Proffesionalism & Passion for Horse & Rider

Kathryn Borylo – Owner · Trainer · Riding Instructor

Kathryn Borylo “Kathy” grew up on Boston’s North Shore and has been riding since she was a child. She has been a professional trainer for more than 40 years and has taught countless people to ride from the ground up. Kathy’s specialty lies in getting horse and rider connected together as a team. When lookin for a horse she prides herself on being able to match rider to the perfect horse, given their individual goals and budget. With Kathy’s multifaceted riding instruction for carefully tailoring riding lessons to address exactly where each rider is in their riding career, so horse and rider can go into the show ring ready to perform at their personal best. She also gets tremendous satisfaction from helping her students through training and riding clients’ horses in the show ring.

Each season, Kathy has numerous Junior and Adult riders qualify for and successfully compete in Massachusetts, New England and National finals, including the MHC Medal Finals, the New England Finals, the Show Circuit Medal Finals, the Ariat National Adult Medal and more.

Kathy also believes in giving back to the sport. She has served as President of the North Shore Horsemen’s Association, and has been an active Board member since 1982. She is also a past board member of the Massachusetts Horsemen’s Council.

Photo* 2016 NSHA show “all smiles”

Proffesionalism & Passion for Horse & Rider

Stephanie Brightman – Trainer · Riding Instructor

Stephanie Brightman “Steph” has been dedicated riding instructor and member of the North Shore horse community for the past 25 years. She concentrates on helping young adults and training horses to be their best in the world of hunters and jumpers. She has also been a proud board member of the North Shore Horsemen’s Association for several of those years. In 2016 Stephanie became the manager for the North Shore Shows.

Steph was also the head coach of the equestrian team at Endicott College from 1997 until she retired in 2016. The Endicott team competes in one of the toughest Intercollegiate Horse Show Association divisions in the country and with her coaching, she took Endicott students to the IHSA nationals for several years. Steph was also President of the IHSA Zone 1 Region 4 — a testimony to her leadership skills and knowledge of the sport.

She has teamed up with Kathy and SpringTide Farm for the past 15 years. Steph has recently modified her teaching time to balance a more family oriented lifestyle.

Photo* 2015 “turn the corner right where I am pointing”