Meet the Trainer

Hi there! You read a little bit about me already, but I thought I wouldIMG_2747 share a little more. I am 36 years old and have been in the horse industry in one way or another for most of my life. I have worked with several horse trainers over the years to develop my own methods that so far have been successful for me. I enjoy working with the youth in our industry, helping them develop their own horsemanship skills by feeding their passion for our way of life.

Barrel racing is my passion and reining is a bit of a hobby for me. I use the reining foundation to make my barrel horses solid animals that can be used outside the arena. I take my time with each individual ensuring they understand a step before moving on. Each horse is different and I want to help you learn how to ride your horse. I want to help you build your confidence and trust in each other so that you can have a successful career in and out of the show pen!

In 2016, I retired my good barrel gelding and stepped out of the show/barrel arena for a short time to focus on my lesson students and training horses. I promised myself that I would be back there. It happened in 2018.

Most recently, I took up a new sport and have fallen in love with gymkhana. My students and I are riding with a very fun gymkhana club in Salinas, Tri-County Riders. I acquired a very cool little mare from a friend that has taken me back to the show pen.