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  1. #1
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    Mar. 15, 2007

    Default Horse Starter in KY?

    Who would you use to start your youngstock in KY? I have a very athletic young horse who I recently bought who has not had much handling or groundwork. Would like to send him out for starting for 30 days or so then bring him home to continue his education. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan. 24, 2000


    I would not look for a dressage trainer, I would be getting referrals for a cowboy/NH type that uses sound methods (a Roddy Strang type). But to send a horse with little handling for 30 days is very unrealistic, most of your competent people won't take a horse for only 30 days. Craigslist can be scary but that is a good place to start to at least get some names of people to interview. Contact the local breeding farms and see who starts their horses.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr. 1, 2005
    Georgetown, KY


    You might consider Sarah Conyers.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug. 23, 2001
    Bluegrass, Kentucky


    Wendy Douglas. For the area, she's is simply the best.
    It is rare to see a rider who is truly passionate about the horse and his training, taking a profound interest in dressage with self-abnegation, and making this extraordinarily subtle work one of the dominant motivations of his life.\"

  5. #5


    Dan James of Duble Dan Horsemanship is based at Taylor Made Sales Agency. He won this year's Road to the Horse. He is amazing!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar. 14, 2006


    Gene Vosler, he is very good with any type of horse, treats them as individuals. He is fixing the mess that someone else on this thread created. If you would like to know more please PM me.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr. 1, 2003
    SE Ky


    Now in Kentucky

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