Our Staff

Therapeutic Riding, Inc.  has a small staff of dedicated people who work as a team to make it possible for our riders to experience the joy of horseback riding.

  • Leanne Chadwick – Executive Director
  • Jan Vescelius-  Program Director and Head Instructor
  • Bruce Robinson – Facilities Manager
  • Jeremy Sintic- Barn Manager
  • Jen Beyer –  Volunteer Manager
  • Cassie Mann – Office Manager
Jan Vescelius and B Smiley

Our Instructors

Our instructors are thoroughly trained in horsemanship and have been certified as therapeutic riding instructors by PATH International (formerly NARHA).

  • Jan Vescelius – Head Instructor – Cheff Center certification since 1991; PEP (MSU Proud Equestrians Program) certification since 1991; PATH instructor certification since 1995.  Currently holds Advanced Instructor Certification.
  • Jennifer Beyer – PATH instructor certification since 2010.
  • Linda Bolton – Cheff Center certification since 1990; PEP (MSU Proud Equestrians Program) certification since 1991; PATH instructor certification since 1991.
  • Nora Taylor –  PATH instructor certification since 2016