Qualifications & Achievements:
B Level Horsemanship : the Pony Club
Amateur competitor : AQHA, OEF (Trillium Hunter/Jumper and Dressage)
Owner : Potter's Burrow Farm
Owner: Potter's Burrow Farm, 2003 – present
· Care and management of my own horses and ponies on my private organic farm
Volunteer Groom/Instructor: Cullinghood Equestrian Centre;
Pangbourne, Berkshire UK.
Winter 2009,2012,2015,2016-17, 2018, 2019.
Stable management, Grooming, Tacking and untacking, Lessons, Hacking out.
Freelance Groom at Winter Equestrian Festival: Wellington Fl. Jan-April 2013, Jan.-March 2014
Grooming for Showjumpers and Dressage horses at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
Working Pupil at Overdale Equestrian Centre: Nether Westcote, Oxfordshire UK: Jan. 2012
Stable Management, Turnout/in, tack cleaning, horse care and feeding at Mary Wanless' yard.
Freelance Groom: Winter Equestrian Festival, Jan-April 2011
Grooming for showjumpers at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center;
tacking up, mucking, bathing, setting fences, Night check.
· Groom: North Point and North Ridge: Lauren and Jay Hayes
· Grand Prix show grooming for Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington Florida
Assistant Groom : Jo-Anne Lewylle Performance Horses. 2000 - 2007
· Grooming at AQHA shows – bathing, tacking up, bandaging, mucking, feeding
· Occasionally during show seasons since 2000
Stable Manager : Grandview Stables, Fonthill ON 1996 - 2000
· Overall responsibility for the smooth running of the centre
· Responsible for 30 horses, mucking, feeding, turnout/in, minor repairs, first-aid,
drove tractor and manure spreader.
· Instituted recycling program in stables
· Part-time position during school and full-time in Summers
Groom : Steve Preszcator – Reining horses, Summers 1995, 1996
· Stable management; mucking, feeding, grooming, turnout/in
· Catch riding
Personal Competition Successes:
· Many years of competition riding including Hunters, Eventing, Dressage and
Quarter Horse breed shows.
· Placed 5th at Canadian Pony Club National Championships - Tetrathlon
Since 2009, train with: Jessica Lange Performance Horses (AQHA)
Trained with (AQHA)
· Dean Bogart
· Lindsay Grice
Trained with (Dressage/Eventing):
· Susan Roth
· Mary Wanless
· John Lassetter
· Joanne Copeland
Trained with (Hunter/Jumper):
· Diana Giles (Hunter Haven Stables)
· Peter Gisborn
· Deb McFadden
· Greg Fullerton