Meet the founder, Diego Bravo

EXPERIENCE IN THE HORSE ACADEMIC FIELD:

  • Creator of the HORSE FARM FACILITIES SAFETY EVALUATION SYSTEM.
  • University Adjunct Professor of Equine Production at two public universities in Colombia (Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Universidad de Antioquia).
  • College Adjunct Professor of Horse Handling and Safety (at College of Central Florida  - Ocala, FL).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1989). Graduated with honors.  
  • Certification in Farm Management (Universidad EAFIT, 1994).
  • Author of two college-level books about horses (ISBN 958-33-2905-3;  ISBN 978-1-4276-0609-9).
  • Author of the E-book, "The Horse Farm of your Dreams".
  • Author of dozens of articles being published in various international equestrian journals (English / Spanish).


  

 EXPERIENCE IN THE HORSE PRACTICAL FIELD:

  • Manager and/or consultant of 50 plus horse farms throughout Colombia, including evaluation of land and facilities, nutrition, husbandry, on-site grass production, and team creation. 
  • Horse show judge and international clinician.
  • Horse tack designer and producer. 
  • Director of a horse-riding school in Ocala, Florida (11 years).
  • Founder and Director of three horse-riding schools in Medellín, Colombia 
  • Has personally directed over 15,000 hours of riding lessons to more than 1,000 students from different countries.
  • Has ridden horses over 20,000 hours (for training, showing, or recreation).
  • Horse owner and breeder since the age of 12.
  • Horse passionate since the age of 3.