Elite Riders

  • Tacer Gilson Reiner Horse

    Tracer Gilson

    Tracer Gilson started riding at age 4. By 9, he was in the show pen running patterns in any youth class he could enter. In 2006 he started his own business, Gilson Performance Horses. A top performer in the NRHA Open ranks, Tracer has continued to perform at the highest level with career highlights including […]

  • Peter DeFreitas Sliding Western Reiner Horse

    Peter DeFreitas

    Peter DeFreitas Performance Horses is located at Double Run Farm in Leland, North Carolina, where he specializes in training, showing, sales, and breeding of high performance reining horses.

  • Sean McQuillan

    One of the United States’ top eveners, Sean’s riding has been recognized since his time as a U.S. Young Rider. Riding at the Advanced level for over 15 years, Sean has multiple top placings both within the United States and Internationally. Sean and wife Kendra manage McQuillan Equestrian at Kilfinnan Stables.

  • Mathilde Blais Tetreault

    A native of Montreal, Quebec, Mathilde Blais Tetreault’s career began as a successful young rider winning multiple medals at the North American Junior Young Rider Championship. One of her proudest moments was taking top prize in the 2018 U25 Nations Cup in Wellington, Florida with her own horse, Utah. Mathilde has since launched her own […]

  • Katie Johnson Dressage

    Katie Johnson

    Katie Johnson is a young professional based out of TyL Dressage, located in Greenwood Village, Co. during the summer and Wellington, Fl during the winter. She has trained extensively with Debbie McDonald and has a correct, positive, focused and compassionate approach to training and teaching.

  • Meagan Nusz

    Coached by Kent Farrington, Meagan Nusz shows great promise as an already successful young rider. In 2012 she was named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider for March and October. Her ambition is to compete at a World Cup final.

  • Elite Rider Molly Sewell

    Molly Sewell

    Hunter rider Molly Sewell of Orlando, FL is an up and coming professional who has had continued success riding many horses to numerous championships. She is currently an assistant trainer at Over the Hill Farm.

  • Elite Rider Evi Strasser Dressage

    Evi Strasser

    In 2010 Evi focused on campaigning her rising Grand Prix horse Action Tyme at international Grand Prix level. With Quantum Tyme she is currently ranked 9th in the World Dressage Masters Riders’ Ranking A talented athlete, Evi has also competed in international downhill skiing, snow boarding and wind surfing events. She has a daughter named […]

  • Perfect Products Rider Courtney Calcagnini

    Courtney Calcagnini

    As the owner and trainer of CSC Farms, Courtney successfully manages all aspects of the elite show barn. Her students have won championships in the Hunter, Jumper and Equitation divisions across the country.

  • Brad Jewett

    Brad Jewett owns Jewett Performance Horses and is an AQHA Professional Horseman and Judge. Brad is a AQHA World and Congress Champion trainer. Jewett Performance Horses has trained, coached and exhibited multiple World Champions and Reserve World Champions at AQHA, NSBA, APHA, and PHBA world shows. They also have numerous All American Quarter Horse Congress […]

  • Perfect Products Rider Chase Harvill

    Chase Harvill

    Chase Harvill Training Centre prides themselves on the quality of care and training that each horse receives every every day. Since 1999, the horses from the Chase Harvill Training program have garnered U.S. National, Canadian National, Scottsdale, Regional, and Class A Championships. Chase Harvill trains at his own Chase Harvill Training Centre, offering incredible work […]

  • Elizabeth Evans Jumping her Bay Horse

    Elizabeth Evans

    Elizabeth Evans is the Assistant Trainer at Mischief Farm in Moorpark, CA. As a professional rider and instructor she specializes in producing winning horses and riders in the area of show jumping. Mischief Farm stresses the importance of horsemanship and is committed to a state-of-the-art nutrition and fitness program. In an effort to help further […]

  • Ryan Bell

    Ryan Bell thinks outside the box and the lettered arena so important to dressage. He loves the challenging horses that other riders abandon, often for good reason — training them in his gently persistent way, coaxing them to manifest their athleticism and brilliance. Earning his USDF Bronze, Silver, Gold medals with his own horses, Ryan […]

  • Elite Rider Matt Cyphers

    Matt Cyphert

    Matt Cyphert of Woodhill Farm has competed successfully, along with his students, in Grand Prix and Hunter Derby competitions throughout the United States. His students have successfully competed at both – USEF Medal Finals and Maclay National Finals, as well as the USEF Talent Search Finals in Gladstone, New Jersey. Matt is a Two Time […]

  • Elite Rider Kelley Buringa

    Kelley Buringa

    Kelley Buringa is the Assistant Trainer at Woodhill Farm with Matt Cyphert.

  • Abby Onsgard

    Abby Onsgard is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist, each having been achieved aboard self-trained horses. She owns and operates Conformation Equine, a dressage training, coaching, and appraisal business based out of Madison, Wisconsin. Abby is an active FEI competitor and trainer, earning top placings in regional and national competitions. She has guided her students […]

  • Elite Rider Maureen Sterling

    Maureen Sterling

    Maureen Sterling rides and trains dressage horses out of Stellar Stables in Parker, Colorado.

  • Elite Rider Jenny Hannan

    Jenny Hannan

    Jenny began riding before she could walk with her mother Nannette Hannan. As a junior Jenny was an ambitious rider, competing in the hunters, jumpers, and equitation. She rode under the tutiledge of Amy Eidson, Patty Harnois, Missy Clark, and Eddie Horowitz. Jenny turned professional upon aging out, and began working for her former trainer, […]

  • Elite Rider Jessica Harries

    Jessica Harries

    As a full service hunter, jumper, and equitation barn, Jessica and Dylan Harries, offer horse training from young horses through seasoned show horses and riding lessons from beginner through advanced. More than just a riding program, JNL strives to build confidence and self-esteem in a fun, family environment. In seeking out excellence, horses at JNL […]

  • Elite Rider Jessica Paine

    Jessica Paine

    JP Dressage LLC is owned and operated by trainer Jessie Paine. She is based near Chagrin Falls, OH, and seasonally in Wellington, Fl. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, in 2001 Jessie moved to the United States and obtained dual citizenship. She proudly represents the United States in dressage competition. In 2001, upon moving to the United […]

  • Elite Rider Skyeler Icke Voss

    Skyeler Icke Voss

    Skyeler Icke Voss is a professional equestrian specializing in the sport of three-day Eventing. She is the founder and lead trainer of Morningside Eventing out of the beautiful Morningside Training Farm located in The Plains, Virginia. During the last 25 years, she has trained and competed numerous horses through the international levels including multiple advanced […]

  • Featured Rider Elena Flaharty

    Elena Flaharty

    Elena Flaharty manages Rise Above Equestrian and is a USDF Gold, Silver, Bronze Medalist with 30 years of horse experience ranging from riding and showing Grand Prix dressage to mid-level eventing, including over 20 years of Pony Club instruction and teaching. She employs classical training methods coupled with a positive and encouraging teaching style make […]

  • Thea Stinnett

    Thea is the owner and trainer at Heathman Farm in New Hope, PA. Thea Stinnett was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She was born with horses in her blood. Despite not having any other horse people in her family she went to every length to just swing a leg over a horse, including becoming […]

  • Erin Hickey

    Owner of McKenna Sporthorse Sales, a sales and training barn based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Erin competes up the the Grand Prix level as well as training her students from children to top amateurs competing at the Grand Prix level. Erin spent most of her early professional career riding in Germany for a sales barn, where […]

  • Anna Fitzhugh Eventing Horse

    Anna Fitzhugh

    Anna Fitzhugh is a young professional based out of Mount Airy, Maryland. Anna currently events at the intermediate level and is an active C3/HB Pony Clubber. When not competing, she stays busy as an instructor, Pony Club DC, full time college student, and manager of her family farm. Anna has spent time training under Packy […]

  • GRK Farms

    Elizabeth was always crazy about horses, and growing up in Columbia Station, Ohio, she remembers being mesmerized by her neighbor’s pony, and would spend hours waiting and watching for him to drive up and down the street. She absolutely remembers the day she finally asked if she could ride “Popper,” and the moment that happened […]

  • Sam Berry

    Sam Berry, head trainer at Finally Home Farm, is originally from Colorado and now based out of Lexington, Kentucky. He has spent his life traveling and competing around the United States acquiring the skills required to run and manage his own sales and training operation. Sam has worked for successful breeding, training, and sales barns […]

  • Sam Schaffhauser

    NRHA Professional Sam Schaffhauser operates his own business out of Eads, Tennessee. With NRHA lifetime earnings nearing the $500,000 mark, Sam has been a multiple finalist in every NRHA major event, an NRHA L2 Open Futurity Reserve Champion, NRHA L3 Open Derby Reserve Champion, NRBC L3 Open Derby Reserve Champion, and Congress L2 Open Futurity […]

  • Jennifer Truett

    Jennifer Truett is a US Dressage Federation Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist, and has her Bronze, Silver and Gold Freestyle Bars. She also graduated the USDF L Program “with distinction” is a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level, but has met all the criteria for FEI B Certified Instructor and is awaiting the exam delayed […]

  • Marco Ricotta

    Marco Ricotta was born and raised in Tuscony Italy where he started training reining horses at the age of 17. After a very successful career in Italy, Marco moved to the United States in 2007. Now, a $580,000+ NRHA money earner, Marco lives and runs his business, Ricotta Performance Horses, in Cave Creek AZ.

  • Hunter Holloway

    Hunter is an accomplished rider in any ring with numerous major victories on her resume. She rode to win the coveted 2016 ASPCA Maclay Championship and the 2016 Washington International Equitation Championships, after winning all three phases of the competition. Hunter also won the U25 Jumper Championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show the same […]

  • Jim Toon

    James “Jim” Toon, owner of JT Farm, oversees the education of all the students and horses at the farm. His extensive horse show experience as a rider and the keen eye he’s developed as a USEF R-rated judge enable him to customize the training program for each rider and horse to help them achieve their […]

  • Sean Jobin

    Sean Jobin, a Canadian FEI rider, has competed in, won, and successfully placed in numerous National and International Grand Prixs throughout his career. Based out of Ocala, FL, Sean focus on developing young horses, selling top jumpers, training, and competing horses for Double Clear Ltd.

  • Marisa Metzger

    Marisa Metzger started riding Equitation and Hunters with Leslie Steele in Calabasas California at a young age. She competed successfully as a junior, with several top 10 finishes in Medal Finals. At 18, Marisa made the decision to turn professional and has not looked back. She has been fortunate enough to work with professionals such […]

  • David O’Brien

    Originally from Galway County, Ireland, David was born the youngest son of Tomas and Francis O’Brien. Starting at the age of 10, David began producing top quality young ponies including qualifying a 5 year old pony for the Dublin Horse Show, setting the pony Puissance record, and placing 7th at the European Championship with a […]

  • Jenn Serek

    Jenn Serek was born in Chilliwack, BC in 1983. She started riding ponies at the young age of 5 years old in Stittsville, Ontario. Jenn moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1994 and continued her love of equestrian sport. She successfully competed in hunter, jumper and equitation divisions as a Junior rider. Jenn started riding Grand […]

  • Plain Bay Sales

    Plain Bay Sales is an international horse sales operation with locations in the United States and Europe. Owner and Rider, Adam Prudent, started the business at the age of 24 and has successfully trained and sold more than 30 horses in Europe & America to professional and amateur riders, from junior to 5* level. In […]

  • Lindsey Holleger

    Lindsey Holleger is a young professional and the head trainer at Maplewood Warmbloods in New York. She specializes in developing young horses to high performance dressage. Lindsey is currently a part of the Kundrun USEF Development Program and the USEF Young Horse Emerging Program in which selected horse and rider combinations are supported for future […]

  • Kendyl Tracy

    Kendyl Tracy is an Advanced three-day eventer who specializes in developing horses who are beautifully educated and successful athletes. Born in Denver, Colorado Kendyl started riding at the age of 5 when she and her sister started playing with miniature horses at Pony School. A few years later she started showing American Saddlebred horses and she […]

  • JT Keller

    J.T. has been training horses for nearly 25 years. He has had incredible success in the show ring, winning Multi-National and Regional Championships in Arabian Western Pleasure. Having worked among the best trainers in the business, his experience and expertise is well-established.

  • Event Rider Ema Klugman and Horse Jumping Cross Country

    Ema Klugman

    Ema Klugman is a young event rider with horses from Training level through Advanced. In 2019, she twice received the Bromont Rising scholarship, which selected squads of young riders to compete at the Canadian Bromont CCI event and the U.S. Ocala Jockey Club event. At the Ocala Jockey Club, she recorded a third-place finish in […]

  • Jennifer Waxman

    Jennifer Waxman is from Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Jennifer went to Auburn University and competed on the equestrian team after an extensive junior career. Highlights of her junior career include an individual gold medal at the NAJYRC, being a recipient of the Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Award, and championships at Devon and indoors in the junior hunters. At […]

  • Fernando Salgado

    Fernando Salgado Reining Horses is located in Gainesville, Texas. Fernando is known in the reining horse industry for a very special program on young horses. He works with Open Futurity and Derby Horses, sale preparation and Non-Pro. Originally from Brazil, Fernando has worked with Andrea Fappani, Thiago Boechat and Tom McCutcheon. His many accomplishments include […]

  • Robin Schoeller

    Born and raised in Stuttgart, Germany, Robin Schoeller began riding at eight-years-old. Since English riding is more common in Germany, Robin started out riding English horses, even learning vaulting. After participating in a western horse camp, he discovered his love of western riding and never looked back. Robin moved to the U.S. in 2004, initially […]

  • Lindsay Yinger

    Lindsay currently runs a teaching & training facility where she teaches walk trot through junior & adult jumpers & hunters. She rides & competes at local & national level shows.

  • Val Renihan

    Val Renihan

    One of the country’s top riders and trainers, Val is a highly respected clinician, teaching for the USHJA’s Trainer’s Symposiums. She owns and operates Findlay’s Ridge LLC.

  • Bill Ellis Horse Trainer

    Bill Ellis

    Out of Four Winds Farm in Ocala, FL, Bill Ellis specializes in AQHA and USEF Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation and sale horses.

  • Lorenzo de Luca

    Italy’s rising star based at Neil Jones’ yard in Belgium, Lorenzo de Luca chased his dream of representing team Italy at the 2018 World Equestrian Games, and finished 7th individually overall.

  • Elite Rider Sally Cousins

    Sally Cousins

    An active clinician, Sally’s goal is to train horses and riders of all levels to compete in horse trials and Three-Day Events.