Dressage Trainer Joins Team of Online Experts

Clipclop.com is pleased to announce that top-ranking dressage trainer Deborah Dean-Smith has agreed to join its panel of trainers. Clipclop.com Enterprises CEO John Henry says this addition to clipclop.com's "Ask a Trainer" section reflects the Web site's dedication to servicing both English and Western elements of the equine industry.

Deborah Dean-Smith is the trainer at Huntington Farm, a premier dressage breeding facility located in South Strafford, Vermont. Deborah has received many top placings at United States Dressage Federation (USDF) shows on various horses. She is a USDF silver medalist and is currently competing her mare Galen at Grand Prix.

A former competitor in the sport of eventing, she was on the list for the Three-Day Event in the 1996 Olympic games.

Deborah has trained primarily with noted competitors and trainers Jane Savoie, Torrance Watkins and, just recently, Lendon Gray.

About the Author

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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