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November 29, 2016

Templeton Farms Equestrian:
Ellen and Katey are now associated with, and accepting horses in training at the beautiful Templeton Farms Equestrian Center
We look forward to a long and enjoyable association. 

Templeton Farms


Templeton horse trainer and author attends tribute to Dorrance brothers
Article in Paso Robles Daily News, Posted: 8:15 am, February 3, 2014 by Scott Brennan
Ellen Eckstein, a Templeton Grand Prix dressage trainer, instructor and author joined the invitational panel at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
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"Bringing it Together, An approach to a lighter and Happier Dressage Horse",  is now available from HorseBooksEtc.com


Article in America's Horse August 2012
By: Holly Clanahan
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Grand prix dressage rider Ellen Eckstein has an essay included in the book "Tom Dorrance: More Than a Horseman" featured on Page 28. But before that book came out, America's Horse had already sat down with Ellen to learn how Tom had helped her merge natural horsemanship with dressage, with the result being happier, lighter dressage horses.


June SLOCDS Show 2010

Katie Dougherty on Willoughby
Score 70% and Win High Score Amateur in Third Level Debut

Johanna Young Winning
Training level 68% High Score Junior

Katie & Will and Katey & Roma between classes