Adjunct Facility Equine Science Department at Santa Rosa Jr. College
25 years teaching lessons and training business in Healdsburg, CA where she works with students of all ages, abilities and goals.
Bachelor of Science, William Woods College, Fulton MO.
Majors: Equestrian Science and Business Administration.
United States Pony Club Graduate, Clinician, and National Examiner
Advanced Equestrian Training, Crabbet Park Equestrian Institute, England. Numerous seminars and clinics for riders, instructors and judges from USCTA, USDF, RMDS, CDS, USPC. Including the USDF Regional and Hopkins National Seminar for Dressage Instructors.
Dressage in the Wine Country, Managed & Coordinated a fundraising event at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, which included a trade faire, wine tasting & evening equestrian performance in 2007, 2009, & 2013
The Sonoma County Horse Council Equus Award, 2004. Honored for recognized of leadership in youth education, Sonoma Chapter of the California Dressage Society as a member of the Board of Directors for 15 years, and as an Organizer, manager & producer of horses shows, & clinics Improvements and up keep of Hoofbeat Park in Healdsburg, for 15 yrs
The Ursula Lliarkos Award, 2001.
Awarded for: working for the good of horses in Sonoma County
Major Horsemanship Awards:
USDF Bronze Medal, 2014
Sonoma Chapter CDS Second Level Horse of the Year, 2004 & 2012
Sonoma Chapter CDS, Strider Training Level High Score Award, 1991
Rocky Mountain Dressage Society Appaloosa Horse of the Year, 1987
USCTA Adult Team Championship for the Western US, 1987
USCTA Reserve Training Horse of the Year for Area IX, MSCTA & CCC
Holds a current First Aid Certificate with the American Red Cross