Mary has been involved in horses for more than
30 years, successfully showing
hunter jumpers since her childhood.
She is a Central Michigan University Graduate,
and taught 8th grade while pursuing her riding and training career.
Mary's professional equine career started
horsemanship first and foremost.
Her years working in the middle school atmosphere, prepared her to teach
her riding students in a positive approach, and the understanding that each
student needs to be taught based on their learning style.
Mary also believes in continuing in her professional development, and
continues to work with accomplished, international trainers, to continue to
bring in different ideas and to stay current in the industry.
| Assistant Head Trainer
Ricci has been riding and showing hunter
jumpers, since the age of 9. She currently
shows and coaches students at MHJA,
HJAM, and USEF competitions.
Ricci has recently graduated from
Oakland University, with honors, with a degree
Ricci's education, positive teaching style,
as well as her riding and teaching
experiences, continues to contribute to the
success of our Shenanigans Farms students.