About Briana


FEI level dressage rider/trainer, Briana Williams has been competing for over 30 years and been teaching/training for over 15 years. As a former upper-level eventer, she now specializes in dressage and is a a USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist. Briana and her students are successful on local, regional, and national levels in both dressage and three-day eventing.

Briana has trained with a multitude of well-renowned trainers in the country to include Axel Steiner, Jim Koford, Stacey Hastings, Michael Barisone, Kathy Rowse, Melanie Southard, Candy Allen, Jim Armstrong, Verne Batchelder, Nanci Lindroth, Robert Costello, Rebecca Vick, Catherine Morelli, and Gretchen Verbonic, Jason Stronks and more. 

At this time, Briana is accepting horses in training and on consignment. She travels within the local area for training rides and is available to travel for clinics. She teaches lessons locally, as her schedule permits. Please contact her for rates and availability.

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  • USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist
  • United States Pony Club “B” rated graduate
  • On her OTTB Sutterby Good:
    • Evented through the Intermediate level
    • Qualified for and competed at the 2003 DeBroke National Preliminary Championships.
    • Successfully made the switch to dressage competing through Prix St. George.
  • Competed and trained multiple horses through PSG and has competed through Intermediare 1 with scores over 73%
  • On her HRH Popstarr:
    • 2015 NCDCTA Championships – Open Intermediare 1 Champion
    • 2015 NCDCTA 70% Club member
    • 2015 NCDCTA Horse of the year awards – Champion Open Intermediare 1, 3rd place Open Musical Freestyle
    • 2015 Pinehurst Fall Dressage – Open FEI high score award
    • 2014 Pinehurst Fall Dressage – 4th Level high score award 
    • 2013 CBLM Regional Championships – CBLM Regional Championships – 4th Level Reserve Champion
  • 2015 Labor of Love II – Open high score award at 3rd Level riding Jordyn Dunson’s Zidane
  • 2014 Raleigh Summer Dressage II – Trainer Award (Trainer with highest score average between trainer and students)
  • 2013 AQHA high score award at Autumn Leaves Dressage riding Ellen Bradford’s How D Black Pistol.

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Briana Williams Dressage

Sanford, North Carolina

(910) 783-6170



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