Instructors

Instructors at Kootenai Creek Equestrian Center

 

 

Malika B. Coston, Riding Instructor, is an accomplished internationally renowned classical horsewoman, trainer and instructor and has over 26 years of training and teaching experience in all riding disciplines. Malika has trained and studied with her father, horseman and Native American scholar Joseph E. Brown, and respected riding instructors including Monte Foreman, Wendy Murdoch, Larry Bailey, Pat Wyse, Blaire Allen and Harry Whitney. At an early age, Malika proved to have an innate ability to communicate with the horse, and has since used her gift to train both horse and rider to achieve optimum performance and harmony. Malika combines Classical and Natural Horsemanship to promote heightened awareness and intuitive communication between horse and rider. Her unique technique has proven itself time and again in her students and horses who have excelled in regional and National Shows of all breeds and riding styles. Malika has received numerous awards, including Top Ten National Sport Horse Champion, and currently teaches and trains at Kootenai Creek Equestrian Center in Stevensville, Montana, and conducts clinics throughout the U.S.A., and Europe. Malika continues to use the Montana equestrian center as an opportunity for discovery and application of her philosophy and techniques to all riding disciplines, including endurance, trail riding, dressage, jumping, showing and western styles such as reining and barrel racing. Malika’s expert instruction will complement and enhance all riding styles and programs to meet individual goals. Read Quotes from Malika Coston’s clients..

picture of Veronica BrownVeronica Brown, Yoga Instructor and Healing Bodywork Internationally renowned in the healing arts, Veronica Brown is a certified yoga instructor, Reiki Master and Harmonium Healer (energy work). Her practice also includes Sports Massage, Thai Yogassage, reflexology and remote healing. Using her intuitive healing gifts, Veronica locates and dissolves stress, thereby activating the natural healing process. Veronica has taught Kundalini Yoga over 15 years, for private clients, workshops and at Angel City Yoga in L.A. Many of her students are now successful teachers. Clients that have experienced Veronica’s healing magic include: Demi Moore and family, Christina Aguilera, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Ariana Huffington, Mick Jagger, Kanye West, Rivers Cuomo (Weezer) and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom she tours regularly. A native Montanan, Veronica divides her time between her practice in Santa Monica CA, Montana, traveling for clients and conducting yoga retreats. Veronica joyfully teams up with her sister, Malika Coston to conduct Yoga Ride retreats, which are designed to unifiy the elements of both intuitive natural horsemanship and healing Yoga/bodywork to achieve a higher level of confidence, centeredness and deeper connection/relationship with the horse and rider.  Read quotes from Veronica’s clients