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Available Programs

Savannah Feigner has had a lifelong passion for horses and competitive riding. As a young rider Savannah was in numerous training programs that had her showing in the USEF A show circuit in the Pacific Northwest, WEF in South Florida, and HITS in Southern California, as well as many other show circuits on both the East and West Coast. The training she received in these top level programs gave her opportunities to catch ride during her junior years, and she became especially successful in getting the best out of young, green and problematic horses. Savannah began her professional career at the young age of eighteen at a reputable hunter-jumper program in Southern California. She continued to add to her showing resume on both the A and the county circuits all throughout southern California. Over the next several years Savannah had opportunities to work and show for several other high level hunter jumper trainers in San Diego. During these years as an assistant trainer, she not only continued to develop her own riding skills and knowledge base, but became highly effective at helping other riders develop their skills and reach their goals. Savannah is now excited to offer her own full service training program at Rancho Cielo Equestrian facility with a mission to maximize skill and confidence in both horse and rider.


Liz has been in the horse business for over forty years and training horses and riders for over twenty. She is an AQHA World and Reserve World Champion, along with numerous Top Five and Top Ten placings to her name. She has trained riders to World Championships and multiple placings at the World, National, State and Local level.


Liz Place Performance Horses offers a wide variety of services for you and your horse. Whether it's your first encounter with horses or you're training for the World Show, we can help you accomplish your goals. Maybe you want help starting your colt or regain your confidence out on trail.  Whatever your need may be, Liz has extensive experience handling all breeds of horses and can help you get there.

Dressage training and instruction since 1995 by USDF Gold, Silver, and Bronze

Medalist Lena Nordlöf Davis.


Lena proudly offers training and instruction having successfully trained and competed with several horses from their start through FEI Grand Prix. She has guided multiple students to compete and earn their silver and bronze medals as well as several State CDS Championship wins, numerous High Point awards, and Circuit Championship awards. Lena is well-rounded having worked with the finest Warmbloods and many other breeds training them to reach their potential.


Lena is an L-Judge, which means she has the education and ability to help you see it from the judge's point of view. She enjoys helping you and the horse to reach the highest of goals, whether for competition or achieving the most harmonious relationship with your horse. 


Services include full training, half training, lessons, clinics, horse care & grooming, sales programs, and schoolmasters available upon request


Silver Spur Riding School was founded in 2014.  The program is focused on introducing children and adults to the world of horses, offering riding lessons for all ages and skill levels, day camps for kids, birthday parties, girl scout programs and other events. We have a team of gentle, well-trained horses for you to ride and our instructors encourage independence, safety, and above all a fun environment to learn about these wonderful animals.  We have both English and Western equipment available and our horses are very well trained in both disciplines. All of the horses you will ride are registered Quarter Horses or Paint Horses, breeds known for their calm disposition and forgiving nature.

Cavallina Farms is a full service training barn and one of the few riding schools in Rancho Santa Fe. Led by Ashley Taylor and assistant trainer Maribeth Polise, Cavallina Farms offers training and lessons for all ages on your horse or ours. Our program is based on compassionate and force free methods with no quick-fixes or gadgets. Whether you want to up your game at the shows or improve your relationship with your horse at home, we have an all inclusive program to suit your needs. We strive to make everyone feel welcome as our clients are truly our “barn family” and our facility is a home away from home for everyone. With collectively nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, we are ready to share our skills and expertise with you to elevate your riding to the next level. 


Wendy has been training horses for more than 25 years including an extended period of time as a private coach, rider, and trainer for several  families across the United States and Europe training horses from baby green hunters to grand prix jumpers. She also coached the members of those families as junior and amateur riders preparing them for competition of all levels throughout the United States.


Now, Wendy owns and operates Coastline Hunters & Jumpers out of Rancho Cielo Equestrian Facility in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Wendy is an active competitor on the West Coast Rated Hunter/Jumper Circuit, campaigning her mare “Simpatica 33” in the upper level jumpers and Regional and American Standard Grand Prix, as well as developing horses in the Young Jumper and Young Hunter divisions. The foundation for Coastline’s training program is deeply rooted in Wendy’s philosophy that horses must be sound, fit, and happy to perform at their best. Wendy’s patience and feel for the horses instills trust and confidence in her horses and she has been able to transform horses that were difficult and unmanageable to happy willing partners . Wendy’s program and style has earned her a strong reputation for equine rehabilitation.


Wendy emphasizes consistency that allows for a gentle and natural progression when training horses, which also translates into her teaching style that reinforces a strong foundation of riding basics and instills confidence in her students. Wendy enjoys sharing her horsemanship knowledge as she produces educated riders of all levels.


Brittney Klasic is an FEI Dressage trainer based in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She began riding at 9 years-old in Arizona, under the guidance of Dorie and Uli Schmitz. Within a few short years, she earned her USDF Bronze Medal riding her horse, Wadi Draa (Emile). Brittney continued successfully into the FEI arena as a teenager, where she earned a spot on the Region 5 NAJRC team in 2008 - winning team gold. 


As Brittney's success grew nationally, she accepted a working student position at Arroyo Del Mar working for Steffen and Shannon Peters. She was surrounded by top level talent for three years, which led to her receiving her USDF Silver Medal. After working with multiple performance level horses, she developed her unique feel for training; a supple, responsive, and happy horse. Brittney appreciates that each horse has his/her own personality. She will create a positive training program unique to you and your horse.


Brittney has had the pleasure of working with some of the best trainers in the business and she continues her own education under Sabine Schut-Kery and attending local dressage clinics. 

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