We are proud to host several world-renowned trainers from various styles of riding. With the wide variety of disciplines represented, we’re sure one of our trainers will be a great fit for you and your horse.
Meet Our Trainers:
Debbie McEwen 714-639-6219
Debbie is an AQHA Professional Horseman who has shown and trained in Southern California for 45 years. Her career began in her youth when she rode hunt seat at Open Horseshows. After working for a Western Trainer, she fell in love with Western Riding. Her focus today is on Youth and Amateur riders in the following AQHA Divisions: Trail, Horsemanship, Showmanship, Hunt Seat Equitation and All Around. It is a source of pride to Debbie that two of her youth riders have received full ride NCAA College Scholarships. Though the majority of her clients are riding Quarter Horses, Debbie trains and rides horses of all breeds. She also works with leisure riders looking to improve their skill and confidence.
Edgar Pagan 714-398-1295
Specializing in Show Jumpers, Edgar Pagan began his equestrian career in the 1970s in Maryland at Marshwood Farms. From there he traveled to Florida working with legendary professionals Anthony D’Ambrosio, Joe Fargis, Tom Hardy, Katie Monahan, and the late Tim Grubb. In 1995 he traveled west to California working at Sandstone farm where he trained the very talented Grand Prix winner, Gabby Salick. Throughout the years, Edgar has proved to have an excellent eye for finding quality horses. In the late 1980s, he spotted Manasis County who went on to become Rusty Holzer’s partner at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. After a trip to Germany he imported Sapphire, who he sold to Mark Watring. The pair won the Pan Am Games, as well as two gold medals and a silver in the Central American games. Successful hunters that Edgar has ridden and trained include Ashford Castle, Boss and Company, and El Centro.
To learn more about Edgar, please visit his website
Lynn Strand 714-522-1726
Lynn is the Owner of Strand Training Center and the Care Barn, specializing in recreational and competitive trail emphasizing on gaited horses, with all breeds welcome. STC has been at Peacock Hill since 1991 focusing on NATRC Competitive Trail Riding since 1993. STC offers a viable source of horsemanship on the ground, in the arena and out on the trail.
To learn more about Lynn, please visit her website
Kara Weinraub 949-280-8573
Kara Weinraub has been an avid horse lover/owner since childhood. She has studied Natural Horsemanship extensively under such masters as Pat and Linda Parelli, John Lyons, Clinton Anderson and Monty Roberts. Through ground foundational work, she teaches her students to interact with their horse by using horse psychology and body language natural to horses. Her focus is on safety, building confidence in both horse and student and empowering students to achieve harmonious relationships with their equine partners. (Photo by Coco)
Mary Kehoe 714-272-6182
We are pleased to welcome our newest trainer, Mary Kehoe! A USDF bronze, silver, and gold medalist, Mary brings her talents to Peacock Hills and welcomes all training levels. She is a certified FEI trainer and instructor.
To learn more about Mary, please visit her Website.