Where Horses Come First!

10065 Taylor May Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
(440) 543-3455 (Barn) (440) 785-0650 (Office)

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Kate PoulinKate Poulin

Katherine Poulin has lived a life of horses! Kate learned at an early age the values of hard work, determination and commitment. This was an everyday part of her life as both of her parents, Michael and Sharon Poulin were self employed as horse trainers. In addition to Kate’s obvious foundation in dressage helping in the family business taught her such skills as managing a stable, maintaining a farm, veterinary and farrier skills, and breeding. Both her parents are highly respected trainers, competitors, instructors and judges in the sport.

  • USDF Bronze, Silver & Gold medalist.
  • She has been on four NAYRC dressage teams, winning two Gold Medals and has been on the USEF developing riders list since 2006.
  • Qualifying for the US team for the 2007 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal.
  • Kate’s current partner is Brilliant Too. A 15.1h KWPN/TB gelding bred and raised by the Poulin family. They were USDF HOY First level freestyle champions. Placing in the top four standings for USDF HOY at First, Third, Fourth, Prix St. George, Intermediare I and freestyle levels. They have won the Zada Cup, Edar Hotz Trophy, Regional champion at Third, Fourth and Grand Prix levels. They were the 2006 Intermediare I reserve Champion at the “Festival of Champions” and a 2007 Pan American Games Gold Medalist. Kate and Zuel have also appeared on the cover of Practical Horseman in 2006.
  • Recipient of the Dressage Foundation's Young Rider Olympic Dream program and participated in the 2005 Hilltop Farm's Young Horse Trainers symposium.
  • She was also a chaperon for the recipients of the 2005 European Young Rider’s scholarship program.
  • Kate has trained with her parents, Sharon & Michael Poulin, Natalie Lamping (FEI “I” judge), the late Franz Rochowansky (chief rider of the Spanish Riding School), Dr. Volker Moritz (FEI “O” judge), Mariette Withages (president of the FEI), Jean Bemelmans (FEI Trainer & coach of the Spanish Olympic team), Ingrid Klimke (German 3-day Olympic team member), Christoph Hess (Director of Training at the German DOKR), and Klaus Balkenhol(Olympic Gold Medalist)

Her dedication and passion for showing quality and correctness in all her work whether training, teaching or horse care is evident in everything she does. Most people that know Kate speak of her strong work ethic, her passion for the horse and her dedication to the preservation of Classical Dressage.

Lewis & Lewis, Inc.Lewis & Lewis, Inc.

The Lewis’s are an A-Circuit Hunter/Jumper family business comprised of Betsy Lewis, Brittany Lewis Anderson, and Cody Lewis Shultz. The family business was started by Howard Lewis and his family in 1970 and carries on a tradition to this day of dedication to the horse. The Lewis Family takes pride in providing their clients a structured, professional, and positive experience whether they are at home or on the road showing. L & L offers professional riding, training, and lessons.

Betsy Lewis
Brittany Lewis Anderson
Cody Lewis Shultz