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EMRC Staff

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Our staff consists of passionate and highly skilled professionals, each with their own unique expertise in horsemanship, training, and equine care. With a deep-rooted love for horses and a commitment to fostering connections between riders and these majestic animals, our team consistently goes above and beyond to create a safe, welcoming, and educational environment. 

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Barn Manager & Trail Guide


And his loyal dog, Ella will make sure your trail riding experience is an unforgettable one!

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Riding Instructor & Trail Guide 


Loves horses and teaching! Tish's knowledge of horses and expertise on horse care bring incredible value to the riding company.


Trail Guide 


Friendly and experienced horseback rider ready to take you on an amazing experience!


Trail Guide 


Newest trail guide, happy to guide you on the trail!




Has a passion for sharing her love of horses, and the beautiful NC mountains with others from around the world. Although she no longer guides the daily tours, you can still catch her out on the trail, guiding full day and overnight camp and ride excursions, as well as working with the foals in her AQHA breeding program.

Neveah Student Volunteer

Student Volunteer


We all love having her help out at the barn! She is always smiling and enjoys spending time with the barn animals in addition to the horses.

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