Quality sport horses from europe to you.



We are a boutique equestrian broker committed to providing our clients with their perfect partner. As a company, we understand how difficult it can be as an amateur rider, parent, or trainer to navigate the landscape of sale horses.  We breed, train, import, and campaign horses that are specifically chosen for the US market, resulting in successful sales and partnerships stateside. Let us help you find your next superstar. 



Samshield — We are proud to have a long standing relationship with Samshield. They provide the best helmet on the market, seamlessly combining safety and style.

Devoucoux — We are honored to be sponsored by Devoucoux and to ride in their top of the line saddles and equipment that fit our horses and riders impeccably.

Kaval International —Our image is a staple of our brand and we are so pleased to work with Kaval International, a boutique of equestrian apparel geared toward the most discerning competitor. 




Katha Gatto- Owner, Rider & Trainer

Katha has been a life long rider and world traveler. She forged her Global Business focused education and knowledge of the Equestrian world to found Shadow Creek NY. Katha grew up in New York on her family horse farm and had an illustrious show career as a junior competing in the Junior Hunter as well as the Equitation Divisions. She worked for many top barns throughout her junior career into her amateur career, allowing her to expand her knowledge of horse care and different training programs. She continued to show in the Jumper divisions as an amateur and added young horse training to her repertoire of skills. Katha has forged a system using her understanding of and experience with the European and American training systems to import and develop horses in the U.S. and pair them with new partners as well as compete successfully with her own string.



Fifty Fifty - 3rd Level Dressage Horse Sold to Wendy Kaplan of Sagamore Hill Stables

Wendy and Randy trusted the Shadow Creek NY team to find the perfect partner for Wendy. Fifty was purchased site unseen off of a video from Europe. Shadow Creek NY arranged all the trials, vetting and shipping of Fifty. 

"Shadow Creek NY Team, I've really enjoyed working with you, you made the process easy! I love Fifty and I think he loves his new home. We are learning together, he fills in a lot of my blanks. He is so calm and takes in new things without a fuss. He has the best learning attitude ever!" -Wendy Kaplan

Donovan - Young Hunter Prospect Sold to Taylor Bodson.

"I have to give a huge thank you to Shadow Creek NY. She made the process of trying, leasing and ultimately buying Donovan seamless and amazing. She is professional, honest, patient and kind - traits that you don’t always come across in the horse industry today. Her eye for sourcing talented amateur-friendly horses is spot on, and dedication to prepping them once at her farm in New York is spectacular. Whether you’re looking for international derby star potential or a packer to safely teach the ropes, Katha is your girl for making that perfect match between horse and rider." 
-Taylor Bodson