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Weekend Equestrian Program


Ann Guptill

Ann Guptill is a professional dressage rider, trainer and instructor with her home base of operation at Fox Ledge Farm in East Haddam CT. She works with horses & riders of all levels and enjoys bringing out their best with correct dressage training. Ann competes a variety of breeds and types of horses in dressage. Her career highlights include placing 5th individually at the 1987 Pan American Games and helping secure the Team Silver Medal. In 1992 she competed in the final Dressage Selection Trials for the Olympic Games. In 1991 and 1992 she placed 4th at the US League Finals for the Dressage World Cup. In addition, she has won numerous regional and national titles at all levels of dressage and continues an active competitive career. Ann is a US Dressage Federation Instructor Certification Examiner and a USDF "L" Judges Program Graduate. As a committee member of the USDF, Ann has served as chair of the Certified Instructors Committee, the Test Writing Committee, and the Musical Freestyle Committee. She continues to serve on both the Instructor/Trainer and Freestyle Committees. Ann is also an "A" graduate of the US Pony Club, District Commissioner of the CT Valley PC, previous member of the USPC Games Committee, previous member of the USPC Dressage Committee and has mentored many young riders in their progress through the Pony Club ratings.