ABOUT KING OAK FARM
King Oak Farm is a family owned and operated full service facility established in 1982. The Farm is situated on over 180 acres of beautiful open
farmland and woods in Southampton, Massachusetts. King Oak offers a boarding and training facility with an emphasis on Dressage and Combined Training,
Basic Equitation, and Horse Care. Our facilities at King Oak Farm include several outdoor dressage arenas, a jumping field, cross country courses, for
the Beginner Novice through Preliminary rider, and a spacious indoor arena for flat work and/or jumping. We also have numerous well groomed trails for
those who enjoy a leisurely trail ride through the peaceful countryside.
We offer riding instruction for children and adults of all levels and abilities, as well as boarding, schooling and sales. We invite you to call Fran
Cross, at (413) 527-4454, to learn more about King Oak or to arrange a visit. Or, if you'd like, e-mail us at
Fran Cross has ridden since childhood, evented through the preliminary level from the early 70's to the mid 80's, and has trained and shown
dressage horses to the FEI levels, as well as a number of young horses at the lower levels. Since then she has concentrated on schooling young horses
and introducing them to cross-country and dressage at King Oak Farm.
Since 1982, King Oak Farm has been the site for two USEA recognized horse trials for which Fran serves as organizer. The farm is also the site of
a recognized dressage show, which Fran manages. She has imported numerous KWPN horses for sale. Fran is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts
and hold a BHS Al certification. She has been on the Board of Governors for the USEA representing Area I. Fran currently holds licensure as a USEF
Technical Delegate (D/CT), as a Canadian TD, and is completing the requirements for licensure as a CT judge.