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Lucia Rapalyea Dressage

Lucia Rapalyea Dressage is one of the inland empire's most respected dressage trainers,

offering lessons & training to riders & horses at all levels. 



Lucia is an insightful instructor who can see what each horse and rider pair needs. 


She is able to talk riders through their challenges and help them reach their highest potential. Her knowledgeable, supportive, and positive coaching brings out the best in both horse and rider. Whether you are an experienced rider, or just beginning horseback riding, Lucia can help you achieve your riding goals.




Lucia welcomes horses of all levels to her training program, including unstarted young horses.  


 Lucia has a talent for giving a young horse the confidence and trust that it takes to be a horse that goes on to do great things in their discipline. She is experienced and able to teach horses the fundamentals through FEI, in order to produce a confident and enthusiastic dressage horse. 




Camp Centerline is a 4-day intensive program for dressage riders looking to really up their game.  Download the brochure here.


Full Training (5-6 days per week) - $800. A full service package that places the horse and rider in a monthly training program. 

Three-Quarter Training (4 days per week) - $650

Half Training (3 days per week) - $450

Individual Lesson without being in training - $65

Coaching at shows - $50 per warm-up plus food and lodging expenses

Trailering - $1 per mile


Custom lesson/training packages also available. Haul-ins welcome.

Lucia Rapalyea trains at both Shadow Ridge Equestrian Center, and CreekSide Equestrian Center in upper Yucaipa.  Two locations make it even easier to serve riders and horses from throughout the Inland Empire.

Meet our lesson horses~

LOKI - Lucia Rapalyea Dressage lesson ho
Jil - Friesian lesson horse, Lucia Rapal
Wil - Dressage Lesson Horse
Jack - Intermediate lesson horse