Shannon Hicks is well known as a successful rider, trainer and dedicated coach developing junior and adult riders in all aspects of the show ring. She and her students have won top ribbons at the Washington International Horse Show, Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Devon, and Young Riders, as well as Pony Finals. Shannon is one of the hardest working professionals in the business, and her success in the show ring is proof that she understands how to develop an outstanding riding program.
Mari Jebens began her show career at age 11 competing in dressage, jumpers and cross-country. Mari is a USDF Silver and Bronze medalist and has successfully competed in dressage and Training Level through Grand Prix. Mari’s focus on flatwork and its relation to fences sets up horse and rider for success in and out of the show ring. In addition to her years of riding and coaching, Mari also has a Bachelor of Science in Equine Science from Stephens College.
Heather Bonham is the newest member of the Griffin Farm team. More about Heather coming soon!
Nancy Hohmann, our office manager, is that friendly voice you hear when you call. She grew up on a horse farm in Nebraska and began her show career at age seven. Currently, Nancy handles the day-to-day necessities at GGF such as accounting, lesson scheduling, horse show entries and travel arrangements. Nancy also oversees all our gardens and plantings, ensuring that GGF has peaceful and beautiful surroundings.