Allison Kerivan 


Head Trainer

Allison has an extensive background in riding, training, and showing horses.  Allison grew up in California and rode at Flintridge Riding Club.  She showed many weekends a month growing up, riding any and every horse she could.  This gave her an extensive background with all sorts of horses.  Allison competed on the A circuit in California for many years successfully on a variety of horses in both Jumpers and Hunters.  Additionally, Allison has traveled and competed in Eventing at places such as Woodside, Ramtap, Flintridge and Trojan Horse, when it was in existence.  Allison has ridden with Trainers such as Susan Hutchison, Jimmy Williams, Anne Kursinsky, Jimmy Wofford, Rob Gage, Gerhard Politz, and Rachael Saavedra.  Allison provides high quality, multi-disciplinary training at a very fair price to make it affordable for her clients.  Allison strives to provide a educational experience that suites each persons needs.  Allison prides herself in having an extensive background in education and stresses the importance that all students and horses are different.  Allison has been in education for 19 years, she has taught middle school, high school and master level classes for educators.  She has two masters degrees, a teaching degree as well as a principal certificate.  Allison has chosen to follow her passion and create her love for teaching and horses into her second career which is owner and trainer of Kerivan Farms.  She has a wonderful ability to differentiate for her students needs.  

                               Gabriele Smith

                               Assistant Trainer

Kerivan Farms

Kerivan Farms is located in Gilbert, Arizona. Kerivan farms is a fully equipped facility that provides training and full service boarding for their clients.  We have two large grass pastures, one is an entire acre in size.  There are no additional charges for turnout, supplement feed, or blanketing.  We have a large lighted riding arena with show jumps and dressage arena, roomy stalls that get cleaned daily, grooming cross ties and a round pen.  As you can see from our website we love all types of animals and have a little of everything at our farm.  We have goats, chickens, cows, dogs, a cat and even a miniature horse.  We pride ourselves in providing a safe and family friendly environment for all.  Students learn everything from managing horse care, medical needs, stable management, lunging, course designing, appropriate equine nutrition and

​show preparation.


Kerivan Farms