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Chase Corley - Certified CHA Instructor

*CHA Certified –

The Certified Horseman’s Association has been evaluating instructors since 1967.

“THE CHA CERTIFICATION PROCESS… involves evaluation by two CHA Certified Clinicians, in amulti-day certification clinic held at approved CHA Program Member host site facilities.

CHA certification clinics involve written tests, skills demonstrations and participation in workshops on topics such as risk management, teaching techniques, professionalism and herd management depending on the certification.”

Experience and some highlights

  • Graduate of Drake University
  • Has owned and ridden horses since the age of 5.
  • At 15 first employment was horse therapy facilities at Showplace Farms in Englishtown, NJ.
  • Following employment included grooming and exercising horses for Swedan Stable-  A premier racing facility recognized for winning the Hambletonian (like the Kentucky Derby for Harness horses) and breaking industry records- (the same year as employed).
  • Began providing other grooms of Showplace Farms and Gateway Stables with riding lessons under a veterinarian dictated experimental program designed to diversify training and increase the performance of the Standardbred racehorse. 
  • By the age of 20, owned and operated Chase Stables a private boarding, training, lesson, and competition facility. Known for assisting riders with fears and troubled horses.
  • Worked with horse rescue operations on the east coast for 13 years- including disaster relief for the several Florida Humane societies during hurricane relief efforts.
  • Holds certificates of Achievements and horsemanship from many clinics and programs including Lake Erie College School of Equine Studies, Monty Roberts for natural horsemanship, and New Horizons Equine Education Centers
  • Continues education through clinics and programs with Iowa State University

Member of:

-American Riding Instructors Association

-Certified Horsemanship Association

-Centered Riding Inc. -Mind Body & Horse

-Iowa Horse Council

-Quarter Horse Association

-Appaloosa Horse Association

-American Paint Horse Association

-Pony of Americas Club

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