Erin Risso is the resident trainer at Valinor Farm in Plymouth Mass, and a USEA ICP Level II certified instructor. Erin specializes in starting youngsters and restarting off the track Thoroughbreds and has successfully competed a number that she has trained through the USEF National Intermediate and Preliminary Levels, as well as the FEI CIC/CCI*, and CIC/CCI** levels. She teaches and coaches both young riders and adults just starting out through Intermediate and FEI competitors. Erin uses a positive approach and a systematic training program to educate both horse and rider to ensure that riders of all abilities can achieve success.
Erin has worked and trained extensively with her mentors Eric Horgan, Jerry Schurink, and Don Sachey. She has also lessoned and trained with Eventing greats Jan Byyny, Erin Sylvester, Alison Springer, and Bobby Costello.
Erin can be seen actively competing her own and client horses, as well as coaching her Team Valinor riders at many Events across Areas I, II, and III.
For any questions regarding training, coaching, sales, or sponsorship opportunties please contact Erin directly.