Todd Azevedo is a 2nd generation equestrian who has carried on the family tradition of outstanding horsemanship. With 32 years in the industry, Todd is a highly accomplished trainer of horses and riders, offering instruction in both English and Western styles.
Consider riding with the Azevedo Family. Our horses are beautiful champions, cross trained to learn how to play. We aim to give you the personal (and private) attention you and your horse deserves.
Already own horses and need them transported by a reliable and experienced handler? Todd has the skill and equipment necessary to convey your horses safely to their destination.
We have a beautiful array of Arabian Stallions we are promoting. Blood lines related to Thee Desperado, Major Afire, Padrons Psyche, Hi Voltage & pure CMK / Crabbet blood lines.
Don't forget the Ladies: Daughters of Heir of Marwan, WH Justice, Om El Bellissimo, and the amazing Al Salil!
Looking for a horse of your own to breed, show or simply ride. We have numerous varieties for sale too... Photos and Pedigrees coming to the Web soon!
Breeding, Training (of horse and rider), Social and Emotional Enrichment Programs, Transport and a whole lot of HORSE PLAY!
My husband and I have been clients of Todd’s since 2008. After interviews with several other trainers, we settled on Todd the moment we met him.
His expertise in many different disciplines, and respect for his client’s feelings and level of experience, made him the obvious choice for us. But it is his honest love of the horses that has made him the best trainer we’ve ever had.
Since 2008 we have successfully showed our horses at A-Rated shows, enjoyed trail riding and over that last year have starting training in cow work. Now, he’s broadened his horizons, yet again, and has successfully set up a beach riding concession that offers the best beach locations for all level of rider – something our horses (and ourselves!) are thrilled to benefit from!
More importantly, all of this was accomplished in a fun, easy going, happy environment, fostered by Todd’s kindness and love of what he does.
Put quite simply….
His horses are happy, healthy, well treated and willing.
His clients may come in as clients, but leave as friends.
Throughout the years, my husband and I are happy to say that Todd has become much more than our trainer, but a dear, cherished friend. We are so happy to be a part of the “Azevedo Family” and happier still that our beloved horses have flourished under his tender loving care.
Looking for a stallion to breed to? We collaborate with breeders along the Central Coast. The variety of blood lines we have is AMAZING. Ask us for details....
2023 - so much to say, see our events page
2022 - a whole lot of training horses... & MAJOR CALIFORNIA HAS HIS FIRST FOALS!
2021 - Clinics, School Summer Camps, Back showing, CAL is Breeding!, Foaling (basically a whole lot of horse play)
2020 - A whole bunch of Horse Play at Azevedo Ranch!!!
2019 - MAJOR CALIFORNIA - WORLD CUP RESERVE CHAMPION (JUNIOR STALLION) - GO CAL!!
2019 - QR Kenya's First FOAL is here!
2018 - We have 2 foals on the ground this year. Love Babies? Come on over and see them! Thee Desperado Grandaughter & Major Afire Granddaughters - adorable little ones!
2018 - Regional Qualifications! Congratulations to Rendezvous, QR Kenya & Star of Kizmit
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We love our customers, so feel free to call during normal business hours.
Most days about 9 or 10
Occationally as early as 7
But some days as late as 12 or 1
About 5:30 or 6
Occasionally about 4 or 5
But sometimes as late as 11 or 12
Some days or afternoons we aren't here at all, and lately I've been here just about all the time except when I am someplace else, but I should be here then too.... Smiles