EqX INSTRUCTORS

We have wonderful instructors and a volunteer pediatric occupational therapist who are knowledgeable and well-educated in their horsemanship disciplines, with a combination of more than 40 years of teaching experience.

All our instructors are CHA certified and insured, maintain their certifications and follow the safety guidelines of ALL of the organizations that have shaped their education.

EqX is truly become the place where dreams meet opportunities!

ANNE LUICK

Anne Luick was hired in April 2014 as an instructor for EqX. She is a true asset and a lot of fun and she fit perfectly into our horse riding and vaulting program.

Anne brings a wealth of knowledge, hands-on experience and a wide range of horsemanship skills with her. She has owned horses for 60 years. Her expertise is in English riding/dressage as well as hunter/jumper. She has taught internationally competitive teams for jumping and equestrian vaulting. She has also coached vaulting and taught handicapped students.

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Anne was able to step right in and teach our current students – from beginner to intermediate, and she has the capability to teach students at higher levels than we previously offered.

Anne is Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) certified at Level 4 English/dressage (the highest certification level), and Level 3 in Western Riding. Certifications: Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA): Level IV English Level III Western Riding Instructor Professional Memberships: CHA American Vaulting Association

KATIE LOCKE

I was born and raised on Whidbey Island. I have always had a passion for horses. I started English riding at 9, got my own horse at 14. Started volunteering at H.O.P.E  (a  non-profit therapeutic riding program) at 12,worked with horses at the M-Bar-C ranch and helped with special needs riders.

I have a C.H.A. I.R.D. certification. I am currently an instructor at Equestrian Crossings and I am currently the lead instructor at H.O.P.E. I am doing an internship at Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center to become a P.A.T.H. registered riding instructor.

I am attending Everett Community College with a goal of becoming a physical therapist so I can help more know the joys of riding.

 

SUE LANDUSKY

Sue Landusky is an experienced horsewoman with 30+ years of working with horses, and people.

Sue is driven by her passion for horses. She takes pride in providing the safest and, best instruction for horseback riding/horsemanship skills as possible. As a riding instructor Sue brings her enthusiasm, confidence and playful sprite to us here at Equestrian Crossings (aka EQX). She also shares her beautiful kind horses to help teach confidence, clear communication, and other valuable life skills.

She has obtained her Assistant Instructor Certificate from Certified Horseman’s Association, and works toward achieving her instructors Certificate. She hopes to renew her, “Horse Specialist Certification”, with EAGALA, or the PATH program.

Sue enjoys playing with her grand kids, trail riding with friends and family, and traveling to her property in northern CA. with her family and horses in her off time.