Horse Trainer Certification

Learn the skills and abilities you need to obtain certification

1st Star – ⭐️

Able to produce , train, teach and uphold the standards of the beginning advanced work. Also, equivalent to the FEI Prix st. George. 

2nd Star – ⭐️⭐️

Able to produce, train, teach and uphold the standards of the Grand Prix and advanced school work. Also, shows competency in the basic inhand training of piaffe,  passage.

3rd Star – ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Able to take the previous experience required for 1st and 2nd stars and show the ability to develop the individual style, theory and training philosophy that is best suited for the individual horse or rider in training. Has achieved higher levels of mastery and understanding. It is required that there be a minimum of 5 years between 2nd and 3rd star, most often closer to 10 yrs.

4th Star – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Able to take the previous experience required for 2ndt and 3rd  stars and shows the true dedication and experience in a specific specialization and a higher level of mastery and understanding in this specific area. Be it airs, long line, jumping, young horses, competitive riding etc. It is required that there be a minimum of 5 years between 3rd and 4th star, most often closer to 10 yrs.

5th Star – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Has taken the last 10 to 15 years of their experience and development and has refined and proven their ability to provide education, mentorship and training through their own unique yet classical program and philosophy. Upholding the classical tradition yet, able to adapt to the needs of horse and rider as breed types and demands change. Minimum 5 years between 4th and 5th stars.

6th Star – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Truly a life time worth of achievements, experience and mastery are expected and honored with the 6th star. The 6 star holder is our most valuable and experienced members of the ASR community. With a life long dedication they have achieved not only knowledge but produce art within their training and teaching.