MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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BARTON PATRICK

Barton Patrick is the very backbone of Pripet Riding Program and is involved with each and every rider who steps through the barn door. Barton is an FEI trainer, instructor, and competitor.  She is a United States Dressage Federation Bronze and Silver medalist, and during the winter season, Barton trains in Wellington Florida.
Barton has dedicated over 15 summers to successfully managing the Pripet Riding Program, continually growing with the organization, and addressing all special needs.  She is readily available to create programming to accommodate all skill levels, focusing on riding education and engendering a love for horsemanship and the sport.  Please contact Barton directly with any questions and discussion about your riding goals.

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SHASHANNA MOLL

Shashanna Moll has been a part of Pripet riding program since it began. She has ridden with Barton she was 5 years old. Shashanna spent the last two winters in Wellington, FL with Barton training and showing at 1st, 2nd, and 3rd level at United States Dressage Federation (USDF) recognized events and is now a USDF bronze medalist. She brings her experience and dedication to the sport to every aspect of our program.

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TORA DECKER GRIFFITH

Tora Decker Griffith is a senior at Virginia Tech and is a Pre-vet major. This is Tora's fourth summer working as a Pripet staff member. She has always had a passion for horsemanship and riding which comes through in her enthusiasm and hard work. She loves to teach and is eager to share her knowledge with our clients.