16 Years Of Riding/Training/Working With Horses
-Almost 17 years of experience riding as a trained hunter and jumper
-2 years of experience as a western trail rider
-3 years of experience riding basic dressage
-Vast amount of experience working with young horses and problem horses
-Have worked with stallions, geldings and mares
-Have shown in hunters on teh flat and over fences
-Have shown in jumpers
-Have jumped up to 4'3", am brave enough to jump 6ft and up
-Have backed many horses of various ages
River Pointe Farm Gypsy Vanners
January 2013 - April 2013
Worked as a trainer of imported Gypsy Vanners for a short period of time due to the lengthy time it took to drive to and from the farm.
-Showed sale horses to possible clients
-Worked with and trained imported feral foals
-Worked with and trained imported feral horses of various ages
Head Groom/Show Groom/Assistant/Assistant Trainer/Exercise Rider/Riding Instructor
Bow Brickhill Stable
May 2013 - November 2013
-Groom and show groomed horses
-Responsible for wound, injury care and administering medicine
- Handling and working with various ages from foals to elderly horses
-Handling and working with stallions, mares and geldings
-Overseeing care and diets of 70 horses
-Riding/Training and assisting in Riding/Training of stallions, young horses and various aged horses
-Instructing lessons for children to adults
-Exercising boarding horses and barn owned horses
Assistant/Assistant Trainer/Groom/Assistant Manager
Katt Mills Multi Discipline Trainer and Instructor
December 2010 - June 2012
My trainer is a trainer/instructor and barn manager.I worked from Dec 2010 to June 2012 as her assistant for her barn manager position helping her stay organized and keeping the barn orderly and neat. I worked as a trainer's assistant for her, assisting her in training and exercising horses on a daily basis. And I was also her groom, tacking up and getting horses and ponies ready for her to work with and breaking down each horse after their training/work sessions. As her assistant and groom I grooming for her at at shows and was her "eye" at shows,helping school her for her divisions.
Jackson Stables Livery at the YMCA of the Rockies Inc.
June 2010 - November 2010
From June to November I worked as a wrangler and trail guide at Jackson Stables, caring for 130 head of horses, training new and young horses to ride in the hack line, and guiding trail rides from 1 hour to 5 hours at a time throughout each day from 7:30AM to 5:30PM. This job also included caring for injured horses and administering medication to those who needed it. Belgian drawn hayrides and camp fires were also included as part of the job getting teams ready and entertaining guests.
Rocking Horse Farm
November 2010 - May 2012
Cared for a small barn of 7 horses/ponies, overseeing to all of their care throughout each day. Including AM/PM feedings, stall cleaning, turnout/bringing in,grooming,blanket changes,maintaining a clean and orderly barn.
Stone Field Stables
January 2007 - June 2012
I worked for Stone Field Stables caring for 40 something horses on a weekend basis. This included cleaning stalls, feeding AM & PM meals and hay multiple times a day, turnout and bringing in, checking each horse for injuries, changing blankets, deworming, exercising horses, maintaining a clean and orderly barn
Coopersburg Equestrian Center
June 2007 - August 2008
Worked as a stable hand at a fast paced dressage/breeding/boarding barn.Cared for 25 horses, feeding, cleaning stalls, turnout/bringing in, handling stallions, handling foals, maintaining a clean and orderly barn.
I myself have worked alone as a trainer and instructor for four years. Training horses of every age, size and temperament. I have worked with a countless amount of horses and each owner I have worked for has been very pleased with each horses training. I have instructed a handful of students throughout the last four years, all have stated "I am a smart, understanding trainer, easy to work with, very helpful and kind, accommodating and well trained." I thoroughly enjoy all my work with every horse and student I have had and am enthusiastic about all of my work