Thorough education comes with time and opportunity. Continuous daily instruction is an incredible , growing experience ” Ida
Participant’s training sessions are not clocked 45 minute sessions. Time is taken with each horse and Participant. One of the activities Participants are asked to work on is to develop a work/training schedule for each horse. This skill is necessary for rider/trainers to go on with their work at home unsupervised. Riders advance easily with clear instruction given concerning the aids for every movement. Having the opportunity to work closely in a small group allows riders/trainers to form friendships and bonds that often last well past their time together in Florida under Ida’s tutelage.
Welcome to Another Day in Paradise at the
Florida Dressage Experience Program
Darly Oaks has a beautiful covered arena , good footing, safe stalls and wonderful turnout…. A Mecca for horses and a supportive serene atmosphere for the rider/trainers.
“Getting away from it all .. to it all…. Is the key. Many riders tell me that being able to focus on their education and leave behind their daily roles as, mom, wife, care-
Every year we have some participants who want to go showing; some want to concentrate on training.
We arrange a number of shows that we will be attending so that the clients can join in and hone experience. Those that go showing are coached and groomed in test riding and show strategy. Having the opportunity to actually have Ida go with them to a competition and coach them, as well as walk them though procedures and warm-
Other clients like to join in just to go to the shows to cheer the other riders on and observe the techniques without being “in the hot seat”. Rest time is spent ringside watching performances together so that the participants train their eyes to the judges point of view with Ida’s help
Our Florida training sessions are unique. We can accommodate your schedule from 3 weeks to 4 months. Please contact us to join this opportunity!