Riding and training all levels of hunter/jumpers from unbroken to upper level, feeding, cleaning stalls, grooming, some teaching
15+ years of riding experience, 10+ years showing. I have in depth knowledge of horse care and sport horse management. I understand equine nutrition and can develop feeding plans and choose appropriate supplements. I am very good at bandaging and wrapping legs, grooming to a high level, clipping, pulling manes. I have some experience with aspects of breeding as well. I'm also very competent with general barn duties such as cleaning stalls well, blanketing, etc.
Training very green or difficult hunters and jumpers, I am capable of sticking with a horse through misbehavior and dealing with it in a calm and productive way. I am also very skilled at advertising. I can make professional looking flyers, websites, ads, and videos and post them on appropriate websites and social media. Great work ethic and fitness level. I don't mind working long hours and hard days.
I have worked extensively and shown in all 3 rings and I understand how these horses needs to be worked differently. Very solid flatwork with soft hands and a good feel. Solid foundation in dressage and have shown through first level. I enjoy working with young and green horses and I am very patient with them, I have a good feel for teaching the horse new skills without pushing them or causing them to become frustrated.
Shown through 1.10m at A rated shows. My showing has been limited financially and by the horses I have access to but I have shown as much as possible in all 3 rings with considerable success. Last summer I had several wins in jumper classes with 50+ entries at Saugerties. I showed equitation all through high school and college in the IEA and IHSA programs and advanced to the regional and zone levels multiple times.
Number of non-attendances (no shows) to job interviews: 0
Number of non-attendances (no shows) to first days of job: 0
Number of Leaving without Notice: 0