Experience Timeline:

  • 2012-2016- Trained, competed, and coached in the UK
    • Successfully brought on several horses, as well as students, through the levels
  • 2010-2012- Trained with previous Canadian Team Coach, David O’Connor
  • 2009- Trained and worked for Australian Olympic Show Jumper, Scott Keach
    • Responsible for training and exercising competition horses
  • 2008- Head Rider for William Fox-Pitt
    • GBR Olympic Event rider, and former number one ranked FEI Event rider
    • Assistant rider to William; in charge of maintaining training and exercise programs for his top Event horses
  • 2007- Trained and worked for Canadian Olympic Show Jumper, Beth Underhill
  • 2005-2006- Trained in the UK with various top level riders;
    • Mark Phillips: previous US Team Event Coach
    • Sandy Philips: GBR Grand Prix Dressage Rider
    • Tiny Clapham: GBR 4-Star Event Rider
    •  Nigel Taylor: GBR 4-Star Event Rider
    • Andrew Hoy: AUS Olympic Event Rider
  • 2004- Working student for former Canadian Team Coach, Peter Gray
  • 2003- Working student for 4-Star Canadian rider, Penny Rowland
  • 2002- Working student for 3-Star event rider, Yves Sauvignon
  • 1995-2001- Trained with former Alberta High Performance coach/consultant, and EC level 3 coach, Lynda Ramsay

 Notable Competition Record:

  • 2012-2016
    • Glencento: successfully competed to the CCI** and Advanced level in the UK, completing Houghton and Hartbury CCI**
    • Simply Maple: successfully brought up to CCI**, completing Houghton CCI** with a double clear record qualifying for the 2015 Pan Am Games
  • 2009-2012
    • Lorenzo: Successfully competed up to Advanced and CCI**
      • Placed first at the Florida 3-Day Event CCI*
      • Placed second at the Florida 3-Day Event CCI**,
    • El Paso: Successfully brought up to Intermediate and CCI*​
      • Placed first at Wits End Horse Trials CIC*
      • Placed second at Florida 3-Day Event CCI*
    • Lambrusco: Successfully competed up to Advanced and CCI**
      • Placed first at Wits End Horse Trials CCI*
      • Placed first at Will-O-Wind CIC**
  • 2004-2007
    • R’Kameo: Successfully brought up to Intermediate and CCI*
      • Placed first at Wits End Horse Trials CCI*
      • Placed first at Stone Hill Horse Trials CIC*
      • Won Intermediate Championship in 2006
  • 2000-2004
    • Upolu: Successfully competed to Advanced and CCI**

Awards & Qualifications 

  • ​Level 2 EC Coach
  • 2010:
    • Ontario Horse Trials Association (OHTA), Leading Lady Rider of the Year
    • Lambrusco OHTA Horse of the Year
    • Lorenzo OHTA Intermediate Champion
  • 2006, 2007
    • ​R’ Kameo won 9 events in a row, resulting in her being the OHTA Preliminary Champion
    • Coached Young Rider Jessica DiGenova on former horse Upolu, to CCI*, and CCI** gold
  • 1999
    • Galiano BC Training Champion 

Future Plans:

Now that I have moved back to BC I have set my focus on growing my business. I am fortunate to love coaching as much as competing. Along with producing quality event horses I would like to strongly focus on helping riders reach their goals whatever they may be.

Profile & Career Highlights