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Our focus is horse management and providing a safe, loving, environment for you and your horse.  We welcome outside trainers to work with you.  Please inform us of your requests.   

We are very excited to introduce our trainers that currently have students or horses in training at MVS include:Lori Barnard and Renee DeCelle.

 
Lori Barnard
 
Lori is a respected intructor, trainer, competitor and judge in the horse community. Having over 25 years of experience in commerical and private equestrian operations,  Lori has been involved in many facets of the industry. After receiving an associated degree in equine science and manageement and her assistant iinstructor qualification from The British Horse Society. Lori has a patient and methodical approach to classical training. The proces needs to be flexible and individually tailored to each partnership. But ultimately reaching the goal of working in harmony and lightness.
 
After years of training and competing, Lori set her goals on becoming an USEF recognized dressage judge.  Upon completing the USDF L program with distinction in 2008 and then achieving the qualfying scores for the USEF "r" program, Lori was accepted into the program in 2011. She started the final steps to becoming and USEF "r" dressage judge in 2012.
In August of 2013, Lori was issued her USEF "r" Dressage judge's license. Lori received notice in October of 2015 of her acceptance into USEF "r" dressage judge's training program and is awaiting the next training session. In the mean time she continues to train and show at the National and FEI levels.   * Uessage judge

*USDF Silinlle

Renee DeCelle
 
Renee has more than 30 years in equine business as owner, trainer, rider. She currently works for the Colchester School District as a Guidence Administrative Assistantand is part of the weekend support staff here at MVS.

EXPERIENCE

She has extensive experience in training and instructing beginner to advance levels of children and adults; students compete successfully on local H/J circuit, Open Circuit, Schooling Shows,  Her students have also competed at 2Phase and 3Phase events, Eastern States, NEHC Finals, A Circuit (H/J). She also has addtional experience in Starting young horses from ground up. And, working with horses with behavioral and confidence issues.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
• Working student - Kitty Bevridge-VA 1978-1979
• Instructor-Applewood Equestrian Center 1977-1978
• Instructor/Camp Counselor-Ryder Brook Stables & Shaw Hill Farm 1972-1975

 

 

Lori is a respected instructor, trainer, competitor and judge in the horse community.  Having over 25 years of experience in commercial and private equestrian operations, Lori has been involved in many facets of the industry.

 

After receiving an associates degree in equine science and management and her assistant instructor qualification from The British Horse Society, Lori focused on her management skills while continuing to train both horse and rider.

Lori has a patient and methodical approach to classical training.  The process needs to be flexible and individually tailored to each partnership.  But ultimately reaching the goal of working in harmony and lightness.

After years of training and competing, Lori set her goals on becoming an USEF recognized dressage judge.  Upon completing the USDF L program with distinction in 2008 and then achieving the qualifying scores for the USEF "r" program, Lori was accepted into the program in 2011. She started the final steps to becoming an USEF "r" dressage judge in 2012.

In August of 2013, Lori was issued her USEF "r" Dressage judge's license.  She is available to judge USEF recognized competitions through second level and USEA recognized horse trials and combined tests through the preliminary level.

Lori received notice in October of 2015 of her acceptance into the USEF "R" dressage judge's training program and is awaiting the next training session.  In the meantime, she continues to train and show at the National and FEI levels.

 

  

Lori is a respected instructor, trainer, competitor and judge in the horse community.  Having over 25 years of experience in commercial and private equestrian operations, Lori has been involved in many facets of the industry.

 

After receiving an associates degree in equine science and management and her assistant instructor qualification from The British Horse Society, Lori focused on her management skills while continuing to train both horse and rider.

Lori has a patient and methodical approach to classical training.  The process needs to be flexible and individually tailored to each partnership.  But ultimately reaching the goal of working in harmony and lightness.

After years of training and competing, Lori set her goals on becoming an USEF recognized dressage judge.  Upon completing the USDF L program with distinction in 2008 and then achieving the qualifying scores for the USEF "r" program, Lori was accepted into the program in 2011. She started the final steps to becoming an USEF "r" dressage judge in 2012.

In August of 2013, Lori was issued her USEF "r" Dressage judge's license.  She is available to judge USEF recognized competitions through second level and USEA recognized horse trials and combined tests through the preliminary level.

Lori received notice in October of 2015 of her acceptance into the USEF "R" dressage judge's training program and is awaiting the next training session.  In the meantime, she continues to train and show at the National and FEI levels.