the art of riding



Trainer Instructor Consultant


In 2010 she obtained at the Orun, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, her level 2 riding instructors degree in dressage and show-jumping. Also in 2010 she graduated at BHV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in Business Emergency Services. In 2011 she obtained at the PDB, NCOI, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, her Praktijk Diploma Boekhouden (degree in accounting practice). In 2013 the International teaching license, BHS, United Kingdom. Level 2 riding instructors degree in dressage and show-jumping was added. Balanced riders create balanced horses


Simone Elzinga is born in 1984 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. As a professional dressage rider & teacher she highly appreciates understanding, trust, respect, fun and simplicity in the training of the (dressage) horse. She is highly educated not only in riding and horse management, but also in the movement capacity of riders. In 2005 she graduated as Executive Officer Equine Management, at the Groenhorst College Barneveld, The Netherlands, a well known and accredited school of agriculture. In 2009 she graduated as Alexander Technique Teacher at the Aton (Alexander Techniek Opleiding Nederland), Amstelveen, The Netherlands, a method for conscious control for movement and posture.