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About our Instructors
Katharine Tharp and Mia
   Katharine Tharp
Owner, Manager, Trainer, and Instructor

Kathy has taught riders of all ages on the fundamentals of strength, balance and communication between horse and rider. In addition to her methods of teaching also  include the philosophy of  using your prior knowledge of riding form , knowing your horse, making your plan when in the ring, staying one-step ahead, and most of all having fun for improving your horse and achieving your riding goals! Her lessons include teaching riders while riding in the areas of, safety, horsemanship, ring etiquette, and sportsman like conduct.

Kelli Greenslade
       Trainer and Instructor

Kelli has 18 years of riding experience, and 15 years of show experience in the equitation and hunter rings. She competed on NCEL teams for two years during high school, and competed for 3 years on Lynchburg College’s IHSA team. She loves teaching all levels of riders, and enjoys working with green horses. Kelli also has two horses of her own—a QH, who she showed successfully for several years in the hunter ring, and an OTTB who will be competing in the jumper ring.

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