Mission and Contributors
Our mission: help riders create strategic, quality training programs for their sport horses
A good practical way to earn your medals, scores and placings is to manage the training like business. Equestrian Insider Training Program includes seasonal workload schedule with competition days as appropriate, training scorecard and blueprints of exercises designed specifically for you and your horse. We take into consideration your location, climate, training facility, available to you training personnell, discipline you like to practice and compete at, bloodlines of your horse, its shape and actual level of development, health history, your budget, etc. Training Program works best when accompanied with our Equestrian Insider Coaching (live or remote) and strategically selected Clinics available in your geographic area.
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Equine Coach, Methodist
Felisberto (Phil) Silva
Professional Sport Horse Handler, Equine Transport Specialist, Horse Sales
Equine Sales Manager
Coach and Bereuter for over 30 years. World traveler, management consultant and business owner, fluent in English and Russian. Coached internationally many riders in dressage, eventing and show jumping. Author of “Agility” master-class, “Understanding Rider’s aids”, and “Stages of Young Horse Training”.
Phil is an in-demand Sport Horse handler and clinician for both the USDF; USEA; and throughout the U.S. and Canada, where he also participates in kurings and inspections. Phil has handled the 2007 Horse of the Year; his own Demimora MG to USDF National Reserve Champion in 2009 and 2010; and many champions at the prestigious Dressage at Devon, NEDA, and other breed shows throughout the U.S.
Debra is a seasoned equestrian professional, who built upon her experience in dressage to provide our clients with the best possible experience when purchasing a young sport horse. Debra is the first point of contact (usually responds within 24 hours) for all questions about buying a new horse, a first horse or other inquiries.