About Us

Born and raised in Germany, Renate Burns brings with her a wealth of experience and training. Along with her husband Ed, Renate believes that in order to  produce TopNotch Dressage Horses, it is mandatory to approach all aspects of the horse with patience and consistency. Building a strong foundation builds a happy and confident horse, ensuring a strong human-horse relationship. Ultimately we all want a strong partnership with our horses, to sustain balance and happiness and maintain confidence. This starts with the foal.Through years of experience in the show ring and training horses, from basic through to Grand Prix Dressage, Top Notch can ensure that you and your horse achieve your goals.