You deserve a staff dedicated to you and your horse.

You deserve a staff dedicated to you and your horse.


Silver Lining Stables is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Greg and Nicole Reason, Greg handles the training of the team's American Saddlebreds, while Nicole offers up her expertise as riding instructor. Greg and Nicole have a son, Travis, who also loves to ride and show horses. 




Nicole grew up watching her father, Dr. Bing “Doc” Crosby, own and ride horses and has been riding since she was five years old. She was initially trained by Mary Rose Stephenson and then her career continued under the direction of David Buyher in 1988 when Showtime Saddlebreds was created. She has been blessed to ride such talented stock as Lucky Colonel, Showtime’s Sweet-n-Counter, Showtime’s Handsome Stranger, LaRumba, Willie Peavine, and many others. During her riding years she showed numerous horses in a wide variety of juvenile and amateur classes. Her most notable accomplishments are:


  • 10-&-Under Equitation World's Champion - 1983
  • National Pleasure Olympics Silver medalist - 1990
  • Pleasure Medallion Finalist - 1990




Greg has been in the horse industry for 25 years. He has started many World's and National Champion young horses such as CH High Point’s May Issue, CH Invincible Summer, CH Miss Mheiry Mac, and Don’t Ask Me, to name a few.


Prior to the establishment of Silver Lining Stables, Greg served as trainer and instructor at Showtime Saddlebreds from 2005-2015. He has instructed and trained several National Academy Champions, including:


  • Isabelle Fuchs, 2010 Equitation and Pleasure Champion - 7-8 year olds


  • Noah Justice, 2011 Academy National Grand Champion - 9-10 Pleasure


  • Olivia Utley, 2011Academy National Champion - 14-17 Equitation


  • Katie Harlan, 2011 Academy National Grand Champion - 13-17 Pleasure


  • Kayla Korff and Midnight Snack, 2011 Academy National Grand Champions - Driving


  • Samantha Dabney - 2012 & 2013 Academy National Champion - Academy National Champion - 14-17 Pleasure 


  • Travis Reason - 2013 Academy National Champion 6-&-Under Pleasure


  • Lindsey Rogers - 2014 Academy National Champion - 11-13 WT Equitation


  • Isabelle Fuchs - 2015 Academy National Champion - Driving


  • Kennedy Shelburne - 2015 Academy National Champion 7-8-Year-Old Pleasure


  • Trina Harrington - 2015 Academy National Champion - Adult Pleasure


You deserve a staff dedicated to you and your horse.


9300 Old Bardstown Road

Louisville, Kentucky  40291

(502) 295-6683

(502) 295-6683