Experience: Well developed eye for talent
As a long time USET member, Gwen Blake was long listed for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. She was also the 2003 South American Coach for the Pan-American Games in the Dominican Republic.
Gwen is also a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and was a Team Medalist for the United States Pan-American Team in Dressage. She has competed at Grand Prix Level nationally as well as internationally. She has 20 years of experience at the International Levels. Gwen has trained and competed extensively in Open and CDI on the West Coast, East Coast and in Europe.
Successes: Over 12 horses trained up through the levels to Grand Prix.
As an instructor, Gwen has successfully coached students and horses through Championship FEI Levels and has instructed through Grand Prix. She accepts a limited number of new clients for private lessons.
Gwen’s training methods focus on the effective use of your aids and development of expression in your horse’s gaits. She teaches the use of correction versus pushing the horse. An organized training method that brings out the expression, balance, strength and grace in the horse’s way of going thus allowing her students to develop skill and confidence while simultaneously advancing competition skills and strategies.