Riding Instructors
Meet our team!

Instructor with horse, Lexi


Barn Manager

Lexi is a CHA certified instructor who has been teaching since 2017. She started riding at 7 years old and is trained in both western and english riding. She has owned one of her horses, Sanders, since 2016 and has trained him in a variety of disciplines: barrels, working as a dude string horse, working as a lesson horse, and obstacles. Lexi loves to teach group lessons and help children gain confidence and self esteem through horsemanship. In addition to teaching, she also runs her own horse training program!

Instructor with horse, Bri


Bri specializes in western riding and has been a part of the Cloverleaf family for over 16 years. Bri has 5 years experience as an instructor, including 2 years working with the Boy Scouts of America. There she taught horsemanship badge certification and horse camping. Bri assists in managing the health and wellness of the Cloverleaf herd and works in both our riding school and summer camp programs. Her greatest passion is her family’s work in giving retired lesson horses their forever home.

Instructor with horse, River


River grew up with horses, and has been riding ever since she can remember. She started teaching over 9 years ago at a barn in southern California. She went on to ride for the Western Equestrian Team at UC Davis, where she competed in horsemanship and reining all throughout California. She started teaching at Cloverleaf in 2020, her favorite aspect of teaching is seeing her students achieve new skills. When she is not at the barn, you’ll find her with her dog, Ruby.


Carlie has been riding since she was 13. She really fell in love with the sport at 16 when she started her job working with a western trainer. 6 years ago she started assisting with lessons, and 4 years ago she started teaching on her own. She came to Cloverleaf to focus on her love of teaching and bringing the joy of riding to new people. Her goal is to fully train a horse from beginning to end!

Instructor with horse, Mia


Mia is a CHA certified instructor who has been riding for over 9 years. She rides both english and western, and has been teaching lessons for 2 years. In her free time, she loves hanging out with her two horses, Delilah and Tikala. Mia’s goal is to further her horse training skills and to show in both english and western riding. Mia wants to share her passion for horses with others to grow their confidence in riding!

Instructor with horse, Cassie


Cassie has been an instructor at Cloverleaf Ranch since 2021. She started riding at a young age and spent her whole life with horses. Cassie has done cow work, cowboy challenges, poles and barrels. Her long term goal is to train horses! She did FFA in high school, where she showed market steers. When she’s not here at Cloverleaf, you can find her with her horse, Jackson, or playing softball or volleyball!

Instructor with horse, Tessie


Tessie is a certified riding instructor under the California Horsemanship Association and has been riding for ten years. She and her horse Mo can be found at both local and distant rodeos on the weekend competing in barrel racing, and teaching lessons on the weekdays. The smile on her students faces fills her with pride and joy – inspiring Tessie to share her passion for horses to everyone around her.

Instructor with horse, Morgan


Morgan has been riding and working with horses for 10 years and teaching riding lessons for 2 years. Morgan has a strong love for Western riding, although she has training in English as well. She has spent the last year perfecting her barrel racing skills, and hopes to eventually compete in races. It’s been Morgan’s goal to spend her life working with horses, and sharing that passion with her students. Morgan loves helping them grow into better riders and better people!

Instructor with horse, Bri


Brianna has been riding for 18 years becoming proficient in Western style riding and teaching. She is passionate about teaching people of all ages, and providing them with as much knowledge as she can pass on. Her next riding goal is to learn more riding styles, such as cutting and reining. When she is not working with horses, she can be found with her dog Bentley or working hard in school.