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Marie went to Delaware Valley University where she was a member of the IHSA team. She has been riding and training horses at Last Chance Ranch since 2013. Marie currently manages our lesson program, riding interns/volunteers and working students. She enjoys helping students create a solid English foundation and become confident in the saddle. Marie adopted an OTTB mare, named Dixie, from LCR in 2017. They enjoy showing dressage together and going for trail rides. Marie’s favorite thing is riding all of our ponies and jumping!
Becca joined the LCR team in 2020 as our part-time riding instructor and trainer. Becca rode on the IHSA Team for Delaware Valley University and graduated with a degree in Equine Instruction and Training. Becca previously taught lessons at Delval to students. Here at LCR, Becca’s favorite lesson horse is Cinnamon, since she loves mares. She enjoys working with the horses and students at Last Chance Ranch.
Likes: Chin and neck scratches
Dislikes: Scary noises made by paper and plastic
Triple has been in our lesson program since 2012 and is an awesome lesson horse. He can walk, trot, canter, AND likes to jump. He is used for beginner to advanced riders.
Nickname: Frosted Flakes
Breed: Quarter Horse
Likes: Peppermints, Cantering
Frosted joined our lesson program in 2019. He has been used for beginner through advanced lessons and loves summer camp!
Nickname: Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Breed: Quarter Horse (has a QH racing tattoo)
Likes: Carrots and Snuggles
Dislikes: Balloons and being alone
Cinnamon is our newest and first female addition to our lesson program making her debut at the end of 2020. Originally from auction, we do not know much about her background, but she has a great work ethic and enjoys her job! Cinnamon is used for beginner and intermediate lessons.
Breed: Pony of the Americas (POA)
Likes: Dressing up for Halloween
Originally a stray from Philadelphia (believe it or not!) this super cute pony is now teaching all sorts favorite at LCR! He is used for mostly beginner lessons as he has a steady pace and likes to go slow.
Breed: Draft Cross
Likes: Putting things in his mouth
Dislikes: Fly spray
Big boy Finnegan joined our lesson program in 2017. Finn is a 16.2 hand Standardbred/Percheron cross that was rescued at auction. He is a perfect gentleman and is used in intermediate to advanced riding lessons. His favorite past time is trail riding!