MQ Training had an amazing time at the Arabian Sport Horse Nationals. Secret Desiheir+ earned 2 National Top 10 awards in western dressage. Western Dressage was the largest classes of the show.

Relax and enjoy your horse has been MQ Training’s slogan for many years.


I am honored and excited for the release of this video.  I had the amazing opportunity to be a demo rider with a few of my training horses with the legendary John Lyons as the main clinician.  The video is educational with great graphics.  Please enjoy and share. Click link below.

Engaging Your Horse (From a Western Perspective) with John Lyons





Located in American Canyon, Napa County California.  Michelle Quirico; owner and operator of MQ Training draws from a rich, diverse background in the equine industry gaining knowledge from respected individuals.  Learned techniques have been acquired from Dressage, Western Pleasure, gymkhana, cutting and trail trainers in the Arabian and Quarter Horse world and as an equine veterinary assistant. MQ Training successfully competes in Western Pleasure, Western Dressage, Sport Horse In-Hand, Sport Horse Under Saddle, Halter, Showmanship, Ranch Horse, Team Penning, Sorting, Gymkhana, English Pleasure, Trail, Trail Trials, Parading, Endurance and much more, both on the open and breed specific show circuit.

MQ Training horse training services include-starting of young horse, improving/tuning up seasoned horses, helping with problem horses, increasing performance, safety awareness and over all helps improve the relationship between a rider and their equine partner.

MQ Training offers horse back riding lessons 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday) to adults and children starting at age six.

MQ Training operates out of American Canyon Training Center located in American Canyon, Napa county- where horse training and horse back riding lessons are offered year round  www.americancanyontrainingcenter.com



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