PRTC is at the Canadian Nationals!

PRTC is at the Canadian Nationals. We’re showing Anastasia Daxtana, PR Sugar Plum and Wolkenzorro. (Tana and Plum are for sale). Stay tuned for updates!


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!

Nora Wins Hunter Over Fences

Here is Peggotty Camp (“Nora”) again in one of her winning Hunter Over Fences classes. Nora is FOR SALE! Thanks Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoption for placing this mare with us.

Nora Gets High Score First Level Dressage

Take a look at our OTTB Peggotty Camp (barn name “Nora”) at her first horse show. Gabrielle Myers rode her to high score 1st level at this weekends AEER dressage show! She is FOR SALE!

Introducing PR Sugar Plum

“While visions of Sugar Plums danced …” We want to share with you PR Sugar Plum, pictured here at a recent show. She is a black 13.2h POA/Arabian mare that is as sweet as her name. She will be shown at the Canadian Nationals in Dressage and Hunter Hack. At this show her dressage scores in Training-1 and Training-3 were 61, 65, 65 and 67%. Sugar Plum is for sale and will be the dream pony for a lucky little girl or boy.

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Mirai C’s First Show Under Saddle

Our lovely young, 15.1H mare, Mirai C, went to the Great Arabian Get Together Sport Horse Show south of Minneapolis, MN last weekend.  She was shown in Arabian Mares Sport Horse in Hand Hunter Type, Arabian Mares Sport Horse in Hand Dressage Type, Short Horse Under Saddle and Training Level (Test 1) Dressage, showing beautifully after having had only 24 rides. She won her dressage class of 9 with a score of 68%!

Westphalen State Stud Visit

The Westphalian State Stud was amazing! Our host Rhegan White arranged for breeding director Hubert Hampen to give us a private tour through the barns. He even took out various stallions & ran them for us. He also explained the role the stud plays for the German breeders. Fascinating!

More from the Westphalen Auction in Germany

And now to the jog. All the horses were trotted on the pavement for the vet’s final scrutiny. The barns were open for personal visits with the horses. All X-rays were available ahead of time & the vets are on hand to answer questions. It gives a person the assurance that you know just what these horses are & the confidence to buy at the Westphalian Auction.

Westphalen Breeders Auction in Germany

It was shopping day for us at the Westphalian Auction in Handorf, Germany. What flavor do you like? They had them all – a candy store of sport horses. Come see them go and pick the ones you want to ride! Mimi rode some lovely mares Westphalen mares today.

PRTC Goes to Germany

Downtown-Abby-1We are excited to announce that we will be touring the heart of the German Warmblood world 6/3 – 6/9! We will attend the Westphalian Breeder’s Association Summer auction in Handorf as a guest of Rhegan White (Director of Sales for Westphalian breeders), tour the Westphalian State Stud, meet premiere German breeders, dine with Mimi’s coach Conrad Schumacher and tour his facility near Frankfurt.

Mimi will ride a number of sales horses for prospective buyers prior to the auction. This is Mimi’s second visit to Germany, following her Olympic Dream Team Trip in 2010, but it is a first for Karla! Stay tuned for more updates from Deutschland!