About Us


Kimberly Deaton-Iwen

Kim Iwen has been the head trainer and instructor at Wisconsin Equestrian Center for 20 years.  She is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist and has been on the USET Developing List.  Kim has been awarded several national awards from Training level through Grand Prix on solely self-trained horses.  Through the years, she has trained and worked with many Euorpean trainers.  She sets an example by continuing to further her own education with clinics and training by well respected FEI instructors and judges.

Kim enjoys teaching all levels of riders from beginner to FEI, as well as working with various ages and breeds of horses.  She has a systematic approach to her training methods and is committed to the correct training of horse and rider.  Several of her students have earned USDF medals and have gone on to achieve regional and national awards.

Nicole Perret

Nicole Perret is the assistant trainer at Wisconsin Equestrian Center.  She has earned her USDF Silver and Bronze medals.  Nicole is a USDF “L” judge graduate having earned the “with distinction” designation.  She judges numerous schooling shows each year.  Nicole is currently completing the requirements to become a USDF “r” judge.

Nicole also enjoys teaching all levels of riders.  Her experience judging shows enhances her training of students.  In addition to judging and teaching, she also finds time to ride competitively as well as train horses.  Nicole believes in staying current and often participates in clinics and trains with well known USDF judges and trainers.

Kim and Nicole are also both available for trailer-in lessons.