Trainers

Our trainers operate as independent contractors.

Silver Hills Ranch

Our training program is designed to help everyone from the weekend trail rider, to the competitive rider. We welcome young colts, problem horses, and all breeds. We are happy to help both you and your horse. We believe in what we do and love working with you to help your relationship with your horse. We want you and your horse to have a solid foundation and great relationship that will help you both move forward to achieve your goals.

Joel Fleming has been showing since the age of four, he started in the Morgan industry following in the footsteps of his grandmother and mother who bred and raised Morgans. At the age of 11 he went to Morgan horse nationals in Oklahoma and it didn’t stop there, since then he rode with Edie Lehman, starting colts, training and showing all breeds but specializing in Arabians and Morgans. Joel has trained and shown horses in western pleasure, equitation, hunt seat and trail. Joel and Danika now own and raise Quarter Horses with an emphasis in Cow horse type bloodlines but love and appreciate all breeds for there talents and qualities.

Danika Fleming also has been showing since the age of four and started with showing western pleasure, trail, equitation and halter. Since then she had the opportunity to ride and show Hunter/Jumpers for 6 years under Sarah and Sandy Ballou. After that Danika went back to western and also rode for and trained with Edie Lehmen. And then move on to work for cow horse trainers and has focused mostly on performance/cow horses for own personal horses since then.

Our training program is designed to help everyone from the weekend trail rider, to the competitive rider. We welcome young colts, problem horses, and all breeds. We are happy to help both you and your horse. We believe in what we do and love working with you to help your relationship with your horse. We want you and your horse to have a solid foundation and great relationship that will help you both move forward to achieve your goals.

Both Joel and Danika love working with and helping both horse and rider. They produce a finished product that can go show one week and go off for a nice trail ride the next week. They believing in making a well rounded horse for you to enjoy.

Danika and Joel Fleming, doing business as Silver Hills Ranch Training, operate as independent contractors.

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Ryan Dobson Cutting Horses

Ryan Dobson spent 8 years apprenticing in Weatherford, Texas. He’s worked for many Hall of Fame trainers over the years, such as Lyndy Burch, Craig Thompson, Mike Mowrey, and Craig Morris. He’s recently returned to California and has an excellent full service program at Sugarland Horse Park in Woodland, CA.

Ryan specializes in Amateurs, Non Pros and Youth. Services include starting 2 year olds, Lessons, Full Training, Tune Ups and Sales

Langston Cutting Horses

Brandis Langston has worked as an assistant trainer for both Brad Vaughn and Cutting Hall of Fame Trainer Gavin Jordan. He has been riding for 23 years, training multi-disciplined Western horses professionally for over 10 years. He has been specializing in, but not limited to, the cutting discipline for 17 years. Brandis’ accomplishments include PCCHA year end champion and he has been a multiple aged event finalist in cutting. He has donated his time to teaching the youth of PCYCHA and improving their cutting showmanship.

Colts from his program go on to excel in multiple events including cutting, cowhorse, barrel racing, team roping and all around using horses. Barrel horses started by Brandis have gone on to qualify for the American as well as multiple rodeo and 1D horses. He has a well rounded approach to colt starting that gives them the foundation necessary to go on and excel in any discipline or direction. Horses of all levels are welcome for training, tune up or sales.

Brandis’ lesson program welcomes all riders from youth to the non-pro. He is available for clinics,       private lessons on cattle, the flag or general horsemanship. He is also available to judge club shows and high school rodeos.