Meet the SPUR instructors.

A talented group of individuals works together to staff the equestrian center year round. Instructors are certified by PATH International the governing body of therapeutic horsemanship.

In additional to the staff, over 100 volunteers help with programs serving more than 200 students with disabilities annually. Sunnyside's professional team and trained volunteers help students work to improve self-esteem, social skills, balance, muscle tone and posture, and to process sensory messages sent to the brain.The dedicated staff at Sunnyside Equestrian Center is employed by the Monmouth County Park System.

Jackie

Jackie West

Program Director

PATH International Certified Therapeutic
Riding Instructor & Mentor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist
in Mental Health and Learning

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

Special Olympics Equestrian Coach

stephanie

Stephanie Hunt

Stable Manager

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor & Mentor

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

 

Emily

Emily Caton

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor & Mentor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

B.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship

Joelle

Joelle Rybakowski

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

 

Kelley

Laurie Kelley

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor & Mentor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental
Health and Learning

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

Special Olympics Equestrian Coach

Stacey

Stacey McColgan

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

 

 

tdunford

Tara Dunford

PATH International Certified Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

Laura

Laura Boyle

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

tricia

Tricia Conte

PATH International
Instructor in Training

Uli

Uli LiRosi

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor

Lisa

Office Administrator

PATH International Certified
Therapeutic Riding
Instructor & Mentor

PATH International Certified
Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

Certified in Mental Health First Aid

 

 

 



Tom Mullens

Max Cusson
Debbie Glenn
Maya Konefal
Abbie Marra
Kevin Messina
Stephanie Polizois
Joan Schwartz

 

 
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