Laine Ashker is an international three day event rider currently competing at the CCI**** level. Laine is a dedicated instructor who enjoys coaching riders of all ages and levels. Her talent in working with young, green, and off the track horses makes her a valuable asset to any eventing program. Her enthusiasm, talent for communication and ability to inspire confidence in the horse and rider make her an expert in instruction and a favorite clinician of many people, including her local Pony Club. Laine has been competing at the Advanced level since 2002 and is well known for her passion for off the track Thoroughbreds. She has brought 3 horses to the CCI**** level from the track.
Career highlights include: 1st place USEA AECs Gold Cup Final; 2nd place Richland Park HT Advanced; 1st place Millbrook HT Advanced; 5th place Fair Hill International CCI***; 10th nationally Rolex Kentucky CCI****; 1st place Southern Pines HT Advanced.
Laine is available to clinic nationwide. Contact her to schedule!
Allison Springer has continually finished in the top ten on the Leading Rider board for The United States Eventing Association. She has been named multiple times on multiple horses to the United States Equestrian Team's High Performance Training List. A veteran four-star event rider, trainer, and coach, Allison aspires to represent the United States in Olympic and International competition.
In 2012, Allison placed 2nd at the prestigious Rolex Kentucky CCI 4* (winner of both the Pinnacle Award for being the highest placed American finisher and Best Conditioned Horse award), she also placed 6th at Burghley CCI 4*. Allison was the reserve rider for the U.S. Three Day Eventing Team for the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2010 World Equestrian Games, a strong testament to her riding abilities. Allison actively competes across the country and internationally, trains and shows horses for clients, and teaches professional and amateur riders.
Allison's horsemanship is paramount: her commitment to the well being of the horse yields a system that balances competitive edge with long-term stability in the sport. Allison’s commitment to the sport of Eventing is impressive as well. She is a founding member and sits on the Executive Board of the Professional Riders Organization – a group committed to serving the interests and concerns of professional Event riders competing at the highest levels of the sport (professionalriders.org). Allison is also a member of the USEA’s Board of Governors and is active in The Professional Horseman’s Council. She is a trendsetter in the Equine industry, being the first rider ever to wear an approved helmet with a chin strap in the Dressage phase of competition at the prestigious Rolex CCI4* event, standing up for the safety of herself and her peers.
Allison is a certified ICP Level 4 instructor, and former coach of the Haitian National Three Day Event Team. As a graduate of Bowdoin College in 1997, Allison hopes to continue helping riders and horses of all levels achieve their goals. For more information about Allison, please visit www.allisonspringer.com.