2015 Annual Trainers Showcase

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2015 Annual Trainers Showcase


North Peak Equestrian
BAEN MemberNorth Peak Equestrian Center - Home to North Peak Riding Academy - Walnut Creek, CA - Beginner to Advanced English Lessons, Horsemanship and Schooling Shows!  NPRA's Lesson Program offers all levels of riders the opportunity to learn on our well-trained lesson horses and ponies in a fun and safe environment.  Beginner riders are taught all aspects of horsemanship, including how to groom, tack up and care for the horse. More advanced riders can choose from dressage lessons and jumping lessons. Lessons are taught privately and in groups. Many of the riders who come into our lesson program progress to half-lease opportunities or become horse owners and competitive riders. Come learn to ride, or progress in your riding, with NPRA's Lesson Program! Call 925-771-0402 or visit www.northpeakridingacademy.com for information! 1550 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598
New Heights Training Stables
BAEN MemberNew Heights Training Stables is a private boarding and training facility offering beginner thru advanced riders a safe, fun, and positive experience. Riders look forward to progressive customized weekly lessons taught by safe and dynamic trainers, competing with our National Eventing Team, and building confidence with International Event trainer, David Acord . David gives a refreshing coaching style backed by years of teaching & advanced competition experience, inspiring students across the nation to take their riding to new heights. Quoted as one of the Bay Area's leading training programs, New Heights showcases a 4-star team of confident riders who place among the top riders on the West Coast and win championships in Three-Day Eventing. Come for a tour, enjoy a lesson, and see if our program is the right fit for you. Facility amenities include: cross-country course, water complex, banks, ditches, trails, gallop track, extra-large covered arena with lights, mirrors, private viewing area, large year-round jumping arena with state-of-the-art footing, round pens, turnouts, 12x12 stalls with 12x14 paddocks, private tack lockers, and a serene inviting getaway for friends and family. www.newheightstrainingstables.comnewheights37@yahoo.com , (925) 858-2637.
Highland Riding
BAEN Member HIGHLAND RIDING - The Place to Ride Before You Own. Join Sarah Vernlund, Jen Roudebush and Lucy Villegas in our program specifically for children, teens and adults to begin English Riding and develop skills for a lifetime with horses. We emphasize strong basics in dressage/balanced seat/beginning jumping to provide for safe advancement to future horse ownership. Our students have gone on to compete at National Levels in Dressage and Eventing. Several have become professional trainers and event organizers while many others continue enjoyment on a recreational level. Our lesson program is available year-round. Camp sessions create excitement and variety for Summer fun! For current forms email: info@highlandriding.com. We offer Teen and Advanced Rider experiences focused on skills to safely progress towards ownership. Established in 1992, Highland Stable is located at 5900 Highland Rd., Pleasanton, CA 94588. Office: 925-248-0307 website: www.HighlandRiding.com.
Glenoaks / Isola Stables
BAEN MemberIsola Stables is the foundation of your equestrian success. Under the direction of Head Trainer and founder, David Murdoch, we concentrate on attaining the highest quality equestrian practices. Our combination of hard work, exceptional animal management and a lifetime of understanding horses and students, keeps Isola Stables and its clients at the top of the sport. Isola Stables provides 3 separate programs to accommodate the Olympic disciplines of Show Jumping, Three Day Eventing and Dressage. David Murdoch, Amanda Fisher and Hillary Martin bring elite competition skills to the training and show ring. We support you and your horse whatever your equestrian endeavors. Visit us at www.isolastables.com; call the barn at 650-854-4955 or David Murdoch at 650-867-8201.
Golden Ridge Stables
BAEN MemberGolden Ridge Stables is nestled in the surrounding foothills of Gilroy, CA. At GRS we specialize in American Saddlebreds and Saddle Seat Equitation. Training, Lessons, and Sales. Saddle Seat, Western, and Driving. Competing locally, regionally, nationally and world horse shows. We service a full time lesson program for the beginner rider to the advanced rider. In our lesson program we offer private, semi private, group, and tiny tot lessons. Horseback riding camps in February, June, and July. Client testimonial: Comment from client Stephanie Davidson: I have found Teddi to be exceptionally honest, incredibly passionate and one who always puts the health and welfare of the horse first. She is also the best trainer I have ever seen. She has made me a better person by always encouraging me to a higher standard in both my personal and professional life, for that I will always be grateful. Our boarding offers, 12x12 stalls with attached paddocks 12x24. Cover arena, covered round pen, 5 ready stalls. Tack room and office. To schedule a visit or lesson please call us: Teddi Estes (925)286-0711 Trainer/Owner, Gianna Cassarino (408) 691-7455 Riding Instructor. 1990 Buena Vista Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020. www.goldenridgesaddlebreds.com.
California Riding Academy
BAEN MemberWelcome to California Riding Academy, LLC.  Seasoned competitors/trainers Jessica Harrell and Michael Traurig and their qualified assistants will broaden your knowledge of the horse world. CRA was Leading NorCal Trainer with the Langer Equestrian Group's Hunter/Jumper Shows for two years running in 2013 and 2014. For ambitious riders at all levels in Hunters, Jumpers or Equitation, we're here to guide you towards your competitive goals. For those just entering or returning to the horse world, CRA offers a wonderful lesson program through our Academy, catering to children from 4 years old to the mature adult, including summer riding camps. For owners, we offer Full or Half Training at our beautiful facility, PVTC. Conveniently located in Menlo Park, just minutes off Hwy 280. Visit us at www.CaliforniaRidingAcademy.com, like us on facebook, www.facebook.com/pages/California-Riding-Academy-LLC/323776134820, then call 650-854-1037 to schedule your personally guided tour. We look forward to meeting you!
Emerald Hills Training
BAEN MemberEmerald Hills Training is dedicated to teaching fundamental principles of classical riding and horsemanship. Our primary focus is on the Hunter and Jumper horse and rider. We believe that the best way to be competitive in the modern show-jumping arena lies in the tried and true methods of classical training which have been proven over centuries. With her passion for classical horsemanship, international coaching qualifications from Britain and Ireland, and a foundation in dressage, owner and trainer Marion Briggs excels at bringing out the best in her horses and her riders. Her students spend each lesson acquiring technical proficiency, and absorbing a thorough understanding of both the rigors and joys of the sport.  Marion's students learn valuable life lessons through their training and competition - How to achieve their personal best, while pursuing the dual goals of mastery of the sport, and an understanding of the unique and personal relationship between horse and rider.  While our clients are very competitive on the A circuit, first and foremost is ensuring that students learn and refine their skills in a safe and positive environment. They also learn to compete with integrity and a positive attitude, and to enjoy themselves both in the training arena and at the horse shows, where Marion's sense of humor and levity balances the pressure of competition and other stresses. Currently at Clermont Equestrian Center in Woodside, you'll find us at Westwind Community Barn starting April 1. Visit us online at www.emeraldhillstraining.com and like us on facebook. 650-283-6274, Marionsbriggs@gmail.com.
Thomas Ranch
BAEN MemberReining, Cutting & Working Cow Horse training with Eric Thomas, & Dressage with Julie Thomas, for horses & riders at all levels. Serving  Bay Area horse people since 1983. Eric Thomas represents a unique blend of horsemanship ethics, classical dressage, & Stock horse technique that results in secure, well prepared horses & riders. Born & educated in England, Julie Thomas brings the great foundation of the British Horse Society to her "horse first" classical dressage training, coaching & competition through the FEI levels. Julie also specializes in NAJYRC junior & young riders. Thomas Ranch is a premium East Bay training facility with 24 hour care 10 minutes from Orinda and 30 minutes from downtown San Francisco. Full sized indoor arena, two outdoor arenas, & two round pens, as well as live cattle, Cuttin Critter, Cowtrac flag, plus sixty acres surrounded by 12,000 acres of open space for riding out. Starting youngsters & reschooling older horses are among our specialties; helping horses and riders to realize their full potential is our abiding passion. Over 60 years combined national & international experience educating Dressage & Western Performance horses side by side. 925-229-2299, www.extendinc.com/thomasranch.

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