Helen Laffitte Hill is a graduate A Pony Clubber. During her Pony Club career, Helen competed on multiple USPC National Teams. She has continued to carry her passion for USPC forward and helped many young riders attain their national ratings. Pulling from the varied foundation USPC ingrains, Laffitte Hill has gone on to develop multiple horses for sport. Notably she has taken her own horses as unstarted youngsters to 3* eventing and 4th level dressage.
Helen's skill and tact in training young horses shines through in her work with horses of all levels. She is capable of correctly bringing horses through the levels without leaving any holes in their foundations. Helen’s abilities on the back of a horse are reflected in her ability to teach thoughtfully from the ground; capable of finding the right turns of phrase for many different students in order to help them get the most out of their horse and make progress in their own riding and training. Helen has helped students to attain their silver medal in dressage, and to complete their first 2 and 3 star events. Helen creates positive lessons focused on developing a harmonious relationship with the horse, leaving riders feeling confident and inspired to continue in developing their forward progression in their work at home.