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Updated 01/26/2014

 
 

 

The Riding Academy  Family owned and operated since 1986  
 

 

Sarah Hill Program Director/Riding Instructor   
 

 

Rusty Hill Barn Manager/Riding Instructor/Camp Instructor  
     

  

     
   
     

Copyright 2002-2014, by Sarah Hill "All rights reserved"
 

 

theridingacademy@hotmail.com

     

 30300 Garbani Rd. Menifee, Ca  Phone 951-301-9272

             
             
             
       
         
         
   

Sarah Hill
Program Director/Riding Instructor (1986 to present)

Memberships-

Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Life member, Since 2002

Certified Horsemanship Association Life member, Since 1997

PATH International formally known as North America Riding for the Handicapped Association Member (2001 to present)

America Vaulting Association Life Member

Certifications & Accreditations -

Certified Horsemanship Association (C.H.A.) -

Certified Master Riding Instructor (2000 to present)

            Certified Riding Instructor Level 2/2 (1997 to 2000)

            Assistant Site Visitor (2004 to present)

North America Riding for the Handicapped Association (N.A.R.H.A.) -

Certified Advanced level Riding Instructor for both Physical and Cognitive Impairment

 (2001 to present)

            Certified Registered level Riding Instructor (2001 to present)

Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (E.A.G.A.L.A.)-

            Equine Specialist Level 1 (2002 to present)

Fran Joswick Therapeutic Riding Center Certification (6/24/01)

4-H Riding Instructor and Leader (1997 to 2000)

Pony Club Riding Instructor (2001 to 2002)

Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.) (12/31/00 to 12/31/03)

C.P.R. (1994 to present)

Life Guard (2003 to 2007)

Conventions-

AVA Annual Convention (2/26/09-3/01/09) 32hours

AVA Annual Convention (2010)

AVA Annual Convention (2011)

AVA Annual Convention (2012)

USEF Convention (2013)

USEF Convention (2014)

Judgeships-

C.G.A. Carded judge (2000 to 2005)

2002 Miss Lake Elsinore Rodeo Queen Judge

1997 Miss Frontier Days Rodeo Queen and Jr. Queen Judge

Clinics attended-

CHA Accreditation Site Visitor Training (02/07/04) 6 hours

Burns Ranch tour (11/13/2003) 2 hours                       

E.A.G.A.L.A. sponsored Equine Assisted Psychotherapy level 1 Certification Training (4/10/03 to 4/12/03) 21 hours

N.A.R.H.A. Approved Therapeutic Riding Instructor Training Course (5/22/01 to 6/24/01) 208 hours

George Morris's two-day Instructor's Special Lesson (12/15/99 to 12/16/99)

C.H.A. Certification 6 day Clinic (1997)

C.H.A. Certification 6 day Clinic (2000) 

C.H.A. Certification 5 day Clinic (6/1/2003 - 6/5/2003) 

C.H.A. Certification Assistant Site Visitor (2/7/2004) 6 hours

First aid for the horse (1987)

Equi - U two day Clinic (2000)

John Lyon's three day symposium (1988)

Cal Poly Clinic- Jumping course design, Equine nutrition, Equine Digestive disorders, Hippology (1999)

Pony Club Clinic on Judging D1 through C1 level (4/1/2001)

A.V.A. West Coast Judges Forum (9/28/02 to 9/29/02) 14 hours

Sheryl Lynde's Clinic (02/10/08) 6 hours

Clinton Anderson Downunder Horsemanship (03/09/08) 7.5 hours

HORSE SENSE 101 Class taught by Lisa Lerch, Esq. of Legal Equestrian, a Prof. Law Corp. (06/16/08) 3 hours
Expo-

2005 Equine Affaire (02/04/05 to 02/05/05) 16 hours

2006 Equine Affaire (02/05/06) 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

2007 Equine Affaire (02/04/07) 11 hours: 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

2008 Equine Affaire (02/03/07) 10 hours: 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

Titles Held-

Miss Frontier Days Rodeo Sr. Princess 1990

E.T.I. Corral 16 Queen 1989 and 1990

   
         
   

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Rusty Hill

Barn Manager & Riding Instructor  (1994 to Present) For The Riding Academy

Riding Instructor & Trainer (1984 to 1994) For Hill's Arabians (The Family Ranch)

Memberships-

Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Life member, Since 2002

Certified Horsemanship Association Life member, Since 1997

America Vaulting Association Life Member, Since 2009

Certifications & Accreditations -

Certified Horsemanship Association (C.H.A.) -

            Certified Riding Instructor Level 2/2 (1997 to present)

Certified Vaulting Coach Level 2 (03/29/07 to present)

Assistant Site Visitor (2004 to present)

Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (E.A.G.A.L.A.)-

            Equine Specialist Level 1 (2002 to present)

Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.) (12/31/00 to 12/31/03)

First Aid (2004 to present)

C.P.R. (1994 to present)

Life Guard (2003 to present)

4-H Riding Instructor and Leader (1997 to 2000)

Clinics attended-

C.H.A. Certification 3 day Vaulting Coach Clinic (03/27/07-03/29/07) 30 hours

C.H.A. Accreditation Site Visitor Training (02/07/04) 6 hours

Burns Ranch tour (11/13/2003) 2 hours       

E.A.G.A.L.A. sponsored Equine Assisted Psychotherapy level 1 Certification Training (4/10/03 to 4/12/03) 21 hours

George Morris's two-day Instructor's Clinic (12/15/99 to 12/16/99)

C.H.A. Certification 6 day Clinic (1997)

C.H.A. Certification 6 day Clinic (2000) 

C.H.A. Certification 5 day Clinic (6/1/2003 - 6/5/2003) 

C.H.A. Certification Assistant Site Visitor (2/7/2004) 6 hours

Cal Poly Clinic- Jumping course design, Equine nutrition, Equine Digestive disorders, Hippology (1999)

Pony Club Clinic on Judging D1 through C1 level (4/1/2001)

A.V.A. West Coast Judges Forum (9/28/02 to 9/29/02) 14 hours

Clinton Anderson Downunder Horsemanship (03/09/08) 7.5 hours

Apprenticeships-

Valley View Vaulting (06/07/04 - 06/12/04) 30 Hours

Expo-

2005 Equine Affaire (02/04/05 to 02/05/05) 16 hours

2006 Equine Affaire (02/05/06) 4 hours

2007 Equine Affaire (02/04/07) 11 hours

2008 Equine Affaire (02/03/07) 10 hours

Volunteer-

Riverside Sheriff's Department Mounted Posse (02/2000-2004)

2006 Equine Affaire (02/05/06) 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

2007 Equine Affaire (02/04/07) 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

2008 Equine Affaire (02/03/08) 4 hours as a Volunteer for the C.H.A. booth

Non Equine Achievements

Certifications & Accreditations-

Running Target 10M Mixed Master

Running Target 10M Olympic Master

Running Target 50M Mixed Master

Running Target 50M Master

P.C. 832 Arrest and Fire Arms

CA Guard Card

 

Awards-

International Distinguished

1994 World Champion

1992 Olympic team

1995 Pan American Team

14 National Championships

1989-2000 CA State Champion

1993 Montana State Champion

1986 Florida State Champion

1993 Arkansas State 10M Champion

1993 Arkansas State 50M Champion

1994 World Record Holder

15+ National Titles

1986-1998 US National Team Member

1986 Regional Champion

Competed in 20 World Cups

Competed in Numerous Grand Prixs

 

   
         
   

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The Riding Academy Information

   
   

The Riding Academy, Family Owned and Operated since 1986

The Riding Academy offers 12 Lesson horses and one Pony. Breeds such as Dutch Warm Blood, Quarter Horses, Shetland, Arabian, Belgian Draft cross, Morab and Appaloosa gives our students a wonderful insight to different types of horses. The Riding Academy provides Lesson horses that are great for beginner English and Western riders to advanced students that are jumping, barrel racing, vaulting, or learning to train.

History- 

Sarah Cundall started "Sarah's Horse Training and Lessons" in 1986 located in Lake Elsinore, while Roy "Rusty" Hill  moved  from Orange Park Acers (in 1985) to a larger Ranch in Menifee to expand the family's ranch then called "Hill's Arabians".  In 1994 Sarah (Soon to be Sarah Hill) moved her business to the Hill's Ranch in Menifee and merged the two and naming the business "The Riding Academy".

Licenses-

Riverside County Business License # 008746 (07/21/07 to present) Note: starting 10/06 anyone doing business in Riverside County must have a Business License.

Riverside County Fictitious Business Name License (1994 to Present)

Memberships-

Menifee/Sun City Valley Chamber of Commerce (12/05 to 2007) 

Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce (12/03 to 2005)

America Vaulting Association Club (2008 to present)

T.R.A. Affiliations -

Mt. San Jacinto College Community Education Riding Program (6/03 to 6/05)

Murrieta City Riding Program (10/01 to present)

Ortega Trail Recreation and Park District Horseback Riding Program (1994 to 1999)

Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District Horseback Riding Program (1999 to present)

Julian Charter School Approved Vendor (2001 to present)

Eagles Peak Charter School Approved Vendor (2001 to 2009)

Riversprings Charter School Approved Vendor (2007 to present)

The Greater San Diego Academy Approved Vendor (2002 to 2010)

Deheasa Charter School Approved Vendor (2002 to 2011)

Sky Mountain Charter School Approved Vendor (2009 to present)

Mountain Peak Charter School Approved Vendor (2009 to present)

San Gorgonio Girl Scouts Accredited (1997 to present)

Girl Scouts of River Crossings Service Area Accredited (2009 to present)


 

   
         
   

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The Riding Academy is the best equine science program in Southern California and in all of the inland empire offering riding lessons vaulting and a full curriculum in equine science.  Offering Riding Lessons for individuals and group lessons.  Students will learn horseback riding and all other aspects of horses such as feeding, anatomy and much more.   The Riding Academy offers more than horseback riding lessons.  We also offer vaulting and other programs.  Horse care and feeding are a part of programs offered from The Riding Academy.