Is Your Trainer Right For You? Daniel Bluman Weighs In

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced equestrian, do you know exactly what to look for in a trainer that can lead you to success for your specific goals? Amateurs and aspiring professionals have different needs, and so do riders and varying skill and confidence levels. The world has thousands of knowledgeable horseback riding coaches, but finding the perfect one that can set you up to achieve your personal objectives will go a long way towards making your dreams a reality in a safe and satisfying manner.

Daniel Bluman with students Alexandra Maracic and Brooke Gunther. Photo: Anwar Esquivel Photography

What are the most important qualities for a trainer to have?

What should a beginner rider look for in a trainer?

Once a rider is advanced and ready for higher jumps, what are the most important things to look for in a trainer?

How does a rider know when it is time to look for a new trainer?

Get answers to these questions and more straight from the horse’s mouth as renowned rider, trainer, competitor and horseman Daniel Bluman lays out what you need to know. As an Olympian and international champion who learned from some of the best in the sport, he knows a thing or two!

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