Sam developed Alternative Horsemanship based on over 25 years of equine-related experiences as a student, competitor, instructor, and clinician.
She starts colts, rehabilitates "difficult" horses, and finishes horses for both the show arena and pleasure riding. She works with both competitive and pleasure riders of all levels and backgrounds, horses of a variety of breeds, ages, and disciplines at both a local and national level throughout the USA,
She has lectured, presented and offered demos at equine symposiums and expos. Sam has taught horsemanship and equine behavior to pre-veterinary students. She has been a featured speaker on nationally syndicated radio programs. Samantha Harvey regularly posts to her award-winning blog, which has been recognized as a top 75 blog in the equestrian community worldwide. She is also a regular contributor to equine publications and has contributed to several published horsemanship books.
Samantha Harvey offers Horsemanship a variety of clinics worldwide and spends time working abroad with horses in South America, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and most recently in Asia.
Samantha Harvey is the REMOTE HORSE COACH offering individual and group membership distance horse training programs. Monthly she offers Online Horse Courses, Horse Webinars, and LIVE weekly horse training videos.
Sam is based at The Equestrian Center, LLC, in Sandpoint, Idaho, just 12 minutes north of town, April through October. She accepts a limited number of horses and students in her summer individualized training programs.