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Whether you ride English or Western, do Trail Riding or Dressage, or enjoy any other equine activity, Gentle Dove Farm obstacle training techniques are beneficial to all.  Learn how to develop a partnership with your horse mounted police style by attending one of Gentle Dove Farm’s Obstacle and Sensory Clinics!   Joann Long, President of Gentle Dove Farm, is National Mounted Police and Toronto Police Services Certified.

The Gentle Dove Farm provides educational training in horsemanship using police horse training techniques and methods to encourage partnership and communication to achieve exceptional trust.  Gentle Dove Farm services and activities include demonstrations, competitions, clinics, workshops, lessons, lectures, and other events. 

Joann Long, Gentle Dove FarmWith over twelve years in the mounted police, Joann leverages her police horse competition experience toward educational efforts with the general public.  Joann has successfully competed in international mounted police competitions and earned multiple Grand Champion titles at the North American Police Equestrian Championships, the Brigadier Memorial Champion Award for the top combined obstacle and equitation points with over 100 of the best international mounted police competing, and NYS Police Olympics Gold Medal winner 4 years in a row. 

The Gentle Dove Farm will share police horse training methods by offering obstacle clinics, workshops, demonstrations, lessons, and lectures to encourage extraordinary trust with your equine partner. Check out the currently scheduled Obstacle & Sensory Clinics and Events - Mounted Police Style by clicking on the Events link! 

GDF Training Results:

- Understand obstacle training building blocks

- Accelerate a partnership of trust with your horse

- Create a repeatable communication system

- Enable a mutually rewarding experience between horse and rider

- Empower rider confidence and leadership

- Enhance equestrian enjoyment

- Create and develop individual success!

    Contact Joann to schedule an
Obstacle Clinic or Workshop
at your facility today!
Or come take lessons at our farm!

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Lessons & Workshops Available all year long: Working with you & your horses in multiple venues!
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Contact: Joann Long
2906 Wheeler Station Rd.
 Bloomfield, NY 14469
Phone: (585) 738-7477


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