Jo started taking lessons at age seven, and since then progressed through United States Pony Clubs to the HB standard. She competed in Eventing for five years, and made it to Training level on a Steeplechaser that she re-trained. She studied Natural Horsemanship as well, from Monty Roberts and Clinton Anderson, finding that it helped greatly in connecting with difficult horses. After trying college in Los Angeles, she decided to pursue the discipline of Dressage, and groomed and trained for two years with Grant Schneidman and Jessica Greer, both Grand Prix competitors and trainers in Colorado. The oldest of four children, Jo loves kids and is passionate about sharing her experiences in the saddle. She teaches safe, compassionate, educated horsemanship, and loves the creative process of connecting with both student and horse to help them discover deep trust and the never-ending benefits of classical dressage.
Becca grew up riding both English and western, learning the foundations of dressage, progressing to competing in the Hunter/Jumper arenas and learning working cattle and ranch work. She began working in barns and catch riding from the age of 12, working her way up to teaching lessons as a summer job and working in barn management during the year. Becca completed her degrees in Equine Science, Business Management and Psychology from Colorado State University. She completed the English Riding Instructor course while at CSU as well as holds her English and Western CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) Level 1-3 and participated in the CSU Judging Team.
Becca has taught across Colorado and in Arizona. She participates in all aspects of the equine industry, actively competing in Eventing, jumpers and dressage as well as some ranch and cow work classes. Becca specializes in helping riders set and maintain goals in their riding as well as emphasis on life skills gained by working with horses. She teaches all levels of both English and western riders.
Ginny grew up in the suburbs of Chicago where she started as a working student in Hunter/Jumpers. She has worked as a therapeutic riding instructor, a trail guide and wrangler, an assistant ranch manager where she learned natural horsemanship methods, and as the barn manager for a boarding facility.
Her horsemanship focus includes ground work to improve the relationship and confidence of both horse and rider, along with classical dressage training methods. Ginny has trained with Hallie Calliham of Triple Creek Ranch and Somerset Farms for the past three years, and competes with her own horse in local dressage shows.
Ginny teaches all levels of English and Western riders with a focus on positive a learning experience for both horse and rider!
Ava grew up in Minnesota and started riding at the age of 7 yrs old. She showed competitively as a 3’6-3’9” Jr. Rider with many ribbons and year end awards on the “A” circuit. Ava moved to attend the University of Colorado graduating with a degree in Psychology. Her passion for the horses and wanting to teach riders brought her back into the horse world! Ava’s goal as an instructor is to help riders gain a thorough understanding of riding on the flat and gain confidence in learning the beginner skills of jumping. Developing a diverse skill set and solid foundation is how riders become successful in their riding.
Triple Creek Ranch is home to Cornerstone Farm. Cornerstone Farm offers hunter/ jumper lessons--often with a goal to show.
Cornerstone Farm , 303-828-9040
Jen grew up riding in the Bay Area of California where she had the opportunity to learn from several top professionals. This life-long passion for horses led Jen to Colorado State University where she earned a degree in Equine Sciences. Upon graduating in 1998, Jen began her full-time professional teaching and training career. Jen then aquired Cornerstone Farm, a thriving lesson and training business in 2001. She has gone on to coach riders to numerous championships in hunters, equitation and jumpers.
Hallie grew up in New England where she developed a multi-disciplined background with a particular emphasis on Dressage. She holds a degree in Equine Sciences from CSU and her riding instructor certification for Beg-Adv riders. Hallie competed with CSU in International competition in the USA and Scotland in both Jumpers and Dressage. She holds her USDF rider performance certifications through Second level, USDF Bronze medal, and numerous year end championship awards through fourth level.
Introductory Dressage lessons are offered for all riders and levels of riding that are curious about the art of Dressage or wanting to improve their riding balance and horse’s fitness. In addition Hallie has experience utilizing Dressage as a form of physical therapy for horses rehabbing from injury or time off.
Dressage lessons can improve your corners and straightness, get your horse on the contact or prepare you for a dressage test. Simple or advanced, Hallie works with riders and horses goals!
Hallie’s teaching style is positive and creative believing every horse can benefit from dressage work. Helping them become more supple, attentive and balanced in their work. Dressage can be a meaningful step toward riding whatever your discipline is.
Available for lessons or training at TCR-Please call or email for more information and availability!