Our comprehensive lesson & training program is an amazing way to get started or to fine tune your skills during your equine journey. We offer lessons and training in Hunter Pleasure, Horsemanship, Western Pleasure, Saddleseat, Showmanship & Equitation. We pride ourselves on training riders to excel from day one through to achieving your personal goals.
Valerie’s passion for horses began at the age of three on her family’s ranch in Reno, Nevada. Her love for Arabian horses started with her first horse, a Half-Arabian named Elleny, and has grown ever since. Valerie values working with horses to learn their unique personalities and also helping to make lasting connections between horse and rider. She has experience showing in Halter, Sport Horse, Hunter Pleasure, and Western Pleasure. Valerie will help riders build their horsemanship skills and blossom into confident, skilled riders. She gets great joy in seeing the hard work of horse and rider achieve their goals together.
Janine Theiss has been riding and showing Arabians and ½ Arabians since she was 13 years old. Most of her adult life she has trained at prestigious show barns like Heartland Arabians in Baltic, South Dakota, English Prairie Farms in Spring Grove, Illinois and owned her own training center Thompson Training Center. She enjoys working with amateur riders with a goal on their minds of getting into the show ring let it be a “B” rated show to Regions and National levels. Janine believes in working the horse with the talent the horse has. Whether it’s a Western, Hunter, Halter or an English horse. She also continues to go back to the “ABC’s & fundamentals” even with a finished horse. Janine can also find you that perfect horse for you for the style of riding you want to do. The love and passion she shows you can see in her patients and care she gives to the horses that are in training with her.