Our Trainers

Melissa Neal

  Melissa grew up showing horses in California before moving to Washington with her family to Meadowgate Farm in the Stanwood, WA area. She has coached many winners on the Pinto and Paint circuits at both the local and national levels. She offers instruction in both english and western for youth and amateur riders from beginner through advanced levels. The dedicated student learns to feel and control the movement and balance of their horse for a more flawless performance in the show ring. Contact us at Silver Quarters about scheduling with Melissa.

Bay Ridge Performance Horses

Tabitha Whitford

  Tabitha has been showing horses since she was 4 years old and has come up through the ranks of 4-H to be successfull at the paint breed shows. She has won many year end awards both as a youth and an amateur. She is giving back to the kids now with her own 4-H club and also enjoys  coaching all ages of youth and adults, working with all around riders, while specializing in Showmanship and Trail. Contact her at


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