About Our Instructor
Kelly Mahloch has been professionally instructing riders since 1981 and has been nationally certified by the American Riding Instructor's Association since 1990. She has coached students to well over 100 State 4-H Championships in Hunt Seat Equitation, Stock Seat Equitation, Hunt and Western Showmanship, Trail, Dressage, Jumping and Combined Training. Her current passion is Eventing. She regularly offers instruction on the farm's regulation USEA competition cross country course.
Kelly has competed and coached riders through Preliminary Level Eventing and has competed and coached numerous students through the classic format of three day Eventing through the Preliminary Level.
Kelly is a recognized Wisconsin Horse Council Judge accepting assignments throughout the Midwest. She has judged numerous State Championship Horse Shows and continues to be much in demand particularly as a youth judge.Her riders are routinely recognized for their solid foundations
in seat and leg use and are particularly functional riders able to
switch from stock seat to dressage to jumping with ease.
Kelly has been awarded both the Wisconsin Horse Council's
"Judge of the Year" and "Horseperson of the Year".
She is the only person in the history of the WHC to receive
both awards. She has regularly been recognized by the
American Riding Instructor's Association as one of the
"Top 50" Instructors in the United States.
She is often seen throughout Wisconsin giving clinics
and has regularly performed at the Midwest Horse Fair,
in Madison, WI, demonstrating and lecturing on topics from
" Dressage Maneuvers" to "A Taste of Eventing" to
"What is that Judge Looking For?".
Her clinics are popular due to her entertaining delivery and down to earth style.
Kelly has earned both the USDF Bronze and Silver Medals and is currently working on her Gold Medal.
She has competed through Intermediate Level Dressage and also competes at Preliminary Level Horse Trials throughout the Midwest.
Kelly regularly qualifies for the American Eventing Championships.