Lessons and Training

Sequoia Hills Stables of Elderwood is proud to welcome our trainers: Laurel George and Jodi La Chance.  Each offers her unique, incredible skills and expertise to help SHS clients.

Laurel George

Laurel teaches our Beginner & Intermediate lessons  Laurel had a very successful riding and lesson program for over 20 years in Woodlake.  Riders took their first lessons with Laurel and many went on to be accomplished equestrians including Lauren Billys, a 2016 Olympian. She has a wealth of experience teaching a variety of disciplines including:  hunt seat, jumping, dressage, cross country, western pleasure, and trail. Laurel works with all ages, anyone who has the interest in and love of horses. She is excited to come back into the ring to share her love and knowledge of horses with others.   

Jodi La Chance

Jodi's family built the original facility at Sequoia Hills Stables. She has returned to teach young riders english and western lessons.  Jodi won acclaim as a trainer of mustangs winning the Rookie of the Year award at the national show. 

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