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Visit us at the Colorado Horse Park during show season!

We are in Black Forest, Colorado, just east and north of Colorado Springs, south of Denver


Kari Crawford and Noah

Andalusian/ PRE

Kari has owned and trained a number of Iberian Horses in Halter, Dressage, Jumping, Western Pleasure, and Working Equitation.  She can show your Iberian horse, or teach you how. 

Starting Under Saddle

Kari has gently and successfully started literally hundreds of young horses and wild mustangs resulting in safe, dependable mounts. Let her help you develop a good relationship with your youngster or special American Heritage Mustang horse!

Welcome to the Applecross Farm website!  Owner Kari Crawford has been earning her living as a full time professional trainer since 1988.  She has a Masters Degree in Animal Behavior.  She is a successful combined training. three-day eventing competitor, riding her horse Noah to Horse of the Year, and earning her USEA Silver Medal, as well as awarded the RMIHC High Point Professional Rider.  Kari specializes in relationship based horse training, and has started (quite literally) hundreds of horses under saddle. Visit our Facebook Page  Here


Check out our Applecross Farm Colorado YouTube channel for fun and informative videos of Kari and her clients!




Cross Country

Riding Lessons

In-Hand Training

Young Horse Starting

Purchase Evaluations

Mustang Training

Problem Horses Rehab

We occasionally have Standard Poodle puppies for sale.  Contact us to see if we have any available for you!

Eventing Training

Combined Training or Three-Day Event Training utilizes three phases of training, Dressage, Cross Country, and Stadium Jumping.  Kari can guide you and your horse to your full potential!


We specialize in educating our clients and the horses for a quality riding and horse owning experience.

Applecross Farm Colorado

‚ÄčKari Crawford, Owner/Trainer

Standard Poodles

Show Success

 Showing in a number of disciplines, Kari has been awarded the High Point Professional Rider Trophy from the Rocky Mountain Iberian Horse Club, and Horse of the Year from USEA. She can help you navagate the stresses of the show world too!