Lessons and Trainers
Juniper Hill has various trainers who are caring, educated and talented professionals, offering hunter/jumper, equitation and dressage lessons for the committed horse enthusiast. With private and group lessons available, Juniper Hill offers a variety of safe and happy environments that will suit your learning style.
Our trainers will guide you through a well-rounded program with care and expertise that will help you reach your goals. Lessons run year-round with winter riding taking place in our indoor arena.
Erika Van Meenan
Erika Van Meenan is an Equine Certified Coach specializing in Hunters, Jumpers, and Equitation. She has a degree in Equestrian Coaching, Management, and Horse Care. Erika is also a certified NCCP, Certified Make Ethical Decisions, and CHA Level 4. Ericka spent many of her junior years showing the A Circuit. She successfully competed in the Hunters, Jumpers, and Equitation and Medals. Erika currently rides her mare (along with several of her student’s horses) Classic Europa in the 1.30 M jumpers and continues to upgrade her knowledge and skills. She has enjoyed the opportunity and privilege of riding with Claudia Cojocar, Helen McNaught McForland, Duncan McFarland, John Tuner, Jill Henselwood, Lindy Townley, Carlton Brooks, and Gary Brewster. Erika is committed to her students and their horses and she is dedicated to their success. As Erika states, “ All you need is a love for horses and a desire to learn.”
Juniper Hill is fortunate to have a close relationship with Eiren Crawford who conducts clinics regularly not only for dressage enthusiasts but for anyone wanting to perfect their flat riding skills.
Coaching opportunities available - contact Anna for more information.
Gallery of riders enjoying lessons at Juniper Hill
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