On a monthly basis I take a limited number of horses for training or tuning, and give lessons in person, or virtually. In that month I guarantee 20 rides. For an additional fee, I will haul horses to barrel races, exhibition or enter them. Sign your horses up for the program here.

My speciality is what folks might call “problem” horses. Horses that sull-up, run up the fence, struggle with rate, (speed control), or softness in the face/mouth — just to name a few. I’ve spent 25+ years teaching horses and teaching people how to help their horses. I’d love the opportunity to help you AND/or your horse.

What you won’t find in my barn are tie downs, combination bits, or mechanical hackamores. They simply don’t work for me. What you will find are an array of snaffle bits, flags, and ropes. Tools I use to help the horse become more confident in themselves and us.

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Bringing your horse to stay with me will sometimes allow them them to get outside riding through the cows and the country. They’ll have access to clean, fresh water, a shared or private corral, and I’ll provide free choice hay, oats, cold-milled flax, pressed hemp seed, and vitalize, free choice mineral. You are free to provide your own feed for them, as I know, we all have our preferred nutrition plans for our horses. Training rates may will vary based on timeframe, and the horse. Please contact me if you’d like to discuss rates and availability.

Can’t send your horse out for training?

Come to the ranch here in South Dakota and ride with me!

Private Day-long clinics are $375/day per person, and include lunch. The day will start at 9:00 and end around 4:30PM.

Private Week-long workshops are $1850/week/person, for 5 days/ 6 nights – meals, beverages and lodging/hookups included. Class is from 9-12 and 1-4 daily.

Private Weekend Clinics are $725 and include 3 nights/2 days. Arrive Friday afternoon, class runs Saturday/Sunday, with check-out on Monday. Meals, Beverages and accommodations are included.

I find that it’s always beneficial for the horse to get out of the arena into the open country. I’ll teach you how to use the terrain as a way to help you and your horse.

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Maybe it would be better for you to book a weekend, or weekday clinic at your place or mine? Here at the ranch, we have a facility that allows us to house up to 10 students at a time, and there are camper hookups as well. Prices will vary based on location, and number of students.

Will you join me in this journey we call horsemanship?