About Us

Blue Chip Stables is a private training facility located at the base of Sonoma Mountain. The facility has fifteen oversized stalls, with rubber mats and good ventilation. Private tack lockers, blanketing, orchard grass and alfalfa hay fed three times daily, feeding of owner-supplied supplements, and daily individual turnout, weather permitting, are included in board. The outdoor arena (100 x 200) has sand footing, lights, and a variety of show quality jumps. The covered arena (68 x 82) has Fibar footing and lights. The two-stall, covered wash rack has on-demand hot water, lights and electricity.

Lee Webster is a trainer of horses and an instructor in Eventing and Dressage. She has been teaching, training and competing for more than twenty-five years. Her full-service equestrian facility, Blue Chip Stables, is located in Penngrove, California.

From the time she could open a book, horses were her passion. Following fourth and fifth birthday trail rides at Wild Horse Valley Ranch, Napa, CA, she began group lessons. At the age of eight, she had her first pony, a grade mare named Breezy Lady. They competed in their first horse trials at Pebble Beach, CA when Lee was nine years old. She has trained with international legends, including Beth Perkins, Bea and Derek DiGrazia, Mark Todd, Sandy Howard, Jimmy Wofford, Mike Plumb, Ginny Leng, and Jack LeGoff. Lee achieved a long term goal when she was selected a member of the California Young Rider Three-Day Event Team, which won the Bronze Medal in 1987 at the international American Continental Young Rider Championships in Boston, MA. She later trained and rode a purebred Connemara mare, Balius Kerry Blue, into Eventing history--"the first pony-sized animal to ever compete successfully at Intermediate Level, Three-Day Event." She actively competed two Irish-bred Connemara stallions, which she raised and trained, in the disciplines of Dressage, Jumpers, Eventing, Driving, and Foxhunting. She is a member of the United States Eventing Association, United States Equestrian Federation Inc., United States Dressage Federation, American Connemara Pony Society, American Trakehner Association, and the California Dressage Society. Since 2000, Lee has enjoyed hunting with the Los Altos Hounds as a Professional Member.  In 2004, Lee became a USDF Certified Instructor and Trainer, and also was awarded her USDF Bronze medal.  She has qualified numerous horses for USDF awards, and most recently won the 2009 USDF Shagya Arabian All Breeds Award at Third Level with Amara's Evening Star, and was 2009 USDF Reserve Champion American Connemara Pony Society All Breeds at Training Level with Stonybrook Belmont.

Lee attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia where she rode in numerous recognized East Coast horse trials, participated in the 1988 USCTA/AHSA National Preliminary Championships, tutored in Spanish, swam for the collegiate team, completed her junior year abroad at the University of Seville, served as a dorm advisor, represented the riding program on the Varsity Sports Council, was named Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated Cum Laude. Following graduation from college, she completed three years in the banking industry. In 1992, she commenced graduate studies at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, and was awarded her MBA in 1994. Since her return to California in 1995, she has operated her training business, which includes working with young horses, training and competition for all breeds and english disciplines, sales, and teaching all levels of riders.