UPHILL FARM, INC
DEVELOPING WINNERS SINCE 1981
Carleton received the USHJA Lifetime Achievement Award
US Equestrian Horse of the Year:
Champion Conformation High Performance Hunter, Deja Blue owned by Roaring Forks Farm LLC
Champion 3'6" Green Conformation, Record Year owned by Balmoral
Carleton earned his 'R' in 1985 and has had the honor of judging some of the most prestigious shows including The Devon Horse Show, The Kentucky National, Washington International, and the Pennsylvania National.
Together with his wife Traci, they own and operate Balmoral Farm, Inc with locations in Los Angeles and Malibu, CA. Balmoral Farm constantly produces champions at the highest levels of the sport.
Carleton is a highly sought after clinician, his unique ability to connect with any audience from professional to pony riders along with his sense of humor always provides a educational and fun day.
Carleton Brooks, best known as “CB”, is one of the most respected and recognized horsemen in the country. Whether piloting one of his many nationally ranked hunters to a winning round, showing a young prospect in hunter breeding classes, judging at a major horse show, or working with a wide variety of students and horses as a trainer and clinician, CB is a hands-on professional with an exemplary reputation. His very successful career spans over three decades coaching, judging, training, riding and competing. in 2019, Carleton was inducted to the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame and in 2021 he received the USHJA Lifetime Achievement Award.
CB founded Uphill Farm, Inc. in 1981 and in 2008 along with his wife, Traci, they established Balmoral Farm, Inc. They currently have three Southern California locations in Malibu, Palos Verdes and West Los Angeles. When not on the road you can find Carleton at his Malibu facility working with young prospects and client horses. In addition to focusing his skills on coaching, training and sales, CB is a sought after judge and clinician and is very active in the governance of horse sports at a national level.
CB is committed to the betterment of the horse industry and has been very involved in the following organizations and committees: the United States Equestrian Federation hunter and hunter breeding committees, the West Coast Hunter Challenge Series, the American Hunter Jumper Foundation and the Hunter/Jumper Hall of Fame selection committee.