Trainer Profile

Jennifer Kaiser, age 50, is a lifelong resident of Lafayette, IN. She is a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor's degree in Sociology. Jennifer's equine career decision came naturally. Since childhood she has had the opportunity to experience first hand all areas of training and breeding horses, growing up with parents, Stephen & Margaret, on Forrest Hill Farm.

She has professionally trained horses and riders in dressage for over thirty years.  Jennifer is an accomplished competitor. She trained and competed her Percheron stallion, Cottonwood Flame from 1st through Grand Prix levels. This FEI pair were known nationally for the stallion's uniqueness and respected as a serious competitor, consistently scoring high. List of accreditations & achievements:


Jennifer is also a successful professional photographer, naturally specializing in equines. Her articles and award winning photographs have been published in many of the top equestrian publications. 

Jennifer Kaiser

  USDF Bronze, Silver, & Gold Medalist

  USDF Certified Instructor (Training -1st)

  USDF "L" judge with distinction.                                                                                                                                    

Helping rider’s attain goals and enjoy the journey.

Jennifer teaches many students of all levels at Forrest Hill Farm as well as other facilities. She routinely travels to give outside clinics. She annually attends &/or participates in USDF educational symposiums, conferences and clinics with top European & American trainers.

Her teaching expertise is reflected by her student’s achievements, many mounted on Kaiserbreds !


In 2019 Raegan McCool earned her USDF Gold Medal on our FHF Racharee and Laura Himes earned her Silver medal on FHF Cruisewood, also a Kaiserbred.

Previous Gold Medalists also include several riders who have trained their own Kaiserbred horses through the levels to Grand Prix under Jennifer’s coaching. Most notable is Ellen Denis, who started with Jennifer at age 12 and earned USDF GOLD MEDAL, USDF Horse of the Year, Jr./Yg. Rider Grand Prix Champion, AWS Grand Prix Champion, open & Yg. Rider riding, Victor, a Kaiserbred Perch/Tb cross.

Since the inception of US Dressage Nationals Jennifer has had students compete and place in various divisions each year. Most recently, in 2019 Raegan McCool, age 17, rode the Kaiserbred, FHF Racharee and Nancy Cook’s Goliath SSF against older professionals in open divisions. She placed 5 in the highly competitive open Intermediate Freestyle Championship on FHF Racharee and 6th in the open Third Level Freestyle on Goliath SSF.