The Lesson Horses


Large Appaloosa Pony


Friesian/Quarter Horse Cross



Pinto Medium Pony



Owned by Lynnelle Harpst



Star left us to cross over Rainbow Bridge on October 7, 2017.  We miss her so very very much.  She was 33 years old.


Quarterhorse cross - a favorite for beginners and riders of all levels - western or english.

Shu Shu

Arab/Saddlebred cross

A fairly “hot” mare for riders who want a more forward horse.

Impress (left) and Sylvester (right)

Both AQHA/PBHA geldings

Sadly, Impress is no longer with us.  He passed over Rainbow Bridge in April 2014. He was 28 years old.  

Sylvester is still very active in our program, currently schooling 2nd level dressage with Kristie Clark.  


Quarterhorse/saddlebred cross

Good for lower level dressage.


Quarterhorse mare - She’s great for little beginners, but will offer adults a nice ride as well.




Quarterhorse cross - sadly, Austin left us to go over Rainbow Bridge on October 5, 2020.  He was a treasure and a valued part of our stable.  He had been retired for a few years from our program, enjoying his elder years.

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Thoroughbred - good for dressage and jumping! Valued lesson horse. Enjoyed by riders wanting a more forward horse.


More of a barn mascot. But the little ones have fun on him.

Lightning’s little feet now are trotting on the other side of the Rainbow.  

Cancer took him away too soon from us.  He will be forever missed.

Beike fan ‘t Zand

Star,Sport Friesian mare, FEI level dressage - Sadly, we lost dear sweet Beike, my heart-horse to old age on June 1, 2017.

Her daughter, Whisper is now in our lesson program.  

Whisper fan Gale’s

2007 Friesian Mare


See our Friesian Page to learn more

about Miss Whisper.

Hideaway’s Xander

Aka “Harley”

Friesian Sporthorse


Hanna Haflinger

All around fun lesson horse for kids or adults - dressage/hunt seat

Toby is a favorite of many. This 1997 Pinto gelding has taught many many students how to ride.  He’s very special.

Newest Lesson Horse for our program:

“Only In The Dark”  (Jet) used for all levels of riders. He comes to us from the Western Pleasure world and is learning a new career in dressage & hunt seat.  (He can still do western, of course!)

Tequila Viola -

2000 KWPN (Dutch Warmblood) - Retired Grand Prix Dressage Horse with a new career of jumping on Hunter Paces.  I use her for demonstration of dressage skills, but also will allow some well experienced dressage students to ride on Tequila to “feel how it is suppose to feel” when doing the movements of dressage.  Tequila is truly a treasure.

Some are here “in horse” and some are only here in our hearts, as they now gallop in Heaven on the other side of the Rainbow Bridge.