I specialize in career-change horses and multi-discipline or active trail riders.
Dressage, hunter/jumper, reining, barrels, gymkhana, saddleseat, gaited horses, groundwork, line-driving, and historical riding styles taught.
Riding Lessons & Training
Semi-private (2) $40
Group (3-5) $30
Lesson packages available at Moon Dance Ranch: buy four, get one.
Training & Exercise
General training at lesson rates above.
Includes tune ups, teaching new maneuvers, developing fitness and softness, building confidence, and redirecting unwanted behaviors.
Exercise $15/session for well mannered horses; hand walking, turnouts, lunging, or roundpenning. Exceptional animals may be eligible for exercise rides. Monthly packages available.
For foals birth to six months.
Leading, picking up feet, giving to pressure, exposure to sights, sounds, and basic obstacles.
Unless there are exceptional circumstances, it is generally recommended that the work area be near their dam or weaning buddies.
Three days a week, $250/month
For foals 6-14 months old.
As above, plus introduction to tack, lunging, and free lunging.
Four days a week, $350/month
Ready to Ride
For horses 14 months and up.
As above, plus ponying over a variety of terrain and obstacles; long lining; learning to step up to the mounting block on cue; supervised separation; introducing exercise weights.
Four-five days a week, $375/month
I will occasionally accept horses for starting, particularly if they’ve gone through my Ready to Ride program. This is on a case by case basis. I am always happy to refer people to one of the other trainers I work with.
Book a free consultation today.