Whats Up

Congratulations to all of our exhibitors on an outstanding 2016 show season! A special congratulations to Brody whose horse BCT Gentlemans Foxy Lady (our first Manny offspring to hit the show ring under saddle) earned Reserve National Champion and 7th overall western pleasure 3yr old in the world at our Morgan Grand Nationals and World Championship. And another very special congratulations to Ethan and Seasons Simply Supreme on their first trip to OKC bringing home a 6th place world championship in Classic Pleasure W/T! 

Welcome 2017!! We are ready for an exciting show season! We are ready to take on this next show season with renewed energy and a barn full of fun and wonderful horses. Our own personal goals and expectations are set high as usual and we strive to meet them each year. Join our team this year as we set our sites on each individuals personal goals and dreams and work hard to achieve them! 

Karen Bessel  

Upcoming Events

 Watch the schedule for upcoming Reiki Classes. 





April 22, 2017: MN Half Arabian WSCA Show - Agstar Arena 

April 28, 29, 30, 2017: MN Horse Expo - State Fairgrounds *Come visit us to see who we brought with this year!!


May 11-14, 2017: FASH Morgan, Saddlebred, Hackney Show     St. Paul, MN

May ?, 2017: North Run Farm Schooling Dressage Show

May 27-28, 2017: Kandi Klassic Morgan and open horse show - Sauk Center, MN

May 28, 2017: MVR show



June 3, 2017: Northern MN Arabian Horse Association Show    Litchfield, MN

June 17-18, 2017: Sun Dance Dressage     Lake Elmo, MN

June 28-July 1, 2017: Tanbark Calvacade of Roses  Saddlebred, Morgan Show

St. Paul, MN



July ?, 2017: North Run Farm Dressage Show     Delano, MN

July 15, 2017: Arabian Horse Amateur Alliance Show - Dakota County Fairgrounds, Farmington, MN

July 13-15, 2017: Morgan Masterpiece     Oshkosh, WI

July 22-23 (?), 2017: Minn-I-Kota AHA Community Show    Willmar, MN

July 27-30, 2017: North Star Americana Morgan Horse Show      Cannon Falls, MN


August 12, 2017: Belle Cheval Training End of Season Fun Show (Back up date August 19, 2017. ) 

August 26-27, 2017: Northern Lights Dressage Show     Lake Elmo, MN



September 2, 2017: Dog Days Dressage Show              Lake Elmo, MN

September 16, 2017:MAHA AOSC Arabian Open Show     Lake Elmo, MN Belle Cheval Training End of Season Fun Show



October 7-14, 2017: Morgan Grand Nationals and World Championship    Oklahoma



Farm News

We are polishing up our horses, digging out our show gear and awaiting the arrival of 2 babies this year. Seasons French Fantasy is bred to ICF Reasonably Certain for a June foal. MS Desert Rose is being leased and is bred to BCT Gentleman In Black for a August foal. Two Very exciting babies!!  

Ethan and Brody are busy preparing for the show season with their horses. Brody and Foxy will debut their walk/trot skills this year as she competes through her 4 year old year. Ethan and Prema will continue working hard in the walk/trot ring as well aiming their sights on OKC again this year! We have a new boy in the barn, RJMF Powder and Smoke purchased by the Dockter family from Gina and Selvin Torrez at Morgan Horse Farm. "Nick" is a great horse loaded with personality and Talent and we are excited to help him and Avery reach their potential this year. We have many wonderful kids aiming their sights on the show ring this year and we are just as excited for each and every one of them to achieve their dreams! 

If you haven't already gotten your horse going in training, contact us about openings. It's never too late to start. The sooner the better. Let us take the time to give you and your horse the opportunity to achieve your goals by being ready and looking your best!   

We continue to update our farm in our free moments. 


Our little stable is a work of love and determination. We continue to make improvements to what was a run down farm when we bought it every year. Stop in and check out what changes we have made! 

Show News
2016 Was a show season full of great clients, wonderful horses and Many,Many successes in and out of the show ring.  What a fun and exciting year watching young horses and new riders learn and progress. We had a lot of accomplishments that everyone can be proud of. Thank you for being part of the Belle Cheval Training Family!  Congratulations to all of our clients on a wonderful show year.  Wishing you many more successful show seasons.