Christy Zweig Niehues has been eventing since 1999. She has competed through the USEA Preliminary Level (3'7") and has her Eventing Bronze Medal at the Training Level. She is currently in the process of obtaining her ICP - Novice level certification. Growing up in Massachusetts, Christy had the opportunity to train with Carol Mayo (current AREA I Young Riders Coach), Stephie Baer, and Douglas Grindle. Christy has experience managing large professional equestrian operations, and has worked at large boarding farms in MA and SC. In 2009, she was the horseback riding director for the Girl Scouts of the Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys and was responsible for the care and feed of 23 camp horses and overall management of a lesson and trail riding program. Today Christy enjoys working with off-the-track-thoroughbreds and is enjoying furthering her education in the hopes of competing at the upper levels.