Ashleigh O’Hair

Riding School Director. Hunter/Jumper, Dressage Instructor

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Since beginning her equestrian experience at age 2, Ashleigh’s passion is working with horses and people who love them. Having trained in Dressage with Kathleen Raine in youth, she went on to train horses and ponies to be used in show jumping and riding school programs. During lessons, Ashleigh improves riders’ confidence and knowledge with focuses on communication with horses and encouragement to improve and challenge riders. She adores students of all ages and has a background that includes behavior therapy and physical rehabilitation.

Elena Lemm
         Riding School Instructor / Trainer / Show Secretary

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Elena joins WEC as a lifetime horse enthusiast with experience in riding, teaching and horse artistry. She has 30+ years of riding experience including training and showing in English equitation and Hunter with local trainers and her own horses. She now uses natural horsemanship to enhance the experience for horse and rider.

 

Elena most enjoys helping beginners get a confident start and returning riders refind their passion. It's never too late to get back up there!

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Hannah Dial
     Riding School Instructor

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After volunteering at a therapeutic riding center and owning horses in Missouri for years, Hannah took her love of people and horses to Asbury University in Lexington, Kentucky where she majored in Equine Studies. While in Kentucky, Hannah engaged in opportunities including teaching riding classes for class credit and training under top reining trainers Stacey and Jesse Westfall. Hannah is a certified therapeutic riding instructor through PATH, Intl. and SpiritHorse and has experience teaching higher level riders at hunter/jumper and dressage farms. Hannah has a passion for teaching beginner and intermediate riders in an individualized approach. In her free time, Hannah can be found with her horses, Shelby and Pretty Girl.

Stacy Sibel

Hunter/Jumper Instructor and Trainer

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Stacy has +20 years of riding experience and 10 years riding and teaching professionally.

She is moving from CO and is excited to share all her vast knowledge with you! More info once she settles :-)

Rochelle Burroughs
        Riding School Instructor

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With a love of horses and riding horses for over 45 years.  In that time I have been in 4H, pony club and  eh-chapa bareback riders drill team. Have riden  dressage, jumpers, hunters, 3 day eventing , western pleasure and raining.

I enjoy teaching the rider to communicate with there horse with harmony.  I truly believe Dressage does mean to train for horse and rider it is a sport that you are always learning about yourself and your mount. 

Kristin McKnight
         Riding School Instructor

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Kristin has been riding since she was 5 years old and has been active in the equestrian world for over 15 years. She believes in being a lifelong learner and finds joy in spreading the love for learning. Kristin holds state certifications in both Special Education and Elementary Education for the classroom. With this experience, Kristin is able to create fun and dynamic lessons for her learners. She focuses on helping riders to be more independent with safety, communication, knowledge, and the overall skills of being a rider.

Kristin believes in listening to each learner’s riding goals and passion, and creating individualized lessons for each rider.