"A great rider is a reflection of a great foundation, regardless of the discipline ridden." - Kimberly Barber
Kimberly believes in the potential every horse and rider possesses. She focuses on the development of a correct foundation in the rider's position and technique in order to work in better harmony with the horse. She believes horses are partners, not machines. Kimberly uses her dressage background to train horses and clients to work together while building strength and fitness necessary to be a top competitor. Her approach follows the teachings of the training pyramid infused with modern approaches which focus on the rider's effect on the horse's way of going as they develop in their training. Kimberly works independently with her clients to develop a personalized training plan appropriate to their goals. She strives to keep her horses and riders safe and acknowledges the dangers involved in this sport and encourages good horsemanship and horse management practices.