Dana is a life long horsewoman who has successfully competed and taught many disciplines, including dressage, hunt sear and even barrel racing. She believes that continued education is the key to success and brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to Hill Crest Farm. She has rode under many successful trainers as, Cheryl Ash, Gigi Nutter and Jessica Jo-Tate to name a few.
Dana began her professional teaching and training career in 2007, though she has always been immersed in horses. Dana started many young horses under saddle in a variety of disciplines and has taken countless riders on to have successful careers in the show ring.
Her teaching focus is centered on the basics: improving a rider's position and use of a balanced seat to ensure the correct and effective application of a riders aids. Her expertise can help any rider achieve his or her goals, whether in the show ring or on the trails.
Lisa J. Cope
Owner and Instructor
Owner and Barn Manager of Hill Crest Farm LLC., Lisa has spent her life riding and successfully showing American Saddlebred Horses. Her showing career started when she was 7 years old. After her third lesson at Frank Person Stables her father bought her her very own horse named Joy. Lisa showed a few local shows with Joy and then she became the proud owner of Main Society. "Susie" and Lisa showed successfully in the 10 and under walk/trot division and then onto the the 13 and under junior division. When it was time to move into the 14 and older junior division Lisa again successfully showed Be Dazzled to many Championships. Then Lisa showed in the Ladies Amateur division with Annamotion and Cassandra's Fair Lady, to many ribbons.
In 2003 Lisa opened her own boarding and training facility and in August 2017, she expanded the farm to include a 16 stall barn and indoor ring. During this new adventure Lisa developed a love for a new discipline: dressage with her partner Concerto AKA: Rosie.
Lisa's love of horses and experience as a rider is a teaching tool that she uses with all her beginner riders. Her goal is to teach a solid foundation and she instills confidence and knowledge not only in riding but in the care of the horses. She takes pride in turning out well-groomed horses and riders at horse shows.
Lisa's brings years of experience, knowledge and continuing education to her facility. She takes great pride in running a well organized, clean facility. Cleanliness, safety and the well-being of the horse and boarders is her number one priority.
Hill Crest Farm LLC Staff: We Bring Excellence To Your Equine Experience
Connie, Beth, Melanie and Ben
Hill Crest Farm is devoted to delivering an exceptional boarding experience. A key part to Hill Crest Farm commitment to be an exceptional boarding facility is because of the dedicated, long term equestrian staff. These ladies have years of horse experience and been at this farm for many years. These ladies will provide your horse with the care they would give their own horse. Their essential functions are daily stall cleaning, watering, grain/hay and turning in/out. But that is not all, they will also monitor your horses health and well-being and notify management of any issues. They will also monitor all areas of the facility for safety and cleanliness. Cleanliness, safety and the well-being of the horse and boarders is their number one priority.
Full Care Boarding:, Training and Lessons: A Perfect Place For You And Your Equine Partner
Hill Crest Farm LLC