Steven Hart has been riding horses for more than forty years. His childhood recreation turned into a passion for training horses after spending endless hours watching his father break in horses on their cattle station in the Northern Territory. It was during this time Steven made a commitment to learn everything he could from the best equestrian men and women he could find.
Steven has refined his training methodology and has continued to develop communication and education techniques that have provided him with results.
His holistic approach to developing the performance horse, has seen Steven work closely with veterinarians, dieticians, equine soft tissue specialists and farriers to ensure his own horses, as well as his clients’ horses, are given every opportunity to succeed.
Steven has implemented a system of training where he lays down a solid foundation on which he can then build. Getting that foundation nice and strong enables the horse to go on and accept discipline training for any horse sport the owner wishes. Steven’s system also develops a crucial link between rider and horse, one that ensures safety and understanding.
In between a hectic summer Campdrafting schedule where he campaigns his own horses and his clients’ horses, Steven operates a full time performance horse training and education centre in Googong NSW, only 10 minutes from the outskirts of Canberra, the capital of Australia.
During the off-season, the Australian winter, Steven can be found across the country sharing his knowledge and teaching others his style of horsemanship in two and three day clinics.
Rebecca Walshe, Equine Veterinarian, Canberra Equine Hospital.
“Communication, Understanding, Discipline, Balance, Harmony – this is my understanding of the training system that Steve Hart lives by and offers to teach. To date I have trained directly with Steve at two weekend sessions and Steve has worked with one of my horses for a number of weeks. Steve is a very good communicator to people and to horses. I already feel like I have been offered a lot of knowledge about his system. I really look forward to training with Steve in the future as his horsemanship skills clearly have relevance to enhancing the training of all horses and riders of any discipline.”
Mike Brady beginner interested in trail riding and Campdrafting.
“I teach for a living and Steve is certainly a great Instructor, I learnt all the important things that I needed to know in order to safely be around a horse and how to ride and become a better horseman. An excellent weekend.”
Peter Bowyer beginner rider interested in trail riding and Campdrafting.
“Exactly what I needed. I learnt heaps about horsemanship and had fun, I feel much safer as a rider knowing exactly what I was doing wrong and I’m a lot more confident as a result, I’m stoked!” Thanks Steve for an amazing weekend.” Pete