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The barn is open, and we are continuing to offer lessons, camps and training. Interested in joining the lesson program? We accommodate all levels. Four Star farm is located at Valley Dressage and Sporthorse Center, 7445 Pitt School Road, in Dixon, California, 95620.

Whether you have a youngster eager to get started with horseback riding lessons, are returning to horseback riding after time off, or want to advance in competition, you are welcome in Four Star Farm’s riding lesson, training and competition programs. We specialize in three-day eventing, dressage and show jumping and attend shows for riders interested in competing. Four Star Farm offers horses for sale and leases and half leases. The first step is to schedule a barn visit and no-cost consultation with Natalie Brady, Four Star Farm owner. Initial visits are available Monday-Thursday at 3:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. Please text Natalie at 707-312-1119 to schedule. Thank you!

For youngsters especially, caring for horses and learning to ride teach patience, perseverance, compassion and resilience. Developing leadership skills and confidence is inherent in working with and riding horses. Four Star Farm owner and trainer Natalie Brady considers her role as both a life coach and instructor.

The focus of our riding lessons is developing the skills that allow you and your equine partner to be in harmony … and have fun! You’re welcome to visit the barn, observe lessons and our amazing school horses and talk about goals for you or your child. Feel free to contact owner and trainer Natalie Brady, 707-312-1119 (text preferred), natalie@fourstarfarm.com, with questions.

Four Star Farm also offers summer horseback riding camps and adults can create their own camp experience.

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Welcome new lesson clients!

Please download, print and read the new rider welcome packet, which includes a rider interest form to help us get to know you, Four Star Farm and Valley Dressage policies, liability waiver, payment policies and information about riding with Four Star Farm. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the barn!

Welcome New Full Training Clients

Interested in having your horse(s) in full training with Four Star Farm? Please download our welcome packet, which includes a full training contract, Four Star Farm and Valley Dressage policies, payment policies, and our current show calendar. Thank you for your interest and please contact Natalie with any questions you have. Thank you!

Four Star Farm News

December 13, Four Star Farm at Tack Warehouse, 6 p.m.

You’re invited to an evening of snacks and shopping at the Tack Warehouse, 917 Main St., Woodland. The store is closed to the public and everything is 20% off. Browse and buy for the horse crazy person in your life!

December 19, Horsemanship Class, 2-4 p.m.

This non-riding class gives riders the opportunity to practice basic skills, such as haltering, leading, grooming and tacking up, which translates into more riding time during lessons! Riders who attend multiple classes may work on more advanced skills, such as lunging. $40 per participant. Sign up online. Thank you!

December 19, Holiday Party, Vacaville Opera House, 6 p.m.

We’re booked for a rockin’ evening at the Opera House! We’ll have a gift exchange for those who want to participate, potluck and dessert contest. We’ll be gettin’ our groove on with a duo version of the classic rock band Vinyl Ride. All ages will enjoy the good vibes. Bring yourselves, your rider’s fans, and friends who, like us, can’t get enough of horses … or fantasticmusic! Please RSVP by December 15.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Four Star Farm instructor Giugiu on her third place finish on Spotty in the Open Beginner Novice division at the April Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials. Divisions designated “Open” include riders who have professional and amateur status. 

Horse Camp with Four Star Farm

Horses For Sale

At Four Star Farm, we take pride in offering and producing quality eventing, dressage and jumper competition horses. Our sale horses range from finished show horses to young horses beginning their careers.

If you have a horse for sale, Four Star Farm proudly offers a quality consignment program. We can design a customized program to help you market your horse. Four Star Farm will also act as consultants—if we do not have the horse for you, we can find it elsewhere using our extensive network of contacts throughout California and the world. We have dependable contacts in Germany, Ireland, and England.

Best Kept Secret


Best Kept Secret is a 2013, 16.3 hand Trakehner gelding. Competing at Preliminary and Fourth Level dressage, he has the scope and talent to go to the top. He is by the Grand Prix show jumping stallion Horalas Pg*, out of the very special mare Barina (out of a mare by Peron Pg*, Olympic bronze medalist in dressage and by Graditz Pg*). Barina is also the dam of the approved Grand Prix dressage stallion Bond James Bond. Best Kept Secret, aka BK, was the Reserve Champion for the West Coast FEH (Future Event Horse). This exceptionally well-bred character has a ton of personality and will keep you laughing and endlessly entertained! His work ethic is also exceptional. He has lovely gaits and a soft mouth. He is sensitive and responsive to light aids without being hot or difficult. He is a real pleasure to ride—so much so, you won’t want to get off! This is a horse for international competition. Serious inquiries only, please.

Bodega Sky

Bodega Sky is an eye-catching 2014 Trakehner gelding, 16.2h. This charismatic gentleman checks all the boxes. He is very kind, tolerant, and forgiving yet sensitive, trainable, and athletic, which makes him ideally suited to be a competitive Young Rider horse or an upper-level prospect for an ambitious adult amateur. He is easily schooling third-level dressage, effortlessly jumping 1.15m courses, competing at Training Level eventing and occasionally teaching a kid or adult amateur what he has recently learned. He has perfect manners, no vices, other than requiring his person to be affectionate. He also has a sense of humor that will endlessly keep his fans entertained. He would prefer a show home with a partner who keeps horse treats on auto-ship. $55,000