Dressage Instructor & Trainer
With a passion for horse riding that dates back to her childhood, Emily has been a force to be reckoned with in the Hunter/Jumper and Dressage arenas. She began her riding and showing journey in 2004, honing her skills and eventually discovering her true calling in the art of classical Dressage.
Emily's dedication to the sport is unwavering, and she takes immense joy in helping riders form a harmonious partnership with their horses. As a teacher, she focuses on imparting knowledge with kindness and compassion, encouraging riders to develop their skills with confidence and motivation. Her expertise in rider position and alignment has helped countless partnerships achieve better rhythm, suppleness, contact, impulsion, and collection.
Emily is the proud owner of two magnificent horses - Santana, a 2010 Hanoverian gelding, and N'Abèlle, a 2019 KWPN mare. She and Santana have had a thriving show career, including multiple victories at US Dressage Finals and Regional Championships. Emily's goal is to train Santana to Grand Prix level and earn her freestyle bars, a testament to her unwavering commitment to the sport and her love for freestyles.
An avid learner herself, Emily never stops seeking opportunities to improve and grow, taking lessons and participating in clinics with mentors like Jeremy Steingburg, Charles de Kunffy, and JJ Tate. Her journey in the world of horse riding and showing is a testament to her dedication and love for the sport.