Program Director and Head Instructor
Annie B. started MVRU in 1994. She has been riding horses for 50 years, and brings to MVRU 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 is 10 years CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association), Master Instructor and Assistant Clinic Instructor, 20 years PATH International Registered Instructor, certified in CPR, First Aid and AED. She is also a member of the US Eventing Association & Equestrians Institute.
Horse Care Manager and Instructor
Sarah moved to Twisp from Providence, Rhode Island in March 2018. She has many years experience managing horse barns on the east coast and is sharing her talents for horse care, training and instruction with MVRU.
Sarah also has a degree in psychology and helps out with our Equine Facilitated Mental Health programs. She has competed in dressage and eventing, and is working towards her certification through PATH Intl. as a registered therapeutic riding instructor.
She is also First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.
Head Trainer and Instructor
Tulie has been riding horses for 15 years and has been involved with MVRU since she was born. She has been volunteering for MVRU since she was 10 and teaching horsemanship and training MVRU horses since 2005.
She is a current member of the US Eventing Association & Equestrian's Institute and has competed her 1st level dressage, training level eventing. Tulie has successfully completed her first Classic Format Training Level 3-day Event at Rebecca Farms in Montana in July of 2012. She is also First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.
Jasmine has twenty years of experience working with various non-profits in the Pacific Northwest, including in the field of therapeutic horsemanship. She has competed in hunter/jumper shows and horse trials, but her true passion is dressage and riding to music.
She is certified as a therapeutic riding instructor through PATH Intl. and is working towards her Bronze Medal through the United States Dressage Federation. She is also First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.
MVRU also receives additional staff support from: Autumn Edwards, Darcy Langlois, Jared Kutz, and Kristy Vieth. We are grateful for their hard work!