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Level II
Instructor of Beginner through Intermediate
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Instructor of Beginner through Advanced

Nationally-recognized ARIA-Certified Instructors uphold the highest industry standards of excellence and integrity.

ARICP certifies instructors in 15 specialties:
Distance Riding
Hunt Seat
Hunt Seat on the Flat (no jumping)
Mounted Patrol Training Officer
Recreational Riding
Riding to Hounds
Saddle Seat
Show Jumping
Stable Management
Western Pleasure & Equitation


New York

Katie Aiken

Gentle Hill Farm

1238 North Road

Tully, NY 13159-9435


Level III Dressage, Recreational Riding

Lynn Gorman Bakos

Renegade Farm

5489 Mariaville Road

Schenectady, NY 12306-6829

518-864-5077 (home) or 518-864-5518 (work)

Level I Hunt Seat, Recreational Riding

Lori Ballinger
College Point, NY 11356
Level II Recreational Riding, Stable Management

Lilly Becker
227 Sky Farm Road
Copake, NY 12516
Level II Dressage & Level I Eventing

Faye Benedict

701 Bear Gulch Road

Richmondville, NY 12149-4113

Level II Hunt Seat, Eventing, Stable Management

Robin Boris
71 Wylde Road
Mount Sinai, NY 11766-2404
Level II Hunt Seat, Western

Megan Boss
677 Walworth Penfield Road
Macedon, NY 14502-9389
Level II Dressage & Level I Hunt Seat

Katie Brock
2430 Ryder Road
Newark, NY 14513
Level I Dressage

Rosemary H. Budney

North Wind Horse Farm

2496 Bruynswick Road

Wallkill, NY 12589-3259


Level II Hunt Seat, Dressage

Laura Butti-Mason
Silver Rock Farms
68-A Sickletown Rd.
Orangeburg, NY 10962
Level I Dressage, Recreational Riding

Judy Caffrey
First Go Farm
115 Bernhart Road
Wallkill, NY 12589-3606
Level II Recreational Riding & Level I Hunt Seat

Emily Cambridge
49 Church Road
Canton, NY 13617
315-261-1122 (home) or 315-379-1035 (work)
Level II Hunt Seat, Show Jumping, Eventing, Dressage, Western

Vincent Carney
Level I Mounted Patrol Training Officer, Stable Management

Teresa Cash-Ferrara
11 Ruth Lane
Ridge, NY 11961
631-503-7948 (home) or 631-949-5629 (work)
Level I Recreational Riding

Susan Clark

Lucky C Stables, Inc.

31 Yankee Folly Rd.

New Paltz, NY 12561


Level III Hunt Seat, Western

Rebecca Coffin

40 Mulberry Street

Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Level II Eventing

Dorothea Cotter

4906 Potter Hollow Rd.

Preston Hollow, NY 12469


Level I Dressage
Cotter Equestrian Center
Eventing, Dressage, Jumping


Elizabeth Cross
Equestrian Essentials Riding Instruction
81 Stissing Road
Stanfordville, NY 12581-5735
Level II Hunt Seat & Level I Recreational Riding, Stable Management

Emily Daingerfield
Long Island City, NY 11101
Level I Hunt Seat

Marnie Day
3680 Weller Road
Cato, NY 13033-8731
315-626-3229 (home) or 315-626-6959 (work)
Level II Hunt Seat

Jerry Dean
325 Old Route 11
Canton, NY 13617-3208
Level I Recreational Riding, Stable Management

Raul A. de Leon
5 Lester CT.
East Northport, NY 11731-3234
ARIA Master Instructor
ARICP Panel -1989
ARICP International Instructor of the Year, 1994
National Test Center Administrator
Clinics - Instructor's Courses
Dressage and Jumping

JoAnna DiCesare
P.O. Box 361
Spencerport, NY 14559
Level I Western, Stable Management

Terri Anne Dougherty
489 Stage Road
Charlton, NY 12019-2704
518-399-3169 (office) or 518-653-9600 (mobile)
Level I Recreational Riding, Stable Management
Certified Equine Ergonomist
Certified Independent Saddle Fitter
Authorized Affiliate of Schleese Saddlery
Visit our website:

Julie Edwards

75 Cassidy Rd.

Keeseville, NY 12944-3101

518-834-9746 (home) or 518-572-8980 (work)

Level III Dressage & Level II Eventing


Tara Edwards
75 Cassidy Road
Keeseville, NY 12944-3101
Level II Dressage, Eventing

Susan Elwyn
1155 Oberon Drive
King Ferry, NY 13081-9760
Level I Recreational Riding, Stable Management

Carol Fitzpatrick
33 Beehive Road
Accord, NY 12404-6000
Level I Recreational Riding, Distance Riding

Elizabeth Fortes
11 Penfield Ave.
Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520-3014
Level III Hunt Seat & Level II Dressage
Children and Adults of all ages and all levels
Also advanced level PATH Instructor
Certified Special Olympics Coach

Elna Gambill

7416 Hoffman Road

Holland Patent, NY 13354-4404

Level I Recreational Riding

Lendon C. Gray

825 S. Bedford Rd.

Bedford, NY 10506

914-234-6302 or 914-234-4158

ARICP Master Instructor

Sophie A. Gublo-Jantzen
383 Breed Hollow Road
Horseheads, NY 14845
Level II Recreational Riding & Level I Hunt Seat
Lessons at your place!

Roma Haag
Cross Creek Stables

298 Gifford Road

Sidney, NY 13838-8607


Level III Hunt Seat & Level II Dressage

Susan E. Harris

4495 West Rd.

Cortland, NY 13045

phone/fax: 607-753-7357



ARIA Master Instructor

ARICP Panel 1988-2005

Equestrian Author & Clinician

Centered Riding & Instructor Clinics and workshops

Horse Gaits, Balance & Movement Clinics

Anatomy in Motion (The Visible Horse & The Visible Rider)

Alicia Michelle Hayashi
Meadow Hill Farm
752 Pinewoods Road
Melrose, NY 12121-2414
Level II Western & Level I Hunt Seat

Heather Heberle

Wm. R. Heberle Stables Inc.

751 Browncroft Blvd.

Rochester, NY 14625


Level III Hunt Seat, Recreational Riding

Chief Sharon E. Illge
Chester, NY 10918
Level I Mounted Patrol Training Officer

Amy Johnson

10 Galusha Street
Fairport, NY 14450


Level I Hunt Seat

Lee Anne Johnson-Greene

Country Lee Farm

103 Ladentown Road

Pomona, NY 10970-2914

845-659-6465 (home) or 845-354-0133 (work)

Level II Recreational Riding


Diane Kane
1259 Peekskill Hollow Road
Carmel, NY 10512
Level II Hunt Seat & Level I Dressage, Recreational Riding

Sarah Keller
3486 Fenton Ave.  Apt. 1A
Bronx, NY 10469-2057
Level II Hunt Seat

Lynn Kuropatkin
Full Circle Equine Centered Activities
P.O. Box 603
Pomona, NY 10970-0603
Level II Recreational Riding

Ashley LaMonica
LaMonica Stables
6112 Bartlett Road
Rome, NY 13440-1304
Level I Hunt Seat, Dressage

Bonny Lass
Bonny Lass Stables

66 Canal Drive

Godeffroy, NY 12729-2018


Level II Hunt Seat, Western

Dooder Luce

7667 North Valley Road

Black Creek, NY 14714

585-968-4316 (home) or 716-397-5993 (work)

Level III Dressage & Level II Recreational Riding

Drusilla E. Malavase

2270 County Road 39

Bloomfield, NY 14469


ARICP Lifetime Achievement Award

Peggy McAdam
169 Post Road
Canton, NY 13617-3483
315-379-9539 (home) or 315-379-1035 (work)
Level I Recreational Riding, Driving

Colin McCarty
15 Kensington Ave.
Massapequa, NY 11758
Level I Mounted Patrol Training Officer

Emily McKernan
The Pony Place
1610 State Route 11B
Dickinson Center, NY 12930
Level II Eventing

Missy Nichols
1072 Brand Road
Sprakers, NY 12166-4444
Level II Hunt Seat

Natalie Nicodema
1 Briarwood Lane
Orangeburg, NY 10962
Level I Hunt Seat, Recreational Riding

Denise Ottavio
NQ Farm
P.O. Box 1116
Riverhead, NY 11901
Level II Recreational Riding, Stable Management

Michael Page

P.O. Box 229

North Salem, NY 10560


Master Instructor

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jackie Paterson

790 W. Bloomfield Road
Pittsford, NY 14534

585-624-8235 (home) or 585-453-3008 (work)

Level III Hunt Seat

Renee Petruzzelli
1654 County Road 43
Clifton Springs, NY 14432
Level I Hunt Seat on the Flat

Cody Pritchard

3444 Co Highway 11
Hartwick, NY 13348-3014

Level II Dressage, Stable Management

Judy Richter
Coker Farm, Inc.

69 Stone Hill Road

Bedford, NY 10506-1334


ARICP Master Instructor


William Rozakis
2141 East 33rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Level III Mounted Patrol Training Officer, Stable Management
NYPD Mounted Unit
Remount Officer
Horse Trainer

Amy E. Sherrick-von Schiller

3677 West Lake Road
Manlius, NY 13104

Level III Hunt Seat, Show Jumping
ARIA Test Center Administrator

Kimberlee Strauss

153 Wildbriar Road

Rochester, NY 14623-3906


Level III Recreational Riding & Level II Dressage, Western

Karen Swank
26027 Little Owl Ct.
Evans Mills, NY 13637-4196
Level II Eventing

Douglas Varcoe
P.O. Box 111
Otisville, NY 10963-0111
Level II Mounted Patrol Training Officer & Level I Stable Management

Walter F. Varcoe
77 Waywayup Lane
Port Jervis, NY 12771-3563
Level III Mounted Patrol Training Officer, Stable Management

A. Kait Webster
7895 Quaker Road
Orchard Park, NY 14127-2061
716-662-1431 (home) or 315-323-5028 (work)
Level I Dressage, Eventing

Carmela Wilbur
6270 Coye Road
Jamesville, NY 13078-9773
Level III Dressage

Mary AuClaire Wilbur
403 Sharon Station Road
Amenia, NY 12501-5326
Level I Hunt Seat, Stable Management

Lorayne Winters-Hinman
P.O. Box 276
Central Square, NY 13036
315-676-7815 (home) or 315-440-4061 (work)
Level II Hunt Seat

Gale E. Wolfe

Gale's Equine Facility

219 Sing Sing Rd.

Horseheads, NY 14845


Level III Hunt Seat, Dressage, Western, Recreational Riding & Level I Eventing, Driving

Visit us at:

Robin Wolff
202 West Chestnut Street
Rome, NY 13440-2740
Level III Hunt Seat

Dina M. Wolyniec
2 Sylvia Lane
Middle Island, NY 11953
Level II Recreational Riding


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