What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I personally like to talk with a new customer on the phone or meet with them and give them a tour of the facility. Saddle Lake Loveland in Loveland Oh or Saddle Lake Equestrian Center in Camp Springs Ky.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
There is a full history on my website. This exceeds the space allowed here.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
Lessons Privates 65.00, Semi Private 55.00 and Groups 45.00(if owner has a horse Groups are 35.00)
How did you get started doing this type of work?
My parents of course. They had a pony for me when my mom was pregnant.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Horse training, showing, lessons, sales, stallion and mare services.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Bred, Raised, "Hail Yes I'm Hot", who recently won the World show with a rider who has been here for 7 years. Our Stallion was also name USEF Sire of the Year Pony Hunter Breeding and USEF Sire of the Year Pony Hunters 2016. First time a sire has won 2 divisions in the US in the same year.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Find a farm that provides good horses and invests in taking care of them. This is personally very important to me. We have a wonderful record here at Saddle Lake Equestrian Center. We strive to make your dreams come true!
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
You should always ask what has the trainer accomplished and hope they have competed in a venue that they have been judged by peers.