Karsan Elliott - owner and sponsor of Chocolat, Sandro Diego and Marcos



Charles Starzynski - Press and Image - former associate of NPR radio

Our Partners and Friends

Saibattal Mursalimov with his student Aleksandr Blinov - Champion of 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, USSR

Nailia is a Grand Prix dressage trainer and competitor, was trained at the National Equestrian School of the Olympic reserve, she is a daughter and student of Saibattal Mursalimov and Nadezhda Mursalimov - the Champion of USSR in dressage and the 5-Star Olympic category dressage judge.

She started her professional career at age 16 and was a member of the National Team.

  • Dressage rider with "Master of Sport" degree - the highest attainable rider certification in USSR
  • 1993, 1995 - assistant trainer to the the coach of National Champion Team of People Republic of China
  • Trained and competed her fist Grand Prix horse at the age of 18, and trained five international caliber Dressage Grand Prix horses and two Prix St. George horses before she was 26 years old


Member of CDS, USDF and USEF

Zakir is a Grand Prix showjumper, international 3-day eventer and a Grand Prix dressage trainer and competitor, he was trained at the National Equestrian School of the Olympic reserve by Nailya's father Saibattal Mursalimov- Olympic rider and coach, national and international Champion.

Zakir started his professional career at the age of 16 and was a member of the National Team. He has an experience training horses to the international level, with two of them, he qualified for 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games.

  • 3-day eventer with "Master of Sport" degree - the highest attainable rider certification in USSR
  • 1986 - Qualified for World Championship
  • 1988 - Qualified and was long listed for Olympic Games in Seoul
  • 1990 - Qualified for World Equestrian Games in Stockholm
  • 1992 - Qualified and was short listed for Olympic Games in Barcelona


Member of CDS, USDF and USEF

USDF Gold Medalist

Our Experience

Saibattal and Nailia Mursalimov in Beijing, China. Nailia's horse Fregat is the Champion of 1993 National Games and second place winner of 1995 National Games of People's Republic of China.

Nailia's brother - Marat Mursalimov and Galzun - competitor and price winner of multiple National and International competition in France, Poland, Germany and China, Champion of USSR - eventing.

Our trainer - Saibattal Mursalimov - Champion and price winner of Soviet Union and international competitions, in 1960 and 1964 he was a member of USSR eventing National Team, 5th place winner of 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, 1980 - trainer of Olympic Champion Aleksandr Blinov.

(Second from the right, 1960 USSR 3-day event team, Rome, Italy)

The history of our Equestrian School of the Olympic reserve

Zakir and Talgar, 1993 Pratoni Del Vivaro, Italy

Our teammate Aleksandr Blinov and Galzun - winner of 1980 Olympic Games, Team - Gold, Individual - Silver medalist, Champion of USSR - eventing

Together, we have trained approximately 50 students and horses to the FEI level.

In USA since 1995.

Our veterinarians:

Kristin Weilepp

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center

Linda Lauper of HAPPEE HORSES

Jan Phillips


Our Farrier - Danny Finnegan


Loyal Team supporters - Brian and Christin Allison, Rainbow Appaloosa Ranch, Dear Island, OR


Lisa Horning, NVS Morgans


John and Nancy Steger, The Red Barn Ranch



Zakir and Secundant - USSR Championship 3-day eventing

Kamil Abdoukadyrov (Zachary's father) - Champion and price winner of Soviet Union, in 1970 he was a member of USSR eventing National Team, since 1974 - pentathlon coach of Kyrgyzstan National Team, trainer of Soviet Union and international Champions.

Saibattal Mursalimov at 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan