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Meet our Instructors and Guides

Please meet our riding instructors and trail guides.  Our riding professionals are here to make your riding the experience the best you have ever had. 

Jaime Topham

Owner of Pegasus Event Center


Hunter/Jumper Trainer

Jaime specializes in training riders in the Hunter/Jumper discipline, but has years of years of experience in western riding, Eventing, Pony Club and Natural Horsemanship as well.

Jaime has trained horses that she has competed through all levels of jumping to the 1.4 meter level(4'6") and through Preliminary through the Eventing discipline.


Jaime's varied experiences give her insight into the needs of each horse and rider.  She focuses on the rider's technique as well as the rider's relationship with their horse with the end result being a team relationship between horse and rider.


Jaime has been teaching and coaching students for 18 years.  Her students have excelled in Pony Club, Eventing and the Hunter/Jumper rings.  Her students and horses have won local year-end award, regional awards and have placed on the national level.


Here is what her students have to say.

"Jaime has been my Riding Instructor for the past 7 years. She has helped me build my confidence over fences, supported me at shows and has made me a better rider. I have not made it easy for her, I like difficult horses! She has helped me through some challenging moments with my OTTBs and I highly recommend her."  Kathleen Boyle

Instructors that train at Pegasus

The following instructors use Pegasus Event Center for their lesson and training programs.  For more information about their lesson programs, please contact them directly.  These instrutors are independant instructors and are not employed by Pegasus Event Center.

Michelle Chaplin

Michelle started teaching lessons 13 years ago. She started showing with UABHA breed shows in 2002 in hunter pleasure, western pleasure, and halter. She currently teaches students of all levels both english and western, as well as general horsemanship. Both Michelle and her students have sucessfully shown in hunter/jumpers, western pleasure, barrels, poles, and trail. Michelle teaches her students to be confident in their ability while also being safe. If interested in taking lessons with Michelle please contact her at 801-243-9154. Group lessons are priced at $25 per lesson

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