Allison brings over 25 years of riding and equine experience to Aterak. She began riding at age 6, and by age 10 had her first privately owned stables and 6 pastures that she was solely responsible for.
Allison began studing dressage at age 10, and progressed to training with JJ Tate, Richard Williams, Charles de Kunffy. Through hard work and dedication, Allison qualified and showed at Regionals. Her training experience includes: dressage, endurance, caveletti, trail, jumping (arena and cross country), long lining, cart pulling, liberty.
Allison has worked in top barns such as Stein stables at Northfield Racetrack, and managed a training barn for 8 years with 2-3 working students and average of 12-15 horses.
Over her 25+ years, she has worked with thousands of horses and dozens of vets in multiple states. The vets have specialized in podiatry to immunology, including sports medicine using nutrition to benefit every aspect of horse well being, taking into consideration the whole horse (fascia work, cross training/jumping/flatwork, balanced hoof care (barefoot and shod), optimal nutrition, correctly fitting equipment, exposure training to reduce stress and build confidence.