Tina has been involved with horses her entire life. She has coached and trained horses at Saddle Rowe for almost 30 years. Tina has trained and sold many top level horses. She has also shown successfully throughout New England. She has trained countless hunter, jumper and equitation riders to national championships. Tina also focuses on leading Saddle Rowe’s Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) team to success.
Owner & Trainer
Owner & Head of Operations
Sue has been part of the Saddle Rowe family for 25 years and bought half of the business in 2016. Sue began her career at Saddle Rowe in 1991 and left the role of farm and horse show manager in 2003 to join PricewaterhouseCoopers risk assurance practice. In addition to leading the farm’s strategy, financials and operations, Sue also heads a Business Controls function at a global financial services institution in Boston.
Jennifer Dow Olsen
Professional Rider & Trainer
Jen grew up on the Connecticut shoreline riding at her family’s Westbrook Hunt Club and was trained by Jane Dow-Burt, Michael Kirby, and Victor Hugo-Vidal. Jen had the fortunate role at that young age to break the young horses and ride and show all the farm’s sale horses. Upon graduating from the University of Vermont, Jen turned professional and continued her career by teaching short stirrup through big equitation riders. Jen has since trained with Annie Dotoli, Nancy Ciesluk, Ralph Caristo, and Jimmy Torano. The past several years Jen has raised, broke, and shown several horses including her own pre-green hunter A Priori to qualify for the World Championship Professional Hunter Rider Finals, Pleaze Hold to 2015 Zone Champion, and trained her daughter Caroline to a 16th place finish at the national pony finals as well as to a 3rd place national ranking when Smash was recently sold this year. Jen joined the Saddle Rowe team in 2016.
Beth has been riding at Saddle Rowe since she was young. She grew up at the farm showing in local and rated shows. She then went on to study at Fitchburg State College and received her Bachelor’s in Industrial Organizational Psychology and Business Administration. Following college she worked for the United States Equestrian Team Public Relations Office as Director of Sales and Advertising for more than 10 years. Beth has coached the IHSA College teams including Mt. Ida, Wheaton College and Boston College. Beth has had many students receive championships and year end final awards including awards at Pony Finals, Zone 1 Horse of the Year Finals, MHJ SEHA, South Shore, Cape Cod, Saratoga, Shallowbrook, The Pines, Fieldstone, Old Salem and Westbrook.
Pam has been teaching for over 20 years! She joined the SRF staff in February 2006 and focuses on the beginner and novice riders. She is an excellent instructor for both children and adults and concentrates on teaching a correct position and basic horsemanship. Pam is extremely safety oriented with a positive attitude. She also organizes the summer riding program and birthday parties!
Sarah graduated from Rhode Island College with a Bachelors degree in Management. From 2006-2013, Sarah was the Operations Manager at South Shore Equine Clinic, a horse hospital in Plympton, MA. From 2013-2015, she was the Barn/Equine Manager at Bina Farm Center, a therapeutic riding facility in Norfolk, MA. Sarah brings a lifelong passion of riding and caring for horses. Her involvement with horses began over 26 years ago. Her riding background is primarily with hunter/jumpers. During her college career she worked for a standardbred racing stable in Plainville, MA. While working with the racehorses she obtained vast knowledge in caring for performance horses. Most recently, she has started taking dressage lessons.