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.
-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.
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.
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