Vaquero Training Center – Home of Mike Marquez Horsemanship

Established 1983

Located in Tolland, CT, we are a full service training facility dedicated to the education and development of your horse. With our extensive knowledge and experience working with multiple breeds and disciplines, we are confident we can fulfill your training requirements for the show pen or the pleasure horse.     Please feel free to look through our pages and to contact us directly with any questions.


Mike Marquez – Trainer / Clinician

Laura Marquez – Instructor/Assistant Trainer






Services offered:

Clinics: 45 min private/semi-private or 2-3 hour group sessions at your facility or ours

Limited space for horses in full training
Starting young horses

Problem horses – working with owner during training time

Developing Show horses

Horse/Rider evaluations


Contact Us

Please contact us anytime via phone or email. We will make every effort to respond to your questions and comments within 24 hours.


Farm Address

271 Shenipsit Lake Rd, Tolland, CT  06084

at Water's Edge Equestrian Center

Phone number

(860) 623-2687

Mailing Address

714 Grant Hill Rd, Coventry, CT 06238