About the Trainers


Meet the staff and trainers at Ride the Sky Stables! Read our client and student testimonials here.


Andi was a Massachusetts licensed riding instructor, teaching at barns around New England. Before leaving she was the head trainer of her own program out of a large barn in New Hampshire. After having too much of the cold, Andi moved that program south creating Ride the Sky Stables.


Training is Andi's passion in life and she caters to each students (horses and humans) needs making each lesson unique and fun for the rider and their equine partner. Andi focuses her training in Eventing (english) and Barrel Racing (western). She is a natural horsewoman and finds relaxation in starting young horses and working with problem horses. Her goal with any horse is to keep them happy, healthy and fun for as long as possible through correct work and finding out what the horse enjoys to do. 


Andi is a licensed and insured riding instructor with over a decade of experience in the equine world. She has learned a great deal and continues to learn every day through her own training in riding and coaching. This is the knowledge she cannot wait to pass on to you! Andi is currently a Level 4 CHA Riding Instructor. 



Laney started riding when she was 7 years old. She grew up in Cincinnati Ohio where she leased and showed OTTB’s. She started her riding career in the hunter/jumper discipline but as she advanced started to focus more on jumpers. Through high school she showed on an IEA team that helped her love for the sport grow. She graduated from Ohio University in 2019. Through her time at OU she was an active member of their IHSA team. Being a member of OUET made it clear to her that she wanted a lifelong equestrian career. The summer of her junior year she had an opportunity to be a working student at Ride The Sky Stables. This made her fall in love with training young horses and teaching young riders. She is now excited to share her experiences and passion with her students to help them grow into well rounded equestrians.



Adam, a native of Massachusetts, relocated to the Triangle area with the fan favorite Appaloosa mare, Starbuck, toward the end of 2013. Earlier that year, he graduated from Salem State University with a bachelor of science degree in biology with a focus in animal science. He monitors and maintains the health of the horses. Adam works diligently for the Ride the Sky community keeping our farm running smoothly


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