Leslie is a USHJA Certified instructor who has been teaching children and adults how to ride horses for over 35 years. A graduate of the UCONN animal science program, she owned and operated Ansala Farms, a breeding and training farm where she taught horseback riding lessons in Andover, CT for 18 years. She spent 12 years building and managing the riding program and schooling the green horses at Kingsley Farm in Coventry, CT with Dee Dee Hopper.... (read more) She was with Full Circle Farm in Manchester, CT from 2010 to early 2015 where she built the riding program and initiated and coached the successful IEA team. She now teaches out of Hunters Run Stables in Glastonbury and a few other surrounding towns. Her students have achieved Finals wins and year-end awards at many levels. She brings her diverse equine background to her students. If you are looking for horseback riding lessons for yourself or your child call Leslie!