Jeanette Robb manages our riding acadamy. Jeanette has 30 years experience in the horse industry. She has spent time fox hunting, showing hunters and jumpers and spent the past 12 years eventing. She is a very thorough and positive instructor.
Kristi Nunnink is an International 3 Day Event rider living and training in the Grass Valley area. She has had a series of horses through the years competing through all levels of 3 Day eventing. It was in February of 2006 Kristi took the ride on R-Star, a lovely 16’3h Grey Holstein mare. R-Star and Kristi rocketed through the levels and as an 8yr old, R-Star finished 10th at the 2009 Fair Hill CCI3*. This same year Kristi competed and won the Galway Downs CCI 2* on Corner Street, another Holstein gelding that she owned. Kristi was rated at 23rd in the Nation this year and earned a place on the US Equestrian Team short list.
Kristi and R-Star spent the next 4 years at the 4* level competing at some of the most prestigious events in the world. Some of those accomplishments was to compete at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in England, at the Pau horse Trials in France and at all the top events throughout the USA. Kristi and R-star have placed 8 & 9th at the Rolex CCI4*, they have won the Rebecca Farm CIC3* in two consecutive years and obtaining the number 8 spot of the top US riders in 2013.
Kristi has produced all of her horses, training them all from their beginning level. She has trained with some of the world’s top coaches. Her training technique ensures a safe and fun experience. Her knowledge transfer will benefit all who ride with her. She is the owner/operator of Next Star Farm, a boarding and training facility here in the Grass Valley Ca area.