Welcome to
Sterling Farms
Dressage in North County San Diego

About Sterling Farms

Ride Dressage in Beautiful Scenery and Facilities

Sterling Farms is a private dressage training facility in the Bonsall/Vista area of San Diego County, California.   We are located 15 minutes inland from Oceanside and 20 minutes north of Escondido.  Little Gopher Canyon is in a quiet, rural area with wonderful ocean breezes.  Our excellent barn, large stalls, turnouts, and top-notch dressage arena provide the perfect environment for you to come and enjoy your horse.


Owned and operated by Jane and Bill Frank;
Trainers: Bridget Braden and Kimberly Monk

Barn manager: Chelsea Urquart

Kimberly Monk on Flair

Dressage Training and More

Kimberly Monk Dressage Training

  • British Horse Society certified instructor
  • Five times national champion, with over 30 years of competitive dressage experience
  • Professional dressage training of horse and rider up through the levels
  • Visit Kim's website for more information

Bridget Braden on Billy

Dressage Training and More

Dressage and Fitness Training with Bridget Braden-Olsen

  • US Dressage Federation Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals
  • NEFT Certified Personal Trainer
  • Fitness training customized for riding dressage
  • Professional dressage training of horse and rider up through the levels
  • Visit Bridget's website for more information

All that is happening at Sterling Farms

Facilities

  • Barn with 12x12' stalls, and in/outs
  • Mare motel with stalls up to 16x24'
  • Fly Guard System
  • Dressage court with mirrors
  • Top-quality footing (sand + Reiten Rite Frosting)
  • Tack rooms, fitness room, bathroom, hot water wash rack

Come join us at the Shows!

Bridget, Kimberly, clients, and friends are often at San Diego CDS and USDF shows.  Come join the fun with the whole group!

Testimonials

"Wow! My stallion is very happy here. Most places don't have adequate turnouts for stallions.  Mine gets out daily! And LOVE the footing and the easy going friendly people;)" Julia E., Escondido, CA


"Best dressage barn in North County"

SFI Announcements

Our dressage arena just got an upgrade! We added Frosting by Reiten Right.


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Board and Services: FAQs

Board is $650 to $800/month and includes:

  • Water and hay three times a day (bermuda, alfalfa, some orchard)
  • Stalls cleaned twice a day, well bedded
  • Owner-supplied grain and supplements fed daily
  • Turnouts (at least twice a week) by our staff (other times possible by owner/trainer)
  • Winter blanketing service is available for an additional fee

Do I have to have my horse in training or can I just board my horse?

  • All horses at Sterling Farms must be in training with Bridget or Kim (contact Bridget or Kim for their training fees) 

Horses

For Sale: Escoutero Interagro

  • 10 year old Fourth level 16.1h Lusitano schooling FEI
  • Perfect for someone who has lower level experience and want to compete FEI
  • $65,000

Contact Us

Trainers

Kimberly Monk: 760-207-7117

Bridget Braden: 760-580-4537

Sterling Farms Inc.

1160 Little Gopher Canyon Rd, Vista, CA 92084, US

Owners: Jane and Bill Frank: (760) 726-7253

Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 7am - 5pm

Saturday: 7am - 4pm

Sunday: 7am - 4pm

Night time riding in our lighted outdoor arena is available