March 22 – 24, 2019

THE NEXT SYMPOSIUM will be MARCH 22, 23, & 24!  Make plans to join us as we continue to create and expand the teachings of compassionate, sustainable, honorable and enlightened training practices. Our 18th Symposium in October was another marvelous success….come...

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Thirteenth Classical Series Symposium!

The dates are set! The reservations are pouring in...make your plans now! Harvest time is super busy here in Sonoma Valley, but it is also a beautiful time of year to visit. Click on the tab above for the Symposium October 2016 for all the details.  Stay tuned to the...

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An Introduction to Barbier Farms

Watch our new video to understand the philosophy and intent of Dominique and Debra Barbier's enlightened French Classical Dressage. Enjoy! Looking forward to your comments.  

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The 12th Classical Series Symposium Report

Riders from Europe, Canada, Great Britain and the US gathered in Healdsburg for our twelfth symposium. Though we had a bit of rain on Friday, the weather cleared and gave us beautiful California sunshine for the rest of the weekend. We had good questions from the...

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Ramana Vieira, joining us for Saturday night!

We are thrilled to let you know that Ramana Vieira, internationally recognized vocalist, will be joining us Saturday night. She'll enchant us with her interpretations of her favorite Fados. You don't want to miss this….and bring a friend! There are auditor and guest...

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One day left for great hotel rate during Symposium!

Hurry! There's less than 24 hours left to get a fantastic rate at the Dry Creek Inn, Healdsburg. They've extended their great pricing to us until midnight tonight, Pacific Time. Click on the Symposium tab above for all the information. And don't forget to ask for the...

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Golegã trip report

As bad as the weather was last year, this year entirely made up for it! Wow! Sun and warmth and just the right cooling off in the evening kept us all, and the horses, comfortable! We had wonderful days of touring medieval castles, monasteries and Abbeys, some Sopa da...

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Not too early to plan……BRASIL, May 2016

We are already thinking about our May trip to Brasil. Each day, when we go to the barn to work with our newest breeding stallions, Bailado do Top and Xihao AR, I am reminded of the wonderful horses that are available in Brasil...especially with the dollar at an...

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a symposium review from a two-time participant

Our intention has always been to create a transformative experience for horse and rider during clinics or the Symposium here at Barbier Farm. We are happy to have this proof of what we know happens here…. Join us for our next event in February 2016. Click the link...

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