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Riding Out: Training Your Horse

Arizona    California    Idaho   Montana

TEC does NOT offer horse rentals or guided trail rides.




See our Pony Pals for trail practice using our horses (Option 2)
 


Mare's first trail ride-3 yrs old

We like to keep things interesting for both horses and students- so we take advantage of our beautiful location and head out to the woods usually once or twice a week.  There is a popular spot for horses and riders of all levels about a half hour north of the TEC facility.  We ride rain or shine!

Not only is hitting the trails fun but it also addresses a lot of what we’ve worked on at the facility:

It’s a great way to condition both horse and rider.
It exposes horse and rider to different elements.
It is a great way to use all of the “charm school” goals in a “real life” setting.
Awesome mental stimulation to “expect the unexpected.”
Gives your horse a chance  to trailer to a new location - but still maintain respect from your horse.
A great opportunity for your horse to practice standing patiently tied to a trailer.
You never know what you’ll encounter- from wildlife, to off road vehicles to other horses.

Enjoy some of the pictures below taken on rides in Idaho from the past few years!




 


Here are pictures from rides in Arizona in the past few years



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Here are pictures from rides in California

            

Here are pictures from a ride in Fish Creek, Montana

A natural horsemanship equestrian center offering alternative horsemanship, alternative equestrian assessments, riding lessons and training in ground work, jumping, dressage, cross country, endurance, trail, western horsemanship & riding plus much more.  Alternative Horsemanship with Samantha Harvey offers training with a focus on colt starting, refinement and finishing. Horses learn respect at TEC's charm school. Instruction offered by Sam Harvey, whose background includes 3 Day Eventing, Jumpers, Western Horsemanship, Dressage and more.  Sam is also an alumna of The United States Pony Club Youth Congress. Have your young children come join our Pony Pals Program with Jennifer Harvey. We offer facility membership and rentals for use of:  round pens, dressage arenas, conditioning tracks, beginner trails, jumping & gaming arenas and more! Gorgeous, scenic location with easy access on Selle Road in Sandpoint, Idaho available for recreational and recognized shows with overnight camping and overnight corrals, even for overnight travelers. We winter in Yuma, Arizona and offer lessons, training and clinics.  Samantha offers clinics throughout the United States along with Spring and Summer Full Immersion Camp Clinics in ID, private horsemanship and responses online to Ask the Trainer