"Don't treat them how they are, treat them how you want them to be" 
-Tom Dorrance
  • Individuals participate for the entire 12-week Academy

    • Upon acceptance each participant will be required to pay a security deposit of $1000 that will be returned at the successful completion of their time in the academy

    • Each participant will be paid $1500 per 4 week session

  • Housing is not included

    • Housing available ​a few miles from the facility

    • Power hookups for live-in trailers on site at participant's expense

  • Participants must bring:

    • Western saddle is required! English saddle is optional

    • Saddle pad

    • Snaffle bit set up

    • Flag

    • Riding boots with heel

    • Halter

    • Positive attitude (most important)

  • Participants are required to care for the horses they are assigned

  • Participants are allowed to bring one personal horse at their own expense

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to use one of the camps as their application to the academy as opposed to submitting an application online​​

  • Upcoming sessions:

    • Session 1 - August 29th, 2022 - November 18th, 2022​

    • Session 2 - March 6th, 2023 - May 26th, 2023


Thanks for submitting!

To Apply

Please send the following information to

  • Bio that includes: 

    • First and last name

    • Age

    • Address

    • Work history​

    • Accomplishments in the equine industry

    • Goals with and without horses

    • Brief Essay describing why you should be accepted into the academy

  • Also send a link of two, 2 minute long videos​​
    • Two minutes of you doing ground work​
    • Two minutes of you riding