Mimi and Cygnus originalPrairie Rose Training Center Dressage is a full-service equine facility in Bismarck, ND. While dressage is our passion, we have extensive experience in hunter/jumper and Western as well. We breed, train and show nationally competitive Arabian Sport Horses (Arabians or Arab crosses utilized for dressage or jumping) and embrace all breeds of horses.  We give lessons to riders of all skill levels and in a variety of disciplines.

Please explore the About page and the rest of our site for more information on our horses, Karla and Mimi Stanley, training, lessons and services. Contact us for more information. Read the latest at PRTC below!

Tana Learning Half-Steps

Mimi is enjoying schooling in the lovely fall weather and Tana is busy learning half-steps! Anastasia Daxtana is a 2016 2nd level National Champion with much to offer the intermediate youth or adult amateur rider looking to compete. See her web page for more info.   Thanks to Lara Anderson for the great schooling photos.

Power Pony Plum at Sport Horse Nationals

Off to Sport Horse Nationals

We’re excited to be headed to the Sport Horse Nationals! Zorro will show 2nd and 3rd level, Hook PSG and I-1, and little Plum has a full plate with Hunter Hack, Training Level dressage, Sport Horse Mares In Hand, Green Working Hunter and Hunter Derby. Stay tuned for ride times, updates and our first attempts at live-streaming from the ring!

Two More Natl Championships for PRTC

What a week! Mimi wrapped up the Canadian Nationals with two more National Championships aboard Sally Henry’s talented Half-Arabs. Arab/warmblood stallion Wolkenzorro earned Natl Champion at 3rd Level and PR Captain Hook, who only a year ago was recovering from colic surgery, earned his 11th Natl Championship at PSG! At age 20, Hook is now a 5-time Natl Champion at PSG.

Plum Goes Reserve Natl Champ in Canada

Canadian Nationals update: Mimi and our little PR Sugar Plum won Reserve National Champion HA/AA Hunter over Fences!!! Plum is an Arab/POA FEI-certified Medium Pony mare with a sweet disposition and very bright future.

PRTC Wins at Canadian Nationals

A quick PRTC report from the Canadian Nationals! Anastasia Daxtana has earned National Champion 2nd Level, Wolkenzorro is Reserve Champion 2nd Level and PR Sugar Plum went Top Ten Sport Horse HA Mares in Hand! Click on this link, (Westoba Arena, Thurs 8/18, Class 1808) to watch Tana and Zorro’s 2nd level rides! https://arabianhorseresults.com/aha-canad…/timetable-results


Mimi Featured in College Alumni Magazine

NDSU-Almna-mag2016Mimi’s quest for international dressage competition was featured in the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources Alumni News Magazine (page 11)! Mimi is a proud 2013 graduate of NDSU’s Equine Science program.

Mimi and Abraxa Make Big News

We are so pleased to see all the coverage that resulted from our news that Schleese Saddlery Service is sponsoring Mimi and that our new Westphalian Studbook e.V. mare, Abraxa, will help facilitate Mimi’s goals of reaching international competition. Thanks to our NBC, CBS affiliates and the Bismarck Tribune for all the fantastic coverage!


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Abraxa the TV Star

Abraxa’s importation from Germany to one day serve as Mimi’s international competition horse was the subject of extensive local media coverage, including this package from our NBC affiliate, KFYR-TV. Abraxa is a 2013 black Westphalian mare (Abraxa Stute x Astrix Fidermark) we purchased at auction from Germany with the help of Rhegan White, the Westphalen e.V.’s Director of Sales/Marketing for the USA, Canada & UK. Rhegan ensured we found the right fit and the process went smoothly, start to finish.

Ames Explorer’s New Owner!

Sydney-Chance2We are pleased that Ames Explorer (“Chance”) has a new owner! The family of one of our wonderful young students, Sydney, purchased Chance and they are off to a great start together. See more on their journey together on our PRTC Students page.