Kelly Boyd
Dressage Training

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My success has been developed through my use of classical training, using the training pyramid for horse and rider. I do not ride the horse through the rider but instead help the rider to learn what tools to use to become more effective. I am very good at seeing the blocked areas in a rider that are causing communication problems to the horse, and strive to achieve harmony with horse and rider by balancing the areas that should be focused on. Read More

USDF Silver Medalist Kelly Boyd is well known for her partnership with JB Andrew, the first American mustang to compete at the FEI level in dressage.

Click here to read an article about JB Andrew from Eurodressage.

2016 Accomplishments
Brooke Bolen riding Figaro - Earned USDF Bronze Medal
Kelly Boyd riding:
Callalily - RMDS Third Level Open 12th
Donnerspitze - RMDS Training Level Open 26th
Legacy Diva - RMDS First Level Open 11th
Versace Star - RMDS Training Level Open

2015 Accomplishments
Kelly Boyd riding Callalily RMDS Championships - Second Level Open 7th, First Level Open 3rd
Kelly Boyd riding Koweta Marhaabuck - First Level 40th out of 57 and Training Level - 26th out of 39
Brooke Bolen riding Acute Velocity - RMDS Thoroughbred Horse of the Year and RMDS Championship JR/YR First Level 9th
Hailey Davis riding Knyghtwinds Electra - National Dressage Seat Medal Finals 12th and RMDS Boulder Valley Chapter First Level JR/YR 3rd
Hailey Davis riding Siena Sky - RMDS Championships Second Level JR/YR 4th and RMDS Boulder Valley Chapter Second Level JR/YR 3rd
Kendra Edmondson riding Razzle Dazzle - RMDS Championships Second Level JR/YR 3rd

2014 Accomplishments
Kelly Boyd riding Nikko of Noble - FHANA Fourth Level All Breed Award, First!
USDF Fourth Level Horse of the Year, 5th
RMDS Fourth Level Horse of the Year, 4th

Kelly Boyd riding Callalily won the"You've Come a Long Way Baby" perpetual Trophy 52% - 70%

All riders earned "Rider Plates" for scores over 60% - Brooke Bolen, Kelly Boyd, Eileen Claffy, Hailey Davis, Kendra Edmonson, and Michaela Schenk

Junior Young Riders
Brooke Bolen riding Acute Velocity, USDF Training Level Championships, 5th
RMDS Champion Training Level

Hailey Davis riding Siena Sky, USDF First Level Championships, 6th
USDF Dressage Seat Semi-Finals, 3rd and alternate for 2015 finals
RMDS First Level Horse of the Year, 4th

Kendra Edmondson riding Razzle Dazzle, USDF First Level Championships, 7th
RMDS First Level Championships, 5th

Michaela Schenk riding Avangeline RH, USEF Dressage Seat Equitation Medal Finals (14-18) Lamplight IL, 7th
Riding Figaro, owned by Eileen Claffy earned USDF Bronze Medal
USDF Championships Third Level, 3rd
RMDS Third Level Championships, 3rd

2013 Student accomplishments:
Junior Young Rider (age 18) Won the Dressage Seat Semifinals with an 88%, USDF Second Level JR/YR placed 3rd out of 4, RMDS Second Level JR/YR placed 6th out of 7
Junior Rider (age 16) - Dressage Seat Semifinals placed 7th with a 64%, RMDS First Level placed 4th. Won the Thoroughbred Incentive Program High Point Award
Junior Rider (age 18) Dressage Seat Semifinals placed 3rd with a 75%, USDF Training Level JR/YR placed 6th out of 10, RMDS Training Level JR/YR placed 3rd out of 5.
Adult Amateur - USDF Training Level placed 9th out of 17 and RMDS Training Level placed 8th out of 11

Nikko of Noble, earned the FHANA Predicate for Third Level. USDF Third Level Open placed 6th out of 11 and RMDS Third Level Open placed 4th out of 9.

2012 Student accomplishments:
Junior Young Rider (age 17) RMDS Young Rider Champion 65.403% and RMDS First Level Jr/Yr
Junior Rider (age 15) - Won the PS American Girl Award, RMDS Training Pony Level Champion, RMDS Training Level Championships 3rd Place
Adult Open Rider - Earned USDF Bronze Medal

2011 Student accomplishments:
Junior Young Rider(age 16) RMDS Champion 3-5yr old Material Class, Champion Training Level Young Rider, Training Level Open 10th Overall, and Reserve Champion Junior Young Rider Overall
Junior Rider (age 14) - Training Level Junior classes always placed in the ribbons
Adult Riders RMDS Championships
Training Level Amateur 5th place, 9th out of 22
Training Level Open 11th overall
Sporthorse In-Hand Reserve Champion Geldings at Arabian/Half-Arabian Region 8 Regionals
Combined Driving Preliminary event 4 1st places and 1 Best Conditioned Horse
Kelly Boyd RMDS 2011 Second Level Open Championships 4th Place on Friesian Gelding

Kelly Boyd
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