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Crossfire Farm aims to provide personalized quality horse care. We offer a fun and engaging environment for both horse and rider to learn proper horsemanship and riding skills. Crossfire Farm is a warm and welcoming community for all.
Contact us today with any questions. We can customize any service package you desire. firstname.lastname@example.org | 301.980.9931
With years of knowledge and experience, we strive to provide the utmost quality care and attention to your horse's needs and health. Full board includes daily stall cleaning, quality grain & hay, turn-in and out, blanketing, booting for turn-out, fly masks and spray as needed, administering both basic medications and supplements provided by owner.View pricing.
Crossfire Farm offers instruction for both horse and rider. We are the perfect facility for sending your green or inexperienced horse to get a fresh start or tune up in their training. We have the amenities and resources to help you achieve whatever goals you set forth in riding. We offer lessons at a reasonable rate, and of utmost value. We also accept outside clients for lessons.
All horses boarded at Crossfire Farm are required to be on a vaccination and worming program. We strongly urge our boarders to use our program for these services only, and you may use your veterinarian of choice for other health related concerns. Current coggins, vaccinations, and worming records will be required.
Crossfire Farm uses Sara Snyder and Sean Losee. We highly recommend our farriers. However, boarders are free to use their farrier of choice. You will need to schedule and meet your farrier for your horse's appointments, unless other arrangements are made with staff.
Crossfire Farm is available to host clinics and events. We are primarily an eventing barn, but love to participate in all equestrian endeavors. We would love to help you organize and host your next clinic! Our clinics are open to boarders and outside clients.
We love off-the-track thoroughbreds at Crossfire Farm. We run a small sales operation for restarting and rehoming OTTBs. And sometimes we have other wonderful breeds available. Check here for current updates on sales projects and available horses for sale or lease.
Lauren is our primary instructor here at Crossfire Farm. She is a FEI Level Eventer through CCI*** and Intermediate, and graduate 'HA' level Pony Clubber. She has years of experience competing, training, teaching, and working with professionals.
Stephanie is our primary business and operations manager. With years of experience supporting Lauren's riding career, she is an invaluable asset and source of knowledge for Crossfire Farm.
Eddie is Lauren's retired Three Star horse. He is currently leased to an ammy in Florida, teaching her the ropes. He is a very talented and scopey horse, sweet, brave, bold and smart. But very much known for his quirks and goofy personality.
Ella is Lauren's retired competition mare. Lauren owes the success of her career in eventing to Ella. Ella has many top 10 finishes at the One Star level. Most notably, a second place finish at the VAHT CCI*. Ella was admired for her beauty and prowess on XC, at every competition she attended.
Pepe is the newest addition to teamCROSSFIRE in Lauren's personal string. Small but mighty, look out for him as she produces him up the levels. Pepe is Lauren's current mount, competiting at the FEI levels.
Duke is owned in partnership by Lauren, Stephanie and Pamela. Duke is by Vittorio, his damsire is Diarado. He aims for YEH 4 during the 24' season. Lauren has goals to produce him to the top levels.
'Jimi' competed to the Novice level of eventing. He now enjoys a career in hunter jumpers. Sold mid 5s.
'Brownie' competed to the Novice level of eventing. She currently competes with her junior owner in low level eventing with top placings. Sold mid 5s.
Rocky joined team Crossfire briefly to get started. He now enjoys low level eventing with his junior rider. Sold low 5s.
Misty was restarted by Lauren and sold to a young rider with goals to produce her towards eventing. She also enjoys fox hunting. Sold high 4s.
Christina King, Noble Hill Farm
"We are so impressed with Lauren's riding knowledge and the intelligent training sessions she has implemented with our Thoroughbred. We have a 6yr OTTB who is moving forward so nicely in his re-training. Thanks to Lauren's experience and kind approach, she has found and filled in the gaps in his education and has him happily engaged in learning and building. We can't "Thank" her enough for the difference we've seen in our gelding since she has taken the reins! We would highly recommend Lauren!"
"Some riding instructors focus on how to make the horse perform at its best and some instructors focus almost exclusively on the rider. Lauren does a combination of both and introduces exercises that are fun for both me and my horse. The exercises give my horse something to focus on while improving his physical conditioning - its not all "drill drill drill". Lauren's focus on building skills has helped me become a more proficient rider who does not just look good but understands how my actions as a rider directly influence my horses performance. She tailors lessons to the needs of both the horse and rider. And importantly can push you to the place you weren't sure you could go. With Lauren I ride without fear of judgement or disappointment."
"It is with pleasure that I have the opportunity to praise the accomplishments of Lauren Sumner whom gave me lessons on a Morgan gelding. Tuck was talented but had sensitivity that I had difficulty managing. Because of Lauren's training, familiarity with the horse and her incredible expertise and patience, I was able to improve my equine partnership dramatically. Lauren is an amazing rider and trainer and second to none in identifying and correcting deficiencies in either horse and rider. Despite her still being young in age, it is doubtful that anyone having lessons with Lauren will not be grateful in a very short period of time."
Crossfire Farm also offers video training packages and lesson opportunities. Video training can be an optimized and thorough approach to critique and learn. It can also be an encouraging tool that allows students to see progress over time. We offer video capabilities for individual lessons, or through a monthly package. If you would like to set up your first video lesson contact email@example.com.
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For more questions, contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer a variety of custom packages and rates to suit your individual needs.
Stall, turnout, twice daily feed, blanketing, booting, and meds within reason.Book a Tour
Turnout with run-in, twice daily feed, blanketing, and meds within reason.Book a Lesson
Full board, as well as three training rides or lesons.Book a Tour
Dressage and Jumping, at Crossfire Farm rate. Increased rates upon traveling. (Horses tacked upon arrival)Book a Lesson