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Holliston, MA 01746

Jill Swift, a graduate from Boston College with a BA in

Psychology, has had her own business, October Farm,

since 2005. Jill has been teaching and training for over 20

years, is a Pony Club B graduate and a USDF

Bronze Medalist. Jill has competed successfully in

Eventing and Dressage and is now focused more on

Dressage and working towards her Silver Medal.

Having brought students along from beginners to NEDA

Regional Championships numerous times, Jill has had

students place in the top eight including a JR Training

Champion of Region 8 in 2013 on a 6 yr old horse. Jill's

students have qualified for the USEA Championships

as well. Jill has trained horses from green-broke to

OTTB’s, and horses that need retraining of basics.

Jill believes that when working with horses and

students each one is unique; always looking at the big

picture, she is intuitive at figuring out what each one

needs and has a positive, supportive teaching style

based on goal setting. Jill also believes that a solid

background in correct, safe horsemanship goes hand in

hand with riding and enjoys passing these

fundamentals on to her students.

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