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  • We had an amazing time at Eventful Acres, great weather, great riding and great team spirit! Go Team SVT! Check out our Skye Valley Facebook album                    

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  • “If things don’t come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.” Branch Rickey  Congratulations to Ellen Garavatti and Rockstar IV! 1st place for them in Senior Beginner Novice even though Ellen was riding with a broken toe! Skye...

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  • We enjoyed our annual trip out to Bridlewood Equestrian to participate in their dressage show.  Our horses and riders had successful showings.  

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  • Congratulations to Skye Valley Training’s riders who competed at the Yarra Yarra Dressage Show.  Our young riders, Madison Paulsen, Ainsley Faraday and Kayla Norman all had successful rides.  Ainsley and Madison successfully showed at 1st level and Kayla took her young horse out on his first show outing!  Jennie...

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  • Happy New Year!  All of us at SVT can’t wait to see what our clients and horses achieve in the year 2012.  Last year was filled with many exciting events and changes.  We hope everyone has a happy and healthy 2012!

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Skye Valley Show Series!

Skye Valley Training Show Series Dates:

March 16, 2014

May 18, 2014

August 17, 2014

September 14, 2014

October 26, 2014

Exciting news for the 2014 Show Series!  You can now register online at the Skye Valley Training Online Store and get your entries in on time!

We’re looking forward to seeing you on Sunday, May 18th! Delicious food and beverages will be available at the food booth!

Register ONLINE today!  May show closes May 16th on our online store.

Horse Camp Sessions

Spring Break 3 Day Camp

Summer 5 Day Camps

Sign up online now!


Spring Break Camp

3-day Spring Break Camp April 14 – 16, 2014

$300 or $100/day drop-in

Summer Camp

5-day Summer Camp July 7 – 11, 2014

5-day Summer Camp July 28 – August 1, 2014

$500 or $100/day drop-in.

Click here for Online Enrollment!

Extended childcare available.  Please call or email for more details.
Email us at SVTraining@mac.com or call us at 510-209-2399


Eventing could be termed an "equestrian triathlon."
It involves working with a horse both on the flat and over fences. The three phases are: dressage, endurance (or cross-country), and show jumping.


Dressage is a French term meaning “training”
and its purpose is to develop the horse’s natural athletic ability and willingness to work making him calm, supple and attentive to his rider.

Hunter Jumper

A show jumper must have the scope and courage to jump large fences as well as the athletic ability to handle the sharp turns and bursts of speed necessary to navigate the most difficult courses.