• B.A. in Education
• B.S. in Biology
• Competed & Trained with Olympic Course Designer Steve Stephens, Silver Medalist Buddy Brown, “AA” Hunter/Equitation Specialist Phil DeVita and Classically Trained Dressage w/Elsie Engel from Great Britain.
• “AA” Circuit Proven Record!
• Leslie assists riders & parents in setting goals & works to help students achieve the skills needed to progressively move forward in their riding abilities!
Leslie Terry – Equestrian Resume
2011 SWFHJA Sportsmanship Award Winner – voted by general members
1998 to Present Head Instructor/Trainer Cornerstone Farm Naples FL
Oversee Farm Operations, Lessons, Training, Clinics, Shows, Traveling Camps, Leasing, Boarding, Horse Sales, President for SWFHJA for 5 years – Board of Directors for 10+ years
1996-1997 Freelance Instructor Naples FL
(NRA, Mockingbird Farm, Fontana Farm, Private Homes)
1992-1996 Freelance Instructor Roxboro, NC
(Stillmeadow Farm, Hunter’s Isle, Private Homes)
1985-1992 Head Resident Instructor Ridgepoint Stables Lakeland, FL
80 student lesson program, Summer Camp, Shows, Clinics, Sales
1984-1985 Riding Instructor Heart of Florida Girl Scouts Wildwood, FL
Summer Camp Instruction – 60 student program – certified CHA
1984-1985 Trainer/Stallion Handler Nodoroma Arabians Ocala, FL
Training for 20 Young Stock, Handle 6 Stallions, Sales
1982-1984 Instructor/Trainer Double LL Thoroughbreds Lakeland, FL
Private lessons; Training for Racing TB’s, Hunters, Breeding, Sales
1980-1982 Assistant Instructor/Trainer Ridgepoint Stables Lakeland, FL
Teach Beginner Lessons, Training of Young Stock, Showing
1982 – 1985 Studied w/Phil DeVita – Coral Hills Farm
Rated “AA” Judge/Course Designer/Equitation Specialist
Showed Junior/Children’s Hunters, Junior Jumpers, Sales Horses, Equitation, on the National Level. Selected as a USET Young Rider’s Apprentice.
1979 – 1982 Studied w/Steve Stephens & Buddy Brown – Imperial Farms
USET Winter Headquarters, International FEI Course Designer, Grand Prix Olympic Silver Medalist
Showed Pony Hunters/Children’s Hunters & Equitation
1978-1981 Studied w/Elsie Engle – Dressage Instructor – England
Studied classical dressage & equitation as an apprentice
1976-1982 Studied w/ MaryLu Gallagher & Richard Watson- Ridgepoint
Showed Pony Hunters, Children’s, Equitation, Sales Horses