Jeff Ayers

Jeff Ayers has been a professional horseman for over thirty years. He has trained many horses that have won National Horse of the Year awards. Most recently he trained Biarritz and Gerald Camera to the 2017 Amateur Owner Hunter, 35 and Over Horse of the Year Large Junior Hunter, 15 and Under Horse award. Jeff's students place yearly at Devon and Indoors and figure into the Zone II Hunter High Score Awards. Jeff, himself, shows many hunters and rode the Grand Champion Hunter at Devon in 2002, Social Secretary. Cartel, owned and trained by Jeff has started off 2019 with two championships in the Green Conformation Hunter division at HITS Ocala.

Jeff is also a Registered USEF Judge and has judged all over the country for the past twenty five years.

Taylor Willever
Taylor Willever declared herself professional in December 2016 after graduating from East Stroudsburg University. As a junior, Taylor enjoyed much success winning classes at every major "indoor" final horse show as well as the Devon Horse Show. Taylor experienced continued success as an amateur, claiming the 3'3" A/O Hunter 18-35 reserve championship title at the 2014 Devon Horse Show, the 3'6" A/O Hunter 18-35 championship at the 2015 Devon Horse Show, and reserve championship titles at Harrisburg and the Washington International Horse Show. As a professionial, she earned a championship in the Local Hunters with at the Devon Horse Show with Austin Kunsman's Markus and won a Local Hunter class with Barbara Brungess’s Levianto. Taylor has been successful in hunter derbies as well, winning the GSHS National Derby on Levianto, the Quentin Fall Classic Derby on Barbara Brungess’s Cornetto, and placing second in the International Derby on Laura Chapot’s & Troy Hendricks Cupid at GSHS. In October of 2018, she was second in the Developing Pro Challenge at Capital Challenge on Cornetto.
Alexa Aureliano
Alexa Aureliano is a highly accomplished young rider and is well rounded in her pursuits. She is coached by Andre Dignelli, Patricia Griffey of heritage farm and her mother Jill Aureliano. Alexa rode Woodlands Stevie Ray to finish on top in the Regular Medium Pony Hunters at the 2015 Pony Finals. She then moved on to horses and won her first blue in the big eq at the age of twelve. At thirteen she qualified for both the Medal and Maclay finals on her six year old horse, Qualitat. She also competed in the Junior Hunter Finals and won the Taylor Harris Medal Finals the same year on him.

Alexa continued to find success in 2017 winning the Maclay Regionals as the youngest regional winner for the year. She was 7th in the Maclay Regionals this year on her new young equitation horse, Showcase. Besides riding Alexa is an honor student and enjoys playing ice hockey.
Shawn Mack
Shawn Mack, a professional with over twenty years of experience, has trained, competed, and coached clients at competitions throughout the east coast.  He centers his program around developing a strong, solid foundation emphasizing the mastery of fundamental skills. Utilizing this approach not only leads to riding success, but allows the development of more complex skills. In addition to the hard work and determination essential to becoming a good rider, Shawn believes that a true love of horses and the sport necessary in becoming an exceptional rider. Well-known for his easygoing and low-key manner, he relates to riders and horses without creating the pressure resulting from intense practice. His students' successes substantiate this approach, as they have competed successfully at some of the top shows in the country, including Zone Finals, Pony Finals, the National Horse Show, and the Devon Horse Show.