A native of Western Washington Michelle Abendroth has spent numerous years on the hunter, jumper and equitation show circuit. She has competed in the "A" rated shows from Canada to California.
Michelle has worked with several top hunter/jumper barns in the northwest and has refined her riding skills. Michelle has an eye for matching horse and rider combinations and has several years of perfecting her teaching style for riders age 10 to 60.
Not only does Michelle love riding, training and teaching she also judges at the local horse shows and gives clinics. Michelle has a strong passion for the horse and recently adopted her horse, Spyro an abused and unhandled colt. Her philosophy is very much based on understanding the horse, the teamwork between horse and rider and then connecting and becoming one.