About

Lorraine Bradbury
Lorraine has been riding for the past 35 years and is an EC Certified Level II coach. In 1993, she opened Hy Tail Equestrian Centre operating a full-service facility with 8 lesson horses and 20 boarders. For the past 14 years Lorraine has focused on dressage. Lorraine has had the opportunity to train with Dietrich von Hopffgarten , Henk Glijn, Jeremy Steinberg and currently travels to Langley to train with Olympian Leslie Reid. With numerous wins and championships on her own as well as client’s horses, Lorraine is actively involved in the Victoria and lower mainland show circuits.

Currently, Lorraine competes on her Andalusian mare, Garbosa who acheived an 80% in her second show. Lorraine rode her previous horse Brandy Time to a championship in the Blue Heron 6 year old young horse class at the BC Dressage Championships in 2007.

Hy Tail Stables
Located in beautiful North Saanich, BC, Hy Tail is a small, well equipped stable, with a friendly, comfortable atmosphere, and personalized care. We have a large, well drained and lighted 100 X 200ft hog fuel riding arena which is useable year round. In addition, we have two indoors within walking distance that are both available for rental. Our tack room is heated and our wash rack is equipped with hot water.

Recent Show Results for 2010:

Mid Island Cadora Gold

  • Training Level Champion  – 76.79 %  – Sandro Sun
  • Second Level Champion  – 74.59%  – Garbosa
  • First Level Reserve Champion  – 69.72 %  – Capuchino

LIEC Junebug Show

  • Overall Open Champion – 75.23%  – Capuchino
  • Overall Open Reserve Champion  – 74.11%  – Garbosa

Show Results 2009:

Capital City Classic

  • Training Level Champion  75.81%  – Garbosa
  • Second Level Champion  72.54 %  Brandy Time

Boarding Your Horse

Expect the optimum care for your horse at Hytail. We provide 4 feedings a day, excellent quality interior hay and supplements are included. Our facility features 12 x 12 walk out stalls. These are cleaned morning and night. We offer blanket service as well as holding for the vet or farrier if needed.?

Lessons with Lorraine

Lessons are 45 minute privates. Lorraine’s lessons, whether geared towards the novice rider or the advanced, focus on classic dressage equitation. Her students range from teens to retirees and the horses are both home bred and imported. The emphasis is on learning and enjoyment.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LORRAINE OR HY TAIL PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL OR PHONE.

 

Our Sponsor

I wish to thank my sponsor, Rod Bradbury and his company Groom’s Choice, for your support, both financial and emotional. Rod is the kind of friend and business partner an equestrian athlete cannot do without.

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