As Applewood’s Instructor and Barn Manager, Leah brings over 10 years of experience to her role. Her passion for horses developed at an early age, and she is proud to not only instill that same passion to the children she teaches, but also help develop confidence, life skills and fundamental horsemanship throughout Applewood's riding program.
In addition, Leah is very skilled in all aspects of managing the facility’s operations. For instance, Leah assists with all veterinarian and farrier care, horse training, and manages the riding program’s summer day camps and competitions.
SAMMIE LANCIA Owner
As Applewood’s Owner, Sammie oversees the day-to-day operations of the facility. With over 35 years in the horse industry, Sammie has an immense amount of experience showing and training horses of all breeds. She has been fortunate to work alongside the industry’s top talent and trainers, but has found her niche within the American Saddlebred horse industry.