Phone: 910-875-2074


Doug Payne

Lindsay Staiano Williams

It all started in England at 11 years old with Lindsay’s first pony! He truly was the saint that did it all and did it with three riders – Lindsay, her sister and her mum! Lindsay got involved in the Pony Club and then onto the Yorkshire Riding Center to obtain her British Horse Society qualifications.

After that she was fortunate enough to find her way to Jim Kofords in Southern Pines, NC. Soon she got an opportunity she couldn’t turn down with HRH The Princess Royal and her daughter, Zara Phillips! Lindsay got the job of Barn Manager and made Gatcombe Park her home for the next few years. While she loved every second in England, she knew she wanted to return to the states when Hidden Spring Farm relocated to Monroe, NC, and her good friend, Diane Ritz, asked her to be the Event trainer. It’s been 17 years and counting!

Diane and Lindsay have worked in harmony and complement each other in their training and teaching. Lindsay has competed at the Intermediate level in eventing and also earn her USDF Gold Medal in Dressage. She has helped many riders - young and old - reach and pass their eventing goals (much of it at the Carolina Horse Park!) She feels lucky to do what she loves for a living and hopes to “kick on” for many more years.

Get in Touch with CHP!

Telephone: 910-875-2074
Fax: 910-875-4310
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2814 Montrose Rd.
Raeford, NC 28376

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