Ray Krussell

Ray Krussell is a nationally recognized horse trainer specializing in the training, promotion and sales of the American Saddlebred Horse and Hackney Ponies. Ray has worked as a professional horse trainer for the past 19 years and has produced many Reserve World Champion and World Champion horses and riders.

Ray's vast horse training experience and patience makes him very proficient in breeding, starting and showing young horses and training amateur horses and riders for the show ring. Ray is a USEF Licensed Judge, a Wisconsin Futurity Board member, an Advisor to the Board of the Mid-America Horse Show Association, and an active member of the UPHA, recently serving as Committee Chairman.

Ray's personal mission is to not only provide outstanding horse training and riding instruction but, just as important, to donate and volunteer resources to local and national charitable and professional organizations including the United Professional Horseman's Association and the American Saddlebred Horse Association. 
Eileen Byrne
Lesson Instructor

Eileen Byrne has been involved with the American Saddlebred for over 28 years. She grew up in the Chicagoland area as a horse crazy kid and was finally able to act on her passion as an adult. Eileen purchased her first American Saddlebred horse, Johnny Luck in 1994. Eileen owned this wonderful horse for 15 years in which time he became a true friend to Eileen and also proved to be a very kind teacher to Krussell Stables students. Eileen is a fantastic instructor and has over 20 years experience in teaching Saddleseat riding. Eileen is very kind, caring and patient and these attributes are exhibited while she is teaching, as well as caring for the horses at Krussell Stables.

Maggie and Duffy

Maggie and Duffy are the official ambassadors of Krussell Stables.  Don't be surprised if they greet you at the door with their wagging tails and smiling faces.
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