• Suncoast Stables Barn

    Suncoast Stables barn

  • Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy

    Suncoast Stables show team ready for competition

  • Suncoast Stables Show Team

    Riding in the arena

  • Suncoast Stables Youth Club

    Boots, Bits, and Bridles Youth Club

  • Suncoast Stables Lessons

    Horseback riding lessons

  • Suncoast Stables Facility

    Another beautiful day at Suncoast Stables

  • Suncoast Stables Show Team

    The bond between a horse and rider team is strong

  • Suncoast Stables Lesson Horses

    Looking forward to riding

Teaching Tampa Bay to Ride!

Suncoast Stables American Saddlebred

Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy is a full service private barn that specializes in American Saddlebred horses. We offer English horseback riding lessons for all levels, youth activities, training, boarding, and horse show competition at the academy, regional, and national level. Our family-oriented environment is fun, safe, supportive, and educational.

About Us

All of our lesson horses are either past or current show horses and are highly trained to accommodate differing skill levels. We have horses for both beginner and advanced riders. Our property features multiple areas for riding and driving, including a lighted arena. Clients can take full advantage of our brand new barn.

Krystle Lee

Suncoast Stables Owner Krystle Lee

Growing up around horses, Krystle started taking professional lessons in several styles of riding at an early age and enjoyed competing as both a juvenile and amateur in the American Saddlebred arena. She received her B.S. in Equestrian Science from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri.

Krystle is a member of the following organizations:

  •   •   AMHA - American Morgan Horse Association
  •   •   ARIA - American Riding Instructors Association
  •   •   ASHA - American Saddlebred Horse Association
  •   •   CHA - Certified Horsemanship Association
  •   •   UPHA - United Professional Horseman's Association
  •   •   USEF - United States Equestrian Federation

Jenny Morsey

Suncoast Stables Instructor Jenny Morsey
Riding Instructor

Jenny has 15 years of experience working with horses, including 10 years of teaching riding lessons to riders of all skill levels and ages. She has worked for multiple nationally ranked trainers.

Customer Reviews

Suncoast Stables is proud to have earned a 5-star customer review rating on Yelp, Google, and Groupon. Below are some recent reviews from customers:

Krystle has gone above and beyond with training my daughter and helping instill values like dedication, responsibility, honesty, and resilience. She now competes at the highest level; it's the best thing that has happened to her. I couldn't be more grateful to Krystle.

Yolanda L.

My daughter and I started out as lesson riders at Suncoast Stables and have progressed to owning a show horse and competing. Krystle's ability to educate, mentor, and progress both students and horses continues to exceed my expectations.

Sherry H.

I know that my horse is receiving the best of care and that he is healthy and happy. Also, my daughter has attended several summer horse camps and enjoyed every minute. I would highly recommend Suncoast Stables to anyone!

Virginia G.

All the riders at Suncoast Stables support each other's achievements. Krystle is a fun, energetic, and positive person who emphasizes proper care, respect, safety, and good horsemanship. We wouldn't go anywhere else!

Beth A.

There is a real community feeling at Suncoast Stables and the instruction is excellent. The instructors have given me the confidence to embrace riding at the age of 55. They are very professional, knowledgeable, and welcoming. I love being at the stables!

Cynthia A.


Horseback Riding and Driving Lessons

Suncoast Stables Horseback Riding Owner Krystle Lee

Lessons are available for all skill levels, ages four and up. Ready to ride? We offer a 'Buy One, Get One' private lesson special for new riders! This allows you or your child time to get to know the horses, staff, and programs before signing up for a regularly scheduled lesson time or purchasing a package of lessons at a discounted rate.

Lessons run Tuesday through Saturday by appointment only, with evening lessons offered Tuesday through Friday and daytime lessons on Wednesday and Saturday. Everyone starts in private lessons to ensure safety.

  Book Now

Boarding and Training

Suncoast Stables Horse Boarding and Training

We offer top-notch care for your horse in our new barn. Boarding includes daily turn out and stall cleaning, automatic watering, and feeding three times a day with a balanced diet to ensure high performance.

Training programs are available for young horses, show horse prospects, and seasoned show horses. Programs are customized to each horse and rider/driver to ensure goals are met. Horses are trained six days a week. Owners also receive two lessons per week on their show horse.


Suncoast Stables Horse Show Competition Owner Krystle Lee

We emphasize the respect and responsibility required of a successful horse and rider team to excel in the arena. Beginners will experience the thrill of competing and winning blue ribbons at academy level shows. More experienced riders can showcase their talents at larger regional or national shows.

If you have dreams of winning competitions with your own show horse, we are here to guide you through the purchasing process. We'll search for the perfect horse to complement your riding style, reach your goals, and stay within budget.

Suncoast Stables Hose Show Competition

Upcoming Events

WCM Horse Show

May 15, 2016
Odessa, FL

Fun in the Sun Horse Show

Jun. 4, 2016
Odessa, FL

Summer Fun Horse Show

Jun. 10-12, 2016
Lady Lake, FL

Summer Camp #1

Jun. 20-24, 2016
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #2

Jun. 27 - Jul. 1, 2016
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #3

Jul. 11-15, 2016
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #4

Jul. 25-29, 2016
Suncoast Stables

World's Championship Horse Show

Aug. 20-27, 2016
Louisville, KY

Summer's End Horse Show

Sep. 9-11, 2016
Ocala, FL

Tampa Yacht Club Horse Show

Oct. 4, 2016
Tampa, FL

Florida High Point Banquet

Oct. 30, 2016
Tampa, FL

Harvest Days Horse Show

Nov. 4-6, 2016
Florida State Fairgrounds

Barn News

Suncoast Stables Show Team Turns in Great Performance

We are proud of each horse and rider team that competed at the highly competitive West Coast Morgans Horse Show on May 15th. Although it was a hot day, everyone rose to the occasion and we had great support from our Suncoast Stables family. Results are as follows:

Payton Strobbe on CH Like Sunshine

1st - W/T 8 and under, Showmanship, Lead Line

1st - W/T 8 and under, Equitation, Lead Line

Katie O'Ryan on Hopefully

1st - W/T 9-10, Showmanship

1st - W/T 9-10, Equitation

Avery Coleman on Titleist Par-Tee Time

1st - W/T 10 and under, Equitation, Novice Rider

2nd - W/T 10 and under, Showmanship, Novice Rider

Graceanne Hoback on Charming Delusion

1st - ASB Park Jr. Exhibitor

2nd - ASB Park Jr. Exhibitor Champ.

2nd - ASB Park Open

2nd - ASB Show Pleasure (on Titleist Par-Tee Time)

Mari Pawlowski on I'm Good

2nd - W/T 8 and under, Equitation

5th - W/T 8 and under, Showmanship

Abby Farrington on Titleist Par-Tee Time (first competition)

3rd - W/T 9 and over, Showmanship, Novice Rider

3rd - W/T 9 and over, Equitation, Novice Rider

Addysn Strobbe on CH Like Sunshine

3rd - W/T 10 and under, Showmanship, Novice Rider

3rd - W/T 10 and under, Equitation, Novice Rider

Karsyn Licciardello on CH Like Sunshine

3rd - ASB Show Pleasure

3rd - ASB Park Open

3rd - ASB Park Jr. Exhibitor Champ.

Hayley O'Ryan on Hopefully

3rd - W/T 8 and under, Showmanship

4th - W/T 8 and under, Equitation

Sara Morris on Santana's Home on Thyme

3rd - W/T/C 14 and over, Equitation w/ pattern (first pattern class)

6th - W/T/C 14 and over, Showmanship

Caitlin Buckley on Titleist Par-Tee Time

3rd - W/T 11-13, Equitation

6th - W/T 11-13, Showmanship

McKenzy Strobbe on CH Like Sunshine

4th - W/T 9 and over, Showmanship, Novice Rider

5th - W/T 9 and over, Equitation, Novice Rider

Horsemanship Camps

Summer and Holiday Camps

Suncoast Stables Horsemanship Youth Camps

Horsemanship camps are offered during spring break, the summer, and winter holidays. Campers will learn horse safety, grooming, tacking up, riding, and caring for horses in a safe, unique, and supportive environment.

Children ages 6 - 17 can attend camp. We have helmets available. When riding, campers must wear long pants and closed toe hard-soled shoes. Be sure to bring a cooler with lunch, drinks, and snacks... and don't forget your sunscreen and sunglasses!

Our popular 2016 Summer Horsemanship Camps run on four weeks: June 20-24, June 27 - July 1, July 11-15, and July 25-29. Campers can attend a morning session (9AM-12PM), afternoon session (12:30-3:30PM), or a full day. Registration forms are available in the "Forms" section below.

Youth Club

Boots, Bits, and Bridles Youth Club

Our Youth Club is all about horsemanship, which is much more than just riding! In a fun and friendly atmosphere, we review barn safety and horse care while planning activities for upcoming events. The club is open to all of our riders under age 18. Different events are planned throughout the year, including local community projects and shows.

Suncoast Stables Hose Show Competition

Contact Us

Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy Logo

1108 Altamont Lane
Odessa, FL 33556


Connect with us on Facebook     View our blog    Instagram     We're on Yelp     Get driving directions