Southern California Equestrian Sports, Inc. (SCES) is a non-profit organization dedicated to help equestrian riders and organizers raise tax deductible funds to compete in or support their National and International competitions throughout the United States.
SCES is designed to help athletes and owners expand their financial resources to train and compete by allowing supporters to receive a tax deductible benefit for contributions. SCES understands the financial commitment it takes to compete at the highest levels of equestrian sports; therefore established an organization to help foster development and competition
SCES has been granted a tax exempt status under Section 501C3 of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax deductible at the maximum allowed by law and donations can be made on behalf of Southern California Equestrian Sports, Inc.
Taurie Banks' Resume'
2230 Bardsdale Avenue, Fillmore, CA 93015 (805) 551-9244
- Trained Two horse for the 1984 Olympic Modern Pentathlon with two horses selected out of 600 to be used for the actual Olympic Competition.
- Trained Tribal King 2003, 2004, 2005 GLAPHC Hunter Jumper Champion
- GLAPHC Paint Promotion Program Champion in Eventing, Dressage, Jumping, English Horse, Western Horse, Show Trail and Reining since the programs began. Winning annually with several horses and students
- Winner of the Meadows of Moorpark Jumping Derby
- Winner of the Halloween Horror 25 Mile Endurance Ride
- Rider of the Year at Dressage Among Friends
- Meadows of Moorpark Trainer of the Year
- Equestrian Trails Inc., Corral 126, Trainer of the Year
- 8th & 9th at the AHSA Horse of the Year Finals- Western Region
- Has Trained many riders to great success in all forms of riding including:
Trained Junior Rider who won the CCC California State Champion for Jumpers
Trained Young Rider for Junior Team Championships, Gladstone NJ, Team USA
Trained winning riders for the USPC, ISHA, and IEL
Trained multiple riders for the USPC National Championships and Western Championships
Trained many riders through the US Pony Club levels of Achievement including the 'A' level.
Credentials and Positions Held (Past and Present)
- USEA ICP Certified Instructor –Completed and passed the United States Eventing Association Instructor Certification Program. Level I- Training. One of 210 Instructors currently certified in the United States.
- Judge - for local horse shows in English, Western, Halter, Jumping, Hunters, Dressage and Eventing
- Course Designer for 18 years, for show jumping and eventing as well as designing trail courses and horsemanship patterns. Designed all courses for the 2010 ETI National Convention.
- Technical Delegate Official Technical delegate for local competitions as well as Pony Club Rallies. Technical Delegate is in charge of making sure all rules and regulations are followed and that safety procedures are being implemented. They are also a member of the ground jury and are involved in any inquiries or potests.
- Horse Show Organizer Organizing competitions that include, ETI (Equestrian Trails Incorporated) Shows, APHA (American Paint Horse Association) recognized shows, GLAPHC (Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club) Club shows, Camino Real Regional Rallies, and Schooling Shows at home facility.
- Equine Technical Advisor Advisor to retail horse equipment business. Providing expertise on saddles and equipment, bitting, feed, care, etc. to customers of the retail business.
- Graduate of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Judges Academy. Prerequisite for all judges wanting to be officially carded by the APHA.
- Vice President of ETI Corral 126, Santa Clara Valley Equestrian Riders. Member since the formation of the club and has been an officer for many years. Assists in organizing activities and shows, and is the awards chairman.
- Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club Member since 2001 and an officer for many years. Currently the Awards Chairwoman. Assists in organization of club activities such as horse shows and trail rides. Participates in Equine Affaire in Pomona representing the American paint Horse.
- Iron Horse Saddlery President of Iron Horse Saddlery, a retail tack and apparel store located in Moorpark and Fillmore. Managed the business, was the primary purchaser and equine advisor. Also in charge of all marketing and advertising.
- Kahoots Feed & Supply Developed and managed their tack and apparel stores. In charge of purchasing, advertising, managing employees, organizing major sales events, fashion shows and promotional events.
- American Paint Horse Association Professional Horseman. Awarded to those equestrian professionals that uphold a code of conduct. Reviewed and approved by a National Committee.
United States Pony Club
- Graduate B Pony Clubber Achieved the internationally recognized level (Less than 2% reach this level)
- Chief Instructor for River View Pony Club in charge of all instructing and providing other instructors for regular lesson plan and camps, clinics and competitions.
- Camino Real Regional Instructor Brought in to teach riding lessons and prepare riders for championship competitions at the Regional level
- National Chief Horse Management Judge Was approved at age 22 to be a National HM Judge after two years of apprenticeship. Horse management Judge supervises all HM judges who provide formal inspections, tack and equipment checks turn backs, supervise warm up areas and maintain safety in the stables and warm up areas.
- Local and Regional Ratings Examiner Performed Ratings evaluations at these levels. Evaluated riders abilities on the horse as well as knowledge of general health care.
- Camino Real Regional Coach for National Championships was honored to be the Camino Real Regional Coach five times. Coaching riders in Dressage, Jumping, Eventing and Tetrathalon in Kentucky, Utah and Colorado.
- Camino Real Regional Advisor Worked alongside the Regional Supervisor in organizing educational activities and competitions for the Pony Club in the region.
- Junior Council Coordinator and Advisor Developed a Junior Council for the upper level riders to maintain their interest in Pony club as they reached adulthood. Helped them for the organizing and planning activities such as fund raisers, clinics and competitions.
- Camino Real Region Vice Regional Supervisor. Elected to the Regional board as a Vice RS. Aided in the organization and planning of educational activities and competitions.
Fillmore Future farmers of America (FFA)
- Chapter, Section and Regional Horse Proficiency Winner (4 years)
- California State Horse Proficiency Championship
- Local, Chapter and Sectional Gold Star Winner for Project Competition
- California State Horse Judging Team, Competed at the World Show
- Been involved with horses since 1976
- Certified in CPR and has participated in Rider Trauma Treatment Seminars
- Member of 4-H, Pony Club and the Future farmers of America
- Trained in Vaulting
- Trained with Olympic Medalist Hilda Gurney, Olympic Medalist Charlotte Bredahl, US Eventing Assn President Brian Sabo, Simon Kayle of Australia, Nils Hagensen-Dutch Olympic rider, Mille Van Brugen – Coach of the US Olympic Team, Carl McCulca – German Dressage rider, Mike Plumb -US Olympic Champion, Charles DeKunffy, Trip Harting, Steve Cross, Jill Munro, Inge Purnya., many more
- College of the Canyons Horse judging Class
- APHA Judges Academy
- Apprenticed under Peggy Entriken - CEO of the United States Pony Club, for Horse Management Judging and Regional Ratings Examiner
- Completed the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Instructor Certification Workshops
- Worked with Dr. April Armstrong, DVM in equine reproduction
- Completion of Equine Reproduction Seminar
- Attended California Lutheran University and the University of Phoenix majoring in Business
- Completed the Ventura County Entrepreneurs Program
- Compeleted the Daniel Stewart Ride Right Equine Sports Psychology coaches program and is now qualified as a Sports Psychology Coach
1989 to present
Kings Corner Training Stables Owner/Operator www.kingscornerstables.com
ü Ride, train and show horses in a variety of disciplines: Dressage, Eventing, Hunters, Jumpers, Western Pleasure, Trail, Reining, and occasionally Driving.
ü Teach riding lessons and clinics, to all levels and ages of riders. From basic remedial riding to advanced levels of Dressage, Eventing and Show Jumping. Travel with students to competitions of all levels from Local to International.
ü Operate a summer day camp program for riders of all levels. Involves education in horse management knowledge as well as riding.
ü Manage small training stable: purchasing feed, bedding, making repairs and improvements. Designing and building jumps and designing courses. Overseeing all daily operations.
ü Oversee health of stabled horses, providing first aid and medical support under the supervision of a veterinarian. Giving inoculations, administering medication to horses, bandaging injuries and removing sutures.
ü Manage a Breeding Program: Managing multiple stallions for Artificial Insemination and all related treatments for the mare and stallion. Providing care to mares in foals, during, foaling and aftercare, including uterine lavage and uterine infusions.