Ken began riding at an early age and has been competing for over 20 years. He has ridden in the NAYRC at the Intermediate** Level for four years and was a member of the gold-medal-winning team in 1994. He is a graduate of Augustana College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications, and is a U.S. Pony Club Graduate A.
Ken trains and rides numerous horses, and specializes in young and problem horses.
Klaus has over 40 years of experience with every phase of horsemanship. He is an expert in natural horsemanship with good old-fashioned basic dressage. He has competed to 4th Level Dressage. He has served as USEA Area IV Chairman and organizer and co-organizer of several horse trials in the area.
As designer and builder of the Silverwood Farm HT cross-country course, he is always involved in the sport. He also competes in Combined Driving and enjoys training horses to drive.