3 years running my own lesson program in NC before moving north
3 years as team driver for equine shipping company from FL- ME-TX
25 years riding and competing on H/J Circuit
Equine Management skills studied at Virginia Intermont College
4 year Degree in Marketing
Duties of Current Occupation
Teaching, riding, management of staff , grooming, administering medications (IM/IV), managing vet, farrier, chiropractor, specialists, feed/hay/straw, managing the books, paying bills, organizing for horses shows, driving trailer, etc.
Equine Work Experience
Successfully have competed in National Hunter Derbies and Mini Prixs. I have been the Assistant Barn Manager for Helen Goddard LLC in Colts Neck NJ for the past 5 years. I ran the farm for 6 months at a time solo while she was in Ocala FL. I have taken students to NAL, M&S and USHJA Finals all with great success.
I also successfully started my own lesson program while living in NC for 3 years.
Training young horses, repurposing thoroughbreds into successful hunters and jumpers (one was 4th at Jr. Hunter Finals) and assistated with the buying and selling of sale horses
-Hunter/Jumper Riding and Instruction
-Teaching children and adults
-Integrated Management of horses health from farrier, dentistry, chiropractics and local veterinarian
Type of Ride Work
-Jumpers through 1.35m Mini Prixs
-Hunters through National Hunter Derbies
Strong belief in proper and correct flatwork to be the base to successful rounds over fences.
Successfully competed through the 1.35m and 3-3’6 hunters at AA shows up and down the east coast. USEF record available.
I have had students compete from the Mini Stirrup all the way through the Jr/Am Jumpers with great success.
Areas of Expertise
Working with children
Helen Goddard Llc
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1.30m at HITS Saugerties
1.35m Palermo Mini Prix
National Hunter Derby - Highest first round score out of 32.
Sale horse shown in a National Hunter Derby
5yo OTTB trained by myself and shown successfully
Trying sale horses. 4yo OTTB eventually finishing 4th at Jr. hunter finals