1210 Bel Mar Lane Lexington, KY 40515 • punchestown@windstream.net • 859.971.1485

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Sarah Meier, Owner & Head Trainer

Getting her start in Wisconsin, Sarah competed in the Hunter and Equitation divisions on the AA circuit as a junior. In 1996 Sarah relocated to Lexington, Kentucky and began competing in the Jumper division under the instruction of distinguished trainers including Michael Matz, Dennis Mitchell, and Frank Conway. In 2007 Sarah purchased Punchestown Stable and began offering her expertise and guidance to aspiring equestrians.  Today, Sarah coaches riders through the upper level hunter, equitation, and jumper divisions on the AA circuit throughout North America along with competing at the Grand Prix level. 

Career Highlights

Winner, $7,500 futures Prix at WEC Summer 2018

Winner, $5,000 Welcome Stake at Atlanta Fall Classic 2017

Winner, $5,000 Welcome Stake at WEC December II 2017

Winner, $7,500 Futures Prix at WEC Summer 2017

2nd, 5,000 Welcome Stakes at WEC Spring 2018

3rd, $25,000 Grand Prix WEC Spring 2018

3rd, Welcome Stake at WEC December 2017

5th, $25,000 Grand Prix at WEC December II 2017

Numerous 1st & 2nd ribbons in the 1.30m-1.40m divisions at Kentucky Summer 2017 & 2018

Numerous Top 5 ribbons in the 1.30-1.40 at Ocala Winter Series 2017
Numerous Top 5 ribbons at Split Rock Jumping Tour, 2018

Alexandria Nelson, Assistant Trainer

Originally from Chicago, Alex grew up successfully showing in the Hunter divisions. In 2011 Alex joined Punchestown Stable where she combined her love for riding, children, and teaching as the Assistant Trainer and Lesson Program Coordinator. Her enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and patient approach to coaching young riders in the lesson program, at summer camp, and at horse shows has created memorable experiences for countless riders at Punchestown Stable.