Dr.Gail Hoff is the creator of Harmonic Dressage ® , a method of training which focuses upon balance, harmony, and performance through systematic steps based on the classical training scale as applied to the biomechanics of each individual horse and the needs of each rider. With more than 50 years of experience, Gail is a USEF “S" Dressage judge, “R" Western Dressage judge and “R" Dressage Sport Horse Breed judge, USDF Gold Medalist, Grand Prix level Dressage trainer, coach, clinician and sport horse breeder. She has the unique ability to quickly diagnose the weakest links a rider at any level is facing and find methods to implement improvement. 
Owner of Los Alamos Dressage Center located in Ojai, CA, Gail teaches throughout Ventura Co, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez and does clinics and seminars nationwide. 

Contact: 805 212-6999, 




Allida Allen is located in Soquel, California, between Watsonville and Santa Cruz. Allida is an FEI level trainer and competitor who has worked and trained in England and Germany. She offers 19 years of experience training with some of the best trainers including Karin Rhebein and Sandy Pfleuger and showing for some of the top facilities in the world including Paxton Farms and Gronwohldhof. Her philospophy reflects a classic training style and she believes in training correctly from the beginning in order to achieve true harmony with the horse. She and her students have enjoyed success at all levels of showing. Allida is based out of two barns, minutes apart, that offer all the amenities a horse and rider competing at any level might need. Excellent feed and footing combined with a fitness program that includes turn out and trail rides keep the horses physically and mentally sound.

Email training@ajadressage.com or phone (805) 712-7355.


Amelia is one of the few trainers who can take an unbroken young horse and train it all the way up to the Grand Prix. Amelia offers a unique combination of natural horsemanship and classical dressage training to create a trusting and confident relationship between horse and rider. She has a solid background in starting young horses and in developing “problem” horses into competitive dressage horses. The focus with the horses is always to develop both their confidence and respect for the rider. Amelia has successfully competed numerous “problem” horses and horses that she started herself under saddle through the Grand Prix. Amelia is also passionate about teaching and helping her students progress with their horses. Amelia also specializes in the piaffe and passage training and starts the horses with the work in hand. She values her education and frequently clinics with Juan Matute, Morten Thompsen, and Christine Traurig. Amelia hopes to one day represent the U.S. at the Olympics. She is located at Spirit Equestrian Center in Somis, CA and Amelia is willing to travel to your facility!

Contact: 720/838-0990




Angela Ridgway is an FEI level dressage trainer and instructor. She has been creating independent, thinking riders since 1990 and believes in a quiet, subtle approach to training. Angela focuses on bio-mechanics of both horse and rider to create "balance in movement". Emphasis is placed on helping riders achieve a functional, effective, and elegant position. She is teaching and training out of Arriba Vista Ranch, set on 220 acres in the rolling foothills of beautiful Sunol Valley on Highway 680 between Pleasanton and Fremont.

For information regarding training or clinics, call (925) 895-2377 or email: ridgwaydressage@gmail.com



Angie Taylor has been riding horses for more than 3 decades. She has developed many successful young horses and riders, and progressed them through FEI level.
Angie is unique in her ability to effectively articulate the biomechanics of riding in a way that is easily understood and meaningful to her students. She is able to quickly pinpoint issues, explain why and how they block the aids, and then show her students exactly how to make corrections. All her students demonstrate immediate new found awareness and understanding of how to use their body and the aids to be effective in a subtle and harmonious way.
Angie has studied with Michael Etherly a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist as well as clinicians Christine Traurig, Dietrich Von Hopfgarten, Liz Searle and Charles De Kunffy. She also spent 5 years as a working student with Janet Peters at Steffen Peters Delta Farms Barn in Rancho Santa Fe. She has completed coursework at the International Society of Rider Biomechanics and is presently studying at Equinox.
Angie is currently accepting horses for sale/training and riders of all levels interested in the serious study and understanding of Dressage. Located in San Marcos,just minutes from Del Mar and all major freeways.

Contact: angietaylordressage.com or 858-335-8832.


Silver Cup Training is a full time horse training operation focusing on dressage. I have 25 years of teaching and training experience that includes a lifetime of riding. I have operated my business for the last 10 years out of Golden Hills Farm located in Paso Robles, California. Golden Hills Farm is a 100 acre private facility owned by Kent and Dorreene Gilmore. Facilities include 3 outdoor arenas, 1 covered arena, a covered round pen, a gallop track, and many open miles of trails. Only a limited number of horses and students are taken. Each client receives one on one time to determine needs and goals. Goals can be simple or extensive, in the end the journey is yours. A balance of arena work as well as outside riding (track and trail) is included in the training routine. Ariane Rezvani is a USDF Certified Instructor through 2nd Level, USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist, and USDF "L" program graduate.

For additional information please go to http://www.silvercuptraining.com/ or contact me directly at (805) 712-4561.


Barbi Breen-Gurley offers instruction, training and long and short term boarding at Sea Horse Ranch, overlooking the ocean on the Central Coast. She teaches interested students at any level of ability, emphasizing correct basics, safety and that "Riding Toward Excellence" can be fun. She is an S Dressage Judge.

2566 Sea Horse Lane, Los Osos, CA 93402,

805-528-0222, 805-528-4464 (fax) 



Katy Barglow is an Grand Prix rider and trainer, a USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalist, a Bronze and Gold Bar holder, a USEF "r" dressage judge and "R" judge candidate, and a National Examiner for the Dressage Specialty Ratings of the United States Pony Club. She has trained horses from just-broke to Grand Prix and earned numerous state and national titles along the way. Katy specializes in working with junior riders and hard-working adult amateurs (with lessons offered in the evenings and early mornings, as well as weekends), from beginners through FEI, focusing on correct basics. Her students have earned many USDF bronze and silver medals, competed through Grand Prix, and been successful at the CDS Championship show and NAJYRC. She enjoys working with all her students towards greater harmony and communication between horse and rider, correct development of the horse, physically and mentally, through correct training, and a greater joy in riding. Katy offers lessons and training at the beautiful Fairmont Riding Club on the Danville/Pleasanton border, and is currently accepting new students looking for a competitive yet fun and highly supportive environment.

Email kbarglow@gmail.com, call 510-676-2152, or visit www.barglowdressage.com for more information.


BETHANY WALLACE  of Dreamtime Sport Horses is an FEI level dressage
trainer and instructor. She is a USDF Bronze Medalist and is ARIA
Certified to teach dressage and jumping. With over 15 years of
full-time professional horse training experience and over 30 years of
experience riding, showing, and caring for horses, Bethany has a
wealth of knowledge to draw upon as a horsewoman when training and
teaching. Her focus is on using classical training techniques
to develop happy athletes, for both horses and riders.
Bethany trains out of beautiful Hawkwood Hill Farm in Petaluma, CA.

Please take a look at her website www.sporthorsetraining.com or
contact her via phone at (619) 850-5923 or email at