Oakland Hills Farm is a full-service hunter/ jumper facility. We offer boarding, training, lessons, showing, and sales. Located in Oakland Township, just 15 minutes north of the Palace of Auburn Hills, we are an easy drive from Rochester, Bloomfield Hills, and Troy.
The riders and horses at Oakland Hills benefit from comprehensive training programs tailored to the individual needs of the horses and goals of their owners. They receive the individual attention and quality instruction that has been proven to lead to continuous improvement and success in the show ring.... (read more)
The professional staff at Oakland Hills is committed to providing students with a safe and positive environment in which to learn and have fun. We focus on building a well-rounded horseperson by not only teaching students to ride, but also providing lessons in horsemanship, sportsmanship, and showmanship.
We offer lessons for children and adults from beginner to advanced levels. Whether you are a beginner rider, pleasure rider, or top show rider, we have a program suited for you. In addition to offering training for boarded horses and their owners, we have several quality school horses available.
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Do you want to jump high and go fast? How about polishing your form and skills? No matter your goals, the training staff at Oakland Hills Farm is here to help you achieve them.
The horses and riders and at Oakland Hills Farm benefit from comprehensive training programs tailored to the individual needs of the horses and the goals of their owners/ riders. They receive the individual attention and quality instruction that has been proven to lead to continuous improvement and success in the show ring. Our trainers maintain a careful balance between fun and the hard work and discipline necessary to promote optimal improvement.
Our training philosophy focuses on teaching students not only to be successful show riders, but also to become successful horsewomen and men. Emphasis is placed on having a correct and effective rider position and riders learn the necessary mental discipline and focus necessary to reach the highest levels of riding and competition.
We combine our lessons with reading materials, videos (both educational and of oneself), and demonstration rides in order to provide a well-rounded learning experience that is suitable for all learning types.
Horses in training benefit from Tim Sullivanâ€™s extensive knowledge of horse biomechanics and corrective techniques and exercises. Our goal is not only to train the horse, but to strengthen, condition, and balance the horse in order to ensure optimal health and performance.
All training rides are performed by Sarah Robertson under the guidance of Tim. Tim serves as Sarahâ€™s eyes from the ground and the two of them work together to maximize a horseâ€™s training and potential. Trainer: Tim Sullivan, Sarah Robertson