Katy started riding when she was 11 years old and has been riding ever since. Following high school she trained extensively with Yossi, Noel, and Eric Martonovich studying classical dressage and vaulting in Colorado with the Golden Gate Vaulters. Katy excels at training horses, riders, and vaulters gently and effectively. She has a strong background in dressage, vaulting, hunters, jumpers and recreational riding. Katy has competed nationally in vaulting in individual, pairs, two-phase and team events and holds her silver medal. She has been coaching vaulting for many years and has coached vaulters to the gold level. Along with her horse knowledge, Katy has a degree in Educational Ministries from Seattle Pacific University. She owns and manages Faith Farm.
Coach Katy can be found caring for the horses, training, and coaching and lunging for all the vaulters.
Jody retired from coaching the Redwing Vaulters in March of 2020 and has gone on to enjoying vaulting through judging! We miss her at practice but look forward to the occasional clinic.
Jody started riding at nine years of age. She's always enjoyed the competition arena and has sucessfully competed in dressage, hunters, jumpers, eventing, western, reining, equitation, and vaulting. She received her silver medal commended when she was 16 then at 19 took a break from vaulting to ride on the intercollegiate equestrian team at Oregon State University. While on the OSU team she competed Nationally in Huntseat Equitation and Over Fences as well as Reining. Jody loves competing and enjoys being in the show arena. Additionally, Jody is an AVA/USEF "R" judge for Vaulting. Jody graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She practices Animal Chiropractic through her business, Balanced Animal Care.