Trainer Ricky Mendoza standing & Richard Roy seen riding Defensor QC.
Quinta Chiappetta is a breeder of fine Paso Fino Horses, located between Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Quinta Chiappetta Paso Finos is a full service facility offering breeding, training, lessons and boarding. They typically will have 35 to 65 horses on the farm.
Quinta Chiappetta's focus is on preparing horse and rider for show and trail. The clientele tend to be amateur owners who want to show and/or trail ride their own horses. Therefore, the horses must be safe and easy to ride for many different riders of various levels.
Ricky Mendoza has been the trainer at Chiappetta since 1994, and is very skilled at working with horses and their new owners. He has definitely developed his own style and his horses are very light in the bridle, happy and willing to work. Many of his clients are successful show ring winners.
Defensor QC and Saturno QC were both bred and trained at Quinta Chiappetta and Richard maintains close relationships with the owners, trainers and staff at QC Paso Finos. www.QCPasoFinos.com or see MAP