horse that is misunderstood and turn them into one of the nicest winning show horse and watch there owner enjoy and win with them. I like the challenge and the outcome after all the time.

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Lauren Wiley

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Problem solving and rescue

Richlands, North Carolina


Hidden Creek Equine, llc

The best way to overcome a challenge is to make sure they horse understands the question, then figuring the best way to help the horse learn. I am a small scale trainer, so I pride myself on becoming intimate and really giving the horses the time and understanding that they are looking for. I have tried to quit horses previously but I have always been thrown back into the horse world, I have accepted that they are my drug and I am addicted. God has also helped heal me with horses so I am giving back to the problem horses.

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Jodi Tuft

Dressage; Endurance; Hunter/Jumper; Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Red Bluff, California


Valley Horse Center

With 40 years of horse experience, I discover something new every day. That's amazing. They are individuals and teach you something new. They learn and respond will give you all they have if you learn how to ask them. Teaching people to get the best out of their horses and the best way to communicate with them is the most rewarding thing. Teaching people how to care for horses the right way keeps them out of the rescue/slaughter pipeline. Much of my life is dedicated to 'fixing' problems and 'saving' horses from bad situations. They all deserve a chance!

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Renne Walker

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Basic Western, Western Trail, Therapeutic Horse Lessons and Horse Training, Parade Mount, Mounted Patrol

Prior Lake, Minnesota


GRG Ranch

We must approach horses like the individuals they are. Each student like the individual they are. We all learn differently, horses are no exception. With patience and kindness, we can walk together towards a common goal. So many "worthless horses" and "broken people" have found their way courtesy of having the patience to find an effective way to communicate. Celebrating progress, achievement, praise as much as we do correct. Create an environment conducive to learning, create a kinder and more accepting equestrian environment. Working togethe- horse and rider, trainer and student- all things are possible.

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Christoph Schork

Dressage; Endurance

Moab, Utah


Global Endurance Training Center

Been riding all my life, starting as a 3 year old riding with my dad during horse parades. Later trained for dressage and since 1985 involved actively in endurance racing. Close to 40,000 miles completed within the USA, but also in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Most individual wins of any rider worldwide, over 400, also over 200 BC, highest number in AERC.

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Nia Edwards

Hunter/Jumper; Behavior Problems, Natural Horsemanship

Chandler, Arizona


Natural Forces Horsemanship

1. My approach to a challenge during training is to break it down into smaller steps for either the horse or owner. 2. Colt Starting and Behavioral Problems. I have a good “Feel” for communicating with horses. 3. My Mustang Cherry drives my passion to be the best trainer that I can possibly be.

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Laci Sullivan

Barrel Racing/Rodeo; Colt Starting/ Problem Horses

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LRS PERFORMANCE TRAINING

1.) My approach to overcoming challenges in training is going back to the basics. Anything that is a struggle can always be done with going back to the basics. Yes it takes more time, but also means more understanding. 2.) I believe my niche in horse training is ground work. I love ground work and using it to start colts. 3.) Honestly what drives my passion, is watching people and horses develop. Watching their minds start clicking, and the wheels start turning. Seeing that you never really stop learning when it comes to horses. There's always something to learn.

J-S Equine
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Sarah Stevens

Western Dressage

Enumclaw, Washington


At J-S Equine we strive to build a solid foundation in both horse & rider giving them the ability to excel in any discipline.

J-S Equine
1)Patience and consistency are key when working through training challenges. 2)My niche in the training world is bringing dressage fundamentals into the western world to help build a stronger athlete in both horse and rider. 3)Being able to help the partnership between riders and their horses is what drives my passion as a trainer/coach.

Pure Luck Horses
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Taylor Floyd

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Other

Tishomingo, Mississippi


My training is based off faith and love. God gave me the ability to train these amazing animals that I love so much.

Pure Luck Horses
My approach is to approach and retreat. I approach what I'm asking in a way I think is clear and retreat when they do what I ask and repeat as much as needed. I feel I excel in groundwork. I've had many compliments on my groundwork ability. And my passion comes from seeing everything come together piece by piece and then seeing that young person run their barrel horse for the first time and succeed

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Isabel Lange

Horsemanship

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The Mini Whinnies at Quarter Acre Wood

Providing unique experiences with Miniature Horses for people of all ages in Central Pennsylvania, we offer Miniature Horsemanship Lessons, Birthday Parties in Barn, & more!

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Sarah Sandin

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Waynesburg barrel shows

Waynesburg barrel shows likes to support our sponsors like they continuously support us. We host barrel races in the western pa and Ohio regions.

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KC Orem

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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C4 Horses

Barrel, Rope and ranch horses. I do it all, I believe in the versatile horse and that every horse can have more than one job.

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Candice Ray

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Basic Horsemanship,, Western, Trail

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J C Farms

I try to establish a soft, supple, and willing partner. Using the best techniques for each individual. Safety is number one!

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Amy Obringer

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Trail and colt starting

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3H Equine Therapy and Training

I start horses with natural horsemanship methods. I train teen girls to start young horses, ride trail, and rodeo events. Raising AQHA and Gypsy Vanners

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Christy Landwehr

Dressage Hunter/Jumper Western horsemanship

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CJL Training

Teaching people to be horsemen and women and not just riders one ride at a time on well-trained school horses

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Amanda Childers

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Driftwood Stables LLC

Confidence and consistency are essential for good horsemanship. Come set and accomplish your goals with Driftwood Stables. Specializing in beginners and timid riders

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Taylor Hildreth

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Taylor Hildreth Barrel Horses

Training in a way that creates comfort and confidence in a young horse, I believe in making training enjoyable for the horse

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Emily Anderson

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Double E Equine Services

A woman living out her childhood dreams. Horses have always been there for me so I will continue to be there for them

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Shelly Hoornstra

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Western Pleasure; Reining; Competitive Trail

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Phoeniz Rising Equine

At Phoenix Rising Equine, we believe every horse deserves a chance, and work with them using natural horsemanship, trust and patience. Rise like a Phoenix

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Shawna Frink

Hunter/Jumper

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S&S Training

1.typically stems from me taking a step back and viewing the picture as a whole. I ask myself WHY is something not working. Then begin to brainstorm ways to do the training session or approach slightly different, to achieve the goal we are seeking. My motto always is if its not working then do something to change it. 2.I take pride in my hunter jumper based restarting of the off track thoroughbreds, and truly believe they all have potential to be something great. 3.My passion that drives me to be a horse trainer is seeing results and growth. Progression!!

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Coco Keeping

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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Krazy K Performance Horses

I like to take my time on a horse and make sure training goes smooth and correct! Sound, sane, and correct is my end goal!

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Daytona McWhorter

Colt Starting, Western, Ranch, Trail Riding

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DM Horsemanship

We believe in starting from the ground up, in the arena and on the trail! Safety for horse and rider is our main priority

Two Bears Mustangs
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Emily Ogan

Mustang TIP training/colt starting

Sisters, Oregon


Gentling mustangs and colts from wild to mild and helping place them into loving homes where they can succeed and live as valued equine partners.

Two Bears Mustangs
As a trainer when faced with an obstacle I like to seek help from outside trainers, new perspectives are often refreshing and there is always more to learn. My program is centered around and specializes in BLM mustangs. I work as a Mustangs Heritage Foundation TIP trainer but I have a long history in the performance horse industry as well. ​I showed all around POA ponies for 14 years. I have become extremely passionate about taking unhandled Mustangs and transforming their lives by gentling and placing them in to loving homes where they can thrive as riding horses.

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Joe Painter

2 year olds and working ranch horse.

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JC Performance Horse Training

We train to be trainable, to build a reliable partner who's bright, engaging and able to excel in all performance disciplines or working ranch situations.

No Excuses Barrel Clinics
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Natasha Zunck

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Hobbs, New Mexico


I'm the Coordinator and Assistant Clinician for #NoExcuses Barrel Racing clinics with Professional Barrel Racer Connie Combs. As well as a professional barrel racer myself.

No Excuses Barrel Clinics
Overcoming challenges is easy... Takes one word... PATIENCE. My niche I feel is my ability to work with the public and teach a variety of levels of horse and rider to be the best they came be. The over all well being of the horses health and the confidence of the rider drives my passion.. nothing more rewarding then seeing horses or riders gain that confidence they need to compete and win!

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Sabrina Greer

I work with horses that no one else wants to, trail riding

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SAD Horsemanship

Creating the happiest bucking horses around. Taking the unwanted and turning them into the wanted. Relaxed, trusting, hardworking, soulful, and willing horses

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Mackenzie Scoggan

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Ranch Work/Colt Starting

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MMS Performance Horses

Each horse that comes through my program is a trusting partner you can rely on and looks/feels better than ever before.

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Breanna Avery

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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barrelracingtraininghelp

I offer Horsemanship training as well as Barrel Racing coaching! I offer coaching to all levels of riders wanting to run Barrels

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Phoebe Rowan

Hunter/Jumper Barrel Racing/Rodeo Ranch riding/cattle work

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Helms Hill Farms

At Helms Hill Farms, we strive to create versatile horses for every rider by creating a partnership founded on mutual trust and respect

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Hannah McCabe

Endurance Barrel Racing/Rodeo

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HM Performance Horse Training

I specialize in starting colts and working with green horses. I haul my client horses to jackpots and trail rides to get more experience

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Christina Bailey

All around

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Sunny Side Horse Training

Specializing in starting, problem solving, and horsemanship coaching, Christina Bailey strives to create safe and reliable equine partners and understanding, confident horsewomen and men.

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Cynthia Hall

Dressage/Young Horses

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Cymbiotic Equestrian

Dressage training for riders of all levels and disciplines based on the classical principles and taught with a solid foundation in horse and rider biomechanics.

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Ashley Hawkins

Hunter/Jumper

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Hawkins Equine LLC

A happy horse is successful no matter the piece of tack. At HE we do groundwork and cross disciplinary riding.

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Shelby Trader

Dressage/Hunter/Jumper/Barrel Racing/Rodeo/Liberty/Natural Horsemanship

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At Last Acres

As a trainer I always listen to my equine partner as well as the horses owner to achieve the end goal.

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Madeline Grothaus

Barrel Racing/Rodeo All Around

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Big Ten Ranch LLC

Patience is the most important thing to have when facing adversity in the midst of training. Its confident that you are giving the horse the tools that it needs to put all the pieces together

Standridge Ranch
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Brittany Standridge

Western ranch

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I do colt starting and horse tune ups and consignment horse. Each horses needs and resulting to a well balance both physically and mentally

Standridge Ranch
1) to work with the horse and together and make him or her understand the task at hand. 2) I do well in getting colts confident out side in the hills and I put a good stop on them. 3) to make the horse better then they were yesterday.

MP Sporthorses
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Melanie Harper

Dressage Eventer

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At MP Sporthorses, our goal is to strengthen both horse and rider a specific training plan to achieve their best competition results.

MP Sporthorses
We overcome challenges in training by first making sure the rider is communicating clearly with their horse as to what results the rider wants. I do not just blame the horse. If their is a confusion between horse and rider, we work hard to clarify and achieve the results we are looking for. If there is still an issue, we will then look deeper to see why and make sure there is not an issue with saddle fit or the horse has something preventing it from achieving the result. This is our niche and drives our passion.

Wild West Performance Horses
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Emilee Drawver

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Washoe Valley, Nevada


Producing solid competitive barrel racing horses with a strong foundation that love to work. Creating partnerships between horse and rider.

Wild West Performance Horses
When I’m trying to overcome a challenge in training, I try to learn as much as I can about what I’m dealing with. Also really keeping my emotions in check so I can think clearly about how to solve the challenge. I feel like my niche in the training world is bringing up horses that love and want to work! As well as putting on a solid foundation so they can complete any task at hand. I love watching the horses I’ve trained connect with their owner to fulfill dreams!

Hofmann Quarter Horses & Training
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Karley Hofmann

Working Cow Horses

Cushing, Oklahoma


We specialize in colt starting, basic tune-ups, ground work, etc. We are dedicated to training a soft, supple, respectful partner for our clients.

Hofmann Quarter Horses & Training
My passion in being a trainer I producing a soft, supple, respectful partner for my clients.

Sandie Mercer Ranch
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Julia Bauerfeind

Hunter/Jumper

Huntington Beach, California


Since I was a young girl being a horsewoman was all I ever wanted; now that is exactly what I get to do every day!

Sandie Mercer Ranch
Overcoming challenges during training is never easy, breaking the exercise apart in to pieces and putting it back together slowly even over a few days is usually what I like to do for my horses. I specialize in retraining off the track thoroughbreds as hunter/jumpers and enjoy this magical process most of all the things I do with horses. Growing up as an adopted child often left me feeling alone, which lead to the barn and horses being my safe place. I always vowed that because horses saved me I would save them.

Strausbaugh Performance Horses
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Jenny Strausbaugh

Barrel Racing/Rodeo Roping/Reining/All Around Broke Horse

Wasilla, Alaska


I enjoy creating broke horses with a solid foundation built on trust and respect. My goal is to have crystal clear communication with each horse.

Strausbaugh Performance Horses
I am born & raised in Alaska, with a passion for training horses and becoming a better horseman one horse at a time. When I approach challenges with any horse I like to break it down and simplify where the horse is struggling, and work on more fundamentals. I feel I do a good job on making a well rounded horse that could go on in any discipline and do well. Barrel Racing is truly my passion so training horses complements and helps form better feel, timing, and balance while competing, and helps me become the best I can be.

Saltaire Stables
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Ashley Calahan

Barrel Racing/Rodeo

Charleston, South Carolina


In order to be a great equestrian, you must train with love, compassion, and patience. Never fear, force, or harm.

Saltaire Stables
My approach is very simple: patience and understanding. Patience because the horse may be confused or trying to figure out what I am asking from them. Understanding because they might be scared. I like to reflect on everything I do to make sure I don't confuse the horse. I feel like I understand my clients very well. I grow very attached to every person I train, no matter age or gender. My passion is to be a light in an industry that can be dark and scary at times. I want to help horses and riders find themselves through horses.