Horses More And More

Horses More And More

5.0 (3)
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About this pro

Each lesson program is set up for my students to achieve their goals short term and long term. Everyone’s learning style is unique. I try to make sure that it’s just as much fun as it is work! Basic horsemanship to finding the right match. 

I have been training for over 30 years and providing lessons and training for the last 16 years. I started competing in the English circuit when I was very young and have since then transferred over to the Western world. My main focus is no longer English although I can work with students who have prior experience. 

I continue to compete with Tri-County Riders with a new horse as I took some time off. This year has been rewarding as one of my students has joined me! 

I look forward to meeting many more so please like my Facebook.com/horsesmoreandmore and watch for my current and yearly discounts! 

I love seeing my students progress. So far I have two advanced students who also work for free ride time. Riding is so important. The more you are with the horses the more you learn from groundwork, behavior and overall your seat. Cleaning stalls is not crucial information unless you plan to own. I have a wealth of knowledge and professionals who fill the gaps. I love to offer everything I have gained over the decades to help push someone or help them own their own horse. 

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Watsonville, CA 95076
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3 Reviews

5.0

  • Kacey Cho

    Maggie is an excellent trainer. She is extremely patient and passionate about her work. She tailors each lesson to your skill level and your goals. Also, she is a fun person to be around!

  • Melissa

    Maggie is wonderful!! Clear instruction on whatever YOU want to learn. Definitley appreciate the years of experience and knowledge that Maggie has to share. Safe horse, great setting, and lots to be learned!

  • Brittany

    I adore my lessons with Maggie! She's so good at what she does, and makes it fun! It doesn't feel like a chore, and probably the one thing that makes me happy to walk away from sore! She works you, and hard, but it's good!



FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to take my time and find out which each students immediate goals are. Sometimes when riding we see our goals differently. Taking the time to understand that the horse thinks independently is crucial and how to communicate to them. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I’ve spent many years training with other trainers, first hand experiences with stallions, mares, geldings and foals. Breeding on my own, working closely with vets and farriers. Continues education with clinics along with questions to top worldwide trainers. Being able to work on a ranch with over 70 horses for the past 13 years. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Lessons start at $35 per each. I offer yearly discounts for military, police, ambulance and some medical professions. Every month I offer a chance to win either a free lesson or other discounts. 


How did you get started teaching?

When owning and competing with horses there is always friends or family who want to learn or just want to trail ride with you. I’ve worked many years in the school atmosphere and have a great deal of experience in child care. I have had a great experience since then working with any adults or children. I love growth and goals! 


What types of students have you worked with?

I’ve worked from beginners who are initially afraid of horses, individuals who have spend years away from them, people who have had accidents and need some help getting back to riding to some that compete. 


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I am so happy that some of my students are riding and embracing bareback riding. It is the best way to find your seat and balance. 


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Ask to audit some Lessons, see if the instructor is willing to meet and great. Sometimes the drive is not as far as what you are receiving from the lesson. Instructors are all different, finding the one that works well with the student is key. It is a triangle relationship, first and foremost horse and rider must get along and understand some basic communication. Then the instructor to rider and the instructor to horse. Make sure you have someone that can communicate well. 


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Every student has that dream of riding fast and hard. It’s not how the instructor gets you there it’s how you learn everything before. A horse has its own mind, how must you be a better rider when a horse does not communicate like we do. How do we communicate, will I get all the training and time I need to get me to the fast phase. Time and patience. 


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