Equestrian Coaching Staff

Lori Matthews

Assistant Coach

Start Date: 7/15/2013

Lori Matthews has owned a successful show horse training facility in New Jersey; trained and exercised thoroughbred races horses at the Triple Crown/Breeders Cup level; developed talented Equitation and Hunter competitors for zone competition finals (A circuit); coached at shows including Sussex County, Pennsylvania National, and Devon; was active in research of exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage in the racehorse and interval training; and has vast experience in equine rehabilitation and lay-up.  Additionally, she has developed a powerful joint supplement, InMotion, for use in horses and dogs.

She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in 2009, and has experience in the classroom teaching High School Biology and Chemistry. She currently resides on a farm in Appomattox County with her husband Dave and son DC who is a tenth grade student at Liberty Christian Academy

.Lori believes that a successful horse trainer/riding instructor should focus on training both horse and rider to work together as a unit and develop young individuals as horseman. A true horseman is one who cultivates self-discipline, cooperation, patience and perseverance toward a goal as emphasized by the words of the horseman Xenophon in 400 B.C.

Anything forced and misunderstood can never be beautiful.”

Equestrian Links

No events scheduled for this team.

May 6
at IHSA Nationals
Mays - 10th Place

Apr 7
at Hunt Seat Zone Finals
Gill 4th Place

Mar 18
at Western Semi-Finals
Mays 2nd

Mar 17
at Western Semi-Finals
Mays & Bass Advance

Feb 25
at Western Regionals
2nd Place

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