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  • 44 years in business
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Loving kindness is essential and encouragement is the key factor to training any animal , not discipline or abuse. I can even train cats, I have several trained to walk on leash's, not easy . The horse responds to kindness and rewards such as carrot to get their full attention and willingness to do the task you are trying to teach it .


The Little Big Riding School offers horseback riding lessons for kids and adults, outside trail rides that last one hour, and summer riding camps for kids for half day or full day, are all located in the Santa Ynez Valley. Cindy McCellan has excellent school horses, and can take up to 10 people out at a time. Her school started in 1996, and Cindy has one of the longest running riding schools in her area and has an excellent reputation. People walk away wanting to come back again.


Silver Shadow Training Services. Looking for affordable professional horse training or private riding lessons? Eager to learn more about communicating clearly and efficiently with your horse? Excellent! My name is Nikki and I have been successfully training and showing my own horses from an early age and have years of experience in professional training and lessons. I work in nearly all disciplines, such as: - Barrel Racing - Pole Bending - Gymkhana/Contesting - Pleasure (Both Western and English) - Trail - Hunter - Jumper - Equitation - Hunter-Hack - Halter - Colt Starting - Basic Ground Work - Behavior Correction Additional Services- - Farm/Ranch Sitting - New Horse Finding - Horse Show/ Event Coaching I am willing to work with any age, any breed, on any level. From never having been on a horses back to fine tuning for the upcoming show season. I have specialized in everything from off the track TBs, to Arabians and Quarter Horses. I have spent the last several years serving clients all across Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. I offer a more unique service, in the fact that I actually go to most of my clients. I like to give people who may not have a trailer or just don't have time to haul to a trainer a chance to get work done on their horses. My current projects range from young children just starting, to horses with bad habits or that need behavior correction. I can work with your horse one-on-one, with both of you together, or provide a lesson horse. I am also looking for any facility that would like to start up a lesson or training. I would like property to work off of, and possibly host and manage shows there also, as I have done in the past. I am not looking to lease, but to work out a deal where we could split profits. I would be more than happy to work with you on prices, so that you get a fair cut for the use of the property. Excellent references available upon request! I keep my rates competitively low and offer many different payment programs. Multiple hour sessions and group rates are available. Feel free to contact me anytime! Join our fan page on Facebook and get free updates, training advice and tips, ask questions, and more! -Nikki

CB Performance Horses
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Dottie M.
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Currie has a true gift with horses that is amazing to watch. Not only is she a great horse trainer, she has a wonderful report with her students and clients that make a difference in their lives. She is what I consider a "full service" trainer, with experience in many horse and riding disciplines. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

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We specialize in Hunter Jumper's Esquestrian dressage and equitation hunters and some three day eventing we work from beginning to advance we have a very soft technique teaching rider and horse balance and becoming one with one another and being very centered and enjoying their time very laid-back and mellow here boarding is available just a fun and say that my spare we love to work with people with fears and we help them deal with her fears we start beginners to advanced all ages welcome and we do enjoy showing and we also work with problem horses and and not problem horses come be a part of shooting star farms were action speak louder than words

  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack

Riding lessons are offered for beginner to advanced riders. Lessons are available for youth and adults, and we instruct in a variety of disciplines, including Western, reining, English, jumping, trail, pleasure, and more. Horse training is also available for horses who need to be started, tuned up, conditioned, or finished. We also offer full-service boarding, board lesson packages, horse leases, and horses for sale.

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