Stephanie has returned to the west after working and training in Middleburg, VA with some of the world’s finest riders and horsemen. Her appetite for coaching and training is vigorous. Here are a few highlights from her education and career as an international advanced level eventing and show jump rider.
1995 Rode and Trained for Kent School with Gold Medalist, Michael Page in Kent, Connecticut
1995-2001 Named on the US Equestrian Developmental Rider program in Middleburg Virginia
1995-1996 Groomed and rode for Gold Medalist David O’Conner in Gatcombe, England
1996 Rode and trained for Carousel Farm Pine Plains NY (hunter jumper sales barn)
1997 Long Listed for the Atlanta Olympics
1997-1999 One of the top ten young riders in the nation in three day; riding at the advanced level
1997 Graduated from the US Pony Club with highest achievement: “A” rated
1997 Rode, managed and coached for Smith Brothers in County Antrim, Northern Ireland (three day sales barn with 100 plus horses)
1998 Rode and trained for Gold Medalist David and Karen O’Conner at The Haven Middleburg, VA
2002 Wintered and trained with Pat Perelli and the O’Connor’s at the O’Conner’s training facility in Ocala, Florida
2002 Long listed for the Sydney Olympics
1998-2004 Managed and trained for Little River Farm, Middleburg VA
2003 Wintered and trained with Anne Kursinski in West Palm Beach
2003 Participated in the United States Instructor Certification Program through level III
2007 Competed in first Mini Prix at the Hood River Classic and was second at the Ruby Mountain Mini Prix in September
2008 Sold 10 horses in the first 10 months of the year
2008 USEA Certified Level III Instructor
2009 Started horse show and clinic series in McCall Idaho
2010 Trained horses through Preliminary eventing and students through CCI**
2011 Successfully moved business 0f 14 horses to Boise, Idaho for the winter, managed teaching a full teaching schedule, while keeping hunters, jumpers, dressage, and eventers showing well all year.
2012 Trained 3’6 hunter and competed in hunter derbies, coached internationally through Advanced level eventing, produced a 1.20 horse in the ring.