goal is to share our knowledge and experience with you in
atmosphere, with emphasis on enjoyment of the sport.
Deidre Henry - Trainer/Instructor
Darla Wright -Trainer/Instructor
Deana Tate - Associate
Eryn Carter - Instructor
(click names for details)
family tradition continues...
Deidre has a unique personal quality that
allows her to communicate with the horses/ponies she is training in a
positive and productive manner. Dede has a talent for teaming
horses/ponies and riders/drivers. She has successfully teamed many
amateurs and junior exhibitors with their horses to numerous
championship awards. Deidre had the opportunity to work for
Lawrence Carrs, Bill and Maria Knight as well as Darlene
Deidre has been riding and driving since the age of 4 and
showing since age 5. She has earned numerous NEHC High Score Awards in
several divisions. She received the U.P.H.A., Chapter 14 Pony Junior
Trainer/Instructor, Manager - Horsemanship Programs
Darla has a keen sense of
awareness and a strong work ethic which contributes to her success at
High Tail Acres. She communicates very well with the horses/ponies she
is training with patience and perseverance.
Her instructional ability has allowed her to team
many junior exhibitors and amateurs with their horses/ponies she is
training to many championship awards.
Darla had the opportunity to work
for Edward "Hoppy" Bennett at Undulata Farms in KY.
Darla began her riding and driving career at age 3 and has been showing
since age 4. She, too, has earned numerous NEHC High Score Awards in
several divisions. Darla also had the opportunity to catch ride and
drive throughout her junior exhibitor years.
communication skills and outgoing personality afforded her a special
relationship with her students, both young and adult. Deana’s ability to
instruct in a positive manner has been rewarded with her students
successfully becoming formidable show ring competitors.
Deana has been riding and driving since the age of 3 and showing since
age 4. She has earned numerous NEHC High Score Awards in several
divisions. Deana's obvious talent allowed her many catch rides and
drives throughout her junior exhibitor career.
Deana worked for Chris Cassenti of
Chrislar Farms and Darlene Deblois of Darcol Stables.
Deana has recently received her USEF Amateur status and is presently
inactive as an instructor.
She remains a prominent figure in the everyday activities at HTA, LLC.
Eryn began her riding
instruction at High Tail Acres in 1997. As Eryn progressed through our
program, her devotion to the sport and her ability to easily communicate
with her peers and the younger students afforded her the opportunity to
become a counselor at our summer programs and an apprentice instructor
in our lesson program. During her junior exhibitor show career,
Santana's Silver Dawn was leased for her to show in the ASB Hunter
Country Pleasure and Junior Exhibitor Hack divisions. She and Dawn
enjoyed great success, qualifying for the ASB Hunter Country Pleasure
Championships held in St. Louis each year. During her final junior
exhibitor year, Model of Excellence was leased for her to show in the
Hackney Pleasure Driving division, where Eryn and Mojo qualified for the
National AHHS finals in Kansas City and showed at the World's
Championship Horse Show in Louisville, KY. At Louisville, Eryn was the
recipient of the AHHS Scholarship. She also received the UPHA Chapter 14
scholarship. Eryn exhibits a generous and caring attitude toward her
students. Her specialty is starting beginner students.