Allison Trimble

Allison Trimble

Allison Trimble has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Cal Poly, SLO. After her graduation in 1999, Allison started Coastal Equine and has been training and competing in cowhorse, reining and cutting events. She has had marked success in the show pen boasting many titles and championships.

Coastal Equine takes pride in raising and training quality performance horses.  With a background as a non- professional who trained her own horses, Allison believes in the ability of the non-pro to have a primary role in the training of their own horse.  Allison’s clients range from beginners to advanced competitors.  Willfully Guided is an educational program based on Allison’s training process. It offers insight into the art of building a willing and sustainable partnership with your performance horse. For more information visit:

  • Horse Training
    The Broke Horse: Part 1

    What Does it Mean When Trainers Say a Horse is Broke? By Allison Trimble   Hi Allison!...

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    Winter Is Coming

    Plan Ahead and Be Prepared By Allison Trimble   I spend all winter cursing the weather and...

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    Boundary Line Disputes

    Survey Before Building Can Avoid Expense and Stress Later By Allison Trimble   Equestrian properties often exist on land that has been long established. Fences, barns and structures have been in place for decades or longer. Property lines are nearly always indicated by boundary fencing and have been accepted by neighbors for...

  • Willfully Guided
    Tips for Buying a Boarding Facility

    Turning Passion into Profession By Allison Trimble   Numerous horse owners dream of turning their passion into...

  • Farm Management
    Breeding Performance Horses

    Goals Drive Decisions and Choices By Allison Trimble   As a student at Cal Poly I majored...

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    Financing Your Dream Horse Property

    Loan Professional Explains Your Options By Allison Trimble   Envisioning the perfect horse property is easy but...

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    Consider a Farm Plan

    Conservation Districts Offer Free and Confidential Help By Allison Trimble   My family is finally breaking ground...

  • Horse Training
    Horse Training Wisdom

    Horse Training Wisdom Begins with the Human by Allison Trimble   I haven’t trained horses professionally for...

  • Real Estate
    The Qualities of a Good Real Estate Agent

    Choose Your Realtor Carefully by Allison Trimble   As with choosing a horse trainer, the Realtor you...

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    Don’t Let Winter Slow You Down

    Tips for Making Progress All Winter Long by Allison Trimble   Winter riding in the Northwest can...