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Carpe Diem Training

Kelley Shetter-Ruiz is a Traveling Trainer that covers a broad area of southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois. She has over 20 years of teaching and training experience with a focus on body awareness and alignment of both horse and rider to create a better connection. She helps each rider and horse learn through positive reinforcement and understanding of each other.

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About Me

My love for horses started at the young age of twelve and later I turned that passion into a career. I graduated from the University of Findlay with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Equestrian Studies and Equine Business Management. Out of college, I began working at a Trakehner breeding farm in Elgin, IL where I had the opportunity to start young horses under saddle and go on to handle all aspects of training...

My Services

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Horseback Riding Lessons

Every lesson focuses on each rider's individual needs and goals with their own horse. Whether you wish to excel in the show ring or just want to better connect with your horse, a Carpe Diem Training lesson will get you there.

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Fun with Ground Pole Clinics

Utilizing ground pole and cavallettis to create intricate and challenging exercises, every clinic is tailored to the experience level and discipline of each participant. These exercises are fun and unique, focusing on developing a deeper communication between horse and rider.

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Dog Training

Carpe Diem Training will soon be offering Puppy Classes and Basic Obedience Training. Stay tuned for more details!

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Fun with Ground Poles Clinic - St. James Farm
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