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6905 Bayou Paul Rd, St Gabriel, LA 70776, 

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BRITTANY SOMMER DESALVO

Training for Greatness

Brittany is a Hunter/Jumper instructor and trainer with over 25 years of experience. She is a talented horseman; a trainer with an intuitive understanding of all types of horses and people. She can recognizes a horse or student's strengths and weaknesses, and suggests ideas to challenge each.

Brittany has competed against some of the country's most elite riders with great success. This includes winning Horse of the Year in 1997 and competing at Madison Square Garden where she won first place among the top 10 riders in her division in the country. She has coached nationally recognized young riders and trained many young sales and show prospects. She has trained as many as 15 client horses at a time, and excels in finding the best horse for each rider.

Currently, Brittany develops, teaches, trains, and coaches many students at her farm, manages the faciltiy, and competes all over the Southeast region. She is an active member in USEF, USHJA, GCHJA,  and many others.

A few of Brittany's accomplishments...

1999 - Placed 4th and 5th nationally in the prestigious

           Junior Hunters

         - 1st place at Madison Square Gardens in New York

         - 1st place Zone 7 Regional

2000 - High Point Junior Rider, Classics Company

2008 - Trained a student who won the Junior Hunter

            Classic in Gulf Port, MS

2009 - Students were both Champion of the Junior Hunters and      

           Child Adult Jumpers in Gulf Port, MS and voted best child

           rider on a horse

2011 - Sommerview was high point barn at the Tiger Classic

2012 - 2014 - Brittany became the top " Catch Rider" of

            Mississippi and Louisiana.

            Head coach of 3 different farms

            Rider for Winterview Farm and " R" Judge Patti

            Wright Shoemaker

2015  - Sommerview Farm won 13 end of the year

            champions of Louisiana

            Won 10 champions and reserve champions in Gulf

            Coast Hunter Jumper Association

2016  - Won 16 end of the year championships in Louisiana

            Had 6 ponies qualify for the national pony finals.

            Student was CHAMPION of zone finals

            Students placed 1st and 5th in zone 7 - which

            includes 7 southern states

            Student won champion of the prestigious Pin Oak

            Charity in Katy Texas

"There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse."

R. S. Surtees

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