Leslie M. Desmond
International School of Horsemanship, LLC
Horses Expert Witness
Multi-Discipline Horse & Rider Training, All Breeds, Author & Vid Producer, Long Haul Horse Transport, Health & Nutrition, Hoof Pathology & Rehab, Biomechanics & Body Work, Pre-Purchase Eval., Stallion-Mare-Foal Care & Herd Mgmt., Accident Prevention, T-bred Racing, Horse Abuse, Rescue & Euthanas
Born in Nuremburg, Germany, to American parents in 1954.
Horses have always been an integral part of my recreational and professional life. I worked in various capacities at horse training centers, ranches, summer camps, and riding schools.
At the conclusion of my apprenticeship (1994-1999) with master Horseman Bill Dorrance of Salinas, CA, we co-authored a horse training manual. To my astonishment, our book was hailed as a “classic” in the industry at the time of its release. Sales of “True Horsemanship Through Feel” by Bill Dorrance and Leslie Desmond exceeded 30,000 copies in 27 countries by 2013.
Other productions: “American Horsemanship for Young & Old” (3-volume DVD set:1995); “Horse Handling and Riding Through Feel” (10-CD audio book:2006).
In January, 2019, I launched an online coaching and continuing education program for all levels of ability. It features private seminars, demonstrations and lectures, with training tips avail...
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