Director Zone 1
|Margo Hepner-Hart has been a trainer for
over 30 years for Arabians, half Arabians, Saddlebreds, Friesians, and
many other breeds. Training in driving, English pleasure, western
pleasure, dressage, saddle seat, equitation, and showmanship.|
As a youth she showed hunter/jumper and eventing in Canada at big
shows with 30-40 horses in each class.
As time went on she decided that dressage was her true calling and
went head on into the dressage field. Took from the best trainers from
Germany, and was very successful in the show ring.
After she finished school she kept on with her education for dressage
and started her own training facility. She was given a grant thru the
USET to further her studies abroad. She then studied in Germany with
Gerhard Politz for several months and then a couple of years
later, Mr. Politz moved to California and she then moved there and
worked for him as his assistant trainer. Then moved back to her own
Since back home she has been in the successful business of training,
instructing and judging horse shows nationally and internationally.
In her own barn she shows 5 gaited Saddlebreds, Dressage, Park, and
English Pleasure, with half Arabs. And for the fun of it has mini
donkeys and a mule and various other animals to keep things
*The American Saddlebred Association honored Margo and her horse
Captain Jack Twigg for two years consecutively for the Versatility
of the Saddlebred Award.
*Horse Affair Battle of the Breed Oregon, placed third out of 30
*Many High Point Awards and Honor Roll Awards have been presented to
Margo and her horses and the others that she has trained through all
*In 1999, at the US Pinto Nationals, she won High Point Saddlebred
Saddle and over 1000 horses and ponies entered at the show Margo and
her Horse Johnie Regal won High Point Horse of the Show. Margo and
this horse are undefeated Nationally in many divisions.
*Margo and her three gaited mare Dancing the Dream was unanimously
with all three Judge’s National Champion Three Gaited Horse.
*In 1999 Canadian Nationals Margo and Johnie won the High Point
Saddlebred Saddle and Reserve High Point Sr. Horse of the show.
*These are just a few of the Achievements that she has done.
She has taken several Arab/Half Arabians to National titles in
Dressage, and Regional titles for dressage, park horse, English
Pleasure and Costume.
American Buckskin Horse Registry
American Donkey and Mule Association
American Horse Show Association
American Miniature Horse Association
American Miniature Horse Registry
American Shetland Pony Club
International Buckskin Horse Association
North American Saddle Mule Association
National Miniature Donkey Association
Oregon Horsemen’s Association
Pinto Horse of America
Pony of America
USEF in the Arab/half Arab and Andalusian divisions