Bridlewood Farm

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Bridlewood Farm is a premiere hunter & jumper equine facility in Aiken South Carolina, specializing in boarding, training, showing, and horse sales. Trainer and USC Aiken Riding Coach, Brett Sterling has been a professional hunter/jumper rider for over 40 years, with a great track record of training all levels and abilities, from beginner to advanced. Whether competing on a national level, or trail riding and being safe in the tack, Brett aims to connect horse and rider through communication. We offer a modernized 28-stall barn and 26 grass paddocks on 62-acre property, with well-maintained trails through 37 acres of forest. Grounds equipped with advanced irrigation system to monitor and maintain land moisture in paddocks and training ring. Bridlewood's newly complete training ring with German Geo Textile Footing contains added fibers & textiles in the footing, providing the most advanced footing for sound riding and jumping. We are located just 5 miles from downtown Aiken. Please visit our website to see what we have to offer www.bridlewoodaiken.com

Magnolia Sport Horses
05/08/2020

Magnolia Sport Horses

Welcome to Dolabella! A lovely typey filly by Donarweiss (Eurequine, LLC) and out of Lady Antebellum (Fuerst Romancier/Karon/Ramino)

This girl is available! Get in touch for details... all babies out of the Magnolia Sport Horses breeding program can get a slot into our young horse development program based out of Bridlewood Farm!

We’ve got some really exciting babies at Magnolia Sport Horses!  If young stock pique your interest, get in touch!! We’v...
05/07/2020

We’ve got some really exciting babies at Magnolia Sport Horses! If young stock pique your interest, get in touch!! We’ve got sales, partnerships, and a variety of options with each of these exceptional foals.

Peaseblossom (Parcival (Mountain Creek Sport Horses) x Capelina Z/Corneffo Z) is growing up incredible! Megan Martin's mare Cap made a really good one!

Peaseblossom has an amazing friendly personality in such a pretty package! She is available- get in touch!

Green Hill Sport Horses
04/24/2020

Green Hill Sport Horses

It’s balance week around Bridlewood Farm with exercises to improve independence and make us easier loads to carry. (Videos in the comments)
What’s your current training focus?

03/13/2020
Green Hill Sport Horses

Green Hill Sport Horses

Shane is an 11 year old 16hh OTTB with a lovely balanced canter - he is a brave and careful jumper. Would love an ambitious kid or adult amateur. He loads and ships well, stands for the vet and farrier, and clips! 3️⃣5️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Contact Helen Laffitte Hill for more information.

Both our new covered and outdoor are finished! Magnolia Sport Horses's mare Lysistrata had a great training session in t...
03/12/2020

Both our new covered and outdoor are finished! Magnolia Sport Horses's mare Lysistrata had a great training session in the covered with Helen Laffitte Hill - Lyla is for sale!

We have boarding slots coming open in both April and May- get in touch if you want to join us!

Clover is not as amused as we are at being nominated to be the christening ride in our newly completed covered arena.  T...
03/02/2020

Clover is not as amused as we are at being nominated to be the christening ride in our newly completed covered arena. Thank you to Shane Doyle Farms for overseeing this project and creating a lovely arena.

Desi, Caymus, (and Fallon) enjoying the newly installed heat lamps in the wash stalls on this cold, rainy day.
02/20/2020

Desi, Caymus, (and Fallon) enjoying the newly installed heat lamps in the wash stalls on this cold, rainy day.

02/11/2020

So happy to have helped Charlotte and Trans-Atlantic Show Horses’s one of a kind and aptly named “Heartfelt” find his next adventure.

Loved watching construction on the ring today! It is amazing how fast the building goes up. We are marching closer to ri...
01/28/2020

Loved watching construction on the ring today! It is amazing how fast the building goes up. We are marching closer to riding in a covered! 🎉

Magnolia Sport Horses
01/23/2020

Magnolia Sport Horses

As we look forward to spring we will start posting some of our mares in foal- first up is Capelina Z (Corneffo Z x Remonta Rosita/Sigfrid) 11 year old imported Zangershide mare. Cap showed with Megan Martin through the 1.25 jumpers at WEF, and did the national hunter derbies as well (with great ribbons and wins at Tryon in the 1.20) Cap has been bred to Parcival for spring of 2020, and this foal is avaliable for purchase in-utero, 10k- payment plans avaliable!

01/17/2020

While Shane Doyle and his crew are here working on the arena, we had him go ahead and resurface the top two fields and address any stump holes. Shane even took the dirt from the arena project and made us a nice natural bank. Excited for it to settle and be another training tool!

Covered construction and outdoor expansion is well started! Looking forward to being able to train under the covered wit...
01/09/2020

Covered construction and outdoor expansion is well started! Looking forward to being able to train under the covered with all this winter rain we are having! Completion is scheduled for the very beginning of Feb. Thank you so much to Shane Doyle Farms!

Green Hill Sport Horses
01/08/2020

Green Hill Sport Horses

Desi had a great school in the warm up at Bruce’s field. His lovely jump and solid flat education make him a great equitation prospect. Proudly for sale.

01/06/2020

We have 4-6 stalls that just opened up for winter rental! Get in touch if you are interested in joining us!

Our resident stallion Candola is not bothered at all by the new arena construction! Bridlewood Farm will have a covered ...
12/21/2019

Our resident stallion Candola is not bothered at all by the new arena construction! Bridlewood Farm will have a covered arena in 2020 - we are very excited for this addition and the benefits it will offer our boarders and training operation!

12/18/2019
Magnolia Sport Horses

Candola is in residence at Bridlewood Farm and is a perfect gentleman!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NayFBkHoLQs

Happy to be able to share this video of Candola from his Bundestchampionate in 2010! Helen Laffitte and Ellen Geddes are so excited to be standing this stallion in 2020 and for Helen to be able to compete him! Get in touch for more information.

12/02/2019

Helen and Padoga prepping for their next competition coming up! Padoga is for sale.

Magnolia Sport Horses
11/30/2019

Magnolia Sport Horses

Lysistrata (2015 RPSI mare by Holsteiner Stallion Lotus T) is doing great prep with Helen Laffitte for the winter season at our home base Bridlewood Farm!

Magnolia Sport Horses's stallion Candola enjoyed his first day back to work with trainer Helen Laffitte in the Bridlewoo...
11/08/2019

Magnolia Sport Horses's stallion Candola enjoyed his first day back to work with trainer Helen Laffitte in the Bridlewood round pen! Really looking forward to him getting back under saddle and then out in the competition ring in these upcoming months!

Bridlewood has 4-6 more self care stalls avaliable for winter rental. Come join us for a fun winter of training in Aiken...
10/31/2019

Bridlewood has 4-6 more self care stalls avaliable for winter rental. Come join us for a fun winter of training in Aiken!

Board options avaliable as well!

The little boys are weaned and happily settled in.  We are enjoying having the first young horses at Bridlewood.  Thank ...
09/05/2019

The little boys are weaned and happily settled in. We are enjoying having the first young horses at Bridlewood. Thank you Tina Lee for the beautiful photo! (Photo is property of Tina Lee and not to be copied without permission).
On the left is Magnolia Sport Horses’s Gus and on the right is Arielle Ostrov’s Lorenzo.

09/02/2019

We have a very limited number of stalls still available for hurricane evacuations. Call Helen- 803-429-7319

Another successful week for Bridlewood Farm at the Aiken Spring Classic Finale! Jean Rohland and For Keeps continued the...
04/28/2019

Another successful week for Bridlewood Farm at the Aiken Spring Classic Finale! Jean Rohland and For Keeps continued their winning ways to clinch the Adult Amateur Circuit Championship after taking home the Reserve Champion in the Adult Amateur Masters Division and 4th in the Adult Am. Classic! Riant and Claire Ivey also stayed consistent with another tricolor in the Pre-childrens Equitation taking home the Reserve Championship this week, with a couple of super ribbons in the hunters as well. Isabella and Celia Cram debuted in the big Dietrich Derby field with a 2nd and 4th in the Derby Warmup division and putting down a super trip in their first Hunter Derby together! #triplecrown #Antares

Gorgeous day to ride today, beautiful smiles!! 😄
04/13/2019

Gorgeous day to ride today, beautiful smiles!! 😄

We are so incredibly proud of our riders who competed at IEA Zone Finals this weekend 🏆🎉 Congratulations to these dedica...
03/24/2019

We are so incredibly proud of our riders who competed at IEA Zone Finals this weekend 🏆🎉 Congratulations to these dedicated, talented and hard working young ladies!

Photos from Bridlewood Farm's post
03/21/2019

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We are very proud to be the home base and training facility for the USC Aiken IHSA Team. We wish you all the best of luc...
02/28/2019

We are very proud to be the home base and training facility for the USC Aiken IHSA Team. We wish you all the best of luck at Regionals!!

As the regular season of horse shows has come to an end, some of our qualified riders are preparing for Regionals this coming weekend. We would like to take the time to recognize and thank Bridlewood Farm and Aiken Saddlery for everything they do for the USCA IHSA Teams. Bridlewood Farm is a premiere Hunter & Jumper Equine Facility in Aiken South Carolina, specializing in boarding, training, showing & horse sales. Bridlewood graciously allows the team to practice at their beautiful facility as well as use their horses.
Aiken Saddlery is a local tack store that has everything for the horse and rider. They have served horsemen and their equine and canine partners with a quality variety of feed, hay, health care products, farm supplies, tack, and assorted sundries since 1979. Aiken Saddlery has been a major supporter of the team and we would like to thank them for everything they do for the Aiken community.

We are incredibly proud of the Bridlewood IEA teams, both High school and Middle school took home Reserve Champion honor...
02/18/2019

We are incredibly proud of the Bridlewood IEA teams, both High school and Middle school took home Reserve Champion honors today at Regionals 2019!
Dorian Eubanks, Savannah Ray and Shelby Wellwerts have all qualified to compete at Zone Finals in their respective classes! Pensacola here we come!!! 🏆🥇🎉🎊🎈
Also Congratulations to
Dorian Eubanks - Region 8 leading rider for Varsity Open o/f
&
Shelby Wellwerts- Region 8 leading rider for JV Novice o/f
A shout out to our graduating seniors this year,
Nyeaja Graham, Rachel Wall, Kaylin Phillips and Sianna Smith, we will miss you next year 😘🤗

Congratulations to Claire Ivey & Riant, Reserve Champions in the Pre- Childrens Equitation division and Mary Margaret Ba...
02/10/2019

Congratulations to Claire Ivey & Riant, Reserve Champions in the Pre- Childrens Equitation division and Mary Margaret Barbee & Isabella, Reserve Champion in the Pre-childrens Hunters today at the Cupid Classic! So proud of these girls. ❤

Wrapping up a weekend of showing, Bridlewood Farm's IEA team had their final regular season show today! Great ribbons ev...
02/04/2019

Wrapping up a weekend of showing, Bridlewood Farm's IEA team had their final regular season show today! Great ribbons everyone, on to Regionals!!!! Congratulations to both High School & Middle school teams on qualifying, and on all those who have qualified individually, including Dorian Eubanks (o/f), Kaylin Phillips(o/f), Savannah Ray(o/f & flat), Shelby Wellwerts(o/f & flat), and Aidan Allen (flat). Every rider has played a part in helping the teams to qualify, we are all so proud of all the progress everyone has made! Can't wait for Regionals!!!!! 🤗🏆🥇🐴

Tons of fun at the Just for Fun show today! So very grateful for sunny weather, a great group of horses and their talent...
02/02/2019

Tons of fun at the Just for Fun show today! So very grateful for sunny weather, a great group of horses and their talented riders!!! 😍❤🐴

Busy weekend at Bridlewood! Freezing temps in the morning didn't stop our dedicated riders from coming out to lesson and...
01/28/2019

Busy weekend at Bridlewood! Freezing temps in the morning didn't stop our dedicated riders from coming out to lesson and ride this weekend 💪❄🐴

Smiles and pretty ponies, Just a few pics from around the farm! 😍🐴🐶🐱😍
01/24/2019

Smiles and pretty ponies, Just a few pics from around the farm! 😍🐴🐶🐱😍

Great start to horse showing in 2019 for Bridlewood Farm!!! Betsy Minton and her handsome partner Welcome took home the ...
01/20/2019

Great start to horse showing in 2019 for Bridlewood Farm!!! Betsy Minton and her handsome partner Welcome took home the Reserve Champion in the combined Pre-Child/Adult division at the PSJ Show this weekend. Jean Rohland and For Keeps also brought home excellent ribbons in the Performance Hunters at PSJ. Claire Ivey made us very proud when she won her flat phase and placed 2nd in the jumping this weekend at the 2019 College Preparatory Invitational in West Palm Beach, Fl.
Congratulations everyone, its going to be a great year!! 🏆🐴🏅❤

Bridlewood IEA team had an amazing weekend! Bringing home many ribbons and securing our place at Regionals 2019 for both...
01/14/2019

Bridlewood IEA team had an amazing weekend! Bringing home many ribbons and securing our place at Regionals 2019 for both High School & Middle school!!! 🏆 The high School team placed 3rd out of 11 teams on Saturday, and Reserve Champion 🥈on Sunday. Middle School placed 4th out of 9 teams on Saturday and took home Reserve Champion 🥈on Sunday. Always a pleasure working with this talented and hardworking group of riders ❤🏆🐴 Regionals here we come!!! 😄

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597 Redds Branch Rd
Aiken, SC
29801

Opening Hours

Tuesday 07:30 - 18:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:30
Thursday 07:30 - 18:30
Friday 07:30 - 18:30
Saturday 07:30 - 18:30
Sunday 07:30 - 18:30

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(803) 429-7319

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Bridlewood has taught me so much. I am able to apply everything that I have learned in many different realms of the horse world. My position has improved greatly and I owe it all to Kate and Brett for their continuous support and their knowledge for horses.
Yasmin Bedenbaugh and Hashtag Swag at the PSJ Just For Fun show
Coach Brett Sterling of Bridlewood Farm at IHSA Regionals with riders Heather Bartlett, Brooklin Kuipers, and Lexi Whisenant. Brooklin placed 4th in Open fences and Champion in Open flat, which will advanced her to Zones. Lexi placed 4th in Novice fences
USCA IHSA team, trained by Brett Sterling of Bridlewood Farm, won High Point team on Sunday at USC.
If you haven't been to Bridlewood Farm you need to go. Their horses are perfection and the trainers are great.