Quarter Horse Hearts

"Don't judge a horse by its halter."

The Hearts, our equestrian riding team!

 If you or your child wants to go far in professional riding and showing, this is the group to join through our organization. The Hearts is a team based on the love of horses and the team's love of riding and learning about horses! There is a small test each student must go through to qualify. Our students are amazing and we want to make each one of them feel like a special part of our group, part of our big heart for horses! With the team we will start doing shows together as a team! Sharing our love of horses while winning ribbons and showing the judges what they have learned, as a part of being in the team, If you wish to join the team. please call Melissa to schedule a testing day.

Requirements for joining team:

~Cost to join: $450

includes:

*7 months of training for the season, which is July-January of the following year.

* 2, 2 hour lessons a month during the showing season of July-January, PLUS free training onsite at the show.

* 2 hours of team riding (English/ western, doesn't matter)

* 1 team show shirt.

* coaching at 7 shows/ representing the team and business (excluding single shows without team) (We are willing to be helpful in the cost but it means a lot of volunteering work.)

*Full payment is due the first week of July at our first meeting before our showing season practices get underway.

**All shows are paid separately to this fee**

~Must test to qualify

~Must be a student of QHH for 2 months, unless otherwise discussed.

~ every student is required to attend one lesson that consists of each member of the team once every 2 weeks, aside from regular riding lessons, these lessons are only based on riding alone.

~ Melissa expects everyone on this team to be able to tack your own or the lesson horse with no help or a few questions and warm up by yourself and must have enough experience for Melissa to pass judgement.

~ Each student is limited to miss 4 group team lessons per season unless circumstances prevented coming to a lesson.

~ Each lesson will be approximately 2 hours long. unless Melissa is sick, out of town, or just needs to reschedule.

 

 
  On the day of the show, the students will be responsible to know:
~ which classes they are entered in
~ how to properly care for and tack their horse (Melissa will assist if needed)                                                                                           ~ help their team members prepare for classes
~ assist in loading and unloading the trailer.

 

   

 

 

Melissa Hull (Team leader/ instructor)

 

 Name: Melissa Hull

Experience in riding: 7 years

Horse:  Foxy, "Sweet, Sassy, and All Around Classy"

Shown at: Punta Gorda FL, Venice FL, Lewiston ID, Kalli spell Montanna.