The Iris Performance Horses is conveniently located 2 min off of Hwy 82 East in  Gainesville. Our facility houses young prospects as well as show horses, and is a beautiful setting for training and lessons.  Located on approximately 80 acres, it includes multiple turnouts, a beautiful 145 x 285 outdoor arena with reining ground, a 150 x 150 cutting pen, a 105 x 125 covered arena and a 50 foot round pen. This creates the perfect scenery to work our Reiners and Ranch Versatility horses. 


Iris truly enjoys working with clients and their horses at all levels.  She is well known to inspire riders and ignite the passion of equine competition in you and your horse.


Iris specializes in all types of performance horses.  Whether you're interested in VRH, Stock Horses or Reining or any variety of discipline, you will be in good hands with Iris. She can formulate a program tailored to meet the needs of both beginning and returning riders.  Experienced competitors can benefit also to that added coaching edge to help them reach and exceed their riding or competitive goals.


Iris can work with you on your existing horse, or if you're looking to move up a level, she can assist in helping you acquire your next great equine partner.


Because it takes a village to achieve your goals Iris is proud to work with the following professionals in the Equine field to keep her horses happy and healthy and performing at the best of their abilities:


Trailmark Equine Clinic, Devon Livingston, DVM


Don Lee, DVM


Paul Firmino, Farrier Services

Terry Lee Sapergia, Chiropractic

Greg Darnall Bits & Spurs


Cross J Tack



If you've always wanted to import a horse from Europe, we have extensive contacts in the European community for mounts of various breeds, disciplines and at all price levels.  If you need help exporting a horse to Europe, we can help you with that as well.  We offer import/export consulting services to help simplify the process - whether you're purchasing a horse through Iris or someone else.

Iris Petschenig Performance Horses, Valley Center, CA