Patrick Tompkins is a USDF Bronze and Silver, and Gold medalist. He spent the last three and a half years training horses from early backing to FEI at Garner Creek Farms in Ranger, TX. Prior to that he was a working student at Valhalla Farms in Wellborn, FL. He has extensive experience in starting youngsters as well as training more experienced horses to the FEI level.
Patrick has an exemplary show record, with scores at Intermediare I up to 69%, and scores at Training through Fourth level up to the 70%'s. He strives to take a patient, calm, methodical approach to training, while following the German Training Scale.
- 2003-2005 Valhalla Farm working student and Assistant Breeding Manager
- 2005-2006 Managed Large boarding barn and trained and taught lessons
- 2006-2007 Blue Brook Farm Assistant Trainer
- 2007-fall 2008 Valhalla Farm Breeding Manager and Trainer
- 2008-2012 Garner Creek Farms Breeding Manager/Manager and Rider
Alyssa began riding at the age of 7 in her home state of Ohio and by age 10 was eventing. She brought along many youngsters in both eventing and dressage. She ventured down to FL to become a Working Student at Valhalla Farm. This is where she learned of her love of breeding and soaked up all the knowledge she could. She was able to learn all aspects of breeding from Stallion and Mare Management to foaling and raising of youngsters all from one of the nations top breeders. She returned to Valhalla as Breeding Manager and Trainer a few years later after continuing in training, teaching lessons, and breeding in a few other locations. In 2008 Alyssa became the Breeding and overall Barn Manager of Garner Creek Farms in Ranger, TX. This was an outstanding opportunity and where she fell in love with Hanoverians. Alyssa continues to ride and train dressage and is bringing along her 4 year old Callie as well as breeding a couple mares each year.