It Takes A Village equine professionals list (more to be added)

Trainers/riding instructors:

Cathie Hatrick Anderson – local MA horse trainer of Bobcat Farm in Upton, MA – very experienced, knowledgeable, kind and patient - there is nothing this lady doesn’t know about horses – she trains horses, re-trains problematic, behavioral horses, trailing loading issues and groundwork training, horsemanship training and riding instructor – I have personally trained with Cathie on the ground and in the saddle as well as massaged her horses and has helped me so much! - 508-479-5266

Saddle fitters:

- Diane Williams -The Saddle Tailor - 617-957-1794 -

- Audra McGough - AE Saddle Fit - 570-709-1212

- Karen Withstandley - also does thermography imaging - - 203-558-8679


Dr. Eino Ketola, D.C. - Noah's Ark Chiropractic -

Dr. Steven Katz, D.C. - 


Ron Hill

Georgia Barry

Spencer TorodeGeorgia 

Cory St. Peter

Rachel Nydam - Central MA Hoof Care

Equine Dentists:

Nate Viera

Dr. Leah Limine - Northeast Equine Veterinary Dental -

Distant/online equine professionals:

Jillian Kreinbring of JK Inspired - equine anatomist/lecturer, trainer

Jane Savoie – dressage rider, teacher, trainer

Lynn Palm – trainer, riding instructor

Dr. Gerd Heuschmann – well known German veterinarian and equine biomechanics expert – some of his DVDs are If Horses Could Speak, Tug of War: Classical Versus Modern Dressage and Balancing Act-the Horse in Sport-An Irreconcilable Conflict

Dr. Joanne Robson – veterinarian – she has lots of very excellent and detailed videos on youtube on equine anatomy and explains why horses have issues

April Battles (she’s April Love now) from Holistic Horse Works – equine yoga – she’s extremely knowledgeable on equine anatomy, conformation, structure –

Will Faerber – excellent rehabilitative horse trainer – he supports the traditional classical dressage training and studied with Nuno Oliveira –

Wendy Murdoch – equestrian instructor and clinician - she is THE best and understands equine and rider biomechanics, equine anatomy, equine conformation –

Catherine Haddad - dressage rider, instructor, trainer

Caroline Beste (formerly Caroline Rider) – Tao of Horsemanship - excellent horse trainer – mostly re-trains abused and problematic horses – I just love this woman – have been following her for years – she really understands how to communicate with horses and the importance of the connection between horse and human –

Mary Wanless

Dr. Sue Dyson

Equitopia – – they do lots of great case studies on topics like back tightness/pain, lameness and biomechanics – watch Dr. Karin Leibbrandt

Jochen Schleese – saddle fitter and clinician –

Jeff Sanders – saddle fitter – even though he mostly does western saddle fitting, he says a lot of great things about saddle fitting that can also be applied to English saddles


More local equine professionals to be added – veterinarians, equine dentists, farriers, chiropractors, nutritionists, trainers - if you want to recommend your equine professionals, please message me and I'll add it to this list!

BAC Equine Massage Therapy

massage therapy for the performance and health of your horse

Bethany A. Condon, CEMT

twice Certified Equine Massage Therapist - also certified in Equine Myofascial Release, CranioSacral, Red Light Therapies/Acupressure, Advanced Equine Anatomy, Stress Point Therapy

graduated from Equissage NE/NY & Midwest Natural Healing for Animals

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