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Tori Schwartz

Tori was first placed on a horse at only 2 years old and immediately fell in love. It quickly became a life long passion for her. Tori has spent the last 20 years showing in the hunters, jumpers, and equitation. She has experience in the A rated circuit as well as the local schooling shows. As an adult Tori started riding professionally for a local cutting barn as well as catch riding horses on the hunter jumper circuit on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. She then moved to Southern California and spent several years as a working student under dressage and hunter jumper trainers. In her free time she also gave riding lessons. Upon moving home to Arizona, she decided to apply her knowledge to young horses and horses needing tune ups and it was there that she found her niche. Her calmness, patience, and consistency brought along horses that were totally blank slates all the way to horses that were hot and nervous. Tori rides with an open mind and puts the safety of both horse and rider first. She constantly stays aware of the horse and what they may be communicating to us while working at finding what communication style is best for each individual horse.   Tori firmly believes horses are total athletes and should be treated as such if we expect them to give us their all. Between her in-depth care and easy going training, Tori has produced some pretty happy and confident horses. Tori hit the ground running immediately after moving to South Dakota and has already built a strong group of clientele. Shes excited to bring the english community of Sioux Falls what they are looking for. Stay tuned for future horse shows, clinics, and camps!

"Jimmy"
Jimmy is a 12hh 4 year old grade pony. He came to Tori completely unhandled and has shown a mass amount of progress over the past few months. He is still currently learning the ropes of riding and that humans are his friends and not here to hurt him. As Jimmy progresses, he will eventually be listed for sale due to coming into the program as a project. 

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Arthur
Arthur is a 15hh 9 year old Quarter Horse. Arthur came to Tori at only 3 years old. He was one of the most challenging horses she's worked with as he came to her with a mass amount of aggression due to abuse and learning somewhere on his journey horses are much bigger than humans. Through the years Arthur has developed into a pretty easy going guy.  He is the resident "packer" and confidence builder for our students starting over fences.

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In Loving Memory of Sugar
Sugar and Tori started their journey together nearly 20 years ago. She was the first rescue horse of the family. She came to our family with a hip fracture, poor health, and a heart of gold. Through the years she showed in both rated and schooling shows always snagging a ribbon. She stayed by Tori's side as Tori graduated on to bigger more high caliber horses in the show ring. Sugar taught many people to ride and successfully carried several  other children through the show ring. Sugar passed away in February of 2022. She is listed on this page because without her and all that she gave, Tori wouldn't be the rider she is today. 

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Miles 


Miles is a 13 year old grade gelding. He is our saintly giant of the family and we love him dearly. He is gentle enough for our toddler to learn on and is a total confidence builder for our little peanuts and beginner riders. We make sure we have a drawer full of treats with Miles in mind because he truly deserves every single one of them!

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Xena

Xena is a 9 year old off the track thoroughbred. If you're thinking of the 90's warrior princess, you are totally correct. Xena joined us in March of 2022 as a project. She is currently doing a lot of ground work and has been lightly restarted under saddle. 

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Croquette "Cro"

Cro is a 13 year old Welsh Cob/Warmblood. She is new to the family and is here to support our jumping program. She has already stolen our hearts with her gentle demeanor and reliability. We feel so blessed to have her! 

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