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Team rider: Barbara Strawson

Meet Team Rider Barbara Strawson

Discipline: Dressage
Clarksburg, Maryland

Barbara is an FEI dressage competitor, trainer, and instructor who has brought her 20 years of experience to training and competing horses from USDF Training level through FEI Grand Prix. Earning her USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze medals as well as her USDF Gold and Silver Freestyle Medals, Barb continues to seek out and provide excellent levels of education to horse and rider.

I feel connected to my horse when:

After a wonderful workout together, it feels so rewarding to go out on the trail with my horse and be together in nature enjoying the sunshine out in the park.

Why I love Kerrits:
I love the style and comfort. I always get compliments wherever I wear my Kerrits, whether it’s at the barn, a show, or even out on the town! I love that there is clothing for every type of weather and horse activity.

My most memorable moment as a rider:
So many! In my dressage work, it's learning the basic things and simple (though not easy) things. Like the moment I realized I had really learned to pick up the canter just with my seat bones. A recent memorable moment was when I had the opportunity to swim on a horse in Jamaica. It was so magical, I could feel myself smiling!

My favorite place to buy Kerrits:

Stablemates in Mt. Airy, MD and The Surrey in Darnestown, MD


Barbara's Kerrits Favorites

WHITE::variant::Ice Fil Long Sleeve Riding Top for Clubs

Ice Fil® Lite Long Sleeve Riding Shirt

SAND::variant::Crossover II Full Seat Breech

Softshell Riding Vest

WHITE::variant::GRIPTEK II Full Seat Breech

Microcord™ Knee Patch Riding Tight

Follow Barbara's Journey