For adults and children, Lisa Lombardi offers instruction in western and English riding including recreational and trail riding. Her students have competed in lead line through national level shows. Disciplines have included reining, dressage and western dressage, equitation, hunter under saddle, all around, endurance and NATRC, and showmanship. Lisa emphasizes safety on the horse and on the ground, including trailer loading.
Lisa’s students have earned high school credit for independent P.E., Boy and Girl Scout badges, and CHA certifications.
Professionally, Lisa was the head instructor for a large, internationally recognized summer camp from 1987 to 2004. She has been an SRJC equine science instructor since 1990. She has developed and implemented equine therapy programs for individual children and children from group homes in the Sonoma County area.
Lisa is CHA Master level, PATH, and Ceip-ed certified. She has an AA with a focus in equine science. Her BA is in English with an emphasis in secondary education.
Lisa’s background is in natural horsemanship and is multi-disciplined including reining, color guard, ranch horse, drill team, mounted assistance patrol unit, and recreational trail riding. She has trained and competed with her own horses in local, NRHA, USDF, AQHA, ApHC, Nor-Cal, WCHA, CSHA shows and has earned year-end awards. She presently owns 8 horses.
Her own mare Ten-Thirty was honored for her great influence in the community. In Kentucky, Ten-Thirty was awarded the CHA International School Horse of the Year Runner-up for 2011 and again in 2012, and the Sonoma County Equus Hall of Fame honoree in 2013. Lisa owned and trained Ten-Thirty from her birth and used her as a lesson and therapy horse for 24 years until Ten-Thirty’s death in 2012.
Lisa Lombardi looks forward to helping you achieve your equestrian goals.