Kate and Nina have been a team since they met at horse camp at the age of 6 years old. Their friendship and passion for horses is what makes their working relationship so strong. Both have extensive experience/background in their chosen equine paths. Their dedication to the care and training of horses is what makes Volte Dressage the best in Western New York!
The real bosses of Volte Dressage are Tucker (Australian Shepherd) and Mufasa (Alaskan Malamute)!! They provide all the entertainment and laughter you'll ever need! Come join the fun!
USDF Silver Medalist
Kate has been riding horses since she was 4 years old and has trained through many disciplines, but dressage is her passion. She has competed successfully in all levels, from young horses and training level up through the Grand Prix. She has shown the circuit in Wellington Fl and competed in CDIs.
-Lake Erie College Winter Dressage Champion at Prix St. George and Intermediare 1
-Competed at Dressage At Devon in 4th Level, Prix St. George and Intermediare 1
-WYNDA Summer Festival Champion in Prix St. George and Intermediare 1
-Competed at Lamplight Festival of Champions in the 6 Year Old Test
-NEDA Fall Dressage Festival: Great American Insurance Group/ USDF Region 8 Dressage Championships recognized by USEF; CDI Saugerties; USDF Breeders Championships- Champion in 4th Level and Reserve Champion in Prix St. George
Nina started riding at the age of 5 years old and has been working with horses for over 10 years. She has experience working with top level horses in dressage and racing, as well as many other disciplines. Her experience includes grooming for FEI and CDI competitions as well as in Wellington, Fl during the dressage winter circuit. She also has traveled to CT, KY, FL, and Canada while working with standardbred race horses. Her expertise work experience with top horses came from working for Christian Garweg, Susan Blinks and Lindy Farms of Connecticut. Her passion for working closely with each horse, providing them with the best individualized care is what makes her the top groom and manager at Volte Dressage.