Starbound Equine specializes in the development of young sporthorses for dressage. Our focus is on bringing up confident and willing partners with correct training that are safe for the amateur mount. Our programs start with prospects from foals up to show horses. We take 4-8 horses at a time for training and many are available for sale.

Starbound recently purchased a beautiful 5 acre farm in Loxahatchee, Fl. The farm is nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Wildwood, located within hacking distance of White Fences Equestrian Center.  The brand new facility includes 14 12×12 matted stalls, matted aisleways, covered washracks, round pen, and a covered arena with GGT footing and mirrored wall. Please contact us for more info about boarding, training packages or sales horses.

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FACILITY

We invite you to come take a tour of our brand new, state of the art facility located in Loxahatchee, FL in the quiet community of Wildwood.  We offer TRAINING and BOARDING with exceptional barn management and experienced staff.  Completed in January of 2019, this stunning farm’s features include:

Covered Arena with GGT Footing

14 Stall Center Aisle Barn with Fans and Windows

Air Conditioned tack room

Covered Wash Stalls/Grooming Stations

Roundpen with GGT Footing

2 Courtyard/Viewing Areas complete with seating and fans

Grassy Shaded Paddocks

 

Other amenities include:

  • Restroom
  • Washer/Dryer

After living in South Florida for 6 years, and studying the tough conditions that the Florida environment offers our equine partners, Melissa has brought her management experience from her 54 acre farm in Michigan and enhanced it to provide premium care for your horse.  From immaculate conditions and excellent customer service to proactive Fly control, you and your horse are sure to be healthy and content!

Contact us today to schedule a viewing!

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Training

Starbound Equine specializes in the correct start and training of young sport horses and retraining horses who are struggling.   Trainer, Melissa Clelland, focuses on building confidence and relaxation for not just the horse, but for rider too.

We offer a multitude of training packages to fit horse and rider needs.  Inquire today!


 

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Private: Sales Horses

Florida M

2010, 17 h Imported KWPN gelding (Jazz x Jacardo)

Schooling 4th level and some PSG.  FM is going from strength to strength and is ready to take his serious partner to the FEI levels. He would be a competitive FEI Junior or Young Riders horse as he impresses the judges as soon as he enters the ring.   Florida is a people horse, as much time as you have he will hang out with you, he loves grooming, scratches, and just generally attention. Located in Loxahatchee, very competitively priced.


Ici Bas J

2013 KWPN gelding by Everdale out of a Jazz mare.

This stunning gelding is an absolute show stopper. All eyes will be on you at the shows with this guy. Standing 17.2hh, his expressive gaits are all well balanced and correct.  He is a true representation of his sire, Everdale, with his scopey, elastic gaits and uphill balance.  The mix of Jazz on his dam line gives his temperament a sensible kick.

Ici has Grand Prix potential and would be great for an experienced rider looking for their next big prospect to take them all the way.  You will enjoy taking this horse through every level earning top scores.

Ici has shown through 1st level with solid scores in the 70’s!  He is currently schooling 2nd and 3rd level movements and his price will increase significantly once he is ready to show 3rd.

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Ici trotting confidently past men working on ladders

The 15m canter circle that earned a 9 at AGDF 5


Scandal LWF

 

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2013 Oldenburg Mare by Wittershausen (Welt Hit II). Shown Training through Third level Dressage with scores in the 60s and lower 70s as well as Hunters at WEF and baby jumpers at Fox Lea in Venice, FL.  This gorgeous mare is a work horse with the perfect mouth and a strong hind end through all gaits and over fences. Very confident and attentive and easy to ride with a clean change.

She is smart, not spooky, loves to go for hacks and is safe enough for an amateur. She would love a young rider to spoil her and take her into the fields to jump and play, but she would just as much appreciate an older, laid back adult to feed her cookies. Currently schooling fourth level movements, she will be a change machine and the ability for Piaffe and Passage are certainly there.

She IS a chestnut mare. She is sweet and affectionate and eager to please her rider but she occasionally thinks she knows more and she may be telepathic.  If you don’t get along with mares, she’s not the horse for you, but if you enjoy a laugh while you ride, you should definitely inquire today!

Priced mid 5 figures and will significantly increase when she reaches PSG.  Recent Radiographs available.

Scandal has her very own page on our site, Cross-training Scandal with many additional jumping and dressage videos.


SOLD!!!!   Fuerst Grande P, ‘Grady’

2012 Hanoverian gelding by Fuerst Romancier out of a Graf Top mare.
Shown in the Jumpers at WEF Spring 3 and went double clear for 1st place. Also shown at Jim Brandon with 2 clear blue ribbon rounds.
Forward ride with a soft mouth. Auto changes in the ring. Brave, forgiving and incredibly willing. Never bucks, rears or bolts. Safe for a confident amateur.

Grady would also be suitable in the hunter or dressage ring with an experienced, light rider.

Click here for more info. Priced mid 5 figures and will increase with more training and show experience. Also available for in barn lease for a VERY reasonable price.

Check out Grady’s personal page, Gridwork with Grady for many additional videos and to follow his progress.

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Contact

Looking for a full service barn that will shade you from the heat in the summer months and spoil your horse year round?

Looking for a trainer to bring your young horse through the levels?

Want to build more confidence in your riding?

Looking for your next unicorn?

Fill out the form below and let us know how we can help you!

Or if you prefer we can be reached by phone at 248- 760 3004.