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Rachael Koehler
(pronounced Kay'-ler)

Rachael Koehler Training
Rachael Kohler's Website
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rkoehler0525@yahoo.com

T:253.255.7295

Rachel Koehler has trained and shown numerous breeds of horses on a national level. Her expertise includes Rebuilding Confidence, Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Reining, Trail, Sorting Cattle, Hunt Seat, Lower Level Dressage and Jumping. She instructs students of all ages, from first time riders to those showing on the national circuit. Her approach is to utilize a natural horsemanship technique, assisting the rider in relating to their equine partner, allowing them to gain confidence and obtain a unity so they become one team.



Lily Wilson


Lily Wilson has been working with horses for over 25 years. She grew up riding in Peninsula Pony Club, The Young Rider Program and Evented through the Preliminary level. For the last 13 years Lily has focused primarily on dressage which has led her to train with some of the top coaches in the world. She has ridden with Linda Zang, Janet Foy, Debbie McDonald, Conrad Schumacher, David Blake, Henk Glyjn, Shannon Peters, Dirk Glitz, Jack and Krista Lakkartas, Roxanne Christensen, Jennifer Williams and Gwen Blake and many others. Lily's career provided her the opportunity to live on the East Coast and in Europe. Domestically and internationally she has ridden, trained, competed and represented horses for sale. Lily has trained and competed many horses through the top FEI levels receiving her silver and bronze metals as well as Competing through I-11. Lily has won many USDFchampionship awards as well as breed and young horse awards. She has many successful students she trained and coached to USDF championships, Arabian Dressage Champions and USDF musical freestyles of all levels. Additionally she likes starting young horses and working with all breeds and styles of riding. Lily enjoys working with all ages, levels and ability or horses and riders. She is compassionate, fun, goal oriented, and always puts the horse first. Lily believes, "Through kind and gentle training of horse and rider, we find a love for the sport and an understanding of our equine partners."

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