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Heidi Garvey 802-355-8998
Riding Instruction and Training
Join Heart & Heritage Stables and choose one of our instructors to help you reach your goal of horse riding or ownership.  Each instructor has their own unique style and creates a safe, fun way to learn.  We offer lessons to beginners thru advanced riders in a variety of disciplines.  Please contact Heidi to inquire about starting with one of our instructors.

**Katie will be accepting new clients starting June 5th for the Summer 2017 season**
​Ever since she first sat on a horse, Marley Powden was hooked! Throughout her 18+ years as a rider and horse owner, she has had the opportunity to participate in Pony Club, 4H, showing, training and teaching.

Since joining Heart & Heritage Stables, Marley has had the opportunity to share her love of horses and knowledge with many students. Marley has found that with a safe and encouraging environment, people can blossom into terrific riders. She encourages students to excel in all aspects of horsemanship from horse care to riding techniques. She enjoys being able to work with students of all ages and abilities.

Marley splits her time between being a riding instructor and working as a Pediatric Medical Social Worker. She hopes to eventually combine her two loves, helping people and horses.



Marley Powden
Our Instructors
(Picture taken by Stephanie Hackett)
Katie Berkelhamer 

Katie Berkelhamer is an Undergraduate at The University of Vermont as an Animal Science major, concentrating in Equine Science. Katie hopes to apply her 12+ years of riding experience to her future career in becoming an Equine Sports Therapist as well as training horses of all different levels. 

Katie has had the opportunity to work for various barns that have given her the chance to acquire numerous teaching techniques and training methods. She is very familiar with several riding disciplines including dressage, hunters, jumpers, and equitation. She believes in fostering the love of horses and providing a fun, as well as safe environment. 

Katie strives to bring joy and enthusiasm to her lessons, teaching students of all ages that through genuine horsemanship and fortitude any rider can achieve their highest goals. 

Contact kberkelhamer@gmail.com to inquire!