Meet the Team

Our team of experienced trainers and staff work hard everyday to ensure that our riders, the horses and the facility are well cared for. Having happy and healthy horses in a high quality facility, that we can share with our riders, is what makes our programs at Leashes & Leads Equine Park successful.

Our team of experienced trainers and staff work hard everyday to ensure that our riders, the horses and the facility are well cared for. Having happy and healthy horses in a high quality facility, that we can share with our riders, is what makes our programs at Leashes & Leads Equine Park successful.

The Mohlers

Arena Managers

Jonathan and Courtney Mohler, Leashes & Leads Equine Park Arena Managers, have spent years coaching individuals and families, educating them how to understand what the horse is communicating and training them how to effectively respond. The Mohlers love horses and they love helping people through the horse. Their mission is to help improve the relationship between horses and people. They have helped many people improve their horsemanship skills, both on the ground and in the saddle.

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Shelly McGulpin

Riding Instructor and Trainer

Over 15 years of experience working with youth and adults in the horse industry.

Shelly takes great pride and care in keeping riders safe.

Does a great job pairing horses and riders.

Knows and models the importance of groundwork and how it impacts the horses relationship with the rider.

Spends quality time with the horses outside of the lessons to prepare the horse for each rider

Makayla Morgan

Riding Instructor

A hardworking addition to our team.

Her attention to detail and hard working attitude have been so important in helping with our youngest students.

Makayla spends hours working with and caring for our horses. She knows them well and this is so important in how she helps our young youth with lessons.

She has graduated from the Vet Tech program with her degree and has extensive experience working with horses and animals

Michelle Blankenship

Managing Owner

Special Thanks Other Team Members

We couldn’t have our wonderful Riding Lesson Program without all of our amazing staff that do the work behind the scenes. In addition to the staff that help consistently with riding lessons... the following staff are critical to our horse program. Rachel Balow, McKenzie Bethke, Shelley McGulpin, Molly Noterman, Cole Skogen, Reannah Stoudt, Abby Smith, Aubrey Zea and Melissa Skogen. Also Doug Mulholland and his Maintenance Crew.