Meet Our Trainers

Rob & Sarah Byers

Sarah Byers is a graduate of William Woods University, with degrees in Equestrian Studies and Business Administration. Rob Byers attended Bridgewater College where he studied Psychology. They have been honored by their peers with the The Richard E. Lavery Professional Horseperson of the Year and the Helen Crabtree Instructors of the Year Award. Rob and Sarah have also been honored by the American Saddlebred Association with the Lurline Roth Sportsmanship Award and the C.J. Cronan Sportsmanship Award. Rob was inducted into the World’s Championship Horse show Hall of Fame in 2013.  He is also a USEF licensed Judge in multiple divisions. Both Rob and Sarah have coached the USA World Cup Team.

Keith Harger


   Husband- Father- Horse Trainer

   Keith fell in love with the American Saddlebred the first moment he saw them.  Since then, working with such beautiful animals has become a passion for him and his family. He loves being part of the team at Premier Stables and the opportunity it provides for him to work with talented people who all share love and respect for this amazing breed.                                  


Heather Digiannantonio

Heather is from Grand Blanc, Michigan and graduated from William Woods University in 2004 with a degree in equestrian science. Heather has enjoyed being a part of the success that is Premier Stables since 2005.