Equestrian Center is nestled on 32 rolling acres in southwestern Pennsylvania near Washington PA. Established
in 1993 Blythedale,* the owner’s e-mail address, was the name of the owners favorite horse. Blythedale means "happy
valley" and Coventry means "to protect." Thus, the horses living at Coventry are protected in this happy valley. *
Coventry we offer horse-friendly boarding covering all your horse's needs: fresh water, stalls cleaned daily, regular
turnout in safe groups, and an evening feeding of hay and water. Our boarders at Coventry are here because of the excellent
care, quiet atmosphere and reasonable rates. We cater to the horses and riders and they are happy...
in dressage (or gymnastic training for the horse) are available at Coventry as well as hunt seat and eventing. We
have three dressage trainers at Coventry and two jumping trainers. Our students learn to not only ride but train their
own horses developing the skills to be a true and tactful equestrian. The owner/manager, Kristin Hermann, specializes
in teaching good riding / training with a natural horsemanship (non evasive) approach - the result is harmony between horse
and rider! Horses are never coerced into performing and you can see this training philosophy portrayed in their
from Coventry compete in dressage, hunter, and jumpers plus event. A well-trained, balanced and relaxed horse
will perform better for any discipline. And, correct riding skills will benefit a rider for a lifetime
of enjoyment in their chosen equestrian discipline.
clinicians teach at Coventry and outside trainers are welcome.
hosts Three Rivers Equestrian Association (TREA) sanctioned
dressage shows as well as sanctioned Western Pennsylvania Dressage Association
(WPDA) shows annually. See upcoming events for details. Contact Kristin about riding or boarding at Coventry and/or for a