Amanda has over 20 years of experience riding and training some of the world’s most elite horses. She brings an incredible amount of experience to her coaching and training.
Upon graduating from the University of Illinois with a Masters degree in Mathematics. She went on to ride for equestrian luminaries Laura Kraut, Katie Monahan, Peter Leone, and Todd Minikus
In the year 2000 Amanda relocated to Europe preparing horses with Nelson Pessoa. During that year she was in Sydney maintaining the Saudi Arabian team horses at the Olympic Games.
Her students have competed in a wide range of events, from short stirrup to Grand Prix.
Amanda gained notable success with her clients competing in the Junior Jumpers, Young Riders, Big Eq finals, Pony Finals, and Adult Equitation. In 2013 and 2014 she branched out, helping event riders in show jumping.
Amanda has a special talent for developing young horses. She has won the 4,5 and 6 Year Old Young Jumper Championships with horses she broke and trained. In 2007 she ranked 9th in the American Grand Prix Association Rookie of the Year Standings. Having horses win at Grand Prix level, Amanda is an incredibly passionate trainer excited to raise more horses to the elite level.