Kate specializes in starting horses under saddle, correcting behavioral issues, and building a conscious relationship between horse and rider to achieve a successful partnership, whatever the discipline.
Kate Shook is a third generation horsewoman with extensive experience training and showing a variety of breeds in jumping, dressage, hunt seat, English pleasure, and western pleasure.
Melissa Pate was born and raised in San Diego, California with a great passion for horses emerging early in her childhood. At the ripe age of six, she fervently began riding and competing, pursuing her innate talents.
With relentless training, determination, and commitment, Melissa fearlessly earned numerous high-tier awards, becoming an esteemed and well-decorated equestrian.