Am interested in any situation that utilizes my skills. I would prefer to stay in the North East.
Duties of Current Occupation
Oversee all care of resident horses, including feed/hay, turnout, blanketing, training/riding, and care; teach and train; oversee use of property; interact with other equestrian groups that utilize property; interact with vendors and Board.
Equine Work Experience
-Currently manage an 11-horse farm. Brought farm up from 4 boarders to current (max.) number in one year. Manage all aspects: teach and train horses and students; meet with vendors; hands-on with daily chores; work collaboratively on direction of business; design and implement outreach. interact with all constituencies and work to meet their needs.
-Ride and train extensively on own horse in eventing and dressage.
-Employed for nearly a decade at the U.S. Federation (USEF/USE) in marketing and communications, travelling and serving at the Show Jumping World Cup, the Pan American Games, and the Olympic Games, as well as nearly all National Championships on a yearly basis.
-Have worked extensively at horse farms for many years, from international-level show stables to steeplechasing.
-Excel at creating a calm, harmonious barn and at understanding the equine character.
-Excel at providing excellent equine care on a reasonable budget.
-Work diplomatically with the human side of the barn to provide successful, accurate training and teaching, and horse-care advice.
-Excellent instructor with emphasis on accurate, correct position, technique, aids and empathy for the horse. Very nice show results.
-Tactful, very educated flat/jump rider.
Type of Ride Work
Have groomed for top showjumping competitors in the U.S.
Compete personally at eventing; take students to events/hunter-jumper shows, with excellent results.
Manage the dressage phase at Millbrook (N.Y.) Horse Trials.
Serve as Chair/committee member on U.S. Eventing Association committees.
Areas of Expertise
Working with children
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