Speaker Profile: Allison Springer (4th Safety Symposium)

Allison Springer represents the best of America’s growing equestrian talent. A consummate athlete and compassionate rider, Allison is one of eventing’s brightest stars. Allison’s classic position and strong fundamentals highlight her talent, poise, and partnership with the horse. Known for dedication and consistency, Allison has been recognized as a rider to watch by some of the […]

Speaker Profile: Megan Sparks (4th Safety Symposium)

14 year-old barrel racer Megan Sparks from Ohio started riding at the age of 3. Sparks rode English/Hunter Jumper then switched disciplines to running barrels at the age of 8.  She is currently in 8th grade training with Ty Mitchell and the team at the Josey Ranch. Accomplishments: 2012 IBRA National Finals, 7th in 1D […]

Speaker Profile: Carrie Scrima (4th Safety Symposium)

Carrie Srima, the Founder of The American Competitive Trail Horse Association has a past that makes one wonder…can anyone be more devoted to the horse, even if you are born and raised in the Bronx of New York City? At the age of 8 she attended Camp Wish in upstate NY. It was during her […]

Speaker Profile: Tammy Sronce (4th Safety Symposium)

A native Australian, Tammy arrived in Texas in 1999 to train cutting horses. After years of riding cutting horses with hall of Fame cutting trainer Lindy Burch, Tammy embarked on a career in mounted shooting. Tammy is a multiple World and National Champion CMSA Cowgirl (Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association), a past World Record Holder and […]

Speaker Profile: Darren Chiacchia (4th Safety Symposium)

Darren Chiacchia, 2003 Pan Am Gold and 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist, has overcome countless obstacles during his 25+ year riding career. In the Spring of 2008, Darren met his greatest challenge to date. During an International Competition he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) when his horse fell on him. Darren survived this near fatal […]

Speaker Profile: Mary Miller Jordan (4th Safety Symposium)

Mary Miller-Jordan resides at High Cotton Horse Farm with her husband Mike Jordan and daughter Filleigh Kay. Over her 32 years she has trained in many different disciplines. From barrel racing, to western pleasure, from hunter/jumpers, to dressage, from Walking Horses to Mustangs – Mary’s goal has always been to listen to the horse first […]