Farm was founded by Jennifer Blades
in 1990 as a small business with just a few lessons given each week.
Over the years, we have grown into a full service business which
includes boarding, lessons, training, shipping, sales, camps, and
have grown, we have added to our staff. It now includes:
- Jennifer Blades
as Head Trainer
- Nancy Smith-Bellor as
- Kathy Kirkpatrick
as Assistant Trainer
Melson as Assistant
has been involved with horses her entire life. As a junior
rider, she was actively involved in local 4-H and Pony Clubs.
She learned Dressage at a Trakehner breeding farm, and she has shown
in Dressage and Jumping.
Growing up, she began to focus more on training young horses for the
hunter ring, which brought her to a large sales and lesson barn
where she worked for 6 years. She has competed both locally
and nationally on her own horses and with her students, including
yearly at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Palm Beach, Florida.
Currently, Jennifer is head trainer of Willowbrooke Farm, and the
coach of the University of Michigan Intercollegiate Equestrian Team
(where she has had a student win the 2001 National Championship in
Open Equitation Over Fences).
She is currently on
the Michigan Hunter Jumper Association (MHJA) Board of Directors,
and also the Board of Directors for the Hunter Jumper Association of
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