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Alison McCallum - Owner/Trainer
Horses have been a part of Alison's life since she was a young girl. She began as a student of Leslie Desmond, famous author and horsemanship coach and was an active member of the United States Pony Club . During her high school years Alison was a working student for Virginia and Jack Leary, in Litchfield, CT. At the age of 18 Alison became a freelance instructor and a full time employee at Lost Run Farm, helping the Leary's care for their horses, as well as riding and competing clients' horses.
In 2003, Alison started Oakendale Farm LLC, where she helps students and horses of all ages and levels create successful partnerships. Alison's teaching philosophy is that all her students feel comfortable and successful in their riding as well as have a clear understanding of the building blocks that are necessary to succeed.
Throughout the year, Alison enjoys coaching her students at both schooling and recognized dressage shows, horse shows and horse trials.
Meet Alison's Horses
2014 Hanoverian Mare
Don Hill X Berimba, Banter
Currently competing 2nd level dressage and loves to jump.
De Soleil U.M.
2007 Hanoverian Mare
De Laurentis X Pikzie, Pik Immer
Currently competing 3nd level dressage.
Alison has had success with the many OTTB's she has restarted and has a variety of horses in training for Dressage, Eventing and the Hunter/Jumper Rings. Alison is a member of the USEA, USDF, USHJA and USEF. Alison is working towards her USDF medals and competing her many horses throughout the east coast.
Alison spends 6 weeks in January and February in Ocala, FL with students and horses. Alison accepts horses for seasonal training while in Ocala, FL.
Alison is looking to partner with owners and friends. If you are interested in helping Alison with her competition horses and be a part of the journey contact her today!
2017 OTTB Mare
Currently starting her career in
Dressage, Eventing & the Jumpers.
Enuff Baby Enuff
2012 OTTB Gelding
Currently training for a career in the Jumpers.
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