Heart To Hoof

Classical Riding - Bitless

Riding Lessons

Riding lessons available for serious students who are interested in learning about schooling of the horse using bitless bridles. $65 per one hour private lesson. *Openings are currently available.

Bitless, Barefoot Schoolhorses

Well-trained schoolhorses are available for riding lessons. They are priceless! Get to know and love our 4 bay mares!

Unique Approach

Yvonne Welz offers a unique approach to riding and horse care that is centered around what is truly good for the horse. Learn what healthy, natural horse care really means.

About us

Heart to Hoof Horsemanship with Yvonne Welz currently offers riding lessons to very select students. Click on our About and Services sections to learn more.


We are located in San Tan Valley, Arizona – just southeast of Phoenix.


Heart to Hoof Horsemanship is a division of Wishing Welz Equine LLC – the multi-faceted equine business owned by horse experts, James & Yvonne Welz. James Welz is a barefoot trimming hoofcare specialist. Yvonne is a classical rider and trainer focusing on bitless.

Heart To Hoof Horsemanship

Would you like to learn more about classical schooling of the horse, bitless riding, bitless wheel bridles, and barefoot horse care? 

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