- Started weekly riding lessons in 1996.
- First schooling show was in the Spring in 1997.
- Bought first two horses in the Fall of 1997.
- Rode under Jennifer Weidhaas (Equus Centre) from 1996-2002, in which time I assisted in the training of the school's young horses and taught weekly lessons to the younger riders.
- Bought a third horse in the Spring of 2000 and undertook the task of training him from being only halter broke, to showing Basic Dressage.
- Worked as a Counsellor In Training for the summer riding camp at Equus in 2000.
- Received Advanced Level riding certificate from Equus in the summer of 2000.
- Along with the mare, Fantasia, I started competing in Barrels, Poles and Gymkhana in the Fall of 2000 and have been very successful to date.
- Competed in first CEF Dressage competition in 2001.
- Worked as a Counsellor and Instructor at Equus in the summer of 2001.
- Tested for and successfully passed CEF Rider Levels 1 and 2 in 2001.
- Started riding under Susan Fraser in the Summer of 2002.