Kris has a genuine enthusiasm for teaching. She believes that teaching the proper basics to the rider is of the utmost importance. Just as it is for the horse, a rider can only advance when the basics have been taught well. Kris breaks down the correct riders position and how this affects the horses balance in an easy to understand way. She uses fun exercises to help both horse & rider stay interested with the challenges at hand. Safety is a top priority at Hippophile Farm. Kris teaches all ages, all levels of riders. She has experience with riders age 7 – 70!!!
Kris herself has competed in AQHA progressive & green working hunter, USEF Hunter/Jumper classes & USDF Dressage competition. She uses the dressage to help keep her hunters traveling correct especially for their work on the flat. She has competed her AQHA gelding to 3rd Level in dressage while working towards her USDF Bronze Medal. She works regularly with other professional’s to keep her skills advancing. Winter she travels to Ocala, FL to continue training, and showing.
Lessons can be taken either privately or with a group, on your horse or one of our seasoned lesson horses
$65/ private 45-1hr $240/ Pkg of 4 privates