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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!

Paq leads AQHA dressage standings for 2016

Sparkin Hot Jacke (“Paq”), owned by Bobbi Jo Krueger was again on top of the 2016 AQHA national dressage standings! She won the US Dressage Federation All Breed/AQHA Horse of the Year for third level with Mimi Stanley riding & was 8th at second level with Bobbi riding. In addition Sparkin Hot Jacke tied for 2nd place at third level in the AQHA 2016 national dressage standings with Mimi & tied for 3rd place at second level with Bobbi on board. She is now retired from competition with 76 AQHA points in dressage & will be bred in 2017. Bobbi has already started working with her next up & coming AQHA dressage competition horse.

We have enjoyed our journey into competition dressage with Bobbi Jo Krueger & Sparkin Hot Jacke. We welcome anyone that wants to explore dressage, English or Western, to contact us. We are glad to work with all breeds of horses and all ages and abilities of riders.

Sparking Hot Jacke – National Standings:
2012 AQHA ROM in dressage
2012 AQHA national dressage standings – 1st place at first level
2013 AQHA national dressage standings – 1st place at second level
2013 AQHA national dressage standings – 2nd place at first level
2013 AQHA Superior Event Horse in dressage
2013 USDF All Breed/AQHA HOTY – 2nd place at first level
2016 USDF All Breed/AQHA HOTY – 1st place at third level
2016 USDF All Breed/AQHA HOTY – 8th place at second level
2016 AQHA national dressage standings – 2nd place tie at third level
2016 AQHA national dressage standings – 3rd place tie at second level

Plum has a new owner!

“Twas the night before Christmas… while visions of Sugar Plum danced in her head.” Meet PR Sugar Plums’s new owner, Wrenn! Merry Christmas!!!

Winter is here

Our first blizzard is winding down leaving us with 3 feet of snow & the promise of temps below zero. Winter is here!

PRTC at ND Horse Fair

We had a fun day at the ND Horse Fair and Vendor Show hosted by Missouri Ledge Appaloosas! Caught up with old friends, met Facebook friends in person, and made some new connections. A good day with a good cause behind it. — at Missouri Ledge Appaloosas.

Wolkenzorro off for collection

Wolkenzorro is off on a new adventure to Anoka Equine. We so often are asked if he is standing at stud & we say no – he is a performance stallion. We now intend to say yes!!! Frozen semen should be available for the 2017 breeding season. We will keep you posted on how it is going.

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.