Success Stories

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Fear

Having lost self-confidence after being thrown from a horse and sustaining injuries, finding Robyn Smith as a trainer has been the most healing and informative experience. She understands the horse-human relationship deeply and her teaching and coaching produces graceful, healthy and aware riding in both horse and rider…Learn more…

Horses

Ten months after we purchased Savoy, a 2-star Dutch WB/TB 3-day Preliminary Level eventer, we discovered that she had torn ligaments in both front legs; one was older and had healed, the other was acutely torn. After 3 months of therapy and 6-weeks at a rehabilitation center, multiple modalities proved ineffective and the ligament was still torn. At the end of our rope, and with a high-strung, agitated horse, we heard about Equine Life Solutions from a friend… Learn more…

 

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My daughter started riding with Robyn as a preteen and is now a happy, healthy teen rider. Thanks to the patience and kindness demonstrated towards the kids and horses, my daughter has looked up to and mimicked these traits at home and in school. People often ask where she got such nice posture and politeness and I tell them “the barn!” Many of her friends ride at other barns but have not developed the skills, posture, and manners that my daughter has learned at Equine Life Solutions… Learn more…

 

Life Lessons

Though I could take horse riding lessons a mile from my home, I make the hour trek to Equine Life Solutions twice weekly.. It is worth every minute. Safety and consideration for people and animals is paramount. I feel comfortable, capable and confident as my skills improve and my enjoyment increases with every lesson… Learn more…

Natural Horsemanship

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Zena and I are so grateful that Lee Palmer, our Parelli 3-Star Trainer, now calls Equine Life Solutions home. Our human-horse relationship has deepened as Lee continually teaches us new techniques and creativity to be progressive while still maintaining the fun element that keeps our relationship fresh and exciting. Learn more…