Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: How many times a week does my horse get worked?
A: To optimize your horse's progress, Naomi has found that a training schedule of 3-4 days a week yields the best results based on her extensive experience.
Q: Where does my horse stay while in training?
A: Your horse will have a private 50x50 paddock enclosed by quality fencing, complete with a private shelter and access to a shared water source.
Q: Will my horse get turned out with other horses?
A: By default, horses are kept separate unless specifically requested by the owner.
Q: How long do my horse’s training sessions last?
A: Training sessions vary, ranging from 20 minutes to an hour and a half, depending on your horse's progress within the program.
Q: What will my horse eat while in training?
A: Horses are provided with high-quality hay twice a day from slow-feed nets to aid in ulcer prevention. Nutritional needs are addressed with Tribute grain, and an ulcer-preventative supplement, GUTX, is included in the AM feeding. Additional owner-provided supplements can be accommodated.
Q: Do I need to provide tack for my horse during training?
A: No, Naomi has quality tack and tools available for your horse. However, seasonal wear like blankets or fly sheets can be provided by owners if desired.
Q: Can I come see my horse while in training?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to schedule a visit with Naomi. She highly encourages owner visits.
Q: Is there a quality Veterinarian and farrier working on my horse?
A: Yes, Dr. Lara from Northern Lights Veterinary Services attends regularly for routine care and emergencies. Additionally, Karma Grabowski from KG Farrier Service provides professional hoof care every 6 weeks.