On-site riding and horsemanship lessons. Christy Zweig Niehues takes on a limited number of horses for training.
We have school horses suitable for beginners through competitive riders in multiple disciplines. Our program is based on measurable progress as well as an atmosphere of positivity and encouragement!
Christy Zweig Niehues Christy Zweig Niehues offers dressage and jumping lessons for all levels. She coaches regularly at local hunter/jumper shows, unrated events, and rated events across the U.S.
Christy has been eventing and competing in the jumpers for over two decades. 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 and recently was awarded the Cindy Burge grant by Area V.
Growing up in Massachusetts, Christy had the opportunity to train with Carol Mayo (former Area I Young Riders Chief d’equipe), Ron Zohar, and Douglas Grindle. 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.
Christy has worked with many off-the-track thoroughbreds directly off the track and specializes in starting horses over fences. We do not offer horse rentals or paid trail rides.