Our Barn

Meadowbriar Stables is a full service horse boarding, training, lesson and showing facility.  A family owned operation since 1985, we are located in the heart of Newburgh, Indiana,  less than 5 minutes from Evansville.

We specialize in Hunter/Jumpers and Equitation. The farm is situated on 30 acres of land with eight large fenced pastures.

Our Facilities

The main barn has 24 stalls with half doors to allow horses to hang their heads out and enjoy the breeze through the barn. Stalls are various sizes. The back barn has six 12×12 Morton stalls with sliding doors. There are two tack rooms and private lockers for borders who prefer to secure their belongings. The main barn also includes a heated lounge/viewing area for the indoor arena, and a bathroom. There are both indoor and outdoor wash stalls.

The indoor arena is 60 x 180 with sand footing and an overhead sprinkler system. There is plenty of natural light, as well as an artificial lighting system.

The outdoor arena is 100×200 with sand footing and triple rail white wooden fencing.  The outdoor arena is also equipped with a sprinkler system.

Kim Gundry

Owner/ Trainer

Kim Gundry received her Masters degree in Equine Science from Murray State University.  Kim has been actively involved in the equine industry and  teaching professionally for over 25 years. She is a member of KHJA, USEF and USHJA, and competes with her riders at local and rated  Hunter/Jumper shows. She has a large Interscholastic Equestrian Team and has qualified numerous riders for IEA Zones, several of which have gone on to place at IEA National Finals competitions. 

Prior to her immigration to the US in 1990, Kim rode with May Foxcraft in Johannesburg, SA. Kim received her Bachelor of Science degree from Morehead State University where she competed extensively and successfully in Hunter/Jumpers, Saddleseat, Western Pleasure and Reining. Kim won numerous Regional and Zones competitions and placed fifth in the Nation in Equitation over Fences in Texas under George Morris, and 9th in the Nation in Western Reining Equitation in Colorado.

While working on her degree Kim taught Girl Scout camps and Horse Riding Continuing Education Classes on behalf of the University. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree Kim managed a breeding farm in Lexington, KY, before being recruited by Murray State University to teach the Equine classes, and assist in the coaching of the Hunt Seat and Western Equestrian Teams, in return for a full ride scholarship for her M.S. Degree. Kim taught for Murray State for two years during which time she took a Hunt Seat team to Zones, and numerous riders to IHSA Nationals. Kim has now been the head trainer at Meadowbriar Stables since 2001.

Scott Gundry

Owner

Scott Gundry grew up with horses and has ridden and competed extensively on the AQHA and NBHA circuits.He has placed numerous times at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, and was a finalist at the AQHA World Barrel Racing competition. Scott has trained and ridden barrel, western pleasure, and futurity horses. He is a graduate of the Oklahoma Horse Shoeing School. Scott is currently employed as the Chief Credit Officer of Peoples Bank in Warrick County.

Sarah Oglesby

Barn Manager/Riding Instructor

Sarah is a Newburgh native and grew up owning her own horse and riding in pony club.  She has been managing the barn at Meadowbriar Stables since 2013.  Sarah teaches beginner riding lessons to over 30 students a week. Her passion for her students and genuine love of kids makes her a much loved and valuable part of Meadowbriar Stables.

Kim Schnautz

Riding Instructor

Kim Schnautz is a CHA certified riding instructor. Kim came to Meadowbriar Stables in 2009 as a junior rider in the lesson and showing program. She started her career as an instructor in 2013, and has brought numerous beginner riders through the levels over the years. Kim has proven to have an ability to not only teach her riders to become strong equestrians with excellent equitation skills,  but also to instill her passion and love of horses into her students. In her own words, “my  greatest joy is watching my riders grow and develop their skills from young inexperienced students to competitive riders able to handle a variety of horses. I love the atmosphere in the barn, the fact that everyone is so kind and helpful, and I believe we are all linked by our love of horses.”

LOCATION

5166 Brumley Rd
Newburgh IN 47630

812.853.3495

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