PO Box 58 Winthrop, WA
509.996.9881 | info@mvriding.org

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Our People

Annie Budiselich

Program Director, Head Instructor/Trainer, PATH & CHA Certified Instructor

AB_1.JPGAnnie B founded MVRU in 1994 when she saw a need for a therapeutic riding center in the community. She has been riding horses for 50 years and brings to MVRU over 30 years of experience teaching humans how to develop safe, fair, and pleasurable relationships with horses through their pursuit of pleasure, companionship and sport.

Annie has been a CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) Master Instructor and Assistant Clinic Instructor for over 10 years now and has been a PATH International Registered Instructor for 20+. She is a member of the US Eventing Association and Equestrian's Institute as well as being CPR, First Aid and AED certified and SafeSport trained.

Email Annie at annieb@mvriding.org

Christa Culbert

Instructor and Horse Care Specialist


Christa loves horses, nature, mountain biking, art, icecream, and her dog, Ishca. She is passionate about dressage, and using it to help horse and rider develop lifelong physical and emotional balance. Dressage is for every rider and every horse! She has her USDF Bronze and Silver Medals, but more recently has delved into clicker training with horses, and learning about Applied Behavior Analysis. She is so grateful that there is more to learn everyday. She loves sharing her love of horses with kids through Methow Valley Riding.

MVRU also receives additional staff support from Jared Kutz. We are grateful for his hard work!