MEET REBECCA

Are you interested in riding dressage AND in regarding your horse's experience? 

If so, Rebecca is an FEI dressage rider (USDF Silver & Bronze Medals), who has trained horses from foals and un-started youngsters to schooling Grand Prix.  She has studied dressage with passion and enthusiasm for 35 years with a strong emphasis on regarding the horses experience, reward based training and teaching horses to love learning. 

 

Do you desire a mutually rewarding partnership based on trust, compassion and engagement?

Rebecca has taken her graduate work in animal behavior, her studies with Susan Garrett, James French, Carolyn Resnick, and Andrew McLean and her energy medicine practice (Acupoint Therapies) to bring you a totally different way of training.  Join her on the journey of a lifetime to totally transform your perspective.  

 

MORE THAN JUST RIDING

 

Are you looking for an instructor that is an expert in equine health?  

Besides a BS in Equine Science and graduate work in animal behavior, Rebecca pursued an education and career in equine dentistry for over 16 years and then a career in equine acupuncture and bodywork for 20 years and counting.  She also studied with the Institute of Applied Equine Podiatry and currently trims all her own horses.  Dealing daily with equine health, wellness and soundness shaped her into the rider and horsewoman she is today. All that experience in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and energy work while running the business Acupoint Therapies, will help you understand the why of training correctly, exercises to influence the form and function of the body and how each part of mind and body soundness plays a role in top athletes.

 

Do you desire a coach that understands the physical, mental and emotional aspects of training? 

Rebecca understands the dedication it takes to succeed and have a willing equine partner that is sound physically, mentally and emotionally.  

Are you looking for a trainer who has also deeply studied dressage riding & principles?

Rebecca is currently working with Scott Hassler but has also worked extensively with JJ Tate, Uwe Steiner, George Williams, Mary Wanless, Felicitas von Neumann Cosel, & Barb Strawson.  She has a wealth of accrued knowledge to share with you in effective riding position, horse biomechanics, correct progression through the levels and through-ness of the horse.

Online she has taken extensive courses with Team Tate Academy, TRT Method (Tristan Tucker), Thomas Ritter, Jonathan Fields and Rien Van Der Shaft through Dressage Pro. . . all to find the best way to teach you.

 

"Horses are truly a gift in our lives and I strive to bring them comfort, joy and peace in their daily training."

-Rebecca Douglass

MELISSA GRUNER

SIOBHAN BYRNE

KRISTEN COCHRAN

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"Rebecca has been a God send to me and my horse."

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"Rebecca is a thoughtful, tactful rider with the ability to adapt her riding and training to a variety of horses. "

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“Rebecca is excellent at customizing her riding/training to you and your specific horse’s needs."

JOHN COLLINS

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JILL MCCONNELL

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“Bill is the secret sauce to my recent financial gains. I can’t thank him enough.”