Developing the modern, independent equestrian athlete.
~Encouraged, inspired and filled with purpose~
Shane Ledyard & Ledyard Equestrian offers classic American horsemanship for hunter, jumper and equitation riders and their horses. My style is gritty and fun and my experience spans over two decades in equestrian sports.
I will travel nationwide for clinics at your farm to share a systematic, proven and
uplifting style of horsemanship.
If you are a competitive show rider local to me in Bucks, Montgomery or Lehigh County, PA, I personally invite you to come visit as a ship-in to one of the facilities where I teach. I will also travel to your location of choice.
Scores of references are available from clients, show managers and respected industry professionals.
For over two-and-a-half decades I have made my living as a professional horseman. I have been blessed to work with wonderful students and horses, many of whom that have ridden with me for years. Safety and details are at the forefront of my disciplined approach, while my style is very encouraging and positive. I strive to communicate in such a way that lifts a person up, addressing the horse and rider as a pair of athletes; giving them the respect they deserve for competing in such a rigorous sport.
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If you run into trouble, I can quickly fix problems with horses by working with them or by explaining the solution to the rider from the ground. For the hunter and equitation riders, my eye is continually sharpened by officiating at horse shows regionally and across the country. As a licensed official with the United States Equestrian Federation, I receive unique training that keeps me up on trends in the industry while surrounding me with professionals that make me a better horseman. This continuous stream of knowledge all gets passed directly on to you as my client. Along with my certification and licensing, I also undergo regular "Safe Sport" training.
Feel good about reaching out to Ledyard Equestrian. I promise I will do everything I can to keep you safe, having fun and helping you and your horse become your absolute best.
Coaching, Training and Judging
Your riding ability will thrive in our healthy, positive atmosphere that stresses the technical side of the sport as well as a disciplined yet fun approach to horsemanship. Connect with me or one of my approved instructors at your location of choice for occasional tune-ups, regular training or join us at Rosewood Equestrian Center in East Greenville, PA.
Contact me today to set up a session.
Ship-in or send your horse to a wonderful facility with caring, seasoned professionals. Your horse will enjoy a kind, common sense approach to training that specializes in hunters, jumpers and equitation horses. You will feel good knowing that the training staff and I use only correct, patient and classic training methods.
We are prepared for the competitive show horse, short term projects such as finishing lead changes or other common training issues, as well as preparing a young horse to start a new career. We have hundreds of horses trained and have produced proven winners at some of the most prestigious horse shows in the country. Scores of references are available upon request.
Fair, honest and accurate judging for hunters and equitation for USEF, IHSA, NCAA, IEA, 4-H and schooling horse show venues. The integrity of the sport is of the utmost importance to me, and I will be well-prepared to be a great compliment to your show.
The Horse Gone Silent trilogy
The Kid's Version of Horse Gone Silent!
In The Pony That Wouldn’t Whinny, Bravado is a sweet pony that has lost his way in the world. Traded from owner to owner, he has been separated from his family and his friends.
Will Bravado ever be reunited with his loved ones? Will he ever find his true purpose?
This heart-warming children's book about faith, encouragement and friendship will inspire the reader to find their very own purpose in life, despite any difficult circumstances they may go through.
Based in the inspirational, best-selling Horse Gone Silent trilogy.
Instruction & training rates include ongoing support during the week
& a strategy for success going forward.
Please contact me for a specialized farm quote. The fees are very reasonable and offer profit & fund raising opportunities for you. Let's make some great memories at your farm & inspire your favorite riders!
Private & Group Lessons
Private over fences~85 Private flat~70 Group~65
(Pony or horse use additional)
Show Coaching 85/division plus travel
Training rides for regular clients~65 with groom
Custom monthly training programs &
trainer/client hybrid packages available.
Ledyard Equestrian Credit
Pay 330 for 350 LE Credit
Pay 700 for 750 LE Credit
Pay 925 for 1,000 LE Credit
Commissioned Horse and Pony Acquisition
10% Commission (Travel and appointments at 100/session additional)
Non-Commissioned Horse and Pony Acquisition
Video Analysis 20/prospect
On-site Eval 100, 300 Half-day, 450 Full day (Travel additional)
Negotiation with seller 750 (Mandatory)
Vetting Walk through 175
Contract Analysis 150
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