At Sprieser Sporthorse, our mission is to bring horses and riders up the levels of dressage with fairness, correctness and joy. We will holistically develop mind and body with the end goal of top competition results and international sport.

Lauren Sprieser is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist and an international Grand Prix dressage competitor. Her enthusiasm and wit has made her a popular trainer, with students from the grassroots to the international levels in both dressage and eventing. She’s also an acclaimed blogger for the Chronicle of the Horse, and writes regularly for Dressage Today and Practical Horseman.

Along with Assistant Trainers Lisa Hellmer (USDF Silver and Bronze Medalist and USPC “B”) and Lauren Fisher (USDF Bronze Medalist), Sprieser Sporthorse is producing top horses and skilled riders in a correct and fun way.

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Testimonials

I came to Sprieser Sporthorse in November of 2016 with my Andalusian mare Mia MC. From the moment we arrived and to this day we could not be happier. Lauren and her team truly enjoy what they do and it is reflected by how they teach and work, with passion, joy and humor. To train in this barn is a delight, Mia and I are thrilled to be here. The best part is that riding has become FUN again! My goal in riding is to earn my Bronze Medal with Mia. Because of Lauren, and her two assistant trainer…
Jodie Harney
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The Burden Of Willing Characters

My experience with young horses has been almost exclusively with two kinds. The first are ones with very good characters who weren’t international quality. As they’ve been owned and ridden by amateurs, that’s been by design. They were bought so that their owners could ride them as they developed up the levels, so the trade-off—less […]

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Elvis Has Entered A Horse Show

I entered Elvis in our first show together. He’s been training terrific, feeling really good in his body, and, as always, fantastic in his brain. Of course, three days before the show it occurred to me that I’d never attempted a canter-halt transition. I’d done maybe two extended trots in my entire time with Elvis, […]