From dressage and jumping, Working Equitation to Liberty Work, FVMC is committed to bringing a variety of learning opportunities and unique experiences to equestrians and Western Martial Arts enthusiasts living in the Valley.
Devon is a living legend amongst his contemporaries. He is a leading researcher and practitioner of Renaissance and Medieval Martial Arts. He is a world renowned instructor and the Director of Academie Duello, the world's largest school for the practice of traditional European Martial Arts. He has been a huge influnece on Steph.
Clinician: Horse Archery
Robert is the head of Borsos Torsz and President of the Canadian Federation of Mounted Archery and the only certified Kassai Instructor in Canada. He is also an International Judge of the Original Kassai System. He represents our country all over the world and recently brought home team silver for the serial 5 shot in Korea with his Torsz
Steph and friends
Fraser Valley Mounted Combat is excited to bring Horse Archery and other Equestrian Arts to the Fraser Valley of beautiful British Columbia. Our goal is to bring the highest calibre instruction possible to our students in both arms and in horse back riding. We are delighted to work with International Mounted Kassai Archer, Robert Borsos. All riding instruction is by a nationally certified coach and is focused on correct technique and position in order to allow riders not only to be competent in the saddle but also highly effective.
"It is fact that the better horseman beats the the better swordsman when fighting on horseback"
Clinician: Mounted Combat
Steph mentor and friend Jen Landels is the Director of the Mounted Combat programs for Academie Duello. She is also an instructor in both Italian Longsword and Rapier. She is a life long equestrian and brought her passion for horses to Duello. Jen is a sought after HEMA clinician and travels to Europe yearly to teach.
SL Equine Services
Steph Laversin has been a professional horse trainer since 1996 and has been coaching since 1997. She opened SL Equine in 2002.to help horses and their riders. She specialized in colt starting and problem solving. She prides herself on creating positive relationships between horse and rider. Her vast experience as coach and trainer gives her a unique ability to problem solve .
Director/ Head Instructor
Steph was certified as trainer of sport horses 1996 and an English Riding Coach in 1999. Steph has successfully completed Duello's Level 1 Instructor Intensive in Italian Rapier and Italian Longsword. In 2018 she began competing in Horseback Archery. She offers clinics, training and lessons in riding as well as the introduction Horseback Archery for horse and rider. She is member of Borsos Torsz and Broken Arrow as well as sitting on the board of the Canadian Federation of Mounted Archery