"I grew up riding horses, and competed throughout high school in local barrel racing jackpots and cutting shows. Recently, I graduated from Fresno State with my Bachelors of Science in Animal Science, with an emphasis in Equine Science. It was during my college career that I completed an internship with Josh Visser in Texas, under a reining horse trainer and NRHA board member. This is where my passion for reining horses began. I returned home and began working for an AQHA Professional Horseman and reining horse trainer Rick Kelley in Clovis as his assistant and ran my own riding lesson program.
My background in different western disciplines makes my program customizable to each horse and rider. I believe developing teamwork achieves success, both inside and outside of the arena. My goal is to create a strong foundation with good horsemanship skills and working knowledge for each rider."
I grew up riding, cleaning stalls and showing horses. My focus has been on Western Pleasure, Equitation, team roping and barrel racing. I competed for and won the title of Red Bluff Junior Rodeo Queen when I was 16. I truly believe that riding and having a relationship with a horse builds character, respect and is a great way to detach from the stress of your regular life. I focus my lessons on safety, care of a horse, seat, seat and more seat and teaching my students how to make the wrong thing hard and the right thing easy for your horse.
We are open to taking in an onsite western dressage or western pleasure trainer.
We seek an established experienced trainer or an up and comer who has completed an apprenticeship of 4 or more years under a reputable trainer and has a long history in learning their craft as well as references in their field and a successful show record.
Stacie Suico has over 30 years of extensive riding experience. She has trained with Diane Yeager, Nancy Patton, as well as many other accomplished riders. She has attended numerous clinics with great equestrians such as Lauren Hough, Nick Karazissis and Karen Healey. Stacie enjoys teaching and watching her student’s equestrian skills develop. She also enjoys bringing young horses and ponies along. Her strong horsemanship background has taught her to start a horse slowly, while building their confidence through positive experiences. Stacie is ready, willing, and able to take you and your horses to the next level in horsemanship. Riders under Stacie's guidance are regularly in the winnings at shows all along the west coast. Whether a horse or rider is just starting or seeking a personalized full-training and show program, we have options that will fit your needs.
Leanne has over 20 years of experience with horses in the hunter/jumper world. Leanne rode in Europe for a short time where she learned a more traditional way of riding. She believes strongly in good horsemanship and strong basics, which has helped her have a better understanding and partnership with each horse that she works with. She passes this on to her students from the very beginning. Leanne believes that every rider has the potential to reach whatever level they dream of, with the right support and consistency. She also believes that every horse has the potential to be a perfect partner in the right hands. So, come join our team and we will help you reach your goals, whatever they may be! We will custom fit a program for you!