Julie has successfully competed at all USDF Levels, Training through Intermediaire-I, has been a Gold and Silver medalist in the prestigious North American Young Rider programs; both the NAYRC and the Cosequin Championships (known today as the NAYRJC), and has won numerous USDF Regional Championship titles.
Her hard work and dedication earned an invitation to clinic in the Advance Young Rider Series with Conrad Schumacher and cemented a career in upper level dressage. Julie’s memorable experience representing Region 2 and the United States as team captain is not only notable, but an invaluable asset to her going equestrian education.
A graduate of Lake Forest College, Julie spent the 14 years in Chicago working full time in corporate and riding in the evenings and weekends as her hobby, fitting in clinics and a few horse shows as time permitted.
That all changed shortly after relocating to Columbus and in July of 2016, Julie decided to focus on her attention on riding and training both people and horses.
Coming July 2019 a brand new training facility “Turning Leaf Farm” in Galena, Ohio. Resting on 24 acres, we will offer premium care for 12 horses. Every stall has a Dutch door leading out to shared paddock space. Our 66x144 indoor arena will feature GGT blend footing. We have wooded trails for hacking and many updates planned over the next 12 months. Contact us today to be added to our waitlist!
She is available for both trailer-in lessons as well as to travel to facilities in the Columbus area.
On a limited basis Julie also offers lessons on her own personal upper level dressage trained horses.