Private Training

Riffle Hitch trains a small number of clients who are looking to compete in the jumper, hunter and equitation divisions.  We also specialize in bringing along young horses. Offering individualized programs for each client while focusing on accomplishing their goals with top quality training and care of both rider and horse.  Nicole Shahinian Simpson is hands-on with every aspect of the riders and horses who train with her.  Please contact us for information on training.


Nicole Shahinian Simpson offers short-term and one-off lessons depending on availability, both at home in Wellington, Florida, at the farm in Lexington, KY or on location at various horse shows. Please contact us for information on lessons.


Nicki is available for a limited number of clinics each year. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with all levels from short-stirrup to Grand Prix. In particular, Nicki is passionate about working with young riders at the very start of their journey in the industry. Please send her a message via the contact page to inquire about her availability.


At any given time, Riffle Hitch has horses for sale at various levels. Nicki is also available to consult and evaluate prospective horses for sale.

Please send a message via the contact page for more information on evaluations.