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Amy first came to Equest in 2003 as an instructor and earned her Advanced Level certification through the Equest Instructor Training Course. Amy completed her PATH Intl. Master Level Certification in March of 2011. Amy is also certified as an Interactive Vaulting Instructor, Driving Instructor and Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning through PATH Intl.
Amy started riding when she was 6 years old. In high school, she won an essay contest and was awarded an Arabian horse. That horse was a valuable part of her life, having served as competition horse, lesson horse, and therapy horse until he passed on in 2009 at the age of 22. After graduating from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in Equine Science, Amy turned her passion into a career showing in the hunter and jumper disciplines and the Arabian industry.
Amy is a certified Special Olympics Coach and has coached riders at the local and state level. Amy is also a certified Mentor and Evaluator for PATH Intl. She enjoys helping riders excel to their full potential and is working to expand the competition opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Amy is also a USEF licensed judge in many divisions.