Riding Instructor and Trainer Debbie Freedman has owned and ridden
horses for over 30 years, working with them on a professional
level for the past 15 years. Along with teaching and training,
she has also enjoyed foxhunting for many years. Deb began by doing
local hunter schooling and open shows, eventually progressing
to dressage and eventing. Her love of the details of riding and
training horses, led her in the direction of teaching and training
has competed in eventing to novice level, shown and trained horses
in dressage thru 3rd level, and has experience jumping to 4 foot.
She is Massachusetts licensed & insured, and specializes in
dressage and jumping lessons, providing a structured system of
riding and training for both horse and rider.
Her students enjoy competing in many local competitions including
dressage, eventing, hunter schooling shows, and local jumper shows.
has completed lessons and clinics with Marina Genn and Jan Ebeling.
She also rode for 2 years with Darrin Lawrence at Riverfront Farm
in Concord, MA. Darrin generously offered Debbie his own horse
Lily, an 8 yr old Hanoverian mare, who was schooling Prix St George,
to ride several days a week. This gave her a great opportunity
to school on her own.
trains with FEI trainer Maria Harrington a.k.a. Northern Light
Dressage and has ridden with Maria for the past 2 years. She has
also worked closely for Maria as a working student gaining daily
opportunities to ride many different horses, mid-level thru Grand
Maria also leased her horse Gucci, a 17 year old Dutch Gelderlander,
to Debbie for a year. Gucci is a fantastic schoolmaster having
been trained and competed successfully by Jan
Ebeling at Intermediare 1, and trained through Grand Prix.
Gucci taught Debbie all the details of feel that a trainer can
Though all of her teachers are wonderful, Gucci has by far, been
the greatest of all!