Flying Star

Stables and Saddlery

Clinics Offered:

Saddlery Services

Saddle Sales, Custom, Semi-custom, New and Consignment Options

Flying Star Saddlery, founded by Kim Benson, over 20 years ago – represents many top brands of English/Dressage saddles, as well a few top western brands. As with all our accessories, these saddles have been 'hand-picked' due to their value and exceptional performance in the field!

Currently representing:
Albion, Passier, Patrick Saddlery, Duett, Fairfax, Kent & Masters, Intrepid, Lovatt & Ricketts, Thornhill and Thorowgood.  Also Sharon Saare and Dixieland Western and Endurance saddles.

Dressage Improvement

Utilizing exercises, for Western dressage or competitive dressage, this clinic will improve your timing, feel and balance. Increase your scores and have more fun doing it! Specific clear homework for each rider!! 

Boarding & Facilities

Flying Star Stables offers indoor box stalls with both individual and group turnout. We boast a  lovely natural outdoor riding arena and solid round pen on site!  Flying Star is a unique facility in that our nutrition program is second to none!  We offer custom made feed and fresh fodder twice daily for each individual. Lots of care and labor is afforded to all animals at Flying Star to ensure their contentment.  Make an appointment to stop by and meet us, we'd love to “talk shop” and show off our herd!

Kim offers counsel for identifying and addressing nutritional and soundness needs for all levels of riding and training.  We appreciate the amazing support system of vets, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and farriers to support your horse’s health.

Please inquire about availability and rates. Stallions welcome with additional board fee.

Fittings, Flocking and Adjustments

Flying Star Saddlery will be happy to discuss the many facets of saddle fitting.  We can evaluate your current saddle, make suggestions on needed adjustments or suggest a demo ride on one of our many in stock saddles. Allow our saddler to guide you through the procedure of taking a set of tracings. These are used to evaluate back/shoulder symmetry and conformation when you are in the market for a better fitting saddle.

Clinics, Lesson & Riding Programs

The Flying Star mission is to provide quality training and instruction for horse and rider!  Our training goal is to produce obedient, happy horses prepared for success in the sport their owners have chosen.

The correct training fundamentals of dressage are the guideposts as Kim clinics throughout the United States. She coaches students of many disciplines from barrel racers, ranch versatility riders, western dressage, classical and competitive dressage riders.

Kim focuses on rider mechanics to influence the progress of the horse!  Whether you are a youth rider, classical, or competitive; lesson programs are custom tailored to suit each student so beginners to upper level competitors may pursue their horse dreams!

Horse Sale Presentation

This service can include sale preparation, training and conditioning as well as advertising and sale listings. Kim offers counsel for identifying and addressing nutritional and soundness needs for all levels of riding and training.  Flying Star will consider consigned animals on an individual basis and require they maintain a minimum of part-time training. Horse sale consignments, happily accepted after evaluation exam.

Riding Seat Biomechanics

Utilizing the balance chair and exercise ball, Kim helps riders refine and separate their aids with core stability. This engagement brings clarity to the horse to improve departures and harmony of all gaits. Rider stability and balance improves in one eye-opening session!

Inquire for scheduling

Services at a Glance:

English Saddles

  • ​​Saddle sales, new and used
  • Flocking, fitting, adjustments 
  • Many saddle brands
  • Full and semi customization
  • Saddle fit clinics
  • Mobile horse show unit
  • Western/Endurance brands too!

Horse Services

  • Colt starting
  • Basic young horse training
  • Dressage training
  • Clinics
  • Lessons, beginners thru advanced
  • Western dressage

Horse Sales

  • Fabulous horses bred at Flying Star
  • Consigning your horse
  • Finding the right equine partner
  • National and international search