Eliese Klennert - Owner, Head Instructor & Trainer
Eliese has been in the equine industry for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge in horse management, riding and teaching. She specializes in dressage, jumping, and western dressage and has coached Pony Clubbers to the
C-2 eventing and C-3 dressage specialty certifications.
She is a certified instructor through the American Riding Instructor Association and a WDAA Train the Trainer graduate. Eliese believes in continuing education in order to provide the best instruction for her students. She regularly invests in her education and hosts and attends clinics and educational programs in Minnesota and throughout the United States.
Eliese is a member of USEF and USDF.
Eliese believes strongly in giving back to the community and volunteers in many capacities! Volunteer activities include:
Disaster Action Team Member for the American Red Cross
Vice Regional Supervisor for the Northern Lakes Region Pony Club
Youth Board Advisor for for the Northern Lakes Region Pony Club
Education Committee member for the Central States Dressage and Eventing Association (CSDEA).
Founding organizer and administrator for the High School Equestrian Athletic Lettering Program in the Rochester School District
Autumn Krom - Assistant Instructor & Barn Manager
Autumn works with our beginner/intermediate clientele and is our camp director for summer camps. She also acts as Barn Manager helping to oversee all of the aspects of the facility and horses.
She has been riding with Eliese for 8 years and is currently leasing a lovely Hanoverian gelding, Diablo, since the fall of 2020. They are schooling 2nd level dressage, and she earned her USPC C-2 dressage specialty on him. She is currently working towards her C-3 dressage national certification on him. She also started riding in the fall of 2021 an un-schooled off-the-track thoroughbred (Paula's Pride) and has started eventing him. We know their future is bright!
Autumn is a member of USEF, USDF and holds an HB horse management, C-2 Dressage, C-1 Eventing certification with USPC.