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Joanne Kurinksy

Co-Head Trainer

  • Grew up with horses and began instructing at a young age.
  • Has qualified numerous riders and taken them to Devon, Washington, and Harrisburg.
  • Successfully taught riders to numerous championships at the AA level both locally and nationally. USEF IHJA
  • Wonderful with all levels of riders, both children and adults.
  • Ability to match a horse and rider is second to none.
  • Capable of bringing out the best in any horse and rider combination and showing full potential.
Katie Kunk

Co-Head Trainer

  • Grew up riding and showing in Colorado
  • Worked for Snowfield Farms in Colorado for numerous summers.
  • Graduated from the University of Findlay; Bachelors of Science in Equine Studies and Equine Business Management with minors in international business and marketing.
  • While attending The University of Findlay, Katie competed with Varsity IHSA Hunt Seat team and her senior year she was Champion in the Open Flat division and was part of the Reserve National Championship team.
  • After graduation, Katie worked for Holsteiner Verband in Elmshorn, Germany where she worked with green horses and stallions.
  • Upon returning the US, she worked for Mindy Darst of Lochmoor Stables in Ohio as a traveling show manager.
  • Katie then worked for Ali and Shane Sweetnam of Sweet Oak Farm in Wellington, Florida and Lexington, Kentucky where she acted as the barn manager and assistant trainer and rider.
  • Katie joined the Littlewood Farm team in 2011 as co-head trainer and professional rider.