Ann Streett-Joslin has been working with horses and people for almost 50 years. Her experience includes English, Western, driving, jumping, and therapeutic riding. Ann achieved a Delaware state 4-H horse award, has shown to circuit year-end championships, and judged shows. She has barrel raced, operated a boarding and training facility, taught at both a hunter/jumper camp and a Wyoming guest ranch, and even raised a few foals. This is an extensive background for anyone.
Ann is certified with Richard Shrake as a Resistance Free™ instructor and trainer. She uses his principles in her horsemanship instruction and in training horses for therapeutic riding.
Active in the Certified Horsemanship Association as an instructor of instructors for both able-bodied riders and riders with disabilities, Ann holds CHA Master and Clinic Instructor ratings in English, Western, Riders with Disabilities, and Equine Facility Management. She also is a Site Visitor for the CHA Site Accreditation Program and a past member of the Board of Directors.
As a 4-H Horse Project Leader in Montezuma County and is assisting 4-Hers in their Horse Projects and is a Levels Rater for 4-H project members to achieve their riding levels.
Ann is now involved with teaching, training, lecturing, and Rancho Vista activities. She and husband David enjoy their own trail riding. Also a Colorado Master Gardener, Ann volunteers with the
Anasazi Heritage Center and
Hawkins Preserve, and is treasurer of Mesa Verde Gardeners.
Before turning to horses full-time, Ann worked for almost 30 years as a systems programmer and computer center manager in the business and manufacturing industries. Those skills are now used as a small business owner and in her editing, writing, and web management activities.
Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen
enjoy her expertise managing their web site.