Equestrian Expert 327689 CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Professional Horseman. My areas of expertise include western riding, driving, breeding horses, trimming and shoeing horses, English Riding, and training horses and retaining problem horses. I also have experience schooling horses and riders in jumping efforts, giving a wide variety of riding lessons, and coaching hundreds of riders in competitions. I have also managed and operated different sized equestrian centers, riding schools, and summer camps. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as an equestrian expert witness for more than 5 years.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes analyzing and explaining horse behavior, equestrian accidents, situations, and issues.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include providing Equestrian expertise and Accident Analysis.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as a Science Teacher, Substitute Teacher, Chair of a high school science department, and high school Assistant Principal. I have also worked as a Riding Master, Head Trainer and Instructor at a Horse Ranch, and the Owner, Manager, and Operator of full service equestrian centers.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.A. Anthropology U.C. Davis
B.S. Animal Science U.C. Davis
M.A. Educational Administration CSUN

Licenses Certifications

Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential; Horsemanship

Awards & Affiliation

2001 Schum Icon Award ($1
000 prize) for outstanding service to Rio Mesa High School


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