About Laine Carter


Laine was raised on the East Coast in the Charleston area and competed in Pony Club up to the B level. As a teen she rode with the Middleton Place Hunt and competed in local hunter jumper shows. Laine excelled in equitation and hunters, winning many local awards. She participated in clinics in the area, when available, and spent summers as a working student for prestigious Dressage trainers.  

Laine currently resides in Southern California and works with her daughter, teaching and training at Hawk Haven. She specializes in whole horse and rider connections for all levels, and has even ventured into a little western riding.

About Morgan Carter


Morgan is the Assistant trainer. She has been riding and competing for the past 10 years. She has now transitioned into teaching and training on a professional level. Morgan is excited to share what she has learned from the many professionals she has worked with over the years. 

Morgan regularly competes in hunters and jumpers and has crossed over into dressage, combined training and even done a little western work.  Morgan continues to improve her riding skills by lessoning with outstanding professionals in our area so she can translate the experience to her students and horses. We are excited for what our future holds!  

We have what you're looking for!

Do you already know how to ride but want to hone your skills in a specific discipline? Do you want to learn and excel in the show ring, relearn what you knew as a kid, or start from the beginning? Maybe you'd like a little more one-on-one attention with your lessons. No matter what you are looking for, our professional trainers can develop a specifically designed lesson program and are the perfect instructors for you. 

We require all riders to wear helmets and hard soled shoes with heels. We require a signed liability waive, and riders must be covered by their own medical insurance. Our trainer is fully insured and has CPR qualification.

Adult and Children's Lessons, beginner through intermediate are available. Email Hawk-Haven at: hhequestrian@gmail.com or call 619-807-2446 and we can help you with what you need.