Lessons - Fair Winds Farm


Our lesson program at Fair Winds Farm is designed for the first time rider through the advanced level. Instructors are experienced in Dressage, Eventing and Hunter/Jumper. Our goal is a friendly, stress-free environment that creates safe and happy horses and riders.

We participate in shows, clinics and inspections and are happy to coach our students but showing is not required.

We offer private lessons Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Price: $50.00 Lessons are 30 minutes

First Lesson is approximately 1.5 hours $90.00



Please fill out forms below before first lesson




Meet Our Teacher

Betty Bryant Fair Winds Farm- Manager/Trainer/Website Designer/Photographer Virginia Beach, VA October 2006- Present

- Responsible for 40 horses and completion of daily duties.

- Administer medication and treatment as prescribed by veterinarian.

- Trainer of new working students and employees.

- Head Riding Instructor.

- Specializing in starting of young horses and preparing them for Mare Performance Testing.

- Assistance with the Clinical Equine Reproduction Program (horse handling, herd health management, record keeping, etc.)

- Foal watch and foaling

Photographer - Website Designer Betty Bryant Photography- Owner Virginia Beach, VA May 2008- Present

- Specializing in Equine Photography, Weddings, Senior Portraits, Family Portraits and Special Events Extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software.

- Arranging still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds. Communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging and directing them.

- Producing business cards, postcards and promotional materials, and creating and maintaining a website.​


Pictures of Betty

- Bronze Medalist.  Working on Silver and Gold Medals.

-USDF National Pony Cup Grand Champion Four Year Old Futurity winner with Weser-Ems pony, Ryann.

- Winner of the NDPC Mare Championship, the NDCP Mature Pony Championship and the NDPC Grand Championship in-hand with Weser-Ems pony, Ryann.

-Champion of the IBC Weser-Ems Class and Dressage Suitability during the sport horse breeding with Weser-Ems pony Ryann.

- Successful Mare Performance  Rider/Trainer

-Demo Rider for Olympic Coach Jane Savoie, USEF S and FEI 4* Janet Foy, Major Jeremy Beale a former International Event rider, USDF Gold Medalist and owner of Laser Equestrian Products, Short List Olympian Jim Kofford and FEI International Trainer.

- Numerous first place rides at championships and recognized shows.

- Showing 4th and Training FEI Dressage.

Looking forward to meeting you all, Betty Bryant 757-493-1095


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