Cara AnthonyCara & GrumpyPot 'o Gold

Head Trainer

Cara Anthony was raised on a 130-acre ranch in Bellevue, Idaho where her mother bred registered quarter horses for racing.  She entered and won her first horse show at age seven and has been a Grand Prix show jumper and trainer since 1984.   Cara is a certified Level 1 Trainer with a respected track record identifying and training talented horses and riders to be successful in the FEI level jumper divisions, International Hunter Derby,  Maclay Finals, USEF Hunter Seat Medal Finals, USEF Talent Search Finals, Pony Finals, Young Riders and NCAA Championships.

 

Trained at Hunterdon with George Morris (1977-1980)

Represented the United States on the European Junior Nations Cup team.  Won reserve in the AHSA Maclay finals at Madison Square Garden in New York.

 

Trained at Flintridge with Jimmy Williams & Susie Hutchinson (1983-1984)

Competed on the West Coast show circuit and assisted in the schooling of Jimmy’s young horses.

 

Assistant at G&G Farms (1984-1989)

Worked for Rob Gage (1985 Rider of the Year) and Cindy Grossman at their 50 horse show barn at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

 

Cara represented the United States at the 2011 Nations Cup in Buenos Aires and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Zone 9 Jumper Committee of the United States Hunter & Jumper Association (USHJA).  She also serves as a member of the USHJA National Equitation Taskforce and the North American Young Riders Championship (NAYRC) Taskforce. 

 

Assistant Trainer

Lara Brown grew up in Sacramento, California riding and showing Hunters and Jumpers.  Upon finishing her college degree at the University of Oregon, she spent two years working under Grand Prix rider and trainer Carol Wright of Melodic Farms.  When not assisting Cara with Potcreek’s clients and their horses, Lara enjoys buying and selling top quality young hunter ponies.

 

Facilities

We are proud to offer one the premier hunter/jumper facilities in the Pacific Northwest. 

· 20 pristine acres near Microsoft and downtown Redmond

· 33 stalls in three barns (12'x12' with skylights and rubber mats)

· 72'x180' indoor riding arena

· 200'x300' grass Grand Prix field with elevated bank, open water, dry ditch, and devil's dyke

· 120'x240' all-weather outdoor arena with 'Nike Air' footing

· 100'x200' secondary outdoor arena

· 50’ covered round pen for exercise and starting of young horses and riders

· Large grass turn-outs, wood fencing, and covered run-ins

· Large tack rooms, wash rack, and heated grooming racks

· Onsite trainer and groom residences with a 100 year-old apple orchard

· Back gate opens into an equestrian park and miles of scenic trails

· Comfortable office and viewing areas with cable TV and WIFI internet

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