About Us

44512320_617150255347129_4555925454455832576_nFox Sport Horses has been training horses in Minnesota for over a decade.  Specializing in Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds and other athletic sport horse breeds, Fox Sport horses takes horses with outstanding bloodlines at their peak of fitness and gives them a second chance, rapidly turning them into outstanding horses for eventing, jumping, dressage, leisure, trailriding and other disciplines.  We love horses and our goal is to help horses and riders find each other and their full potential.



Founder, Owner, Trainer, and Riding Instructor

Melissa Fox has been training horses for over a decade and riding horses for much longer.  When she isn’t adopting horses and training them, she’s teaching riders of all ages and skill levels, coaching the Carleton College Equestrian Club, and working at Canterbury Park.

Melissa is available for training you or your horse in eventing, hunter/jumper, equitation, dressage, trail, and leisure disciplines. She also offers  private and group riding lessons at Vixen Hollow in Northfield, MN. Contact for availability.




Junior Trainer and Riding Instructor

Tasha, a student of Melissa’s, has moved on to training for beginners and horses alike.  With patience and compassion, she is a great option for new riders, young horses, and adults just starting out with horses, looking to learn the basics.

Tasha is available for training you or your horse in eventing, hunter/jumper, equitation, dressage, and general riding. She offers private lessons at Vixen Hollow in Northfield, MN.



Webmaster, Photographer, Sales and Marketing

Sara has been a horse lover for as long as she can remember.  With over 20 years of experience with horses and 15 years of sales experience, Sara is here to help Fox Sport Horses find the right horse for you.  Sara has a day job but she helps with contracts, shipping, and photography when her busy schedule allows.  When she’s not doing any of those things, she’s looking for our next great prospect.








Tegan joined us in 2015 and has now branched out to focus on her own training.  You can still find her at our farm in Northfield and riding with us in the field.  Visit www.lyricallane.com to learn more about Tegan’s training.



With services and horses available to equestrians of all skill levels and ages in the upper Midwest, check out the site and see if there is a horse that is right for you.

Located in the Twin Cities, South Metro, horses are available for lease, sponsorship, adoption, or purchase.  Contact us for questions on our horses or our training services.