MD ~ 410-754-9141
began riding as a child with nationally recognized Hunter/Jumper trainer Wayne
Carroll. She then continued with Dressage training as an adult. She has been
coached by FEI competitors Becky Langwost, Karen Rohlf, Ann Howard, nationally
acclaimed clinicians Saundra Cabell, and Marilyn Heath, Olympian Lendon Grey,
and British clinician and author Mary Wanless. She also gleaned teaching tools
from auditing clinics with those instructors as well as with Olympians Carol
Lavell and Michael Poulin, and through scribing for International Dressage
Judge, Max Gahwyler.
own struggle to grasp the skills of exceptionally gifted riders has helped
me immeasurably as a teacher."
of Lisa's caliber are few and far between. I've not yet experienced anyone
to equal her combination of knowledge, patience, intellect, communication
and personality. Lisa is a gem!"
Barbara H.--Lewes, DE
1986 to 1993 Lisa May headed the instruction program at the largest Parks
Department Stable in NYC. In 1993, Lisa opened Federalsburg's Idylwild Farm.
She has taught adults and children of all levels of experience, confidence,
training and talent on horses of varying breeds and backgrounds. Lisa teaches
at home and at private farms in Maryland and Delaware. Lisa donates instruction
to 4H, Pony Club and Girl Scouts.
has a special talent for relating to riders, explaining her expectations clearly
and easily. They respond and perform their best, receiving her warm encouragement
horses and riders is your gift. I feel so much more confident now. You always
find a way to encourage and explain things. You are so positive and patient."
Sharon S.-- Felton
from a lot of jumping and cross country teachers, Matt incorporates the essential
dressage basics into teaching the control and mastery of jumping".
LM - Federalsburg
is an instructor you can have a dialog with. He will explain the 'why's and
LB - Chesapeake City
sees the skill and potential
you don't know you have,
brings it out and encourages
you to take it further".
DW - Fair Hill
instructor who helps you independently feel, analyze and act so that you can
ride effectively on your own". CL - Annapolis
has an intuitive understanding of horses that enables him to aid
riders to most sensitively guide their horses". KR - Centreville
1971 Matt has been a successful competitor initially as a Western and Endurance
rider and later as a Three Day Event and Dressage rider. Matt has trained
with eventers Jim Wofford, Mike Plumb and Denny Emerson, dressage instructors
Major Anders Lindgren and Lilo Fore and horse trainers Linda Tellington-Jones
and John Lyons.
background has helped him develop an approach that addresses the individual
learning process of both horse and rider. Matt has coached Pony Clubs in California,
South Carolina, Maryland, and Delaware.
is also a Certified Journeyman Farrier.
Visit his site to learn more.