Kate Selby has over 35 years experience teaching and training horses and riders of all levels. She has studied in the U.S. and Germany. For the past 27 years, she has coached the Middlebury College Equestrian Team.
Selby is an accomplished foxhunter, and was the huntsman for Green Mountain Hounds foxhound club for eight seasons.
In 2002, Kate was awarded the lifetime achievement "Instructor of the Year" by the American Riding Instructor's Association (ARIA). She is Level III certified in Dressage and Hunt Seat.
Among Selby's many equestrian accomplishments are:
· 14 seasons riding in the renowned Exhibition of Dressage at the VT Mozart Festival at Shelburne Farms;
· Equestrian Director and Choreographer for Dancing with Horses and the Equine Dance Company;
· Founding member, Champlain Dressage Schooling Series;
· Vermont Technical College Equine Studies Advisory Board;
· Participant since 1996: Tufts University Adopt-A-Vet program.
Margaret Bojanowski is the trainer/instructor at the Eddy Farm School for Horse and Rider. A Level 1 Centered Riding Instructor with 26 years of horse experience, she understands horse behavior and uses it as a tool to communicate with and understand the horse. "Horses have a lot to offer us. Our job as the rider is to learn how to understand them so we can further our riding skills."
Margaret has competed in the "A" circuit across the country in both the hunter and jumper rings. She taught at Cornell University in the physical education department, managed a small hunter/jumper barn in Virginia, and ran a breeding program in Oregon. She has now brought her wealth of knowledge and experience to The Eddy Farm and the Middlebury College Equestrian Team to share with students and horses alike.