Anne deKeyser- Upper level dressage rider in Southern Pines, who studied for five years in Germany and the US with Hans Biss. Enjoys teaching and training all levels of horses and riders.
Kris Hamilton- A USDF dressage judge, still actively competes and trains horse and rider. She trains along with her daughter Heather Hamilton at their Heather Ridge Farm in Raeford,NC. Kris and Heather combine their training scale teaching system. These are lessons on the lunge line which help to develop the riders seat and core which ultimately aids the rider and horse with greater understanding and balance. Bring your questions and dressage tests to find better clarity to the mystery of dressage scores.
Jeanette VanMill- Jeanette is from Holland and graduated from Dutch Equestrian College in Deurne. Jeanette moved to the US in 1986 and has had a 25 year career with horse's. Most important to Jeanette is the horses’ well being and empathetic training in accordance with classical principles.
Nanci Lindroth- Nanci was longlisted for the 1980 Olympics and a member of the 1987 Pan American Gold Medal Team. Lindroth is also a AHSA 'r' Judge in Dressage and Combined Training as well as a Level 3 ICP Certified Instructor. Lindroth has 20 years experience training horses and riders, some of her past students include Dorothy Trapp Crowell and Teresa Hover Koral. She currently trains out her her Windfall Farm.
Mari Secrist- Has competed successfully through the Advanced Level of Eventing. She also has her BHSI certification and has been teaching for 40 years. Mari's goal has always been to achieve an understanding and willing partnership between horse and rider. Secrist Farm's 90 acre facilities include a covered arena and full cross country course.
Mark Weissbecker- Advanced level competitor. Teaches at his Winterbook Farm x-c schooling course in Southern Pines as well as out of his farm in Massachusettes. Weissbecker's complete training facilities specialize in the development of young Thoroughbreds into Event horses.
Gina Fiore- Advanced level CCI*** competitor, teaches and trains Novice through CCI*. Gina is currently training out of Ocala, FL.
Karen Backall- Combines her training as a Physical Therapist and her equine passion into Body Mechanics for the rider. She will work with riders both on and off the horse in order to achieve better balance and harmony.
Tom and Neva Scheve- Owners and designers of EquiSpirit Trailer Company. They combine their knowledge of trailer design and safety to ensure horse owners can make an informed decision on trailer purchasing and general trailer safety.