Assessing the Lesson Horse

with Lisa Wysocky


Lesson horses are the backbone of any instructor’s barn, but they are not cut from the same cloth. Being able to assess the conformation and disposition of horses will help determine suitability of each horse to a specific program’s use. This step by step practical look at real lesson horses from head to hoof will educate instructors on what to look for in order to find the best equine partners for their particular program.

Running time: 42 minutes

Lisa Wysocky balances her life between her two great passions, books and horses. She is an International PATH Instructor, an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning, an author, clinician, entertainment publicist and motivational speaker. She is CEO of Colby's Army, a nonprofit therapeutic riding and life learning center. Lisa believes life skills learned from the horse herd gives each of us a path to create our own personal success.