Trainer Profiles

Susan Armstrong
Skyline Dressage
N. Pomfret, VT
(802) 763-8910
Specialties: Dressage. Levels Taught: Training through FEI. School Horses: No. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes. Teach Children: Yes (15 years+). Clinics: Yes. Other: "L" program participant, USDF Silver Medalist, US & Canadian Champion 1992-1994, 1996. Arab National Championships.

Jane Ashley
Windsor, VT
(802) 674-2416
Specialties: Dressage. Levels Taught: All. School Horses: No. Training: No. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Occasionally. Will Travel: Yes (within 1.5 hrs). Teach Children: Yes (teens). Clinics: Yes. Other: USEF ‘r’ Judge, USDF Silver Medal, many USDF, USEF, CVDA year-end awards through Intermediare I, USEF Combined Training Preliminary.

Beth Barna
Ridgeline Eventing
N. Pomfret, VT
(802) 763-2247 • b.barna@valley.net
Levels Taught: Beginner-Intermediate. School Horses: Yes. Training: Yes. Available: Year round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes. Teach Children: Yes. Clinics: Yes. Other: Have competed through Preliminary in Eventing and Third Level in Dressage.

Lori Berger
Seize the Day Farm
Tunbridge, VT
(802) 889-3242
Specialties: Dressage, Rider Biometrics. Levels Taught: Intro through Third Level. School Horses: No. Training: No. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes (30 mi.) Teach Children: Yes (15+ years). Clinics: Yes. Other: ARIA Level II Certified; Instructor, Vermont Tech Equine Studies program.

Katherine Bruce
Kaleidoscope Farm
Springfield, VT
(802) 885-1226
Specialties: Young horses, timid riders. Levels Taught: Beginning through FEI. School Horses: Yes. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes (depends on the number). Teach Children: Yes. Clinics: Yes. Other: Many horses started through FEI, 2 horses to GP, USDF Bronze & Silver medalist.

Jill Delaney
Delaney Stables
West Windsor, VT
(802) 484-3138
Specialties: Dressage, Eventing. Levels Taught: To 4th Level dressage; Preliminary eventing. School Horses: Yes. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: No. Teach Children: Yes. Clinics: Yes. Other: L program graduate; USDF Instructor workshops; USDF Bronze medalist.

Jane Hamlin
Pirouette Farm
Norwich, VT(802) 675-9272
Specialties: Positive, classical approach to teaching, making dressage fair and fun for the horse and rider. Levels taught: All. School horses: No. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes, depending on the situation. Teach children: Yes (11 yrs+). Clinics: Yes.  Other: FEI Event judge (3/4 star), National "r" dressage judge. Many successful riders and horses competing.

Andrea Hathaway-Miglorie
Centerline Farm
911 North Grove St.
Rutland  Town, VT 05701
(802) 345-9257 • Website: centerlinefarmvt.com
Specialties: Dressage, jumping, hunter/jumper, natural horsemanship. Levels Taught: All. School Horses: Yes. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes. Teach Children: Yes. Clinics: Yes. Other: USDF Bronze medalist, CHA certified instructor Level 4, Young Rider Team and Individual Champion, many year-end awards.

Heidi Jo Hauri-Gill
First Choice Riding Academy
Enfield, NH
(603) 632-1011
Specialties: Dressage, Cavaletti, Seat Lessons. Levels Taught: Intro-Fourth Level. School Horses: Yes, through Second Level. Training: Yes, from backing to competing. Available: Year round. Indoor: Yes. Will Travel: For four lessons or more. Teach Children: Yes, specializing in Jr/YR. Clinics: Yes. Certification: USDF Certified, Graduate of Morven Park, UNH. Other: USDF L-Graduate "with distinction." Yearly teams to the Youth Festival. Coaching at shows with successful Junior and AA students into Fourth Level. 

Rebecca B. Hicks
Birch Hill Farm LLC
Granville, NY
(518) 642-9555
Specialties: Dressage (all levels); Equitation, Jumping (Novice). Levels Taught: Any. School Horses: No. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes (reasonable distance for number of lessons). Teach Children: Yes (any age). Clinics: Yes. Other: USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist; USDF "L" Graduate with distinction; competed through Grand Prix; National All Breeds, Region 8, NEDA & ENYDCTA Championships.

Sheila McLevedge
Pine Brook Lane
North Springfield, VT
(802) 356-4943
Specialties:Biomechanics of horse & rider, Alexander Technique, Training horses for many disciplines, Training Western Dressage riders. Levels Taught: Training-FEI. School Horses: No. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: Yes, 30+mi. (depends on number of riders). Teach Children: Yes (10+, if able to w/t/c). Clinics: Yes. Other: USDF Associate Instructor; "L" Program participant; USDF University graduate; Animal Science & Vet Tech degrees.

Jerilyn Nieder
Twin Ridge Farm
Warner, NH
(603) 456-3031
Specialties: Biomechanics of horse & rider; horse and rider suitability. Levels Taught: Training thru PSG. School Horses: Yes. Training: Yes. Available: Year-round. Indoor Arena: Yes. Will Travel: No distance limit. Teach Children: Yes (8 yrs+). Clinics: Yes. Other: USEF “r”, USDF Bronze Medalist.

Spring Show

CVDA's Spring Schooling Show Results have been uploaded. Please see Schooling Shows page for more info.

Half Halt

CVDA's April 2017 Half Halt is posted!

2016 Video

Paula Wehde made another terrific video for CVDA, first shown at CVDA's Annual Dinner 2016. See video & photos here!

Year End Award

Ruth Hogan Poulsen was Sponsor of CVDA's 2016 Year End Award. Thank you, Ruth!

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