Shannon has been riding horses for many years, working in many disciplines, under many great riders and coaches to develop her own unique style and techniques. She has ridden with Simon Eades, Katie Ruppel, Kenny Dierks, Ralph Hill, Sonya Crampton, Allison Springer, Ken Borden JR, Wendy Sanders, Heather McCarthy, Cathy Jones, and many other well known trainers. She has also ridden in Pony Club, 4-H, dressage, hunters, jumpers, and now focuses on eventing.
She has broken out and trained her own horses, as well as having been asked by many to bring along their youngsters and help with difficult horses. Shannon is now competing at the upper levels on horses she trained from the lower levels. She has worked with numerous consignment horses as well to bring them to their potential before finding them a new home.
Over the last few years, Shannon has focused her efforts on the sales aspect of her business, bringing along young prospects and is now expanding into more lessons, training, and competing, in addition to her sales program. With over 100 successful matches in the last three years, she has developed a program that works exceptionally well for finding homes for all types of horses.
After a successful 2014 and 2015 season, including multiple wins, top 3 finishes, and qualifying mutliple horses for year end awards and recognition, Shannon has expanded her business to seeking addtional competition horses as well as her training business.
In the summer, Shannon is based out of Woodstock, IL at a private facility boasting a heated barn, cross country fences, great hacking, a dressage arena and a lovely jump course.