Buy a package of 4 lessons and receive a discount when you schedule
Owner and Manager
Owner and Barn Manager of Hill Crest Farm LLC., Lisa has spent her life riding and successfully showing American Saddlebred Horses. Her showing career started when she was 7 years old. After her third lesson at Frank Person Stables her father bought her her very own horse named Joy. Lisa showed a few local shows with Joy and then she became the proud owner of Main Society. "Susie" and Lisa showed successfully in the 10 and under walk/trot division and then onto the the 13 and under junior division. When it was time to move into the 14 and older junior division Lisa again successfully showed Be Dazzled to many Championships. Then Lisa showed in the Ladies Amateur division with Annamotion and Cassandra's Fair Lady, to many ribbons.
In 2003 Lisa opened her own boarding and training facility and in August 2017, she expanded the farm to include a 16 stall barn and indoor ring. During this new adventure Lisa developed a love for a new discipline, dressage. Lisa is training under the guidance of Trisha Hessinger, FEI Dressage trainer to expand her knowledge and skills with her beloved two partners Concerto AKA: Rosie and Saint Peter AKA: Petey.
Lisa's brings years of experience, knowledge and continues to expand her knowledge of both riding and teaching by staying in weekly lessons, training program and by attending clinics both in and out of the saddle. Lisa has taken the opportunities to clinic with riders such as Betsy Steiner, Wolfgang Scherzer, Lauren Spierer and Marilyn Payne. She takes great pride in running a well organized, clean facility. Cleanliness, safety and the well-being of the horse and boarders is her number one priority.
Christine is a young professional that has been riding for 20 years. For the last few years Christine has been competing in both local and rated dressage, hunters and jumpers on her personal horses and client owned horses. She continues to expand her knowledge of both riding and teaching by staying in weekly lessons and also by attending clinics both in and out of the saddle. Christine has taken the opportunities to clinic with riders such as Lainey Ashker, Andrea Davidson, Gigi Nutter and Laura Chapot.
Christine enjoys teaching riders of all ages and experience levels. She takes pride in working with her students to help them reach their riding goals whether it is a competition goal such as earning a certain score or qualifying for a particular show, or simply wanting to gain horsemanship knowledge and confidence. As for training, Christine specializes in restarting OTTB’s and working with green horses. She believes in creating a partnership with each horse that she works with, and giving them a solid flatwork and dressage education no matter what their intended discipline will be. When starting a horse over fences she works to create the most positive and confidence building experience possible. This combined with a solid flatwork education will set you and your horse up for a happy, successful career.
Christine is also training under the guidance of Trisha Hessinger, FEI Dressage trainer to expand her knowledge and skills with her beloved partner Gia.
Kamila, Beth, and Christina
Hill Crest Farm is devoted to delivering an exceptional boarding experience. A key part to Hill Crest Farm commitment to be an exceptional boarding facility is because of the dedicated, long term equestrian staff. These ladies have years of horse experience and been at this farm for many years. These ladies will provide your horse with the care they would give their own horse. Their essential functions are daily stall cleaning, watering, grain/hay and turning in/out. But that is not all, they will also monitor your horses health and well-being and notify management of any issues. They will also monitor all areas of the facility for safety and cleanliness. Cleanliness, safety and the well-being of the horse and boarders is their number one priority.
Hill Crest Farm is a reputable full-service equestrian facility dedicated to horse and rider. At Hill Crest Farm our customers enjoy professional instruction, a relaxed and friendly training environment, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your horse is receiving the very best care. We take pride in our facility and the care of the horses is number one. Located off of Route 309 North, behind Northwestern School District. We are conveniently situated in close proximity to Route 309/100 and Route 143. (15 minutes away from Allentown, Whitehall, Northampton, Coplay and Tamqua, 35 minutes away from Bethlehem and Quakertown).
Fun for all ages and skill level, so...
"No hour is wasted spent in the saddle" Winston Churchill
Hill Crest Farm is located in Germansville, Lehigh County. Our newly built barn offers sixteen, 10X12 stalls with rubber mats, wash stall with hot and cold water, 60X100 indoor area with GGT Footing, 80X100 outdoor area , tack room with individual lockers, heated viewing room and paddocks with run-in sheds and automatic waters. Plus we offer miles and miles of trail riding
Services we provide:
* Daily turnout weather permitting, night turnout available during summer months
* Daily stall, and pasture cleaning
* We are a proud to feed Purina grains two times a day and quality timothy/orchard grass hay giving 4 times a day: AM/Noon/PM/Night Check.
* We are part of the Penn State and University of Kentucky Fecal Program
* Administration of Smart Pak, supplements and other medication
* Coordinates vet, dentist, chiropractor and farrier service
* Easy access to trail
* Owner lives on site to oversee the property during all hours, We provide round the clock security with security cameras located around the entire gated property.
* We maintain a waiting list for clients that are interested in moving to the facility. Please call if you need more information than is provided on this website.
Hill Crest Farm staff emphasizes safety and positive learning. We specialize in adult and teen/young adults lessons - beginner through advanced in Dressage and Hunt Seat.
Lessons are by appointment only 7 days a week on farm-owned school horses or your own horse(s). Trailer-in lessons are welcomed. Individual and group lessons are available, as well as participation at local and A-rated shows.
If a student has never been on a horse or has limited exposure to riding, we begin with an one (1) hour private lesson
There are packages available to meet everyone's needs. Please Inquire
At Hill Crest Farm LLC we love to show. Younger students start out at schooling shows and seasoned riders have the opportunity to show within several organizations. We attend hunter/jumper, combined training, and dressage shows locally and recognized.
Professionally managed facility that offers horse boarding, training and lessons with knowledgeable staff
Monthly Training Package
Individual Training Rides
Lessons can be on your own horse or schooling horses
1 hour Group Lesson......
1/2 hour Group Lesson......
½ hr Private Package: 4 private lessons………………………….$145.00
1 hour Private Package: 4 private lessons...........................$225.00
The perfect retreat for you and your horse
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
7148 oriole road germansville, PA 18053 us
09:00 am – 09:00 pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Sunday: 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
Winter Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM and Saturday &Sundays: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day