Crooked Creek Farm Equestrian Training, LLC

Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation


At Crooked Creek Farm our goal is to provide leadership and education for the equestrian sport, through quality instruction and competition. We promote the safety and welfare of horses and riders while encouraging growth and development within the sport. Crooked Creek Farm strives for the excellence of both the horse and rider.


We offer a unique atmosphere for horse and rider.  Our focus if to offer top of the line training and attention to the horses and riders at our farm.  We have a select few horses available for onsite lease to help guide riders into the show world and ownership.  Unlike many farms we have a limited lesson program to those that are looking to begin the journey of owning and showing at a national level.   

Carolyn Duncan, Head Trainer: Carolyn is a USEF "R" Judge in Hunters and Hunter Equitation as well as a USHJA Certified Trainer.  She has been teaching and training since 2001, when she opened her first farm.  Carolyn is now the proud owner of Crooked Creek Farm LLC in Milton GA.  Not only has Carolyn competed through a National level but she has also had students attain several Regional and National titles in Sport Horse, Hunter, Equitation and Jumpers.  Riders that compete at the rated shows lesson with Carolyn a minimum of once per week.  Carolyn attends all rated competitions.  

Laura Smith, Trainer: Laura has been instructing since 2009. She graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2008. Laura was an active member of the IHSA Equestrian Team, serving as president for 2 years. Laura has been riding for over 20 years competing in hunter jumper. She has been coaching along side Carolyn for 7 years and also helps with the IEA teams. Along with teaching Laura is a former manager at Dover and enjoys playing polo.  Laura is the primary instructor for those that do not own a horse and are part of our lesson program as well as riders competing at a local level.  Laura also attends and heads up our riders at local shows.  

Tempest Young, Trainer:  Tempest joined our team in 2021.  We look forward to growing with her.  Tempest started riding at a young age of 5 years old.  She has worked as an instructor at another farm prior to coming to us to learn and grow more in the hunter jumper world.  She rode IEA in high school on the Lambert team and is now coaching the Mount Pisgah team out of CCF.  Tempest teaches many of the riders at the farm from lesson riders to competition riders.  Tempest assist Carolyn with training rides as well as attends several of the rated shows to assist in training and help with grooming needs.  Tempest also attends many of the local shows.