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SERVICES

Training

Ashley is a well-rounded trainer with experience training young horses through Grand Prix.  She has successfully competed breeding stallions and sales horses in addition to her long term training horses.  Ashley has had good success in the show ring at top levels and is a cool competitor.  With much of her experience training and competing at FEI levels, Ashley has also successfully started young horses and competed in the FEI Young Horse Classes.  She is well educated in all aspects of care and management of the top equine athlete.  Ashley posesses extensive veterinary knowledge, and is extremely comfortable putting together a nutrition and exercise program to meet the needs of any individual.  This exercise program almost always includes variety for the horse in the form of cavaletti, jumping, gallops, hacking, or long-lining which allows the horses to be well-rounded and mentally fresh.  Ashley’s training focuses on rideability and responsiveness to create a horse that is happy in its work and focused on the rider.  In addition to her regular training duties, Ashley has rehabilitated many horses coming back from injury and is called upon often for this job because of her expertise and understanding of these horses’ specific needs.  She is able to work well with veterinarians and farriers to ensure that these horses have the best chance at a successful recovery.

All of our residents have access to top veterinarians, farriers, and nutritionists as well as our exceptional massage therapist, chiropractor, and Magna Wave practitioner.

Full Training
Horse

    • 20 Training Rides per month
    • Theraplate, Magnetic Blanket, Cold Laser, and additional care provided by YWD employees at no extra charge
    • Horses enjoy a rich program which includes regular long lining, weekly cavaletti work, optional weekly jumping, forward work outside on the track, hacking, and of course, arena work
    • Competition at no additional fee (trailering and entry costs not included)

$1100/month

with Ashley

$750/month

with Allie

Full Training
Rider

    • 12 Lessons per month
    • Additional Training Rides at discounted rate
    • Theraplate, Magnetic Blanket, Cold Laser, and additional services available a la carte for a nominal fee
    • Coaching at competitions at no additional fee (trailering and entry cost not included)

$850/month

with Ashley

$600/month

with Allie

Short-Term
Training

    • Offered as available dependent on stall space
    • A few days to a few weeks of daily training with stall accommodations at Riveredge
    • Daily training rate of $60/ride
    • Daily lesson rate discounted to $80 for 3 or more lessons
    • Overnight stall payable to Riveredge in the amount of $35/night
    • Guest housing on the property available for anyone who would like to come for short term training

Rehabilitation
& Starting

    • Rehab package includes all therapies as necessary, additional icing, hand walking and hand grazing for horses not able to turnout
    • Starting cost relevant until horse is reliably under saddle and no longer requiring two people (usually about 30 days)

$1200/month

Instruction

Trailer-in with Ashley
$100/45min

Ashley is always accepting new trailer-in students who are passionate about developing themselves and their horses! Ashley’s students range from beginning their journey in dressage to competing Grand Prix. She has coached numerous riders to achieve their medals and to success in the show arena. She has particular expertise with teaching piaffe and passage as well as installing correct basics in young horses. If you are interested in scheduling a lesson at Riveredge, please feel free to contact via email or phone.

Trailer-in with Allie
$65/lesson

Allie is a talented young trainer who has ample experience with young and green horses. She is excellent at teaching basics to horse and rider and has a knack for instilling great confidence in young or green horses. She is well rounded and has a background that includes jumping as well as her strong dressage foundation.

“So many qualities come to mind when trying to describe what I value most in a riding coach, but these three stand out: Intelligence, Integrity and Compassion. Ashley Madison exhibits these traits naturally as a human being, add to that her innate abilities as a trainer, her work ethic, her ever present desire to learn, and to share these gifts, and you’ve got a true gem. She has made our journey a joy, looking forward to many more years of inspiration and support from our favorite mentor!”
Naomi from MD

Clinics

Ashley is a popular clinician who is positive, upbeat, and creative! Clinics are geared toward giving riders additional tools to continue and compliment their training at home. Ashley has taught at facilities in California, Florida, Maine, and Kentucky in addition to regular sites in the Mid-Atlantic region. Students at these clinics range from area professionals to young riders and include all skill levels of horse and rider. Participants always walk away inspired and with new exercises and perspective for their training.

Clinic Fees
    • Less than one hour distance: $125/ride with a minimum of 6 riders
    • Greater than one hour distance: $125/ride plus travel/lodging with a minimum of 8 riders

Training

Ashley is a well-rounded trainer with experience training young horses through Grand Prix.  She has successfully competed breeding stallions and sales horses in addition to her long term training horses.  Ashley has had good success in the show ring at top levels and is a cool competitor.  With much of her experience training and competing at FEI levels, Ashley has also successfully started young horses and competed in the FEI Young Horse Classes.  She is well educated in all aspects of care and management of the top equine athlete.  Ashley posesses extensive veterinary knowledge, and is extremely comfortable putting together a nutrition and exercise program to meet the needs of any individual.  This exercise program almost always includes variety for the horse in the form of cavaletti, jumping, gallops, hacking, or long-lining which allows the horses to be well-rounded and mentally fresh.  Ashley’s training focuses on rideability and responsiveness to create a horse that is happy in its work and focused on the rider.  In addition to her regular training duties, Ashley has rehabilitated many horses coming back from injury and is called upon often for this job because of her expertise and understanding of these horses’ specific needs.  She is able to work well with veterinarians and farriers to ensure that these horses have the best chance at a successful recovery.

Full Training Includes:

  • 5-6 rides per week

  • Custom nutrition program developed for each individual

  • Showing

  • Access to top level vets, farriers, and alternative therapists

Partial Training Includes:

  • 2-3 rides per week

  • Custom nutrition program developed for each individual

  • Showing for an additional fee

  • Access to top level vets, farriers, and alternative therapists

Short Term Training

Ashley is available to accept horses and riders for short term training.  Short term  introduction to long-lining packages available as well.  Short term training can range from a few days to a few weeks and will be dependent on stall space.  Please inquire about short term training visits for you and/or your horse!

Rehabilitation/ Starting

Rehabilitation and starting services available on a limited basis and at a slightly higher rate due to the extra time and risk involved with these horses.  Please inquire if you have a special needs horse just coming back to work or a youngster needing to be started!

Instruction

Ashley is always accepting new trailer-in students who are passionate about developing themselves and their horses!  If you are interested in scheduling a lesson at Riveredge, please feel free to contact via email or phone.  

45 min Private Lesson~ $90.00    

Coaching at horse shows is available on a case by case basis.  Please contact for availability and rates.

Specialty lessons including show prep/fix a test, cavaletti, and lunge lessons to improve position and seat are available upon request.  In addition, Ashley is skilled in long lining and is comfortable introducing your horse to the long lines as well as teaching the fundamentals of long lining.  

Short term visits with multiple days of lessons and overnight stays available on request for a more intensive learning experience for you and your horse.  Come have a stay at the beautiful Riveredge Training Center for a few days or more to further your training goals!

IF THERE IS A PLACE FOR IT CAN WE PUT A TESTIMONIAL

Clinics

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