Stephanie is an accomplished dressage rider and trainer. She has trained several horses to FEI levels and loves working with young horses to give them a good foundation. Her passion is breeding, and she always has several young horses for sale. She works with horses and riders of all levels to help them reach their goals. She specializes in dressage, but loves to help anyone achieve their goals.
Stephanie grew up riding under the watchful eyes of Willy Arts at DG Bar Ranch. She has made her way up through the levels on numerous horses, winning several year end awards and championships both as a Junior and in the open classes. With JW she competed twice at the Cosequin Junior Young Rider Championships, earning a team silver medal in both 2001 and 2002. In 2004, with Jasper, she earned a spot on the Region 7 YR team and they won a team gold medal. In 2012, Stephanie and Bonameer DG competed in Chicago at the USDF Young Horse Championships.
In 2007 she began breeding horses as Solo Deo Gloria Sporthorses. Her first foals are now 12 and are performing well in dressage, jumping, and eventing show careers. Dante SGS successfully earned his ster predicate and placed #5 in the nation at the NA/WPN keuring in 2011. He is currently competing at FEI levels with Caroline Locke. Dior SGS had a successful eventing career with Wynter Harrison. Forte SGS earned his ster predicate at the NA/WPN keuring in 2013. First Watch SGS has been successful at third level with Mary Devian. Governor SGS qualified for the 2016 5 yr old event horse championship with rider Gabby Dickerson. Harrison SGS earned a first premium and made top 10 at the NA/WPN keuring in 2012. He qualified for the 2016 USEF young horse championship with rider Ryan Yap. Jax SGS earned a first premium at the 2014 NA/WPN keuring and placed in the top 10 foals. Jayne SGS also earned a first premium at the keuring. Lalique SGS earned her first premium grading at the 2016 NA/WPN keuring.
Stephanie is available for dressage lessons, clinics, sales, and horses in training. Please contact her for more information.