Clay Harper - Natural HorsemanshipClay Harper

Clay has worked and played with horses for over 50 years. He is the founder of the American Horse Trainers Group. He has worked with, and learned from, most of today's great horse trainers.  Clay graduated from the John & Josh Lyons Certification Program in 2001.   He specializes in fixing problem horses of all breeds and disciplines. He has toured around the world helping people to be better with their horses and helping horses to be better with their people. 

Clay conducts clinics, fixes problem horses, speaks and demonstrates at Equine Expo's.  He has written monthly & featured articles for numerous horse magazines.  He has also been featured in and referred to in several books related to horses.  Clay has had two successful Radio Shows (go to Podcasts to listen to some of his shows).  He and his wife Jacquie are the creators of the Southern Arizona Horse Expo which is held every year in Tucson, Arizona.  Clay is currently a spokes person for Nutrena, Circle Y Saddles and Source.  He is also sponsored by many of the horse industries best companies.

Clay's motto is "Hold Your Heart In Your Hand".  This is very apparent to anyone who has watched him work with horses.  "I truly believe, God has put me on this earth to help horses".

Michelle Bates Dressage Training Orange Co



Michelle Bates
Phone: (714) 321-4860

Specializing in Dressage.  Michelle has been a trainer and instructor at the club for 27 years.  She is a FEI Level rider and competitor who has  taken several horses to State Championships throughout the years. Michelle is a bronze and silver medalist from USDF and offers customized training and care for your horse's needs.  Private instruction is offered from beginning to advanced levels.


Susan De Bruyner - Hunter/Jumper TrainerSusan De Bruyner -- Email:
Phone: (949) 302-9984 -- Website: Orange Coast Equitation

Orange Coast Equestrian is a family oriented hunter/jumper and equitation barn dedicated to cultivating educated horsemen from their first mount to the “A” circuit.



Natural Horsemanship TrainingJustine C Leedom

Justine  Leedom has a directed focus in Natural Horsemanship and offers riding lessons from beginner to intermediate levels. She conducts desensitizing clinics and trouble free trailer loading.  She trains and works with problem horses while teaching their owners how to properly gain respect from their horse.

She also proudly offers equestrian care services such as horse turnouts, exercise, bathing and ground work training. I look forward to personally welcoming you to the ranch.