Alison Newman, Managing Director and Trainer

Alison joined the Gleneayre Equestrian Program in 2001. Her extensive A circuit show experience, tenure as barn manager for Frank Chapot (former Olympic Rider and Chef d’equipe of the United State Equestrian Team) and 15 years of experience as a riding instructor make her highly qualified to manage the Work to Ride Program.  Additionally, Alison holds a degree in psychology and equine science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Alison brought with her a dream to create such a program. Through her hard work and dedication the program is flourishing.  She is certified by EAGALA and Strides to Success.  She is a member of the USEF, USDF, USHJA and the ECRDA.