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Elite equestrians has spots opening for pleasure horseback riding lessons, Show team training and horse training!!
There will currently be two days available for riding lesson reservations: Thursday(3pm to 9pm)(seven spots) and Friday(11am to 10pm)(11 spots)
Pleasure horseback riding lessons are offered for beginners to advanced rides, aimed for those who simply love horse but aren't currently interested in showing. They are available in the following styles-Western, Huntseat, Saddleseat, English side saddle and dressage.... (read more)
Lessons are $40 per hour for riders 6 and to adult and $20 per half hour
Lessons are also available for younger students ages 3 to 6 for $20 per half hour.
Students can trailer their horses in for their lessons for $50 per lesson (Horses must have a current coggins and health certificate which must be present upon arrival)
Instructor can travel to your location for the lesson cost of $40 per hour session(within 15miles of Elite Equestrians) and $50 per hour session (Over 15miles from Elite Equestrians location)
For those interested in competing on the Elite equestrians show team lessons are offered in all riding styles(western-pleasure, equitation, horsemanship, breed specific, ranch work,barrels and poles) Huntseat(on the flat, over fences, equitation, breed specific) Saddleseat(pleasure, equitaion, breed specific) Dressage, Sport horse(in hand and under saddle), Sidesaddle(currently only English unless client uses own western sidesaddle) Breed specific halter and showmanship.
The team travels to a minimum of seven shows per year though the number increases depending on interest.
Show team lessons are offered at $40 per hour with a minimum of two lessons per week.
Training is available for horses of any age, any breed and with any need. Horses can be boarded at our facility for $350 per month(daily turn out, hay/grain twice a day and water as often as needed) with training offered at $10 a day, five days a week(horses can be worked all week long for an additional $10 dollars per day)
Show training is offered at $20 a day for hour and a half sessions focused on muscle building, show conditioning and advancement in horse's education
The trainer can also travel to you for the following fees: within 15miles of Elite equestrians(Simpsonville Kentucky) $30 for a one hour session(additional $10 for every hour over). Over 15 miles from Elite equestrians: $50 per hour session(additional $20 for every hour over)
For any more information or to place a lesson or training reservation please call/ text show contact info or email show contact info
Info on the trainer:
Carisa Patterson-Brown has been riding since the age of 4 1/2, beginning under the instruction of her mother, two time World's Grand Champion Equitation rider, Jennifer Patterson. Carisa is skilled in all ranges of equine disciplines from Saddleseat to Western Contest (And everything in between). With training based on a combination of Natural horsemanship, dressage methodology and the teachings of Helen Crabtree, Carisa uses these mixed techniques to bring a unique learning experience to each riding lesson and horse in training. Along with her Mother, Carisa has worked as an Equine Rehabilitator, saving unwanted horses from the local slaughter auction and retrained them for a new life as useful citizens. Carisa also has experience working as an Equine Vet tech for Bannon woods Equine Hospital.
Carisa has shown personal horses and client horses at World championship, and National levels, ranging from Huntseat, Saddleseat, Road Pony, western pleasure, and Sport horse under saddle. Carisa has also shown Friesians at the Keuring to the rank of First Premium. Carisa also has experience as a Public Trail riding Guide (for 6 years) and has numerous years of experience teaching Riding Camps for all ages (10+ years)
Here are her following credentials:
Equitation, Country Pleasure, Show Pleasure, Country Pleasure Driving, Academy, Three Gaited Show Pleasure, Five Gaited Pleasure, Road Pony Under Saddle(At the World's and County fair Level, As well as KASPHA horse show)(Along with many High Point Championships)
Experience showing and training Saddlebreds, Morgans, Arabians/half arabs, National Show horses, Friesians, Walking Horses and Hackneys in Saddleseat.
AHA Region 14 and Nationals experience in Western Pleasure ATR and JTR
Numerous High Point Championships in the Western Pleasure division.
Also experience competing and training in Contest(Barrels and Poles) Horsemanship, Reining, Ranch horse, Halter and Showmanship of all styles.
Experience showing and training, Arabians, Draft horses, Friesians, National show horses, Saddlebreds, Quarter horses, Walking horses, Thoroughbreds, Appaloosas, Morgans and Halflingers.
-Huntseat and Sport horse
( Region 14, Arabian Horse Nationals and Sport horse Nationals):
AHA Huntseat Equitation Medal champion(2012 and 2013 aboard Amir Mystik)
Multiple High point Championships in Huntseat and Sport Horse under saddle on the 'A', County fair/Open show circuit.
Experience competing and training in: Hunter over fences(Up to 3'6"), Hunter/Jumper division(Up to 4'), Hunter hack, Sport Horse under saddle(Hunter type), Sport horse under saddle(Dressage type) Sport horse Show hack. Hunter Pleasure/Hunter on the flat.
Experience showing and training: Arabians/half arabians , Draft horses, Saddlebreds, Morgans, Quarter horses, Thoroughbreds, Oldenburgs, Hanoverians, Friesians, Walking horses, Appaloosas, Halflingers and National Show horses.
Experience Showing and training: Friesians, Arabians, Draft horses, Saddlebreds, Morgans, Quarter horses, National show horses
Arabian Youth Nationals level at First level dressage
Experience: Arabians, Anglo Arabians, National show horses, draft horses, Friesians, Warm bloods, Thoroughbreds, quarter horses, walking horses, Appaloosas, Morgans.
Country Pleasure, Draft horse carts, Sleighs and Six seater Surrey
Experience: Percherons, Friesians, Saddlebreds, Hackneys.
In Hand Experience:
2015: Region 14 championships(Arabian): Sport horse in hand Regional top five(Rodeo Road on his first time competing in sport horse in hand/Caris's first time working with/handling him)
2010 Keuring First Premium with Xandra Fan Landra(Last foal of Goffert)
Numerous experiences in Saddlebred, Arabian/half arabian, Quarter horse, Friesian, Draft horse, Morgan and Warm blood sport horse in hand, hunter in hand, Halter and showmanship classes
Competing on the World, National and Open level for al breeds and disciplines
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