The Art of Horsemanship

American School of Riding is a classically based riding school that creates highly schooled trainers and professionals through a specialized certification program, most similar to a doctorate in other fields. These exceptional trainers and professionals are schooled and educated in the classical dressage methods for both training the horse and the rider, as well as, all the modern health and horsemanship care that is required to manage and advance equine athletes. 

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Task Based Training and the systematic development of the performance horse.

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Classically Based Training

American School of Riding is dedicated to providing classically based education and training through varied programs and services, such as the Trainers Certification program, a career pathway for driven and dedicated professionals.

Immersion Programs

The Immersion program, a short term intensive, designed to get the most effective, educational experience, to develop new skills and to refine existing advanced skills. This program is a blend of intense education and resort, spa and lifestyle activities so our Immersion Students can learn, relax, enjoy unique experiences and focus on themselves in this all inclusive program.

Apprentice & Amature Training

The Apprentice and Amature Training programs at our campuses(summer and winter locations), focus on long term development of talent and creative career building, support and value magnification, for our future trainers and amateur riders.

Beliefs

ASR believes that every rider and trainer should have to opportunity to become highly educated, highly skilled and a refined, well rounded and capable horseman, trainer, rider and person.

Opportunity

Through our programs and alumni, riders are given the opportunity to create and help others create, a supportive community of standards, ethics, and opportunity based in classical education and the upholding of the classical arts, while finding their place for advancement in an ever changing industry.

Keeping The Tradition

Keeping The Tradition

Our trainers program is for the dedicated individual of looking to be a part of this historic school, keeping its tradition and advancing its future. Past alumni are encouraged and expected to help advance and support current students, so that each generation is supported by the last and they in turn support those coming along behind them. All riders of any age and level of training are encouraged to apply,  as the program is tailored for each student they can reach their goal in as short or long a time frame as is appropriate for them. 

Quality Training

Educate Riders

ASR offers an alternative program to those riders looking for the same quality training and education but wish to stay in amateur status. There are different levels of training involvement available to suit each riders needs. This program will give the amateur rider an opportunity to receive educational opportunities normally unavailable to them. See the membership table for a overview of options. 
 

Trainer Certification

Educate Trainers

The school doesn’t just educate trainers and riders, we also offer a stable management certification that are for those horseman seeking a career in stable management and professional grooming. This field is rewarding and exciting as it often involves international travel, for those seeking employment with competitive riders. 

Stable Management Certification

Stable Management

The management of our horses and our day to day life on campus would not be possible without our stable managers. So due to the huge role they play in any successful stable ASR offers a stable management certification that are for those horseman seeking a career in stable management and professional grooming. This field is rewarding and exciting as it often involves international travel, for those seeking employment with competitive riders. For those wanting to stay closer to home. A stable management certification will offer you the experience and expertise needed to work with the top stables in the country in all disciplines from dressage to jumping,  racing to hunt. 

Business Management

Equestrian Business Consulting & Coaching Program

Learn how to succeed in the equestrian and horse management industry in an ever changing business environment from the leading industry expert.