Meet The Trainers


Graeme Dixon

Head Trainer/Owner

Graeme Dixon, head trainer/owner, has been a regular on the San Diego hunter/jumper circuit for over 20 years. Dixon grew up in the United Kingdom and learned to ride and care for horses in the thorough and structured Pony Club method. He is also trained in the British Horse Society method. He sets specific goals for all students and creates individually tailored programs to help achieve them.

U.K. Equestrian has additional experienced senior and junior trainers on staff to supplement the lesson and training programs, and show competition schedules.


Kelli DiGioia


With over 35 years of experience, and 25 years as a professional in the horse industry , Kellie has a vast amount of knowledge to share with your rider, and to facilitate schooling your horses.  Kellie began her riding career at the legendary Foxfield, training under under Nancy Turrill and JoAnn Postel,  where she was taught a broad array of horsemanship skills.  Kelli has traveled as far as New York performing at the Belmont Stakes, competing in the Maclay Finals in New Jersey, and locally at the World Cup Finals at Del Mar.  Kelli's significant and ongoing competition experience continues to provide great role modelling and inspiration for our riders.