• Private or group lessons are available
  • Ship-Ins are welcome
  • USEA certified and Mass licensed instructors
  • Please see our Fee Schedule for current rates

ERIN RISSO is the resident  Trainer and Instructor at Valinor Farm, she is an 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** levels. She teaches and coaches both young riders and adults just starting out through Preliminary competitors. Erin uses a positive approach and a systematic training program to educate horse and rider to ensure that riders of all abilities can achieve success.




LISA RISSO is the assistant trainer at Valinor. Lisa currently competes her OTTB Jericho at the Training level and is available for lessons on a limited basis. Lisa is a MA licensed instructor, C3 graduate of USPC and competed with the UMASS IHSA Team at Nationals.

RottenRocky pox and lisa