Wellington, FL– Nov 7, 2016 – The winter equestrian season is just around the corner and most top equestrian professionals are firming up their plans for stabling, housing and services to manage their businesses. Nick Granat offers private facility course design, a service that is ideal for busy competitors and trainers.
Granat is a horseman, rider and licensed “R” United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) course designer and the youngest member of North American Riders Group (NARG) approved course designer list. His work is relevant and inspired by some of the world’s best. Granat has assisted the most respected course designers in the sport and his event clients include Silver Oak Jumper Tour, Ox Ridge, The Ridge Turf Tour and many more.
Internationally ranked stars of the show jumping world, top trainers and serious amateurs rely on Granat for his private course design services. His clients are eager to sing his praises.
“Nick has studied the sport, spent years apprenticing with top riders and course designers and brings a wealth of knowledge to his course design,” said Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward. Ward is among Granat’s notable private course design clients.
According to, Olympian Kent Farrington, “(Nick) is a passionate and knowledgeable horseman and that has helped him hone his skills in course building.”
The up-and-coming course designer is known for his creativity and feel for the flow and rhythm of the horse on the track. Granat builds courses to the client's specifications, designs them based on particular training needs and delights with challenging questions. His work is tailored to the setting, the horses and the client.
Granat’s schedule is likely to fill so be sure to book now.
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About Nick Granat
Nick Granat is a horseman and course designer who specializes in designing and building courses that appropriately challenge and enhance the training of horse and rider. He attended the Aachen School of Course Design where he studied with Arno Gego and Olaf Petersen Sr.
Nick is listed with only a handful of approved course designers by the North American Riders Group (NARG). He is the youngest course designer on the NARG list. Nick is a United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) “R” licensed course designer.
Nick trained with Marty deLeyer and was a working student for Olympic silver medalist Peter Leone at Lionshare Farm and later worked for Olympian Margie Engle, top equitation coach Missy Clark, Olympic gold medalist Leslie Howard, international grand prix rider Georgina Bloomberg and Olympian Yann Candele.
He has worked for the most respected course designers in the sport, such as Conrad Homfeld, Frank Rothenberger, Alan Wade, Steve Stephens, Linda Allen, Guilherme Jorge, Michel Vaillancourt, Olaf Petersen Jr. and Uliano Vezzani.
Nick has course designed and assisted for iconic equestrian competitions including CHIO Aachen, Hampton Classic, Global Champions Tour Miami, The American Gold Cup, Old Salem Farm, Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, the National Horse Show, Lake Placid Horse Show, Saugerties HITS $1 Million CSI5* and Silver Oak Jumper Tournament. Most recently, he has course designed for The Ridge at Wellington, Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show, Angelstone Jumper Tournaments, Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, and Spruce Meadows.