Our Instructors

Gillian Ross Erasmi

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Gillian’s love of horses developed at a young age with a grandfather who breed and raised Halflingers. Gillian has completed her , she is also trained as an equine massage therapist (although not currently practising) and an Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator.

Qualifications: English Coaching Certification, Western Coaching Certification, Western Rider levels 1-4, Intermediate (Trail, Showmanship and Horsemanship) the Equivalent of the English Rider 8

Clarissa Hills

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Clarissa has been training in Dressage Cindy Ishoy since 2018 & Daisy Kosa since 2013.  Her main equine focus is training & showing her draft mare to third level. Clarissa is very passionate about Dressage (a riding discipline not as well known as Jumping) & aspires to educate riders on Dressage & ignite the same passion for that discipline in her students. She teaches her students the importance on learning & perfecting the basics of flatwork, as perfect basics can lead to achieving any riding goal (even ones deemed impossible) & practices this constantly in her own riding.

Qualifications: EC Certified Instructor

In Progress: EC Rider Level 8 & EC Competition Coach Certification

Patrick "Pat" Kosa

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Pat has been riding since the age of 10. His passion is jumping and has competed extensively in the Jumper ring. He takes pride in helping students learn the first steps to jumping and enjoys helping them develop the skills they need to turn into confident jumping students.

Qualifications: EC Rider Level 6 Jumping & Flat

In Progress: EC Instructor Certification

Glencora (Cora) Mulgrue

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Cora has been training since 2010. Since then has been showing a variety of horses in the open division in both the jumper ring up to 0.90m and in the Open dressage ring up to Prix St George. Her extensive and diverse experience, makes her a tremendous asset to MJM Riding School’s program as the Head Instructor. She has worked for Daisy Meadows Equestrian since 2010, preparing horses for national and international level competition.

Qualifications: EC Rider Level 6 Jumping & Flat

In Progress: EC Instructor Certification

Aleasha Nimec

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Aleasha has been riding for over 24 years. She started in Hunter/Jumper than moved to dressage. She currently trains /competes in barrel racing events & has qualified for the International Barrel Racing Association's  finals the past 2 years. Aleasha teaches English riding, speed events & beginner/novice western performance.

Qualifications: EC Certified Instructor

In Progress: EC Competition Coach Specialist in Speed Events