Alternative Horsemanship with Samantha Harvey Bio
Sam developed her Alternative Horsemanship training approach over the past three decades of working within various facets of the equine industry.
She starts colts, rehabilitates "difficult" horses, and finishes horses for both the show arena and pleasure riding. She works with both competitive and pleasure riders of all levels and backgrounds, horses of a variety of breeds, ages, and disciplines at both a local and national level throughout the USA.
She has lectured, presented, and offered demos at equine symposiums and expos. Sam has taught horsemanship and equine behavior to pre-veterinary students. She has been a featured speaker on nationally syndicated radio programs. Samantha Harvey regularly posts to her award-winning blog, which has been recognized as a top 75 blog in the equestrian community worldwide. She is also a regular contributor to equine publications and has contributed to several published horsemanship books.
Samantha Harvey offers Horsemanship and a variety of other discipline-specific clinics worldwide and spends time working abroad with horses in South America, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and most recently in Asia.
Her innovative teaching style shared in her Remote Horse Coaching programs, empower students to evolve into confident, pro-active horse enthusiasts.
Equestrian students learn how to interpret horse behavior and improve communication with their horses. She teaches students practical and realistic skillsets to recognize and evolve their mental approach, notice their patterns and habits that are limiting them from achieving their full potential. She helps riding students set, implement, and achieve realistic goals while building an empowering equine partnership.