With over 20 years of experience managing and riding top caliber competition horses, Amanda brings the highest standards of coaching and training. After obtaining her Masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Illinois, Amanda has worked and ridden for Katie Monahan Prudent, Laura Kraut, Todd Minikus, Jeffrey Welles, Neal Shapiro, Barney Ward and Peter Leone.
In 2000 Amanda spent the year in Europe preparing horses with Nelson Pessoa and maintaining the Saudi Arabian team horses at the Sydney Olympic Games. Amanda is equally expert in preparing horses and riders for the hunter and equitation arenas. Her students have competed successfully from short stirrup to Grand Prix. She has achieved particular success with her clients in the Junior Jumpers, Big Eq finals, Young Riders, Pony Finals and Adult Equitation. In 2013 & 2014 she branched out to helping event riders with their show jumping phase.
With her special talent at developing young horses, Amanda has won the 4 Year Old, 5 Year Old and 6 Year Old Young Jumper Championships with horses that she broke and trained. After ranking 9th in the 2007 American Grand Prix Association Rookie of the Year Standings, Amanda has won at the Grand Prix level with prospects that she has developed.