Horses will always be a huge part of my life, whether it be riding and training, breeding or helping equestrians feel their best in the show ring. It’s just who I am and it’s what led me to become the Customer Service Manager here at The Farm House.
It all started when I was nine and I rode my first horse at summer camp. After that, it was horses 24/7 and I was the epitome of a barn rat. I spent all day at the barn and eagerly took the rides on whatever my trainer, Bobby Egan, gave me. From naughty ponies to plodding school horses, if it had four legs, I would get on it. Eventually, I got to show in the hunters and equitation, even earning a National Equitation Championship with a fun little Arab, before I found my calling in the jumpers.
After school, I went to work in Wellington where I bought my first horse, Mischief Maker. She was incredible and I had a blast riding and showing her. She was a classic moody mare but could jump the moon and turn on a dime. After a few years in Wellington, I moved back to Michigan and started my own boarding and training business. Eventually, I even dabbled in breeding after I took in a broodmare for a friend. It was love at first sight with that first foal and soon breeding Oldenburgs became a second passion for me.
I stopped working as a professional eventually to focus on raising my son, Jack and this led us to North Carolina and becoming part of The Farm House Family. I’m thrilled that I get to combine my love and knowledge of horses with my desire to help people as the Customer Service Manager. I truly want to make your experience with us the best it can be and get you exactly what you’re looking for. One of the greatest memories I have working here is helping sort out a particularly difficult order and ended up receiving a box of chocolates from that customer. There is no greater feeling than helping someone feel their very best before they head into the show ring.
One of these days I hope to get back in the saddle and own a horse again. Maybe even foray into a few local shows, but showing isn’t my goal anymore, I really just want to enjoy the time I get to spend with the horses. Plus that will give me an excuse to finally get another Prestige saddle (my FAV saddle brand of all time) and break out my ultimate #rootd, a pair of Tailored Sportsman Breeches, and an Ariat Laguna Top!
So if you ever need any help with your order, don’t hesitate to reach out, I am here and happy to help!
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