...Lessons and Training Information

Katy works with all levels of horses and riders, from training level to FEI, and she believes that correct dressage work can benefit horses and riders of all types. Katy believes that both  horses and riders should find joy in correct work, coming to a higher state of harmony and athleticism, and that horses should become more responsive and fun to ride as they move up the levels of dressage. She loves to take horses which others have said will never advance and bringing them to the next level.

Katy specializes in working with two groups of riders, juniors and hard-working adult amateurs. She loves to work with junior riders and show them the fun and beauty of dressage. As a long-time pony club instructor, Katy focuses on C1-A level riders and especially on those interested in pursuing the C3-A ratings in the dressage specialty, for which Katy is an examiner and prep clinician. Katy is also uniquely sympathetic to the dressage needs of amateurs with demanding “real-world” jobs, as she has one herself! She teaches lessons in the evenings, early mornings, and weekends, accommodating people with 9-5 jobs. Barglow Dressage is a wonderful, supportive group of riders and friends who work together to help everyone get the most joy out of their riding.

Barglow Dressage students are encouraged, but by no means required, to join our group at dressage shows around California and to audit or ride in clinics when available. Katy brings several clinicians, including USDF certification faculty member Rachel Saavedra and Pan Am Gold medalist and "S" judge Donna Richardson in for regular clinics.


Additionally, Katy offers weekend clinics and Pony Club preps (for the Dressage Ratings, the flat phase of the Traditional Ratings, and the HB/HA knowledge Ratings as well as lunging and teaching clinics), and is happy to judge recognized and schooling shows and competition clinics anywhere in the country.

If you are interested in being a part of our competitive but fun, supportive, drama free group, contact Katy at kbarglow@gmail.com for more information.