Services - Training and Lessons
Barry Ridge Equestrian Center is a family-owned and operated facility. We have an experienced staff of trainers available to meet all your equestrian needs from regular lessons to intensive training, along with some of the most modern, user-friendly facilities in the area.
Barry Ridge's professional trainers will be offering horse training clinics in the equestrian center's heated indoor show ring throughout 2011. Whether you and your horse are active participants, or elect to just audit a session, this is a great learning opportunity at a first class facility.
BARRY RIDGE EQUESTRIAN CENTER'S TRAINERS:
Trainer Nicole Trapp
NICOLE TRAPP has trained and shown horses up to Fourth Level dressage and Training Level eventing and is a USDF bronze medalist. She has been teaching and training for almost 20 years and taken many breeds of horses to regional awards and USDF Horse of the Year breed awards all on self-trained horses. A graduate with distinction of the USDF 'L' dressage judges program, Nicole has completed the requirements to officially apply for the USEF 'R' dressage judges program. As an instructor she enjoys using dressage principles to help enhance the harmony between horse and rider and structures her lessons to help her students reach their goals regardless of discipline.
Trainer Heike Fleuchaus
HEIKE FLEUCHAUS is a graduate of Lakeshore Technical College, with an Associate Degree in Equine Management. She has worked for over 20 years for private warmblood breeding farms as a farm manager, breeding manager and assistant trainer with an emphasis in dressage. Heike is a certified equine massage practitioner. Heike's approach to training focuses on:
- teaching dressage
- building riding confidence
- classical position
- working with the horse as a partner
Trainer April Williams-Ginns
APRIL WILLIAMS-GINNS moved to Wisconsin from England in 2001. April's equine background includes 15 years training with the British Horse Society and became an international rider. Her riding experience focused on the three disciplines of Show Jumping, Dressage and Cross Country which has given her a well rounded knowledge of Classical Riding. She is now a riding instructor and her knowledge suits both the Western and English rider. April is an Ambassador for Nutrena, she is now one of the team clinicians.
Trainer Paul Huettl
Paul Huettl is co-founder of the Wisconsin Ranch Association. A thirty year veteran of the pleasure horse industry, he is a strong practitioner and proponent of American Ranch Association’s philosophy that horses can exhibit their athletic abilities and develop the skills to perform ranch work and be useful in addition to being show horses.
Contact us to set up lessons or training with one of our experienced trainers.