Equine Directory Page 3

Horse-Friendly Vacations Or Guest Ranches:

Sunrise Valley Guest Ranch INC.

about 65 miles east of Prineville, OR 97754

To enjoy a beautiful, rustic and peaceful resting place for your mind, body and soul, join the Fildes family on their working cattle and horse ranch. Stay in their lovely four bedroom lodge; or enjoy a guided ride on your own horse or on one of their choice foundation Quarter Horses and explore the 11,000 acres of this historic ranch. Please check out their website for details information.

Willow Springs Guest Ranch

34064 Clover Flat Road, Lakeview, OR  97530

Keith, Patty & Sarah Barnhart, Owners/Hosts. Spend your days in southern Oregon’s “outback,” where each day is linked to the land, the seasons and the rustic way of life. Discover what it is like to go for days without the sound of a vehicle, to ride quietly among the cattle and see a clear, star-filled sky such as the pioneers enjoyed. Please check out their website for detailed information.

Riding Lessons:

Centered Riding Lessons

with Carolene “Doodle” Miller – Certified Level II  Instructor, Bend, OR  97702

Centered Riding is a way of communicating with your horse which benefits all styles and levels of riding. Private instruction on your own horse at your home or stable.

Centered Riding Lessons

with Suzi Lewis – Certified Level II Instructor, Bend/Tumalo, OR  97701

Balanced and relaxed riders make athletic, happy horses! All disciplines of riding and all levels of riders assisted, from beginners on.  Boarding for a couple of geldings available plus indoor arena and trail riding close-by.

Diane’s Riding Place With Diane Schmidt

65535 Cline Falls Hwy, Bend/Tumalo, OR 97701

Diane has many years of experience and specializes in working with young children and beginners.

K&M Ponies Riding & Driving Lessons

with Katie Muller-Crane – Redmond, OR  97756

Katie has experience in showing and training horses and ponies for western, English, trail, showmanship and driving. She specializes in lessons for adults and children in all disciplines, plus an occasional ASPA show pony and reasonably priced tack for sale.

Ride Your Dream

Redmond, Oregon

Carolyn Horning, with her years of experience and many wins and titles at regional, State and World Shows, offers private lessons in western or English. Specializing in pattern classes, equitation, showmanship, horsemanship, and trail classes. Learn how to ride, prepare, dress and WIN in competition from beginners in 4H through the World Show.

Teamwork Equine Services

Lisa Murphy, CHA Master Instructor & Certified Equine Appraiser and Jordanna Anawalt, CHA Level II Instructor  Bend, OR 97701

Tack & Riding Apparel:

A Bit Less

[Equine Equipment Consignment] – 165 NE Greenwood, Bend, OR  97701

Chris Lowell and Katie Kessel, Owners. Good quality, lightly-used English, western, dressage and hunter/jumper tack, clothing and gifts at reasonable prices.

Absolute Horse

2221 NE 3rd  Street (Hwy 97), Suite B, Bend, OR 97701

Providing dressage, hunter/jumper and western horse and rider needs.

Diamond H Saddlery

– 4377 N Canal, Redmond, OR 97756

Ted Hartman, saddle-maker. Building custom-made saddles, chaps, horse tack and saddle repairs.

Double H Western Wear, Tack & Feed

4198 Silverton Rd. NE, Salem, OR 97305

“So big and friendly you will think you are in Texas!” Double H carries everything you can imagine for your horse or rider.

Hold Your Horses!

82 Hooker Road, Sequim, WA 98382

Custom-made saddles,  show tack, and equine-related gifts.

Leavitt’s Western Wear

100 E. Cascade, Sisters, OR 97759

Find your favorite quality western brands of clothing, hats, boots, Pendleton blankets and gifts at Leavitt’s, serving central Oregon since 1976.

Starks Saddlery & Leatherworks

La Pine, OR 97739

George Stark, saddle-maker. Custom western saddles, tack, leatherwork and repairs. Saddles built to fit the rider AND horse, and built to last.


Angela Tilley Horse Training

Rosebud Ranch, 24166 Dodds Road, Bend, OR 97701

Raised on horseback and having worked with Harry Whitney and other outstanding horsemen, Angela offers gentling and first training for young ones, training or troubleshooting for horse and/or rider, and also group or individual lessons.

Barnes Ranch

83295 Hoagland Lane, Creswell, OR 97406

Carl Barnes, Owner/Trainer. With 25 years of experience, Carl starts and trains horses in western, roping and cattle disciplines. Free boarding is included with the training fees; call for details.

Brian Thomas

John & Josh Lyons Certified Trainer – Eagle Bear Ranch, Sisters, OR 97759

Complete Horsemanship is a training program designed to build a solid foundation between you and your equine partner. Besides being a Josh Lyons Certified & Accredited trainer, Brian has conducted clinics and demos at horse expo’s across the US.

Double Eagle Ranch

23045 Alfalfa Market Road, Bend, OR  97701

Carrie Tibbitts, Owner/Trainer. Specializing in starting and training young horses, plus limited boarding available.

Lauman Training

516719 Madras Hwy, Prineville, OR 97754

Rick and Kitty Lauman, Owners/Trainers. Specializing in starting and training young and problem horses including Mustangs. Lessons also available.

Lazy Bar S Stables

18821 S. Upper Highland, Beavercreek, OR 97004

Paul Shepherd, Trainer. Specializing in training both horse and rider as a team and working with problem horses. Paul particularly enjoys teaching children who are just getting started with horses.

Mandy Greenwood, Horse Consultant & Trainer

SunRiver, OR 97707

Mandy is an award winning horse trainer with 20+ years experience and 140+ horses she had started under saddle. Mandy’s expertise is in Classical Dressage/Equitation, but she has ridden most disciplines and will be very happy to help you, whatever your goals.

Missy Wryn, Training The Whole Horse

Estacada, OR

Missy is a Frank Bell Accredited Instructor. She not only works with horses WITH their owners, but helps horse-lovers to understand horses mentally and emotionally plus recently re-launched her HorseMAREship Forum online.

Running Mountain Ranch

17346 Oak Ridge Road, Yamhill, OR 97148

Tish Montgomery, John Lyons “Select” Certified Trainer. Just 3 miles from the Flying M Guest Ranch, this facility has 100 acres with endless trails and an indoor arena coming in 2003. Clinics, horse training and apprenticeships available.

Shawn O’connor Performance Horse Training

69280 Goodrich Road, Sisters, OR 97759

Training with patience and specializing in starting horses for reining, cutting, working cow horse – all cattle events.

Shepard Horsemanship

Sisters, OR 97759

Marion is a teacher of Natural Horsemanship specializing in building rider confidence, improving ground and riding skills for all ages, all skill levels of riders and all breeds of horses in a natural way. Offering clinics, private and group lessons, young horse starts, re-naturalization, individual challenges and consultations.

Sporalsky Reining Horses

22860 Nelson Road, Bend, OR 97701

Ken Sporalsky specializes in training reining horses, showing reiners for clients, giving lessons and offering clinics.

Training By Fran Robertson

20276 Tumalo Road, Bend, OR 97701

Fran specializes in training reined-cow horses, reining, and cutting horses; coaches and gives lessons; holds clinics; and is ‘the best colt starter.’

Truhorsemanshp With Clint Surplus

8330 NE 1st Street, Terrebonne, OR  97760

Clint’s objective it to preserve the natural energy and movements of the horse through feel and not intimidation, as well as to teach riders to interact with their horses so they are able to understand and perform in a relaxed and confident manner.

Victoria Petersen Performance Horses

at Cascadian Stables, White Rock Loop, Bend, OR 97701

Victoria specializes in training reining and cow horses for work or play. She offers lessons and clinics for all levels of horse and rider with a fun, professional, results-oriented program.