Riding Lessons & Clinics

Coaching at Flying Star Stables - Classical & Competitive Dressage


The Flying Star mission is to provide quality horse 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 classical and competitive dressage, western dressage, as well as, barrel racers and ranch versatility 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!


The October CORE ENGAGEMENT CLINIC was a great success! 
Keep posted for the next in our series!
Learn, Access and Activate your core muscles for more effective riding!

Taught by two nationally known instructors: Julie A. O'Neil and Kim Benson.

Schedule a CORE CLINIC for your Riding Group through our CONTACT PAGE. 

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!! 

Horse & Rider Training

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

Flying Star


Stables and Saddlery

What is the CORE?

Taught by two nationally know equine professionals.

• Learn about your core muscles.

• Locate these muscles individually and together.

• Practice on the balance ball/chair.
• Make the transition to movement and the use of your core muscles in action!

Clinics Offered:

Boarding & Facilities at Flying Star Stables - Ocala, Florida


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, equine bodywork specialists, chiropractors, and farriers to support your horse’s health.


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


303-912-8703