Reis Ranch

Horsemanship Training System

We offer 2 great options for horse training programs!

OPTION #1: Dennis Reis Universal Horsemanship Training System

OPTION #2: Dennis Reis Signature Continuing Education

Dennis Reis
Universal Horsemanship
Training Systems

Reis River Ranch specializes in custom events that highlight our agricultural products.
The winery is the ideal location for this special event.

Universal Horsemanship Training System courses are taught in an environment where the students learn about the horse’s true nature without restraint or force. We teach skills that enable students to act as herd leader to their horses. Because our students work with the horse’s nature instead of trying to control it, they have willing, happy, safe horses. 

Introduce your horse to Dennis Reis and our proven
Universal Horsemanship Training System

Dennis Reis Presents: Universal Horsemanship Course

All breeds and disciplines welcome. Utilize our proven system that will give
you the skills to build a relationship with your horse that you have only dreamed of!

Universal Horsemanship Training Pricing and Menu

Freedom Course Level #1

When: Weekend Classes: 9am to 12:00pm –
September 10 & 11 * September 24 & 25 * October 8 & 9 * October 22 & 23

What: Topics: Freedom Course Level #1
Four Classes: Round Pen – Ground School – Mounted – Mounted Refined
Introduction to bomb proofing – cow working and trail ride on our beautiful private 630 acre ranch and so much more….

Where: Reis River Ranch -4871 Petaluma Blvd. S. – Petaluma, CA 94952
Held in the Stable Mix Roping arena –

Cost: $350.00 for both days

BBQ lunch and wine tastings after each session is included in your tuition.
held in the “Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Tasting room” –

Signature Continuing Education

Our Signature Continuing Educational training system is non-breed & non-discipline specific. Western or English our goal is for you to trust and communicate with your equine partner excelling in any discipline you choose.

This program is an intensive, accelerated pathway for you and your horse to learn new skills that will help you excel in and out of the arena. Learn in a safe and supportive environment that will teach you how to train your own horse

You Can Earn Your Certification and become a certified instructor for Reis Ranch

Earn certification with four class levels of Round Pen, Ground School, Mounted work and Mounted refined – 16 classes in total.

When you complete all 4 levels of the Universal Horsemanship Training System: You will have created a partnership with your horse that you have only dreamed about!

You will achieve 4 levels of
Round Pen

Establishing a working partnership, how to communicate with your horse through your body language, deepen your horses trust through more stimulus.

You will achieve 4 levels of
Ground School

Riding from the ground, communicating clear intentions and leadership, introducing lateral work, desensitization techniques, ground driving, liberty work.

You will achieve 4 levels of
Mounted Work

Developing an independent riding seat, building your riding confidence, footfall and bio- mechanics of movement, lateral work, bridleless riding, feel, timing and balance.

You will achieve 4 levels of
Refined Work

Understanding vertical flexion, introducing lateral with vertical, self-carriage through transitions, haunches in, half pass, flying lead changes.

Dennis Reis Signature Universal Horsemanship
Continuing Educational Training System

Training and board all inclusive $1,950.00 per month

(Colt Starting and Problem Horses 3 months minimum)

Your horse will be worked 5 days a week by Dennis Reis or with your participation in a group or private lesson.


3 options to choose to choose from

Option #1

4 private 1-hour lessons a month – Weekday mornings Wednesday through Friday

Option #2

8 Group lessons -2 hours -Saturday and Sunday’s from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Option #3 (Great option for out-of-town students)

5-day group clinic -3 hours each day – once a month from Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 to 12:00

Signature program includes:


Based on availability- As a guest in our home accommodations will be provided at no charge for out-of-town students who choose to participate in the 5 day a month program.


2021 Schedule

Dennis Reis Signature Continuing Education is open for enrollment and you may enter the program at anytime.

Call Today

Call today for a personal consultation to discuss your dreams and goals for you and your horse.

(800) 732-8220 or