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Archive of posts filed under the jumping lessons category.

Brek-n-Ridge Farm, How did it gets it’s name?

How did Brek-n-Ridge Farm get it’s name? By boat the farm is seen from the waters of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan.  The old potato farm and adjoining dairy farm- yards lie between the hilly ridges of Birchwood Farms.  At the bottom, above the lake, Brek-n-Ridge Farm has become a serene pastoral working horse […]

Big Wins at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival by Local Harbor Springs and Petoskey Riders

Press Release from Brek-n-Ridge Farm September 16th 2015   LOCAL BREK-N-RIDGE FARM RIDING STUDENTS WIN BIG IN THE GREAT LAKES EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL   The horse girls from our Harbor Springs and Petoskey area loved the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival this summer.  Some of the older shows may certainly be more prestigious and are definitely special […]

It’s the families that help grow dressage and show jumping sports

I recently received a letter from an Arizona family thanking Brek-n-Ridge Farm  for supporting the Stepping Stones series of equestrian events in Northern Michigan. The letter was written by a grandfather of a young rider at Black Star Farms and he was writing to thank us for being involved as sponsors of the Stepping Stones […]

Lesson Horses for Sale

September  2014   Dear Friends, In 2010 when Kate and I opened Brek-n-Ridge Farm in Harbor Springs, Michigan we wanted to create a stable where adults and children could come to take lessons and learn to ride dressage. We have accomplished that goal and more, and in the four years we have accumulated these amazing […]

Brek-n-Ridge rider Champion in Traverse City By the Bay Horse Show

  PRESS RELEASE: AUGUST 3, 2014 LOCAL GIRL BECOMES CHAMPION HUNTER RIDER AND HAILS FROM BREK-N-RIDGE FARM Harbor Springs and Wequetonsing’s summer resident fourteen year old Mary Otto of St. Louis, Mo. and daughter of Mary and Bob Otto of took part in Traverse City’s own Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival. The equestrian […]