Florent Rivard has been starting colts
since he was 13 and race horses for the past 16 years.
Combining natural horsemanship with years of experience,
Florent specializes in corrective horse training.
Whether it's trailer loading, halter breaking,
preparing for the farrier, starting gates, rearing,
bucking, or any other difficulties, Florent takes on
any challenging horse and turns them into a willing
For barrel racers, Janeen Rivard offers
individual instruction for both horse and rider.
Florent Rivard has ridden and trained
over 700 horses in his 33 year career as a horse trainer.
He specializes in problem horses along with starting
youngsters, and is well recognized for his abilities
therein. Having lived near Assiniboia Downs Racetrack
in Winnipeg nearly all of his life, Florent has worked
extensively with Thoroughbred and running Quarter Horses
from the track in addition to pleasure, show and performance
Janeen Rivard was raised in a horse
show family and has several years of handling and showing
experience under her belt. In recent years, barrel racing
has become her passion, as is breeding and raising horses
for this event. The Rivards have added some pretty powerful
barrel racing performance bloodlines into their breeding
program - so please have a look at the sale horses and
stallions standing at stud if this rapidly growing speed
event interests you!