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Business Name Florida – Karen Abbattista
Name Karen Abbattista
Address 6120 Hupa Road
Sarasota, Florida 34241
United States
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Mobile Phone (941)376-1736
Services & Credentials

Karen-Abbattista-NemiName: Karen Abbattista
Address: 6120 Hupa Road – Sarasota Florida 34241
Email Address: karenabbattista@gmail.com
Mobile Phone: (941)376-1736

Website: http://www.karenabbattistadressage.com/

Professional Service: Instructor

Short Biography

Western Dressage Training for both Horse and Rider from a Classical Perspective!
Applying the time tested principles of the Training Scale to the Western horse with a systematic approach, leading to a horse that is comfortable, confident, supple and through…a truly willing equine partner.

Description of Services:

USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist, recipient of the Silver Musical Freestyle Bars, ‘L’Graduate with Distinction. Ridden and trained numerous horses to USDF All Breeds and USEF Horse of the Year awards.