our training program, our emphasis is about
producing horses that are very well-rounded,
that can excel in any discipline, and will
enter new situations willingly. All
horses, regardless of training level, go
through a refresher ground manners session
and a ground working session to ensure the
harse has satisfactory basic skills.
We believe horses should have excellent
ground manners, which show respect for the
handler, in all situations. We start
all horses in a western saddle, but we do
work with most breeds and disciplines.
allows us to introduce the horses to a wide
variety of situations. In the arena we
perform basic starting under saddle and
desensitization to common objects, such as
flapping raincoats and plastic bags.
Introduction to things such as poles, tarp
crossing, bridge crossing, gate opening and closing,
mailboxes, and much more typically also occur in the
We also have over 43 acres with two creeks, timber,
scrub brush, and hay fields that contain an
abundance of deer, wild turkeys, pheasant, quail,
and other wildlife. We utilize all of this area for
training along with the over 15 miles of horse
trails at Moraine View State Park located, only
one-half mile from our property.