Meet the SPUR instructors.

A talented group of individuals works together to staff the equestrian center year round. Instructors are certified by PATH International the governing body of therapeutic horsemanship.

In additional to the staff, over 100 volunteers help with programs serving more than 200 students with disabilities annually. Sunnyside's professional team and trained volunteers help students work to improve self-esteem, social skills, balance, muscle tone and posture, and to process sensory messages sent to the brain.The dedicated staff at Sunnyside Equestrian Center is employed by the Monmouth County Park System.

Jackie

Jackie West

Program Director

PATH International Certified Therapeutic
Riding Instructor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist
in Mental Health and Learning

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

Special Olympics Equestrian Coach

stephanie

Stephanie Hunt

Stable Manager

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

 

Emily

Emily Caton

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

B.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship

Joelle

Joelle Rybakowski

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

 

Kelley

Laurie Kelley

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental
Health and Learning

Special Olympics Equestrian Coach

Stacey

Stacey McColgan

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

 

 

tdunford

Tara Dunford

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

Boyle

Laura Boyle

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

TaraMoore

Tara Moore

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

Uli

Uli LiRosi

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

Lisa

Office Administrator

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

PATH International Certified
Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

Mackenzie Haskell

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

   

Tom Mullens

Brittany Baechle
Debbie Glenn
Mikaela McGowan
Kevin Messina
Morgan Plosica
Stephanie Polizois
Jason Steidle