QUALIFICATIONS



                    A total of 45 years of equestrian experience
                    Started riding at six years old
                    19 years of European training and competition
                    26 years of US training and competition
                    Succesful record of selecting excellent dressage and show jumpers for clients.
                    USDF Gold, Silver and Broze Medals
                    Deutsche Junge Reit Abscundt Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals


 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING



2004             Rider in the United States Dressage Trainers symposium with German trainer Ulla Salzgeber on "Gazelle Du Peron"

2003             Rider in the United States Dessage Trainers symposium with German trainer Conrad Schumacher on "Donnerstern"

2003             Invitation from The United States Equestrian Team to present "Donnerstern" to Klaus Balkenhol (German Trainer and former                            USET Coach) This horse was placed on the long list with the USET.

1988-1996    USET (Long/Short List) Clinics with Harry Boldt, Kyra Kyrklund, Klaus Balkenhol, USDF symposium with Eric Lette and                                    Wolfgang Nigli.

1982-1987    Living in Belgium, trained and competed under the direction of Patrick Le Rolland, former head of the "Cadre Noir" from 1965-                          1980.

                     Competed Nationally in Belgium as well as representing the USET Internationally, in Europe. (Germany,France, Belgium, 

                     Holland, Luxembourg and Italy)

1976-1981    Student of Maitre Nuno Oliveria

1970-1976    Dressage, Jumping and Cross Country training in Germany and England.

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

2004     Many placings and wins at FEI levels

2003     Many placings and wins at FEI levels

2000     High score awards 2nd through 4th Level

1995     Gold Medal Can/Am Dressage at Devon

1996     Leading horse/rider combination at US Olympic Festival with "Usufruct"

1994     Silver Medal at US Olympic Festival, USET Member

1994     Silver Medal Can/Am at Dressage at Devon

 

 

COMPETITION EXPERIENCE

 

1988-Present    Successfully shown on the East Coast, US Olympic Festival and Florida Circuit.

1982- 1987     Represented The United States (USET) individually in European International CDI Competitions at Prix St. George.

1982- 1987     Represented The United States (USET) individually in European International CDI Competitions at Intermediare 1.

1978- 1981     Competed in Maryland and Virginia at the lower levels (Training level-Fourth Level)

1970- 1978     Competed in Germany- All disciplines Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2011-Present     Owner of a Training Board operation based at Hidden Brook Farm, Millbrook NY

1997-2011          Owner of Training Board operation based at Winley Farm, Millbrook NY

1987-1997          Private Trainer, Instructor and Stable Manager for Mr. and Mrs. Rodman Rockefeller (Purchased and trained two three                            year olds to Olympic Grand Prix level, both horses were long listed for the 1996 Olympic Games)

1982-1987          Living in Belgium trained competition jumpers on the flat for Nelson Pessoa.

                           Private Intstructor to Mr.Pessoas' son Rodrigo Pessoa

                          "Louvranges" Belgium, trained the young horses at one of Europes' top private International Dressage stables, owned                              by Decia DePauw

                           Assisted Belgium National Three Day Eventing Team



 

 

 

 

 

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