Lessons & Training


Our barn manager, Mary Banks, has been with us since 1997.  You can rest assured that our horses receive superior care and management from true professionals.  

* Insulated barn stalls with mats, automatic waterers and overhead fans.

* Customized feeding of grain and hay twice daily

* Biological Fly Control

* Daily turnout on large grass pastures with automatic waterers

* Weekly Farrier

Kim DeForest began her riding career at Northridge Farm at the age of 12.  She later acted as the Barn Manager and was in charge of training many of the Northridge Farm signature imported Canadian Sporthorses; as well as instructing her students in dressage and low-level jumping. 

Kim has competed to 4th level dressage and currently acts as Head Trainer at Northridge Farm. Her training specialty is starting and advancing green horses in a stress-free environment.   

Nancy Kraus Womack has been teaching and training since Northridge Farm opened in 1988.  She earned her Silver Medal and graduated from the USDF "L Judge with Distinction" in 1998.   Nancy currently trains with Olympian, Bonny Bonnello of Canada.  Classical dressage position and technique are emphasized and reinforced in every lesson. 

Nancy has developed many horses and riders to their full potential and trains and teaches through Grand Prix.  Her current horse, Drambuie, is going Prix St. George.  Nancy competed in Combined Training and also teaches lower level jumping with access to cross country jumps on the grounds of Northridge Farm. 

Lessons and Training are customized to fit the needs and abilities of the horse and rider.  Custom lesson and training plans are available.

Prospective students are encouraged to observe lessons and horses being ridden in training.