Staff

Cindy Orr-Petherbridge, co-owner and Head Trainer of Huntsover Farms, has been riding and showing horses since she was a small child. After graduating from Wayne State University in 1977, she attended Meredith Manor School of Horsemanship, in Waverly, West Virginia, graduating after a twelve-month program with a Riding Masters Certificate. After working for several nationally successful trainers, she attended Eastern Michigan University Graduate School studying for a Master's Degree in Primary Education. She and her husband, Leo, opened Huntsover Farms, in it's current location, in 1992. Cindy has consistently trained riders, horses and ponies to top local and national rankings. She is a board member of the Hunter Jumper Association of Michigan (HJAM) and the Michigan Hunter Jumper Association (MHJA). Cindy completed the USHJA Trainer Certification Program, in 2010, and is now a USHJA Nationally Certified Trainer. She continues to work toward her USEF Judge's card, as time permits.

Leo Petherbridge, having been raised on a dairy farm, is familiar with the management and daily maintenance necessary to making Huntsover Farms run smoothly on a daily basis. After graduating from high school here in Goodrich, Leo attended Oakland Community College, studying Business Law and Criminology. He served in Vietnam, acquired his C.D.L. license to professionally drive trucks, worked in the UAW for 30 years and retired to manage Huntsover Farms on a full-time basis.