Sara Carlisle is the head trainer at Lythrum Farm. Sara has been riding and competing for over 25 years, and she is a USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist and is halfway to her Gold, all of which were earned on self trained horses. She has trained and competed three horses up to the FEI levels, and is currently competing her personal horse, Knight, at Intermediate, and her young mare, Rubilee SPF, in the USEF 4 year old classes.
Sara has extensive experience working with younger horses, and also working with rescue horses. Her methods for teaching and training are based on the principals of Classical Dressage. Sara promotes harmony between horse and rider, and lightness in riding in her own practice and with her students above all else.
Lythrum Farm is a small, family owned, 12 stall farm located 20 miles outside of Boston in Acton MA. Lythrum Farm prides itself on the immaculate care and individual attention we give all of our horses. The lesson program at Lythrum Farm serves to teach the principals of Classical Dressage to students of all ages and experience levels. Our lesson horses range from beginner safe ponies, to FEI horses. All our of lessons strive to teach harmony and effective communication between the horse and rider no matter when level the rider may be. Lessons are taught year round in our state of the art, Olympic sized indoor arena, and truck-ins are always welcome.