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Meet the FHE Instructors

The trainers at Future Hope Equestrian have over 75 years of combined knowledge and experience in various disciplines and are dedicated to helping both horse and rider achieve their goals. Whether you are a beginner just discovering your equestrian passion,  an intermediate or advanced equestrian wanting to explore new avenues or advance your career... our trainers can help.   


Ann’s specialty as a trainer is teaching beginner and intermediate riders the fundamentals of riding and horse care in both Western and English disciplines.

She finds her true passion is working with young riders, matching them with horses of like personalities and watching them experience that magical connection as they form a bond of love and trust with their equine partner.

Contact us to begin or continue your equine journey with lessons with Ann. 

Ann Riehl Smith


Danielle’s passion and specialty in training is working with intermediate and advanced students who want to excel and advance whether their goals are competition based or not.  After earning her Bachelor of Science in Equine Science, Danielle trained with Scottsdale Eventing trainer, Frederic Bouland and coordinates with him to help bring advanced eventing students further along in their careers.

Danielle has experience in coaching jumping and low-level eventing students in addition to Western Dressage, and has coached clients to Regional Championships and National Qualifications.


Danielle Cox


Contact Danielle to book your intermediate or advanced lesson today and allow her to help you achieve your goals.


Chelsea Center

Chelsea is a lifelong equestrian who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Equestrian Science from William Woods University with a Minor in Equine Administration in 2012.  Since then she has participated in USEF A-Rated competitions and ridden in clinics across the country with national and internationally recognized clinicians.


As a Hunter-Jumper instructor, Chelsea tailors each client's training program to meet their specific needs, as well as to the ability, and talent of each individual horse.  This provides specialized, individual lessons focusing on safety and education for both the horse and rider while they grow to meet their goals together.

Contact Chelsea to book your Hunter / Jumper lesson today and reach new heights!

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