Mary was born in the true horse country of Fauquier County, Virginia. Growing up in Delaplane, Mary’s love for horses started at a very young age. At age 5 she began her love for riding at Madcap Farm. Very soon weekly lessons turned into leasing ponies and everyday trips to the barn. Around age 10, Mary started showing on the local VHSA hunter/jumper circuit and eventually broadening into the A circuit hunters.
In 2008, Mary bought her first investment horse, Sebastian. Sebastian was one of a kind and ended up not being for sale as planned. Mary competed Sebastian and many other horses very successfully in the local and A rated Children’s hunters, Medals, and Equitation as a junior rider.
When Mary turned 18 she went straight from junior to professional catch riding and showing anything she could get her hands on. In March 2012, Mary accepted her first true solo training position at Sandstone farm where she taught hunter/jumper lessons and coached and rode at horse shows all over Virginia. She has many year end awards including high point rider, high point trainer, and several high point division awards.
Currently, Mary is catching riding and doing free lance training in the Fauquier area and joined the Piedmont Equine Practice team to fulfill her dream of being a veterinary technician.