Staff

 

 

Our round pen clinician Bruce Anderson could be called a "Horse Whisperer," but he prefers "Horse Gentler." His philosophy of working with horses and people in the round pen has evolved by using tools he has acquired from other clinicians and personal experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

British-born chief instructor Deborah Bowerman-Davies is a British Horse Society Trained Instructor, and is a Certified American Riding Instructor in Dressage and Combined Training. A Former member of the junior 3-Day Event Team in Great Britain, she continues riding, competing and training with members of the United States Equestrian Team, and the founder of Connected Riding, Peggy Cummings. Deborah has also competed successfully in the hunter/jumpers and in the upper levels of dressage.

Deborah Bowerman-Davis Biography >>

 

 

 

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Through a lifetime with horses, our farm manager Trina McGuire has acquired a wealth of knowledge which she passes on to her students. Trina enjoys teaching beginners of all ages and she is often seen with an entourage of eager learners following her around the farm!


 

 

 

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Photo by Susan Sexton

The Four Harmony Foundation is very fortunate to have Dr. Judith Shoemaker on staff and as an Advisory Council member. Dr. Shoemaker is an international instructor/consultant in traditional and alternative veterinary therapy and is available regularly for treatment and consultation for the Foundation/client's equine athletes. Dr. Shoemaker is currently licensed in 15 states and uses traditional techniques and alternative therapies such as: chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture, homeopathy and herbs to treat her equine patients as well as conventional medicine.

 

 

Psychiatric consultant, Pamela Shirley M.D., graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine At Chapel Hill and completed her residency and fellowship training at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She worked for six years on the faculty at UK before leaving to pursue her interest in equine-facilitated experiential learning and psychotherapy. She is board-certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and her special areas of interest include children with Learning and Developmental problems and Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

THE FOUR HARMONY FOUNDATION ADVISORY BOARD

Chairman
Susan B. Feamster
Vice President Advancement
Chief Officer Development
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
312 Elm Street
Suite 1250
Cincinnati
Ohio 45202


Dr. Judith M. Shoemaker
Veterinarian
144 Jackson Avenue
West Grove
PA 19390


Sarah Hajjar
Temper-Pedic
Marketing Manager
1713 Jaggie Fox Way
Lexington
KY 40511


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Gillian Vallis
Founder
Four Harmony Foundation

Pine Knoll Farm
P.O. Box 75
Bryantsville
KY 40410