Kaylawna Smith, Professional Eventer
Kaylawna Smith is an Eventer out of KingsWay Farm located in Temecula, California. She is the assistant rider to Tamie Smith and Heather Morris, grooms for Heather at competitions, and is the founder of the Next Level Eventing Riding Academy. The Academy’s goals are aimed to promote the discipline of eventing through the development of their junior riding program. Kaylawna worked as an assistant to dressage trainer, Niki Clarke, where she was able to ride and groom many talented horses, and learn how to ride true Dressage, and during her time with Niki, Kaylawna competed in FEI Prix St. George. Her career highlights include competing in multiple preliminary competitions, competing at the one-star level, and in 2019 she was named to the 202 USEF U25 Program Eventing Assessment Program. Today, Kaylawna enjoys her position as the head trainer at the Next Level Eventing Riding Academy and is excited to continue promoting the sport of eventing.