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Testimonials from other Trainers

Joan Bolton, Dressage Professional, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Joan Bolton Dressage
USDF Gold Medalist
Short listed for both the Pan Am Games and the Olympics

"Erica has been a benefit to our training program in several ways over the years. We first got onto the lunging program which was a huge hit for our adult amateur clientele -- very popular in addition to being very helpful to our riders moving up to warmbloods from smaller moving horses. When I was training in Europe, Erica was the perfect stand-in trainer for me: she had a working knowledge of the students and their needs, and delivered correct lessons, keeping everyone progressing rather than treading water while I was away. It was so nice to come home to students who SAT BETTER!! I also appreciate that she can do temp work and I don't worry about what my students are learning while I'm away: she is correct and consistent."

Sandy Howard, Dressage Professional, Watsonville, California
American Sporthorse
Three time USET member; "S" Judge,
USDF "L" Faculty Member
APTI Founder & Board Member

""Erica has been a student of mine and I've had the opportunity to see her grow and become a true professional with special skills in the area of lunging for seat and position. As a professional who specializes in this complex area of riding biomechanics myself, I can attest that Erica's approach works for both the novice and the experienced rider who needs to sort out riding problems. When I teach, I regularly improve my student's positions, but still I notice big changes with her work. Most of my clients at American Sporthorse get lunged with Erica weekly to improve their positions and I notice the steady improvement!"

Tanya Vik, Dressage Professional, Sonoma, California
Tanya Vik Dressage
2009 Grand Prix CDS HOY 4th, USDF Region 7 3rd place
2009 Grand Prix Champion April Murieta Show
Developing Rider List for the USET 2008 and 2009

"I am an instructor that puts a lot of emphasis on correct seat and position - I've done a lot of training personally in this area and do a very good job with my students - BUT- there are so many areas to work on with students that I don't always have the time to dedicate our regular lessons solely to intensive seat work. I can trust Erica to be there and do the job at least as well as I can, if not better, as she is focused on this element of training alone and it is her expertise. I know my student will progress and be more confident and secure in our regular training. I also know that what Erica teaches is correct and my students are in good hands with her. Erica comes monthly for clinics and its been a great addition to our program."

Aaron Wilson, Dressage Professional, Agoura, California
WilCyn Dressage
USDF Gold Medalist

FEI Trainer and Competitor

"I have been a professional rider and trainer for 15 years before riding with Erica. Since working with Erica, I have learned (and still learning) new ways of becoming more harmonious with my horses. I connect with my horses in a whole new way. I also have my students (ranging in levels from Training to Grand Prix) ride with Erica. The better they are riding, the more smoothly the training of the horse/rider team progresses. I highly recommend working with Erica"

Anne Howard, Dressage Instructor, Physical Therapist, Watsonville, California
American Sporthorse

"I was amazed at how much straighter I sat after just a single session with Erica. She has exercises that are tremendously effective for developing a deep and secure and proactive seat. Try it and you'll wonder why you didn't try it sooner! This is worth the time to squeeze into your program!!!"