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Karen Russell

Karen Russell has ridden and shown horses to top ten standings in the nation and has won or placed at the AQHA World in halter, hunter under saddle, western riding, trail, barrels, and western pleasure.

Her amateur and youth students have won or placed at the World, won the Congress, or placed in the top ten in the nation in showmanship, horsemanship, western riding, trail, hunter under saddle, hunt seat equitation, barrels, and poles.

Her training of horses and riders spans more than 30 years. She has also taught horsemanship skills in her clinics for over three decades. Simply put, she loves to teach.

[NEW] Problem Solving
with Karen Russell

The Sequel to 12 Steps to a Better Ride

What You'll Get:

  • THE SEQUEL
    People of all ages all riding disciplines and have problems with their horses. This highly anticipated sequel to 12 Steps to a Better ride will help solve many problems you have encountered while grooming, balancing or riding your horse.

Click Here to download 12 Steps to a Better Ride form.
12 Steps to a
Better Ride


What You'll Get:

  • DVD
    This DVD will take the rider through the 12 steps with Karen on two different horses . The horses are two different sizes, yet they are both used to accomplish the same 12 steps One horse is balanced physically and the other is longer and shorter in parts.
  • BOOK
    The book contains information that educates riders about horses and themselves. It provides detailed information on each step to accomplish the end goals. The trapezius is detailed to help the rider develop balance on and off the horse.  Equipment is discussed to help the rider fit their tack properly for horse and rider.
  • CUE CARDS
    The accompanying cue cards are for riders to take to the barn and arena for practice. They list Things to Remember to remind the rider of everything needed to accomplish the 12 steps along with pictures to show the rider the desired result.
Phone: 620-665-7725
Email Karen
4510 E. 30th, Hutchinson, KS 67502