teaching, training & SHOWING in Raleigh, Durham, & Chapel Hill, NC

Horse & Rider Training Services


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A Lifetime of Experience

Beverly Burnette has nearly 40 years of horsemanship experience, has been named 1996 NCHJA Horseman of the Year, and has been prominently featured in Practical Horseman magazine. She has had a wealth of experience that she enjoys sharing with her students. This knowledge allows them to become better riders, and develop closer relationships with their horses in order to reach their maximum potential. Beverly is available for a variety of horse and rider training services, and horse show judging, in the piedmont region of North Carolina. She resides in the Chapel Hill area.

Beverly is the head trainer at Starberry Acres, LLC, a premier show barn in Mebane, NC. Starberry Acres offers sports management and care of hunter/jumper and dressage performance horses.

Starberry Acres Amenities include:

  • Covered shed row area of personal space for each horse boarded at the main barn
  • Airy 12x12 stalls
  • Attached 120 x 200 covered arena with lounge viewing area
  • 150 x 250 outdoor arena complete with full course of jumps
  • Full bathroom with shower, lounge and tack combined area, washer and dryer
  • Two wash stalls and three separate grooming stalls
  • Equine sports massage therapist
  • Interns to exercise your horse at an additional cost
  • Miles of trails around the perimeter of our farm available to hack out your horse

Beverly also travels to teach and train at other stables in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC including Pond View Farm and Chapel Hill Equestrian. She teaches clinics regularly at Voxton Farm ( Camden, SC) and Meadow Lane Farm (Darlington, SC), among others.


Get in touch

Beverly Burnette

Phone: 919.264.9782

Email: bfb@nc.rr.com




Teaching, training & clinics

Beverly is available for horse and rider training services in the piedmont region of North Carolina. She travels to stables throughout the area to teach lessons and clinics, and is the head trainer at Starberry Acres, LLC. Starberry Acres is a premier show barn that offers sports management of hunter/jumper and dressage performance horses.


Horse & Pony sales

She has been buying and selling jumpers and hunter/jumpers since 1978 and continues to do so today for clients of all riding levels. Get in touch with Beverly to see how she can help you find the right horse or pony to achieve your riding goals.


horse shows & Judging

Nearly 40 years of horsemanship experience accompany Beverly every moment as she works. She has helped new riders and horses on up to Medal and Maclay training levels. Beverly has been judging at local shows since 1980 and continues to do so.

Recent Clinic with Beverly