Sam developed Alternative Horsemanship based on her equine-related experiences over the past 25 years. She offers riding lessons, groundwork sessions, lessons in jumping, dressage, cross country, competitive trail, endurance, trail, western riding, and horsemanship.
Her background includes 3-Day Eventing (riding under Australian & German Olympic level riders while based in Europe), working under three-time World Cup Grand Prix Jumper rider/judge, working with multiple nationally recognized natural horsemanship horsemen, working under US international Dressage Grand Prix rider/representative/judge, young horse race prep track, working on private cattle ranches starting colts and finishing horses throughout the western USA, participated in clinics with a range of international instructors and much more. Sam is also an alumna of The United States Pony Club as a participant, instructor, and Joint DC.
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 and presented demos at equine symposiums, taught horsemanship and equine behavior to pre-veterinary students, has been a featured speaker on nationally syndicated radio programs, and is a regular contributor to equine publications.
A limited number of horses and students are accepted for individualized training programs.
For people unable to attend in-person Samantha Harvey offers her individualizedREMOTE HORSE COACHING programs!