Kathy Johnson, barn trainer
Kathy Johnson is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia who earned her BSA in Animal Science with an equine production emphasis and minor in Agricultural Economics. She has been teaching riding lessons and training horses for 20 years. Her services have been offered at Steadfast Farms since its conception and she has been a consultant for the farm. Kathy has kept her horses at Steadfast Farms since 2002. She is a true asset to the farm and is capable of helping boarders with concerns or questions about equine nutrition, feeding, health, medical care and behavior.
Kathy does combined training with her horses but teaches all disciplines. Using the principles of good rider and horse biomechanics is the basis of her training philosophy and technique. She considers herself a biomechanics coach that is versatile to all riding disciplines for supplemental or primary teaching. She has ridden in clinics with Mary Wanless for many years. She has also ridden with Charles de Kunffy, Jean Claude Racinet, Pierre Cousyn, Robert Mayer and Jill Mooney. Trainers and clinics she has audited include John Lyons, George Morris, Lucinda Green and Clinton Anderson.
Kathy is also an Equinology Equine Body Worker certified by Equinology and provides a variety of massage techniques for horses.