Sienna Equestrian is committed to quality horse and rider relationships. Happy horses and happy riders, are what we strive to create. We offer Dressage and Eventing lessons and training packages for all ages and levels. We also specialize in young horse training as well as rehabilitation of injuries. With a diverse background of disciplines and training experience, we can cater to each rider and horse in their own way of learning, riding, and pace.
About the Trainer:
Carlee Stanifer has been riding since childhood. She was largely involved in United States Pony Club in her home town of Wasilla, Alaska. In 2010 she began travelling around the country participating in Internships with various zoos and sanctuaries learning to work with large exotic hoofstock. After settling in California she trained with Mimi Harwell of Clean Flight Equestrian, a hunter jumper program, as her assistant before opening Sienna Equestrian. It’s this training that gave her the creative approaches to working with the young horses she has in her program, as well as help fix problems between horses and their owners. Carlee thrives on the challenge of working with young horses as well as working with horses that need injury rehabilitation. However she also loves teaching beginner to advanced lessons in both Dressage and Eventing. She consistently clinics with Angela Ridgeway and Laura Dwyer as well as the yearly clinics with Hawley Bennett-Awad, and Jane Weatherwax. Her own horse Reno has been with her for fourteen years, is the program lesson horse and has proven himself as a irreplaceable part of team Sienna Equestrian.