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Trainers

Guest Trainer-Ryan Wood is an Advanced level event rider who came to the United States in 2008 to expand his eventing career. He originally worked for the legendary Bruce Davidson and has trained with champion show-jumpers Ludger Beerbaum and Ernst Hofschroer. In addition, he has also trained with Olympic dressage trainer Norbert Van Laak.

His career in the United states began with Phillip Dutton at True Prospect Farm in PA. He continues to balance a very busy schedule working for Phillip, riding and competing with the top event stable in the United States. In addition, Ryan has a growing business of his own, training and eventing horses for his own clients, as well as instructing and conducting clinics.

ryan woodOne of the few three-day event riders with four-star level experience in the United States, Ryan Wood is an example of determination and competitiveness.

Ryan is a patient teacher and a brave and successful competitor who shares his knowledge and skill easily and expertly. His professional riding credentials include his qualification through the Equestrian Federation of Australia as a National Level 1 Coach. As Ryan builds his business, Woodstock Eventing, in the United States, he is seeking both clients and sponsors. Ryan can be reached at woodstockeventing@hotmail.com. Check back for upcoming dates for clinics and private coaching by Ryan at Bennett's Creek Farm.

 

Barn Manager/ Assistant Trainer-Rose Agard is a highly experienced barn manager with over 15 years of horse care experience and has completed a 4 year BS program in Equine Rose Agardfacility management and a teacher/trainer program. As a barn manager she has cared for all breeds and disciplines at both large and small operations. In addition, she has vast experience with off- the- track thoroughbreds in both training and rehab. Rose is an experienced instructor and offers training either in a private lesson or small group. She welcomes the opportunity to help riders of all levels polish their skills and enjoy the sport of riding in all disciplines. She has a successful Eventing and Dressage show career, with several recent top 5 Area II finishes at Training level. Contact Rose at 240-699-0127 for a tour of the Bennett's Creek Farm facility or to schedule a lesson with one of our outstanding trainers.