Our Team


At Bigtime Eventing, we have a dedicated team of professionals committed to helping you reach your goals.

Kelly Young

Barn Manager

Kelly started with horses in her hometown of Freeport, Bahamas when she was 10 years old and hasn’t quit since. She attended St.Timothy’s school in Maryland where she practiced in Hunter/Jumpers and Eventing. In 2010 She graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design from SCAD savannah, while also competing on the SCAD equestrian IHSA team. While practicing freelance graphic design she worked for an Arabian breeding farm in Florida where she focused on starting young horses. She then moved to Georgia where she started with Bigtime Eventing. She now resides at the home of Bigtime, The Stables at Union Hill, as the Barn Manager. She has a passion for horse care and nutrition, and believes in designing a care program unique for every horse. In her free time she loves to compete in the sport of eventing.

Sara Blackwell

Working Student

Sara grew up in the Alpharetta, GA  area and has just completed her Senior year of high school. Her love for horses began at an early age, however she pursued other activities such as soccer, acrobatics, musical theatre, and cheerleading. When Sara had the opportunity to ride horses again during her middle school years she knew this would become her full time passion. Sara began training in the discipline of Dressage and in 2014 purchased her horse Sassy. In 2016 Sara made the decision to focus on Eventing. Sara was able to qualify and compete at the 2017 American Eventing Championships. Sara has been the President of the Georgia Dressage and Combined Training Youth Board for 2 years. Since completing her senior year in December 2017, Sara is currently focusing on training and beginning her studies in Equine Science.