Peggy gives every rider a high level of attention. She asks riders to develop a habit of riding with
physical and intellectual awareness.
Riders will learn what it is they are supposed to do, why
they are doing it, how it is to be properly executed and how it
will affect the horse.
Riders are challenged to focus on all aspects of riding,
including body control and coordination, which in turn
contributes to more refined aids with better timing.
With a combination of better awareness and understanding,
the program is designed to help the rider gain the strength and
elasticity that allows them to follow the mechanics of the
horse’s gaits with the improvement often expressed by more
harmony between horse and rider.
In Peggy’s program the ultimate result with lessons and
training is increased satisfaction and pride in personal growth,
progress up the levels, and the resulting success in the
Lesson Format •
Private lesson--45 minute session •
Private lesson--30 minute session •
Semi-private lesson—2 horses/riders •
Group Lesson—up to 3 horses/riders
Clients who are interested in either a lesson or training
program, and do not have a horse available to them (for whatever
reason) can contact us to see about the availability of lesson
horses. At the present time a 2nd/3rd level lesson horse is
available. The fee for use of lesson horses varies on training
and availability. Full service grooming and
tacking service is available.
"A good rider rides from transition to transition, a
great rider rides from half-halt to half-halt."
"Dressage is the art of teaching the horse to carry you.
Riding is the art of learning to be a good load to carry."
"Success will only come to the dressage rider who wins
the friend ship of his four-legged partner and turns him
into an ally." -Podhajsky
"It is the difficult horses that have the most to give
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