About Us

Breeding, Training, Sales and Showing with emphasis on Friesians and Arabians


DD Performance Horses, was established in 1996, by Danielle Barrasso. She has a life time of horse experience and a long list of achievements that have been earned throughout her career. 

  • USEF Freisian Committee
  • FHANA Sport and Youth Commitee
  • IFSHA Board Member
  • IFSHA World and Grand National Champion 2005, 2007 2011
  • Equestrian of Honor 2011
  • Vaughn Smith Recipient 2011
  • Nominated for Equestrian of  the Year 2011
  • IFSHA Multiple World and Grand National Champion 2013-2018
  • KFPS New England Keuring Day End Champion 2015-2017
  • Central Mare Show-Trainer of Champion Mare 2016
  • Established Friesian Horse Association of New England (FHANA Chapter) 2016
  • Host  Keuring 2016-2018
  • Founder of New England Friesians
  • Host IFSHA Region 1 Championship Show 2018
  • Involved and very active in numerous youth  programs

As a multiple World and National Champion rider, trainer and exhibitor, Ms Barrasso, has shared her knowledge with others through her specialized teaching and training methods for many years. She continues to teach many of our yesterdays , today's, and tomorrow's champions.


At DD Performance Horses, we provide all your equine services including boarding,  lessons, breeding, showing, keuring prep, sales and all aspects of training, Our licensed team trains and teaches all disciplines. We work with all breeds of horses and specialize in the Friesian and Arabian breeds. 


Your passion for the horse will help establish the horse-human connection, that will propel you to be exactly where you choose to be.


Join us and get connected!

Contact Danielle Barrasso: 413-433-1616