She has worked in many disciplines from eventing to liberty performance and has a unique gift in solving relationship problems between horse and rider. Kaitlyn’s friendly, thoughtful, and kind approach to riders and horses alike make her lessons enjoyable and effective. She has the lovely ability to bring together the rider’s goals and aspirations, the horse’s ability and readiness, and identifying how to help them move towards their goals and dreams. Kaitlyn helps riders of all levels and ability, whether they are just starting out and looking for correct basics, preparing for competition, or looking to rebuild balance and confidence.
Allie has been riding and working with horses for 18 years. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor's degree in Equine Studies: Industry and Management in 2020. During her time at UNH, she completed a 9 month course in the Principles of Teaching Horsemanship. She is the assistant trainer and one of the Beginner Instructors here at Honey Brook Stables.
Kristina Runyeon has been riding horses for over 20 years. Her passion for horses started when she had her first riding lesson for her 8th birthday party. Since then, she has trained and competed in hunters, equitation, jumpers, and dressage. She spent several years successfully competing along the east coast and on the Arabian circuit. Kristina teaches elementary special education full-time and teaches riding lessons part-time. Using her experience as a schoolteacher, she individualizes instruction and utilizes strategies that work for each student. She takes the time to get to know each student, their strengths, and their goals. In addition to teaching, Kristina is also passionate about continuing her own education through taking riding lessons regularly and attending clinics. Professionally, she received her bachelor’s in pre-k through 4th grade education and pre-k through 8th grade special education in 2014. She is currently enrolled in graduate school for her master’s in education.