Laura is a USHJA certified trainer (United States Hunter Jumper Association) which is the nationally recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) for the Hunter and Jumper disciplines and national governing body for equestrian sport in the country. Laura is a PATH certified instructor for therapeutic riding (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International). PATH changes and enriches lives by promoting excellence in equine assisted activities and therapies.
"A good horsewoman is a good horseman whether performing English, Western, or Dressage. There is a broad and common ground between the different types of riding. Having ridden English, Western, and Dressage over the years my experiences have contributed to my overall teaching technique."
Therapeutic riding uses horses for the purpose of enhancing cognitive, physical, emotional and social well being of people with disabilities. Laura is a PATH certified registered instructor.
"Understanding the horse is the essence of harmonious horsemanship."
Sienna Stables is a proud sponsor of English, Western, and Dressage horse shows at their facility. Laura also manages show teams that compete in shows with GHHJA (Great Houston Hunter Jumper Association), THJA (Texas Hunter Jumper Association) and HDS (Houston Dressage Society).
Abby Jackson teaches English and dressage lessons, trains horses, and is Sienna Stables Show Team Director and Trainer.
Abby has seventeen years of riding experience and over ten years competing in the hunter circuit starting at lower levels all the way to National Derbys. She is a member of GHHJA, THJA and USHJA.
She has had her horse George for the past seven-years and has worked with him to become competitive at the upper levels in the Hunters.
While she loves competing, her favorite part of the job is working with the horses and students to figure out how to make each team work together to the best of their ability.
Abby is currently studying for her bachelor's degree in business management.
**Congratulations to Abby in her 1st Place Finish at the 2019 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show.
Originally from Coleman, Wisconsin, Valerie brings her two quarter horses (Arlo and Winona) with her.
Valerie has experience working as a wrangler on Colorado Dude Ranches where she helped care for over 200 horses, as well as provided guests with lessons. She has experience with colt starting and fixing problem horses, and has studied natural horsemanship with Carson James, Clinton Anderson, and Buck Brannaman.
As an added bonus, Valerie is certified in Equine Massage Therapy.
Call the stables or ask Valerie for details