TRAINER
BEN BOUCHER
Owner of Double Stitched
Anne Sherwood states,
"We have been very
impressed with his colt
starting skills.
© Double Stitched, Oct 1, 2006 All Rights Reserved.
My Mission in Starting Horses

Through training a solid
foundation, the colts will have a
more trusting connection with their
handlers and a more balanced,
stress-free life style.
Specializing In
Colt Starting

Trailer Loading

Ground Work

Trust Building in All Horses

Conditioning & Tune Ups
Layout for 3 Month Training Plan
Month 1

Confident and trusting on the ground
Confident in moving forward with saddle at all three gaits
Confident in moving forward with me in saddle at all three gaits

Month 2

Refine skills from Month 1
Work on keeping horse forward
Able to guide/steer at all three gaits
Introduce the stop and back up

Month 3

Refine skills from Months 1 & 2
Introduce some basic lateral and supple/softening work
Work on new rider riding the horse
Ride out if horse is ready

All horses will be given careful consideration to whether or not they are mentally and
physically mature enough to handle the work and progress to the next level.
About Ben
   Ben grew up on a farm in Maine where he has handled livestock and horses
since he was old enough to say “pony.”    He has always worked on becoming a
better rider and trainer and therefore rides in clinics and gets professional lessons
with the industry’s leading trainers.  He is also very professional in his dealings and
always empathetic to each horses and owners training needs.  Ben has a degree in
Equine Riding and Training from Northwest College in Powell, WY.