Meet our Team

Staff Members

Jodi Messenich - Founder/Executive Director

Liz Cottrell - Team Leader

Nico Van der merwe- Riding Instructor, Horse Trainer, Horse Shows, Horse Leases, Sales, Imports

Caroline Donnally- Rescue Horse Trainer, Birthday Parties and kids education programs

Ryleigh Leavitt-Pony Club graduate, Dressage, stadium and cross country jumping. Ryleigh will head up all of the 101-106 classes as well as being one of the riding coaches

Mica Graves - ZEAL Program Leader

Carolyn Oldewage- LCSW - ZEAL programs, Ranch Hand

Janice Friddle- Fundraising, Event Planning, Ranch Hand

Board of Directors

Paul Messenich - Founder/Board Member

Victoria Messenich- Board of Directors

Elisabeth Mankamyer - Advisory Board

Helen Madden-Weiss - Board of Directors

Jean Terese - Advisory Board

Tracy Vroom - Board of Directors

Annie Kennedy - Board of Directors/Volunteer Coordinator

Philip Devin - President of the Board

Trish Renner - Board of Directors- Treasurer

Robyn Fergus - Board of Directors- Secretaty

Dr. Gary Pallaro - Advisory Board

Hilary Wood - Advisory Board