Barns & Trainers

Kari Crawford

Applecross Farm || Kari Crawford-Clay || (720) 563-9973
  kctraining7@gmail.com || www.applecrossfarms.com
Black Forest, CO

MS in Animal Behavior & 28 years professional training experience, specializing in starting sport horses under saddle & relationship-based horse training.

$30: Training Ride ||$400/mo: Board, w/Training Requirement ||$35: Group Lesson || $50: Private Lesson

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Bit of Honey Training LLC || Kim Leonard || (970) 231-9999
bitofhoneytraining@gmail.com || www.bitofhoneytraining.com
16687 N County Rd 9 | Wellington, CO | 80549

Training for all breeds & specializing in OTTBs, certified riding instruction through Sally Swift’s Centered Riding program, & equine rehabilitation.

$45: 1 hr Private Instruction || $750/mo: Full Training incl. Board. || Package rates also available.

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Bluebird

Bluebird Equestrian Center || Charlene Bradley (manager) || (303) 301-5848
kgeventing@gmail.com || www.bluebirdequestrian.com
2420 CR 186 | Parker, CO | 80138

Full-service board at a private 110-acre facility. Home-grown hay & numerous large turn-out pastures. Enclosed round pen, “all-weather” outdoor sand arena, small cross country course, & numerous attached riding trails for conditioning purposes and boarders enjoyment. On-site dressage/eventing trainer. Covered arena coming soon!

$455: Stall w/Run || $530: Large Stall w/Run || $350: Pasture Board

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Delacroix Equestrian || Anna Weatherford || (970) 213-9150
delacroixequestrian@gmail.com
www.windholmefarm-colorado.com/delacroixequestrian.html
840 Helena Court | Fort Collins, CO | 80524

Anna focuses on the training & teaching of horse & rider for eventing. Her philosophy of training includes developing self-confidence to the fences in the horse with a quiet soft base in flatwork. Anna has trained/competed through Preliminary & trains horses as well as teaches lessons from beginner up. Experience with all types of horses- Irish, mustang, OTTB, etc. Willing to travel. Quality horses for sale, will find you what you want if she doesnt’ have it.

$35: Lesson @ Home Facility || $25: Ride Fee || Finders fee: $500 or 10%, whichever is more || Travel and monthly training rates available.

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Green as Grass Eventing || Anne Sand || (719) 429-7018
greenasgrasseventing@gmail.com || www.greenasgrasseventing.com
4100 S. Russellville Rd. | Franktown, CO | 80116

We are a small, private farm offering full service horse boarding that is tailored to the lower-level eventer. All english disciplines & all rider levels are welcome. The barn is bright & clean with oversized stalls & runs, Nelson auto-waterers, bathroom, kitchen, lounge, & wash stalls. Stall cams with night vision enable 24 x 7 viewing of your horse via your cell phone or browser. We offer daily turnout on large pastures with plenty of grass, 100′ x 170′ fenced arena with sand footing, stadium jumps in arena & jumping field, cavallettis, elementary to beginner novice cross country course, & roundpen. Ride-out is available on nearby dirt roads. Insured outside trainers are welcome to give lessons to our boarders.

$550/mo. : Stall w/Run & Turnout

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AllysonHartenburg

Hartenburg Equestrian || Allyson Hartenburg || (864) 784-5623
allysonhartenburg@gmail.com || www.hartenburgequestrian.com
Colorado Springs, CO

Allyson uses a blend of classical training theory, positive training techniques, & sports psychology to develop the potential in her equine & human clients. She loves working with students of all ages & skill levels, focusing on sound fundamentals & a “positive, patient, persistent” approach.

$30: Training ride || $30: Group Lesson || $40: Private Lesson || Clinic Rates Available Upon Request.

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The Hillside Center || Lauren Woodruff (manager) || (303) 588- 4748
lauren@thehillsidecenter.com || www.thehillsidecenter.com
810 N Perry Park RD | Sedalia , CO | 80135

Nestled on over 50 rolling acres in the scenic Plum Creek Valley, The Hillside Center offers equestrians a premier all-dressage training experience. We offer professional FEI-level training staff, top clinicians, performance horse sales, & a private, personalized, & friendly environment that exceeds even the most discerning rider’s expectations. Amenities include heated facility, Bluetooth sound system for easily controlled music during your rides, & TheraPlate use included in standard care!

Stalls starting at $850.

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Inside Track Training, LLC || Nicole Ackerman || (719) 331-4711
nicoleackermanc@aol.com || Facebook: Inside Track Training
11335 Buckskin Ln. | Colorado Springs, CO. | 80908

Over 20 years of eventing experience, almost 40 years of horse care & riding. Specializing in the instruction of adult amateurs, children, & beginners. School horses available.

$30: Training Ride || $40: Private Lesson || $30: Semi-private Lessons || $580/mo: Barn Board || $450/mo: Outside Group Board

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KG Eventing || Katherine Groesbeck || (254)768-8209
kgeventing@gmail.com || www.kgeventing.com
2420 CR 186 | Parker, CO | 80138

Katy is an upper-level dressage & event rider offering sport-horse training for fun or for show. With a background in working ranch horses, competitive cow horses, gaited horses, endurace, dressage, & combined training,  Katy can help you with basic ground work or advanced performance training & anything in-between. Colts started. All breeds, disciplines, & levels welcome. Will travel throughout Parker, CO & surrounding areas. See website for detailed information.

$30: Training Ride || $60: Private Lesson || $600/mo: Full Training || Excellent discount packages available.

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KarenPaul

Karen Paul || (303) 663-5175
Blackforest , Colorado Springs, & Elizabeth, CO

For 25 years, Karen has coached riders & trained horses of all abilities in Eventing, Dressage, & Jumping. She has competed through Preliminary & has won multiple Area IX Year End Awards. Karen has extensive experience teaching Pony Club in her native Australia. She understands the eventing horse unlike anyone else & will work with you and/or your horse to maximize results in the show ring & riding at home. Karen is available for lessons, clinics, & schooling at your location or other various locations.

$35-60: Lesson || Prices vary w/ location, group size, etc. Call for specific pricing

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Pendragon Stud Equestrian Center || Laura Backus || (303) 688-4147
psequine@aol.com || www.pendragoneventing.com
5005 Lorraine Road | Larkspur, CO | 80118

Laura Backus teaches students of all ages & levels of ability in all aspects of Eventing & Dressage. She also takes horses in training & competes throughout the United States. She held the positions of coach for the Ball State University Equestrian Team & head trainer & instructor at Hartmeyer’s Stable, both in Muncie, Indiana. She was Associate Professor in the equestrian program at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terra Haute, Indiana. She now co-owns & teaches out of Pendragon Stud Equestrian Center, LLC near Larkspur, Colorado. She received the 2015 Colorado Horse Council Colorado Horseperson of the Year, the 2012 Craig Ferrell, MD. Equestrian Safety Award, the United States Pony Clubs “20+ Year Local Legend Award” in 2012 & was 2009 ARIA National Instructor of the Year. She is a Level III-certified instructor by the American Riding Instructors Association (ARIA) in Eventing and Dressage, an H-A level graduate of The United States Pony Club, & holds her USDF Bronze & Silver Medals.

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Platinum Farms, LLC || Rochelle Costanza || (303) 229-1081
platinumfarms@msn.com || www.platinumfarms.org
985 N Bluff Dr. | Franktown, CO | 80116

90-acre full-service horse boarding & training facility located 35 miles southeast of Denver. As well as taking pride in catering to the comforts of your horse, we focus on the training of each horse & rider to meet their individual goals at all levels. We specialize in the sport of eventing & are available for schooling at many of the local & national events. Rochelle Costanza is a British Horse Society Certified Instructor (since 1995)as well as USEA Level II Certified Instructor (since 2009). She teaches all levels of riders & has students & offers lessons in dressage & jumping. A variety of performance horses available for sale at all times. We can also start your young sport horse in a serene environment, laying down a correct foundation with his future performance in mind. Come train with us in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere!

$45: Lesson Fee || $40: Ride Fee (Discount Package Avl.) || $575/mo: Barn Stall w/Run || $450/mo: Shedrun || $425/mo: Paddock || $375/mo: Pasture

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Strang Ranch || Bridget Strang || (970) 963-2319
bridget@strangranch.com || www.strangranch.com
393 CR 102 | Carbondale, CO | 81623

The Strang Ranch is a family owned & run business; it hosts many hunter/jumper & dressage shows, clinics, & daily lessons & also serves as the hub of the local Pony Club. It is also a working sheep & cattle ranch with miles of open land to trail ride on & has a small cross country course that is great for introducing young riders and horses to riding & jumping outside. The ranch lies on 460 Acres of irrigated & pasture land in Western Colorado with outstanding views of the Elk Mountain Range, 25 miles from the Aspen Airport. Bridget Strang is the manager as well as the instructor; she achieved her “A” rating in Pony Club, evented at the advanced level for several years on a home-bred horse, has shown through fourth Level USDF, & shown cutting horses at the NCHA Western States Championships. The barn shows at numerous AA rated shows & has qualified & taken several students & horses to the National Championships at Harrisburg & Washington. Both the hunter/jumper business & the lesson program focus on healthy, happy horses & riders. Homebred horses offered for sale. Lesson horses/ponies available.

$60-$25: Lesson Fee || $40: Ride Fee || $600/mo: Stall Board || $385-$450/mo: Run Board

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WindyRidge Thoroughbreds/Equestrian Center || Carol Jones || (720) 346-4478
windyridgethoroughbreds@juno.com || www.windyridgethoroughbreds.com
9491 County Road 134 |  Kiowa, CO | 80117

Carol Jones is a BHS Certified instructor who teaches Elementary through Novice/Training. Carol can help improve confidence for both the horse & rider. School horses available. Boarding/training. Indoor Arena, cross country course.

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Vicki Baker Eventing || Vicki Baker || (303) 815-7587
Ashley Mueller || (970) 219-5667
Vicki Baker – ICP Level III (pending) instructor & Ashley Mueller – Assistant Trainer – ICP Level II (pending) instructor. Vicki  is located at Gargot Farms Riding Academy in Berthoud, CO. Ashley is located at Lindenwood Farm and travels to farms in the greater Fort Collins Area.
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Contact katygroesbeck@ucla.edu to have your Trainer or Barn added to the list!
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