Jenny Nell Hartung is a PATH International Advanced Instructor and Lead Evaluator for both Registered and Advanced Certification, Mentor and Mentor Training Lead faculty, FEI Dressage and Eventing coach and competitor, with 2 Paralympics, 4 International Team gold medals and students with top finishes at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky in 2010. Jenny has served as the Region 10 Representative to the PATH membership for 5 years from 2011-2016, presented at numerous PATH Intl conferences, Region
conferences and state meetings with topics ranging from “Certification Readiness” to “Fitness and Fortitude for Program Equines”.
Jenny was the Program Director at Little Bit in Seattle during the years 1991-1996 and again from 1999-2010. During that time Little Bit became known for their impeccable horse care and maintenance, setting the standard for bringing Para Dressage riders up through the ranks of the lesson program and into the International arena, including 3 riders representing the USA all over North America on lesson horses from the Little Bit program over a span of 10 years. While at Little Bit, Jenny developed educational programming and prep courses to help advance the field of Therapeutic Riding and increase the pass rates of those seeking
PATH Advanced certification.
Throughout her entire career in EAAT, Jenny has always worked to give the horses a voice by creating processes that track workload, record the weights/distribution of rider weight, analyzed nutrition and body condition, utilized alternative veterinary treatments, engaged animal communicators, hosted bodywork and Reiki trainings, as well as clinics from leading EAAT industry professionals who would train staff and improve the life of the horses.
Now that Jenny has settled in Wyoming she continues to travel to teach workshops and conduct certifications, presents at national and regional conferences, and she has also started a small hippotherapy program named Ride and Shine.