Theresa is "holistic horse and rider" trainer. She doesnt just focus on one thing, but looks at the mechanisms in place which affect the whole horse and rider . This is why her students have gained confidence. They are not told what to do, they are taught how to evaluate , why, when and where to correct and connect. Some of Theresa's students have remarkable words of the work Theresa has done.
A young student gaining confidence
"Theresa has a gift, she teaches people to talk horse" -- Christy G.-
"Kadin is currently in training with Theresa. The horse I will be taking home is not the horse I brought to the ranch. Kadin is much improved and ready for the trail or the show ring. Theresa has taken care of his anxiety problems, gaits and collection issues. Theresa is an awesome trainer as well as a teacher. Because of her expertise in biomachanics, which she explains so you understand, I have learned to connect with my horse; therefore, I have become a better and more confident rider. Being involved in her clinics and taking lessons, I have more knowledge relating to my horse than I ever thought possible. Thank you Theresa.. " Carol and Kadin
"Thanks for the wonderful ride Theresa. If felt awesome to get out. Loved the way the horses went, and a very important ingedient is I love riding with YOU - and not because you're our trainer!! You're my kind of woman (and VERY few are)" .- BG Kimmie
"I'd like to thank Theresa Denham for her wisdom and guidance in starting my Friesian 3 year old. I purchased this special boy as a weanling and intend him to be my forever horse, so I needed to find just the right trainer.
I had a 3 yr old Friesan, and had sent him to a "natural" trainer, who after 15 days had him striking, kicking challenging everything and very angry I began looking for someone who could gently yet firmly bring my horse along. Theresa was that person and what a wonderful job she did. After less than 60 days with Theresa, he has become a stable, reliable trail horse - safe and confident. He has gained so much respect for his "person" and has learned how to stay quiet and safe on the ground - he's a big boy so this is very important : ) I have found Theresa's time with him to have been worth many times more than what she charges!" --Shauna
I'm glad I found you, I called and talked to Kelly, and he said you are probably the most knowledgeable farrier and horse person he has ever known. I got a good feeling when I talked to you, and after I had you come take care of my horse, and make recommendations, I was convinced I found the right person for my somewhat overweight Arabian ;-) and her hooves!!!-- Cindy H.
"Thank you for selling me this yearling filly and for taking two days to work with us on her present training methods. We learned a lot!. She is absoultly the best mannered foal I have looked at and is very advanced. In fact she is doing things beyond the Parelli two year old expectations. She leads, stands, clips, bathes, leads offline and knows whoa, move on and is a gem . We totally love this filly. We are anxious to show her, we think she will be a winner because she is so confident and forward moving, yet disciplined. Thank you for starting her correctly." -- Bill A.
Show, trail or otherwise, Theresa will get the job done!