Grayson Farm offers instruction at all levels and has many highly qualified instructors for both Eventing and Dressage. Grayson Farm offers 5 trainers; Kim Schmidt (main), Jim Koford, Pati Pierucci, Mimi Combs, and Mark Combs. Grayson also has additional Advanced level Eventing, FEI level Dressage, and Grand Prix level show jumping clinicians hosted by local organizations such as UVA's Virginia Eventing and Dressage Team and Mountain Skyline Pony Club. Please check the Events page for clinic schedules.
Private Lessons with Kim Schmidt: $75 hourly lesson Full Training (including board): $1,800 monthly Warm-up Lesson at shows: $50 Please Contact if you are interested in having a clinic with Kim Schmidt.
Kim Schmidt, in her life, has competed in hunters, jumpers, eventing and Dressage. Kim is currently an L Dressage Judge, a Grand Prix Dressage trainer and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist. She has been instructing students and training horses for forty years. She was involved in US Pony Club for 25 years in many capacities including DC as well as Instructor in preparing pony clubbers up to the A level and as a supporter of this fine youth riding organization. She is currently competing three of her homebreds at FEI levels and always has talented young horses coming along. Although highly unusual, Kim breeds her own mares, foals them out, does all the handling and early training of these babies as well as starting, training and showing them through the levels as far as Grand Prix. Kim owns and runs her own breeding/boarding/ training business at Grayson Farm in Scottsville, Virginia.
Trainers available at Grayson Farm: Kim Schmidt through Grand Prix dressage; USDF Gold Medalist, Owner/ trainer in residence Jim Koford: through Grand Prix dressage; USDF Gold Medalist, regular clinics at Grayson Farm Pati Pierucci: through Grand Prix dressage; USDF Gold Medalist, clinics at Grayson Farm Mark and Mimi Combs: Available for jumping/ Eventing instruction to Advanced Level.