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  If you are a Missouri horse trainer, or if you are looking for a Missouri horse trainer, this page is designed for you. Trainers, please email your information and areas of interest/expertise. Readers, please contact a trainer through info below. Readers: The professionals on this page have presented their own credentials. As when securing any valuable service, you should seek appropriate references and recommendations.  

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Lauren Arredondo
816-315-2244

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Premier Hunter/Jumper Training and Lessons. Young horse fundamentals through advanced Hunters. Beginner riders welcome!
Hilltoppers Riding Academy
Holt, MO
 
Darrell Bereuter
Rope 'n Tie Ranch
Cedar Hill, MO 63016
636-226-7952 Website
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Colt starting, reining, barrel racing, trail.
Private lessons on your horse.
Dennis Cappel 314-486-4065 Horse training influenced by the original horse whisperer Ray Hunt. Colt starting, problem horses, trail horses to top end cutting horses, private lessons group lessons, clinics weekend farrier school, horseshoeing
Dennis Cappel Farrier Services and Horsemanship

66 White Wildlife Rd
Silex, MO 63377
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Tabitha Darling
Houston, Missouri
417 932 6959
(evenings)
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Area of expertise: Lessons, pony rides, special holiday discounts are available, hippotherapy, ground training, saddle and starting, trail, dressage, western, severe spooking or aggression issues, cart driving, plow and other farm related training, log skidding. See more
Lindsey Drew (816) 793-0733 ARIA Certified Riding-Level II Riding Instructor in Hunt Seat & Recreational Riding. I have a diverse training background including, but not limited to Hunter/Jumpers, Eventing, Barrel Racing and trail riding. I work with any level and age of rider with the discipline of their choosing. I am also an experienced horsewoman who starts young horses, completes 30 day tune-ups, & works with problem horses the right way! I am also a consultant for startup & existing equestrian businesses to be cost effective and optimize operating strategies!
Big A Farm & Services LLC
Peculiar, MO
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Karen Franklin
Karen Franklin's Foundation Equine Training
Eldon, MO 65026
573-280-7620
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Specializing in family safe horses, 20 yrs. experience, Starting 2 yr. olds, Ranch Horse, Trail Riding, Reining, Riding Lessons, Horses for Sale, Boarding options available.
Rachel Garrett
PBR Horse Training
Troy, MO
636-359-3896

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2010 Graduate from William Woods University, with a BS degree in Equestrian Science. I ride and train horses in multiple disciplines (Western Pleasure, Speed Events, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter/Jumper, Pleasure Driving, Combined Driving and Trail Riding)
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Andrea Holmes 817-659-3672
417-543-8468

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I have been breaking, training, showing and breeding horses for over 20 yrs. I train both English and Western in all disciplines. It doesn’t matter if it’s a problem horse or a foal that needs to learn manners, I can do it all. They learn to trust and respect people , NOT FEAR THEM! I also give riding lessons to all levels of riders. If you want a trail horse or a show horse, I can get you there at an affordable cost!
A Bar J Farm
Ava, MO
 
Scott Jaycox
6861 Hwy CC
Leslie, MO 63056
314-808-3124
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I will help you match your riding skills to your horse’s and vice versa; from there, you can do anything! All my lessons begin with showing you how to communicate with your horse, and recognize how he (or she) is communicating with you. If you're not communicating fully and clearly with your horse, then you're not completely enjoying your horse and your horse is not enjoying you.
Charlie Johnson
Circle J Ranch
Festus, Mo 63028
636-937-0484
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Halter fitting, riding lessons with your horse.
Johnsons Performance Horses 417-366-3540 Robert has over 35 years of training & sales of performance horses. A World and National Champion in Reining, Trail, Western Riding. 2X Equine Affaire Versatile Horse Champion. 5X QH Congress winner. Versatile Ranch Horse World Show Qualifier. Standing NRHA & AQHA Reining & Versatile Horse Champion "Reeboks Kid" to the public. Quality performance horses always for sale. Also available for Hot & Cold Shoeing. Specializing in reining plates.
Robert & Michelle Johnson
Miller, MO. 65707
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Randy Lee
Lee's Quarter Horses
13151 Summit Drive
De Soto, MO 63020
636-337-0060
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I take what now would be called a unique approach to training. I believe that the only ground work that a horse needs is to be taught to lead which should be done when a horse is still a foal. When I receive a horse in for training, it is saddled and mounted, (believe it or not, only about 1 in 60 horses ever go to bucking). Due to the fact I stay relaxed, the horse relaxes too. Therefore, it keeps the tension low key. I am a firm believer that a horse needs trained, not broke. I want a horse that wants to make the choice to ride for me
Tracy Leitman (636) 358-8123 Owner/manager of 3XL Quarter Horses in Moscow Mills, MO. She has gained her experience through hands on experience and interning under others excelling in disciplines from western pleasure, reining, and barrel racing. Board, lessons, training and tune-ups are available.
150 Himmel Rd.
 Moscow Mills, MO 63362
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Mary Loomis
Bourbon, MO 65441
573-732-4757 Website
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Multi-disciplined certified riding instructor, clinician, judge and trainer
Whitney Marrant 816-813-8010 I specialize in colt starting and problem solving on any horse. I have worked with top trainers and clinicians in Stephenville, Texas learning the art of colt starting and problem solving. I was a part of Chris Cox's Horsemanship Showdown in November of 2013. I worked at Sam Smith Reining horses gaining knowlege of starting and finishing a reining horse. I have patterend barrel horses and started many roping horses. Any horse that comes to K7 Ranch will get a solid foundation and be ready for whatever their rider expects from them.
K7 Ranch
Richmond, MO
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James and Laura Martinez

Boonslick Performance Horses
660-427-5542

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Specializing in colt starting, problem horses, and show horses.
Bunceton, Mo
Chris McGuire
CM Horse Training
147 Outback Ln.
Lebanon, MO 65536
573-280-7917
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I've been training gaited & non-gaited horses, and even some mules for about 14 years.  My training is more specailized in getting a horse ready so the owner is comfortable in a trailriding situation. I start with a small round training pen and work up through the larger pens and then out on to the trail.  We have a working ranch with all the cattle, rolling hills and atmosphere to get them ready.  I beleive in gaining the horses confidence & respect.
Grant & Janet McKee (636) 586-6945
(636) 232-6054
Grant & Janet McKee provide a safe and effective method of training horses and riders of all disciplines. They are happy to work with all levels of horse and rider combinations from beginners to very advanced performance level teams. They have great quality, well trained horses available to use for riding lessons and occasionally for sale. They encourage you to bring your own horse. See more info
12561 Hyfield Rd.
De Soto, MO 63020
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Sheila Meyer 636 675 3446 Specializing in hunters, jumpers, ponies and equitation. I also have extensive experience with retraining Thoroughbreds off of the track. I have over 20 years experience in training and competing in these disciplines. I run a small, full service boarding/ training facility on my property in Lincoln County. Excellent client and professional references. Please call or email for a tour.
Curious Owl Farm
Silex, MO 63377
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Ashley Miller
Reel Show Horses
Lonedell MO 63088
314-221-7610
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Training for Arabians, NSH and related breeds from start to finish.
Cara Phelps (816) 258-2863 Phelps Equestrian is a premier breeding and training operation for APHA, AQHA, and Arabian Sport horses in the Midwest. We breed and train for the ideal hunter that can show both breed shows and A rated Hunter-Jumper shows. Multiple Top Ten, Top Five, and Champion winners at AjPHA World, AQHA Regional’s, A rated Arabian & Hunter-Jumper shows grace our barns. Teaching beginners through advanced riders and working with horses from their first rides to a polished show horse. We always have spots open for training, lessons, and sale horses available contact us to find your way into the spotlight
Phelps Equestrian
Peculiar, MO 64078
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Scott Phillips
Legacy Farm
Belton, MO  64012
816-322-4301
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Halter fitting and starting under saddle.
Jessie Price (636) 259-0548 Double JJ Stables offers a comprehensive list of high-quality equine services including different types of boarding, full training packages, lessons for both horse and rider, pre-purchase evaluations, and she offers custom packages to suit many needs. Jessie Price has a fully accredited degree in Equestrian Management and Training. She has years of horse and showing experience in a wide variety of disciplines. Western to English; Speed to Trail.
JTS Performance Horses
Gerald, MO
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Tara Rattray 509.989.1580 Arrowhead Creek Stables offers a wide range of services including training, riding lessons, and board.
Arrowhead Creek Stables, LLC
Williamsburg, MO 63388
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Luke Riley's Natural Horsemanship

816-284-0540
Luke Riley's natural horsemanship offers halter breaking, colt starting, and tune ups. I strive to get them quiet under the saddle moving out nicely and soft in the mouth I never force them to do anything I build them up to see my as a leader and teacher giving them the confidence they need to be safe for their rider. At the barn I train at I have a 60ft indoor round pen so weather never a problem and I also have plenty of pastures timber tree rows to ride through even have creeks to cross and logs to step over. I'm confident in my colt starting abilities have references upon request for 30 days I charge $500.
37166 Hwy D
Polo, MO
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Joe Rohaley
KICKINUPDIRT RANCH
390 Dogwood Dr.
Hollister, MO
417-231-7968
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I have over 20 years working with older horses and colts/fillies. Natural horsemanship. Western pleasure. Hazing...  for  bulldogging in rodeo. I train all the horses to act the same no matter if it's even a kid on it.  I charge by  month or a set price and when that horse is finished to your liking.
Diamond Performance Horses  573-263-1779
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I have two bachelor’s degrees from William Woods University in Equestrian Science and Equine Administration and am currently working on my Masters of Equestrian Education. I strive to provide a positive experience for both horse and rider, whether it be with training, lessons, or boarding
New Bloomfield, MO Website
Tony & Jennifer Vaught

“For the Horse” Ranch
Fair Play, MO

Pine Dell Farm
Lee’s Summit, MO
417-399-4146
For the Horse
Pine Dell Farm
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Tony and Jennifer Expertise is: Natural Horsemanship Colt Starting, Restarting and furthering individual performance goals, trail riding, Pat Parelli’s methods and all English and Western pursuits.  Clinics, Colt Starts, individual and group lessons both in Fair Play and Lee’s Summit.
Jessica Weger
Crescent Ridge Ranch
22924 Crystal Court
Wright City, MO 63390
636-384-6090 cell
636-463-2254
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Offering a lifetime of equestrian experience, Jessica is well suited to assist you in all of your equine needs.  Specializing in starting great all around horses with a reining base and assisting riders to understand and communicate with their horses. Success in halter, showmanship, western pleasure, ranch riding, horsemanship, english pleasure, equitation, barrel racing, pole bending, flags, reining, ranch reining, and has cattle experience.
Alyssa Weihe 636-575-9288
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I teach dressage, western dressage and eventing ship ins are welcome and I will travel to local farms to teach.
Painted Ridge Farms
Hillsboro, MO
Darcie Welsh
Right Lead Ranch
Rogersville, MO
563-880-7716

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Right Lead Ranch is the home of NRHA trainer, Darcie Welsh. Let her methods help you and your horse get to the next level. Whether you are a competitor or just enjoy becoming a better horseman or woman, she is happy to assist riders of any level. Her goal is to create confident riders that work with their horses. Although Darcie competes primarily in reining, she has experience in other disciplines as well. From barrel racers to trail riders, give Darcie a call and see how she can help you and your horse reach your goals.
Abby White

Woodson Hill
Equestrian Center

Edwardsville, KS 66111 and Kansas City, MO 65142
Website
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More than 15 years experience riding, showing, and training horses. Western and English riding lessons and horse training for a variety of disciplines. Expertise in both Western and English All-Around events. Also offering coaching, judging, consulting and clinics. Degrees in Animal Science and Ag Communications from Kansas State University. Top 5 at the AQHA World Show in horse judging. Trained numerous AQHA-point earners and local circuit winners.
Janine White
Racing Stable LLC
Labadie, MO.
314-435-0742
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Licensed Racehorse Trainer. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse. Now accepting a limited number of outside clients. Reasonable day-rates. Quality training, care, and dedication to ALL horses in my care!
Williams Cutting Horses 816-364-4580

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 I train cutting horses..colts.. Ranch horses.. Team/penning horses ..sale prep and problem horses .. Honest and quality training and horsemanship
Union Star, Missouri  
     
   
Lost Springs Farms
25388 Highway 52
Cole Camp MO 65325
660-287-3781
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Full service barn, Lessons,training horses, carriage driving lessons and training   We use a dressage foundation to teach horse and rider. We train the young horses to respect and listen to you no matter the situation. We take our horses out into the real world. We have two fall spots left.
Peter Caldwell
Equine Partnership Training
27 Green Brier Dr.
Seymour, MO 65746
573-528-7768
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We are a small family owned business. We focus on starting and finishing. Problem horses are accepted on a case by case basis. We also offer riding lessons, you can see our complete profile on our website.
CM Horsmanship
At Union Stables
146 Schupp Rd.
Union, MO 63084
636-486-6138
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Specialties: trail skills, competitive trail, English, western, problem behaviors and horse starting.