Our Professionals

Our Colorado Professionals are all members of the CDW Professional Association. They are listed by their qualifications below, with a brief description of what these qualifications mean. For a full listing of CDWPA requirements, please visit this website.

Clinician Level 3

A Level 3 Clinician must volunteer 16 hours, mentor a member for 16 hours, attend 16 hours of clinic sessions with Lyn Ringrose-Moe, Garn Walker, or Eitan Beth Halachmy, and intern under a partner for 32 hours. They must also ride any WJL5 or higher test to a score of 74 or higher. 

Leslie Sutherland     Aurora, CO     CowboyDressageofColorado@gmail.com     303-366-8558

Clinician Level 2

A Level 2 Clinician must volunteer 16 hours, mentor a member for 16 hours, attend 16 hours of clinic sessions with Lyn Ringrose-Moe, Garn Walker, or Eitan Beth Halachmy, and intern under a Level 3 Professional or partner for 16 hours. They must also ride any WJL2 or

higher test to a score of 74 or higher. 

Erin Long     Parker, CO     CairdeasHorsemanship@gmail.com     513-582-7208

Abby Martin     Brighton, CO     IndigoEquestrianTraining@gmail.com

Clinician Level 1

A Level 1 Clinician must volunteer 16 hours and attend 16 hours of clinic sessions with Lyn Ringrose-Moe, Garn Walker, or Eitan Beth Halachmy, and intern under a Level 2 Professional or higher for 16 hours. They must also ride any WJ3 or WJ4 test with a score of 74 or higher.

Melanie Smith-Breidt     Falcon, CO     Eclipse80907@yahoo.com     719-332-3445

Ambassador

Ambassadors are non-teaching representatives of Cowboy Dressage. They help welcome people to the discipline, host gatherings, and provide information from Cowboy Dressage World.

Francine Althoff     CO Springs, CO     FTAlthoff@icloud.com     719-661-4555

Laura Cassiday     Hudson, CO     LauraCassiday@yahoo.com     303-522-7005

Kim Gieseke     Brighton, CO     Prostable@aol.com     303-941-2037

Cody Harrison     Brighton, CO     Info@ch-equine.com     719-248-7709

Tamy Knigge     Watkins, CO     HorseCrazyLady49@myedl.com

Lauren Light     CO     Cat1234357@aol.com

Pam Pierce     Wellington, CO     JandPP@pbroadband.net     970-988-6404