At Silverfox Equestrian Club, our training program embodies a dedication to excellence, led by the visionary, Kristi Newman. With an Equestrian Canada Certified Coach accreditation, Kristi's expertise spans a career enriched by training under Olympic mentors. For over three decades, she has passionately imparted her knowledge while actively competing and refining horses in Dressage, Show Jumping, and Eventing disciplines.
Central to our philosophy is the belief in educating horses to become exemplary partners for their future riders. We nurture and train our equine companions to not only excel in their disciplines but also to cultivate a solid foundation of good behavior and understanding. This approach fosters happy, confident horses, ensuring a seamless transition to new owners who can continue to build upon their equine education.
Our commitment extends beyond conventional training sessions. We organize a myriad of clinics and engaging events that foster a social atmosphere while promoting continual learning. This social component enhances the educational experience, creating a supportive environment where riders, owners, and horses can thrive together.
Above all, our goal is to cultivate a safe and inclusive environment. We strive to create an atmosphere where horses are encouraged and supported to reach their fullest potential in their preferred equestrian pursuits. This ethos ensures not only the development of skilled athletes but also the well-being and happiness of our equine partners.
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Masterful Equestrian, Dressage Trainer and Life Strategist
Kristi Newman is a renowned equestrian and dressage trainer with over 35 years of riding experience. With a deep understanding of equine behaviour and training techniques, she has dedicated herself to training riders and horses for the past 30 years. Kristi's true passion lies in dressage, where she has excelled both as a competitor and a coach.
As an Equine Canada Competition Coach, Kristi has influenced the equestrian community by imparting her expertise to aspiring riders. Her commitment to education has elevated the skills of countless individuals and contributed to the growth of the industry. In addition, she runs a thriving equestrian centre in Durham Region, which includes a bustling riding school catering to riders of all levels.
Kristi's influence extends beyond her local community. She played an instrumental role in assisting with the coordination of the equestrian events at the Tokyo Olympics, ensuring their success. Currently, she has four horses in training for dressage, showcasing her ongoing dedication to the sport. With a Bachelor of Science degree and extensive training in mindset and sports psychology, Kristi brings a holistic approach to her training methods.
Through her unwavering dedication, profound knowledge, and commitment to excellence, Kristi Newman has established herself as a highly respected figure in the equestrian world. Her impact as a trainer and coach, as well as her achievements in dressage, continue to inspire and shape the future of the sport.
Meet Marianne Loughlin, an exceptional EC Dressage Coach Specialist whose equestrian journey is a testament to dedication and unwavering passion. Armed with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Trent University, Marianne blends her academic insights with over 30 years of practical experience. Her illustrious career spans both Eventing and Dressage, marking her as a versatile coach who has graced numerous arenas with her expertise.
Beyond her remarkable achievements, Marianne embodies a mentorship ethos, guiding riders through their equestrian voyage. Her commitment to the sport extends beyond the ring, focusing on cultivating riders with a strong foundation for success in the realm of equestrian sports. As a coach, she imparts invaluable wisdom garnered from years of experience, nurturing riders to achieve their full potential.
When Marianne isn't coaching riders, she's often found immersed in the art of riding and training her beloved horse, Tanzi. This deep connection with her equine partner reflects her unyielding dedication to the sport. Marianne's contagious enthusiasm for horses and riding serves as an inspiration, motivating riders to pursue their passion for equestrian excellence under her guidance. With her wealth of experience, mentoring spirit, and unrelenting commitment, Marianne Loughlin stands as a pillar of inspiration in the equestrian world.
Heather Yeo epitomizes a lifelong devotion to the equestrian world, having embarked on her riding journey from her earliest days. Her versatility shines through her extensive experience in Hunter, Jumper, Dressage, Eventing, Western Pleasure, and Reining disciplines. As the proud owner of three magnificent horses, Heather's bond with these majestic creatures is nothing short of awe-inspiring.
With over 23 years of coaching under her belt, Heather's expertise extends beyond the arena. Her coaching philosophy revolves around inclusivity, welcoming riders of all ages, levels, and abilities. Her passion for teaching manifests in her ability to tailor lessons to individual riders, nurturing their skills and confidence in the saddle.
Beyond her equestrian pursuits, Heather finds joy in creating delectable baked treats during her downtime. She cherishes moments spent bonding with her furry companion and treasures family time, engaging in board games and cards. Heather's multifaceted life embodies a perfect blend of equestrian dedication and a vibrant personal world, making her an inspiring figure in the equestrian community.
Kaitlyn Abraham is a coach whose journey harmonizes childhood dreams, an unwavering dedication to riding, and a profound understanding of human psychology. Her enchantment with horses started with childhood sketches and daydreams, evolving into a lifelong passion for these majestic animals. For over a decade, Kaitlyn ventured into the exhilarating realm of show jumping, seizing numerous victories and experiences in the competitive arena.
In the past five years, Kaitlyn embraced the art of dressage, recognizing its potential to enhance both her riding and teaching methods. Her innovative approach to riding lessons incorporates festive themes, infusing a vibrant and enjoyable atmosphere while strengthening the bonds between rider, coach, and horse. Beyond her equestrian pursuits, Kaitlyn delves into academia, holding a Bachelor of Honours in Psychology and embarking on her Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology, seamlessly bridging the gap between equine and human psychology.
Teaching riding lessons has become Kaitlyn's source of joy and fulfillment, infusing her life with an enduring passion for growth and learning. Her dedication to continuous improvement resonates in her teachings, inspiring riders to unlock their potential in the equestrian world and beyond.
Liia Tamm's equestrian journey began in 2013, originally exploring jumping before diving into dressage. With two cherished companions, Indy and Sazu, she competes with Indy at the training level, consistently striving to enhance her riding skills and capabilities.
Over the past 11 years, Liia has amassed invaluable experience working at various farms, dedicating the last decade to Silverfox Equestrian Club. At Silverfox, she found her true calling, reveling in her time spent with the horses. Her dedication extends to ensuring the satisfaction of equine clients, reflecting her love for these magnificent creatures and her commitment to their well-being.
Liia's passion for continual learning and diligent work ethic resonate through her dedication to Silverfox's equine customers, making her an indispensable asset to the club and an inspiration for aspiring riders and horse enthusiasts alike.
To accommodate our equine residents we have 40 indoor stalls, 75' x 170' indoor arena, 80' x 200' outdoor sand ring, many paddocks, and 100 acres of hacking.
We are fortunate to have many different equine residents that are employed in different fields. We have dressage horses in training and competing, young horses in training, 2 breeding stallions, many broodmares and foals, as well as some retirees that take their jobs very seriously as lawn mowers. We love all our residents and their many personalities!