Rachel has competed successfully throughout the United States and Canada. When her family lived in Wellington, Florida, Rachel competed in the world class Wellington Winter Festival training with Bill Schaub.
Riding since the age of 6, Rachel went on to become the Junior Medal winner at the age of 11 in the Chicago Circuit. After moving on to Jumpers, she competed with top riders in the Canadian Circuit with the great riders Ian Miller, Jill Underwood, Eric Lamaze, and Grant Field.
Rachel has been teaching since the age of 23 and is not only a past award-winning competitor, but an award-winning trainer teaching Hunt Seat Equitation. Rachel was the trainer at Rivendell Farm and in their first year competing in IEA, the Rivendell Equestrian Team was Zone Champion qualifying for Nationals held in Maryland. Rachel has sent her teams and individual riders to IEA National competitions every year.
Call, text or email Rachel directly for information about starting or continuing your training.
Alexa Richardson has been riding and showing horses for over 15 years. Alexa worked out of Rivendell Farm, with Rachel Abel, for 4+ years coaching two very successful high school equestrian teams. Her main goal is to develop both a confident and correct rider/horse combination, no matter the discipline. Specializing in hunter-jumpers with a strong background in dressage. Her knowledge is not limited to only English riders she also offers instruction in basic western fundamentals. Alexa knows what it takes to help both rider and horse become successful.
She is currently teaching beginner-advanced riders in and out of the show ring. Alexa also offers exercise/training rides on your personal horse.
Contact: Call/ text @ 470.262.9804