Phone: (860) 486-3377
Office: Horse Barn
After earning her degree from Johnson and Wales University, Alena was fortunate enough to intern with Olympic Silver Medalist Ann Kursinski and then went on and trained with many Grand Prix Jumper and Dressage trainers from the US and Europe. Alena has a strong foundation in both Balanced Seat riding and Forward Seat riding. She has won numerous championships in both Hunters and Jumpers and is currently competing 1.20 meter jumpers at USEF A rated shows. Alena has been coaching and advising the UConn Equestrian Team, UConn Dressage Team and UConn Western Team for over 7 years and has coached the teams to numerus Regional Championships and National placings.
|ANSC 3453||Pleasure Horse Appreciation and Use|
|ANSC 3456||Light Horse Training and Management|
|ANSC 4457||Methods of Equitation Instruction|
|SAAS 257||Methods of Equitation Instruction|
|SAAS 256||Light Horse Training and Management|
|Practicum||Horse Practicum Riding Lessons (non-credit)|
|Summer and Winter Community Riding|
Beaching it, skiing, watching football and competing in Jumpers.