Competing, Clinics, Scholarships





There are 4 levels of riding at Louw Stables. and other ways to benefit from being a student at Louw Stables.


1- Beginning- learning the basic skills of riding and horsemanship.  Building confidence and a solid foundation through the walk and trot and canter.


2- Intermediate/Advanced- developing the basic skills, learning specific techniques through equitation patterns.  Learning how to communicate with the horse.


3- Academy Show- beginning level horse shows where you don't have to own a horse.  Our lesson horses are used to educate the rider on competing.  Shows are held on and off the property.


4- Class "A" Show- Intermediate/advanced level horse showing where you own or lease a horse and show throughout the Midwest.


Clinics- we invite clinicians to come and give individual or group tutorials.  All are at the top of their industry and have a great amount knowledge to offer.


Scholarships- The United Professional Horsemans Association, United States Equestrian Federation, American Saddlebred Association and many others offer scholarship to young men and woman.  Let us teach you how!



Louw Stables
36479 Osage Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
Phone: 515-468-3863 515-468-3863
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