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Resume for Stephanie Goodman

Summary of Qualifications

Horse trainer, farm manager, competitor and trainer with a passion for horsemanship. Skilled professional that creates places where horses and people are safe, happy and reach their goals together.

  • Level A 2 Pony Club International
  • Versed in full veterinary and dietary needs for pleasure and competition horses
  • Good management style
  • 15+ years working in the top equestrian facilities here and abroad
  • 10+ years managing farm with 14 or more horses with many different jobs
  • USEA Certified Level III Coach and Trainer
  • Proven experience starting horses for racing, roping, eventing, hunters, jumpers, dressage, etc.
  • Successfully shown jumpers, dressage and eventing horses through international levels
  • Proficient in Windows, Excel, QuickBooks, several photo and video editing software and more
  • Worked and traveled for 2 years through western Europe competing and managing event and sale horses
  • Market horses using multimedia avenues; video, photo, social networking, and commercial internet
  • Trained and proficient in record keeping, tax reporting, and general accounting of equestrian facility
  • Plan parties, fund raisers, competitions, weddings and more for 10+ years
  • Knowledge and understanding of farm and farming equipment including arena care, manure removal, tractors, rigs, etc.
  • Been named top ten riders in United States in Three-day Eventing (Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country)
  • Currently riding Grand Prix level Show Jumping, breaking young horses, coaching children, teens and adults at all levels, training event horses from beginner through advanced, and riding show jumpers and dressage horses
  • Maintenance and content for web site Wasatchsporthorses.com

Professional Experience

Wasatch Sport Horses

McCall, Idaho
August 1, 1999-Current

Owner, Trainer and Coach

Achievements:

  • Sold 40 horses at a profit
  • Helped scores of people find a match for themselves in the equine market
  • Traveled and coached many types of riders, and had them perform well against their peers in championship divisions throughout the country and abroad.
  • Successfully purchased and trained several horses to Grand Prix, CCI *** level eventing and sold
  • For five years put on quality clinics and derbies in Idaho for a personal and IDEA profit

Responsibilities:

  • Care of animals and facility
  • Care of equipment (truck, trailer, tractor, bob cat,) jumps, fencing
  • Training of all animals
  • Coaching of students
  • Managing help
  • Scheduling competition season for variety of needs and goals
  • Creating and putting on schooling shows and clinics at home and in the area for eventing and show jumping
  • Creating, communicating and implementing budgets that fit client and business needs
  • Teaching and organizing clinics around the area
  • Stocking feed, bedding, supplements, veterinary supplies
  • Bookkeeping and accounting for small farm, 2 employees, agriculture taxes and billing

Brundage Mountain

McCall, Idaho
October 2004-October 2008

Events Coordinator

Achievements:

  • Started a summer activity series and made it profitable
  • Started a youth winter snowboarding series for the area
  • Put a point of sales system through out the company and maintain it

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute all special functions at the mountain and raft company
  • Order, receive and held accountable for the retail shop during the winter
  • Manage a team of 3-14 people to run the ski shop, set up and take down for races, concerts, and weddings
  • Marketing for all special events
  • Implement new programs every year to bring the marketing and events departments into more financial security

Supervisor: Director of Marketing Mary Naylor


Little River Farm

Middleburg, Virginia
March 1, 1999 – August 1, 2004

Trainer & Barn Manager

Achievements:

  • Maintaining horses for the owners and visitors to fox hunt, trail ride and show
  • Trained 12 horses to fox hunt
  • Was named to the USET long list for 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games
  • Bought, trained and sold 20+ horses

Responsibilities:

  • Care of animals and facility
  • Training and conditioning of animals
  • Pasture and arena maintenance
  • Managing staff and maintenance of farm
  • Showing horses in several disciplines for owners

Supervisor: Owner Pam Ohrstrom


Education

Lewis and Clark State College: Continuing Education in Business
2005-2009
George Mason University; Fairfax, Virginia: Continuing Education in Communications
2002-2004
Utah State University; Logan, Utah- Geography and Communications
1996-1998
Wasatch Academy; Mt, Pleasant Utah
1994-1996

References available upon request.