Rita Brown joins Cape Equestrian Posted on 14 May 05:39 , 0 comments

The grass is green, the trees are full of leaves and the blankets are finally off the horses. The 2017 show season is finally here and we are just as excited as the riders. 

There are many interesting topics this post could be about such as our upcoming fashion show or that we will be at this years equine affair but, the most important event of 2017 is the sponsorship of our newest rider Rita Brown. 

For the few of you who don't know, Rita is a well respected rider and trainer based in  Scituate MA and Wellington FL. Her list of accomplishments is amazing and continuing to grow.  We are extremely honored having Rita join the Cape Equestrian team and excited for what the future brings.

Here is her bio. 

Rita Brown holds her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has been self employed for 26 years as a horse trainer on the South Shore of Massachusetts. The first 10 years of her career were on Cape Cod where she ran the Race Lane Farm in Barnstable, Mass. and then Red Horse Farm in Sandwich, Mass. It was at Race Lane that Rita met her husband Peter and soon discovered that both of their careers were leading them off Cape Cod. For The past 16 years Rita has been running her business out of the Costello's beautiful Longmeadow Farm in Scituate, Mass. where she sublets the facility and offers board and training for competitive dressage horses and riders. There is also a riding school for youngsters to learn correct basics with qualified licensed instructors.

Currently Rita is working with Catherine Haddad Staller and Henk Van Bergen both known as world class riders and trainers. Every year Rita participates in the USEF/USDF Trainers' Conference/Judge's Forum as part of her continuing education.

She attributes her classical education to working with top professional international competitors and trainers from New England like Tom Noone, Christopher Hickey and Pamela Goodrich. She has also had the great opportunity to work in a series of clinics with Volker Moritz, Morten Thomsen, Ulla Salzgeber, and Steffen Peters, among many others.