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Exciting news for Charlie and Erin!
They have purchased 50 acres and will be moving to Paris, KY soon.
A new barn and training facility are in the planning stages.

     On January 1, 2018, Charlie DeAtley took over the management of Stoner Ridge Farm located in Paris, KY.  He has honed his skills over the years and has risen to the top of the profession.  He has been recognized many times for his outstanding achievements:

  • Four time RMHA Trainer of the Year

  • Five-time Sam Tuttle Memorial Award winner

  • Six-time Rea Swan Versatility Award winner

  • Seven-time International Western Grand Champion

  • Conformation Grand Champion

  • Classic Pleasure Grand Championship

  • Super Horse Award Winner

  • Country Trail Pleasure World Grand Champion

  • High Point Awards in Country Trail, Trail, Show Pleasure, Classic Pleasure, Western, Park, and Versatility

     In addition to success in the show ring, Charlie has trained horses for a variety of venues including trail, western, conformation, trail obstacle, competitive trail, and driving.  He has worked to assist novice, amateur, and youth riders achieve their goals inside and beyond the ring. 


     Charlie and Erin were married in 2006.  They live in Carlisle, KY with their daughter, Ruby, who is following in her parents' equestrian footsteps.  In addition to Charlie's accomplishments,  Erin is a World Champion Equitation trainer and a Sam Tuttle winner herself.   

     While Erin is no longer training horses, she has her own business creating artisan dyed yarn.  You can find Rock and String Creations on


    Please click on the training page to see more about Charlie's training philosophies and methods.

Charlie, Erin,

& Ruby

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