Courtney is a North San Diego County native. She began riding and competing on the Hunter/Jumper circuit when she was nine. Throughout her junior years her family owned a hunter/jumper/dressage equestrian center where Courtney worked as a working student under numerous trainers to expand her education on the sport.
Growing up Courtney had animals of all shape and sizes. She decided to turn her passion and love for animals into a career and worked as a small animal technician for 5 years before making her transition into large animal medicine.
When she is not working you will find her training with her jumpers, Calypso and Zack and spending time with her other fur children consisting of 8 dogs, 3 cats, and 5 horses.
Mirian is a lifelong animal lover. She attended Louisiana State University where she received her bachelors in Animal Science. In her spare time Mirian fosters cats of all stages of life. She also enjoys hanging out with her dog Miki and cat Binx.
Isaiah was born in Oregon and grew up spending a majority of his free time on his uncles cattle ranch in Pendleton. He also spent many weekends on his grandparents small farm helping take care of their goats, cows, and horses. Before moving to California, Isaiah worked for a private stable caring for Paso Fino horses. Prior to his employment at SLREH, he worked as a veterinary technician at a small animal hospital. Isaiah is currently pursuing a degree in Agricultural Business and has completed continuing education courses in equine nutrition, arthritis and deworming.
Kate was born and raised in Southern California and began riding at the age of four. As a youth, she competed in multiple disciplines riding Arabians at a national level. Her passion for animals and horses in particular, inspired her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Previously, she worked as a veterinary technician for five years for an equine vet that ran a mobile practice. She has since graduated with an associates degree in Veterinary Technology, and aspires to become an equine Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in the future. In her free time, you will find her training and showing her two horses Freya and Atreyu, hiking with her two dogs, and traveling whenever possible.
Brittany was born and raised in Colorado. She has been a lifelong animal lover. As a child, she had chickens, dogs, cats, horses, frogs, and more! She began riding horses at the age of ten. Though she spent many years competing and showing, now you will likely find her and her horse, Kit, on the trail. Her love for animals has inspired all of her career choices. She has worked in pet retail, conditioning horses, and most recently as a neonatal and adult animal care technician for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Her free time is taken up with riding her horse, fishing, camping, exploring the great outdoors, taking her three dogs for walks and reading books.
Kiristin was born and raised in Southern California. She has been riding since the young age of nine. Growing up with livestock and small animals sparked her passion to work with animals in the future. She completed a school project in middle school, which led her to wanting to become a veterinary technician. Kiristin was an active FFA member throughout her high school career, competing in the veterinary science team across the state of California and raising livestock for the SoCal fair. She spends her free time with her rabbit, puppy and kitten.