Rachel Meserve // Assistant Trainer
Phone: (847) 791-7384
Rachel has years of experience with Gem Stone Farm both as a rider and as a working student throughout her junior years. She competed her mare, Jasmine in the Children's Jumper and Junior Jumper divisions and also competed Nikki's mare, Rita in the hunter ring. While competing with the horses, Rachel also was a competitive athlete (Mundelein High School girls' varsity soccer) and dancer (ballet, jazz and modern) as a member of The Libertyville Dance Academy. She brings a wealth of knowledge regarding fitness, balance and agility with her in her new capacity.
Rachel also gained experience when she was invited to Bethany College to school horses in preparation for an intercollegiate horse show. She also assisted in coaching the students riding thoses horses throughout the horse show. In addition, she worked for dressage trainer Cynthia Payne in North Carolina while attending UNC-Charlotte; showing a client's mare, Phoebe in the green hunter division. In addition, she worked with green dressage horses introducing them to jumping for the first time. Rachel was also a member of the riding team at UNC for three years with much success.
Rachel is currently attending Northeastern Illinois University in the hopes of completing a degree program in elementary education and just ran the Chicago half marathon.