lpphLocated at Sunset Ranch in beautiful Del Mar, California, Liz Place Performance Horses offers a wide variety of services for you and your horse. Whether it's your first encounter with horses or you're training for the World Show, LPPH can help you accomplish your goals. Liz has been in the horse business for almost forty years and training horses and riders for over twenty. She is an AQHA World and Reserve World Champion, along with numerous Top Five and Top Ten placings to her name. She has trained riders to World Championships and multiple placings at the World, National, State and Local level.

Not only is Liz Place competetive at every level of competition, she can help you in all aspects of riding. Maybe you want help starting lpphyour colt or regain your confidence out on trail. Whatever your need may be, Liz has extensive experience handling all breeds of horses and can help you get there.

Lindsay LaPlante, our resident lesson instructor, runs the riding school. She helps riders of all ages and experience levels. We have many safe, dependable and well-trained lesson horses to teach you everything there is to know about becoming a horseman. Check out the lesson page for more information.

Not only do we strive to create great horses and skilled horsemen, LPPH also wants to make your experience fun and enjoyable. The atmostphere is very easy-going and relaxed - spending time with your horse should be fun, so we do everything possible to make it that way. We have a "barn-family" and often get together for "Barn-BQ's" or other outings. You will make lifelong friends with those who share similar interests.

Information on the 2014 Summer Camps Here!!!


Check here for recent show results.

April 2014
We would like to welcome Ali and Mia Skelton to the LPPH family, we look forward to attending shows with Wimpy's Gold Star "Harley" in the upcoming show seasons.

We would also like to congratulate Lindsay LaPlante on qualifying Mac N Cheese Please "Noodle" for the AQHA World Championships in Jr. Trail.

Janurary 2014
We would like to congratulate the Forbes family on their purchase of Hotrod Lopin. Watch for Hanna Forbes and "Enzo" in youth all around events.

December 2013
LPPH congratulates Cameron and Madelyn Reese on their purchase of My Socks R Rocking aka "Colie". Madelyn and Colie will be competing in Novice Youth and Youth events on the AQHA circuit, good luck to this new dynamic duo!

November 2013
Congratulations to Paul Seitz on placing 11th at the AQHA World Championship Show in Amateur Boxing! Also congratulations to Liz Place with Nappin on the Range, owned by Renee Woods, for having a great go in Jr. Trail. Lindsay LaPlante and Hotrod Lopin, owned by Vicki Ernenwein, also had a good pattern in Jr. Trail. Unfortunately both were just points shy of making the finals.

October 2013
LPPH would like to welcome the Nash family to our barn. We are looking forward to helping you and your lovely mare, White Cocoa Latte, learn and excel at the shows in 2014.

June 2013
We would like to welcome the Reese family to our barn, with their lovely pain gelding, Pawnee Keg, otherwise known as Shiloh. Watch for Madelyn and Shiloh in youth all around events this year.

May 2013
Congratulations to Liz Place on qualifying Nappin On The Range for the 2013 AQHA World Show in Jr. Trail!

April 2013
Congratulations to Lindsay LaPlante on qualifying Hotrod Lopin for the 2013 AQHA World Show in Jr. Trail!

Nov. 2011
We would like to congratulate Lindsay LaPlante on her 2011 AQHA World Championship in Jr. Trail with her horse, Only Good Sox (Leroy)! Click here to read more about her win.


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