Taylor Huntley, Executive Director/Program Director/ PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor (CTRI)
Taylor Huntley joined ATRC Inc. as our Executive Director/ Program Director/ Barn Manager/ PATH Intl. Riding Instructor. Taylor is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wilson College with a Bachelors of Science in Equine Facilitated Therapeutics and a Bachelors of Arts in Business Management. Certified by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) and the Council for Education and Certification in Therapeutic Horsemanship (CECTH), she has taught both English and Western riding lessons as well as therapeutic riding lessons. Taylor is a PATH Intl. Mentor and has experience in Dressage and Natural Horsemanship, competed IHSA in college, and has coached an IEA team. Taylor and her horse, Montana, started their new chapter at Albany Therapeutic Riding Center in July 2018.
Lauren Longtoe- ESMHL, Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Instructor
Lauren graduated from Marist College in 2018 with a B.A. in
Psychology and a minor in Business. She currently studies
Therapeutic Horsemanship at SUNY Cobleskill and will receive her PATH Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructor certification May 2020. After this, she hopes to pursue a PsyD in Clinical Psychology and continue with Equine Assisted Therapy. She has also completed PATH's Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) workshop to broaden her skills in this field. Lauren rides for SUNY Cobleskill's IHSA Western team, but also enjoys riding English and working on her unmounted horsemanship skills. From intern to staff member, Lauren will continue to teach a variety of lessons along side Miss Taylor, recruit, train, and schedule new and existing volunteers, and participate in community outreach, fundraising, and farm
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Makena Bullock, Stable Hand
Makena is a senior in Public Policy at UAlbany and is thrilled to be working at ATRC. She has a lot of love for all animals, especially horses. She is passionate about non-profit work and excited to be a part of such a beneficial cause. Makena has an interest in fundraising and is looking forward to sharing some ideas with ATRC. She has ridden and competed with her Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team in college and is beyond excited to be working with horses once again. Makena started her journey with Albany Therapeutic Riding Center in March of 2020.