Meet Barbara & John

Barbara Mitchell's experience as a high school teacher has given added insight to her training career with horses. For many years, Barbara coached junior and adult riders to many provincial and national awards. Barbara's balanced, focused and disciplined approach led Ian Millar to select Barbara to coach his daughter Amy through her junior years. Amy is now a Canadian Equestrian Team member.

Barbara Mitchell is an Equestrian Canada Senior Judge for Hunter, Equitation, Hack & Jumper. She is the  Ontario Hunter Jumper Association Past President and on the Jump Canada Board of Directors. Barbara also holds all her Judging cards with the United States Equestrian Federation.

John Taylor is an FEI3* judge for Jumpers.  John is the past Chair of the Jump Canada Board. He is also a professional announcer for horse shows.