North Star Horse Farm

Hi!  I am a certified instructor/trainer with many years of experience.  I have participated in Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, Western Pleasure, Saddleseat, Driving, Gaming, Endurance, Hunter Under Saddle and Halter.  I train with a Natural Horsemanship approach.  Whether you want to show, pleasure ride or tune-up groundwork, I will develop an individual program to help you reach your equine goals.  I'm looking forward to meeting you and your horse.​  


Thank you, Amy, for sharing your wealth of knowledge with us here at North Star.


To call or text Amy, her cell number is 630-673-0791.

​Maria grew up riding in Latvia where she was raised.  She teaches riders from beginner to advanced, emphasizing on strengthening core of fundamentals and Classical dressage.  She is a Certified USHJA Instructor with competition experience and ribbons in both the hunter-jumper and dressage rings,  Maria's clients have achieved “A” and “B" ratings at “NIHJA” shows.  She broke/trained young horses, specializing in off-track Thoroughbreds.


We are so glad to have her at North Star where she has a regular following of students.  Thank you, Maria, for training with us.  


To call or text Maria, she can be reached at 630-696-7228.

Maria Lebedkova

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