Specializing inStarting under saddle
Showing your horse
Pleasure or trail horses
At Kaleidoscope Farm, we use the training scale to improve quality and ridability. This classic method has been proven over the centuries with all types of horses. Your horse will enjoy a varied program including outdoor work, hills, cavelletti, ring work and jumps.
Trainer Katherine Bruce, "L" Judge, USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist, is a well known member of the dressage community, with decades of training and showing experience under her belt. Kathi is currently showing at Grand Prix level dressage and competes on several horses in the FEI levels. Kathi also has evented through Preliminary level. She has trained extensively with George Williams, Gunner Ostergaard, Pam Goodrich and Sarah Geikie. She organizes and attends USDF instructor workshops and regularly attends USDF and FEI trainer symposiums and judges' forums.
At any area show you will meet horses and riders who have trained with Kathi. She also shows horses for clients, including a top finisher in the national 5-yo Trakehner Futurity. Kathi has a well respected reputation for success with horses of all levels, breeds, and temperaments. Whether starting your youngster or schooling your advanced competition horse, she has the experience and qualifications to help your horse achieve its very best.
Want to do more with your horse? Your horse will benefit from well rounded training. Kathi trains more than dressage. She teaches horses to be "solid citizens" and trustworthy partners. In addition to show horses, Kathi frequently works with pleasure and trail horses. She even trains her own Grand Prix horses outdoors and on the trail. Through brooks, over hills, and past cow pastures - she's adept at working through obstacles in a calm, focused manner. She has a reputation for helping riders work through challenges with their horse. Your horse will learn real world skills and become your partner for life.
Contact us with your questions about our training program. References available.