Nicole Napoleoneheads up HDS's Training Program & assists Jen with our lesson and show program!    Her show riding career started with her lifelong riding partner Hudson...who she took from short stirrup to 3' Hunters!  


Nicole is a graduate of St. Andrews University, IHSA open team rider, Reserve Champion 3' Hunters Mass & New England, Marshall & Sterling yr end finals & more...Nicole has trained under top trainers such as  Ashley Lovegrove of Ashmont Stables and has ridden in several Bernie Traurig & Scot Evans clinics.


In 2016 Nicole's students took home several champion and reserve champion ribbons & are looking forward to next year!  She offers real experience in riding & showing techniques that make success look easy! 


Nicole has successful trained and/or retrained many sport horses...with the end result being a rideable, pleasant, well trained sport horse ready for the next challenge.  

Meet HDS Instructors

Jennifer Bryant  heads up HDS's Lesson & Show Program...she is an experienced licensed instructor who brings her hunter, jumper, equitation expertise to our lesson program.  She will focus on both developing a riders's seat and balance as well as improving the horse's ability to compete i n the show ring! 


As a Junior rider Jenn rode at Holly Hill Farm in the hunters, jumpers and equitation earning many top ribbons & championships along the way... As an adult Jenn trained under Fred Hunt in the adult equitation. She started her teaching career at Woodsong Farm teaching lessons and running the Summer Horsemanship Program and then went on to be the Assistant Trainer/Instructor at Kingsway Farm located at Fieldstone Show Park in Halifax. Jenn is returning to teaching after taking a hiatus to raise her son, Nick...and we are so happy she decided to join our team!   😊 🐎 🏆 


Jenn's enthusiasm for teaching & the relationships she establishes with her students help her riders to progress confidently through lessons & prepare for the show ring!

Our goal is to offer a high quality lesson & show program that is personalized for every individual student.  We welcome riders of all ages and abilities...offering several lesson packages to keep prices affordable.  Our focus is in the Hunter/Jumper/Equitation disciplines.


We have a wonderful experienced team of instructors as well as safe show quality lesson horses.  All of our instructors compliment each other & work together to best meet our clients needs.  


Give us a call to see if we are a good fit for your riding goals!

HDS Lesson Program

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Lessons, Training, Boarding & Sale Horses...Specialize in Hunter Jumpers!