Renee Ronshausen

Renee has been training horses and teaching horse riding lessons to children, juniors, and adult amateur riders for over 30 years. Her students range from the beginning pleasure rider to the advanced competitor. Her private horse ranch in West Petaluma has a warm, safe and secure family feel where her students can concentrate on developing their horsemanship and life skills.

Renee will take the student as deep into the horse/rider relationship as they want to go. She lives and breathes her role as a teacher and encourages her students to work hard to achieve their goals. She is involved with the horses lives 24-7 365 days of the year and is committed 100% to every horse and rider that comes into her care.

Renee’s students and school horses have qualified for and won many major events including Year-end Norcal, PCHA Championships, Hunter, and Medal Finals. She is a certified Equinologyâ„¢ Body Worker with considerable background in ALL THINGS EQUINE. She has traveled the world in search of horses for buyers and has a natural talent to find the perfect horse for the rider. She has many years of experience training young horses and teaching riders to ride correctly, which translates to success in the show ring.


  • Life member of Nor-Cal.
  • Life Member of PCHA.
  • Member of USEF.
  • Member of CPHA.
  • Member of WCE.


Renee is also involved in Judging Clinics held by the USEF and is an expert in horse ranch management and has consulted on arena construction projects in Sonoma County.

Pony Riding Petaluma


We Love Our CCF Family!

Our students ride in a comfortable, safe and secure learning environment with fantastic horse riding instructors who been teaching riding lessons and training horses collectively for 40 years. Renee blends her love for horses, passion for training, and desire to help riders succeed to create an ideal environment for both horses and riders to blossom.

Offering horse riding lessons and full service horse training for all ages and skill levels from beginning riding lessons to A-Circuit Competitors.

Conveniently located just 20 minutes from Marin County and an hour from San Francisco. A safe and secure environment for children, teenagers and adults to compete, learn, ride, and of course, have fun.

Individual training for horse/rider to help each individual meet their riding goals.

What We Do

      • Horse Shows
      • Horse Camps
      • Horse and Pony Sales
      • Full Service Horse Training
      • After School Lesson Programs
      • Interscholastic Equine Assoc. (IEA)
      • Bomb Proof Lesson Horses & Ponies
      • Horse Lease Programs and Sponsorships
      • Horse Riding Lessons, Beginners – Advanced

HORSE AND RIDER > Mutual Trust – Admiration – Respect