Saddleseat is an English style of riding developed for very up–headed, high trotting, excitingly forward moving horses.
Specifically . . . the American Saddlebred, Morgan, Arabian, and National Show Horse.
Some Typical Saddleseat Classes
Country Pleasure: the horse is judged on its elegant, foward movement at walk, trot, canter, stand and back
English Pleasure: the horse is judged on its brilliant, high stepping movement at walk, trot, canter
Park: the horse is judged on its extreme high level of action at walk, trot, canter
Showmanship: the handler is judged on their ground skills and appearance
Equitation: the handler is judged on their riding skills and appearance
Located in beautiful San Juan Capistrano, Sycamore Trails Stables features three lighted covered arenas, three lighted jumping arenas (one just for beginners), world class instructors and trainers, miles of scenic trails, and lots of great people and horses.