Gait Keeper Farm is a Hunter /Jumper training facility for both rider and horse. GKF was established in 2001 and has been providing top care and instruction for equine athletes.
Our goals are to create great riders who love the sport as well as foster horsemanship, knowledge, sportsmanship and skill.
Owned and operated by Beth Bankemper
Located in Franklin, Tennessee.
Gait Keeper Farm is located on 88 acres in the bend of the Harpeth River in Franklin, Tennessee. GKF offers riding lessons, horse boarding, training, and showing.
Gait Keeper is an 18 stall barn, with 14 paddocks and 3 pony sheds, three tack rooms, two wash bays, washer and dryer, and several grooming stalls. Our turnout paddocks have four board fencing and run-in sheds.
Head Trainer and Owner
Beth Bankemper is a certified USHJA Trainer.
As a Professional, she shares her over 35 years of experience with all her students. Beth has competed at the highest levels in the sport all over the country.
As a professional trainer she has trained many horses and riders to compete at top levels in horse shows our sport offers.
She shares the love of the horse and the dedication to this sport with a select group of students based out of her home and farm in Franklin, Tennessee. Beth's teaching style is demanding, while being very supportive and encouraging with her clients.
Beth is a mother of 3 boys, wife of over 23 years and holds a Masters in Counseling Psychology.