Cara Anthony has been certified as a Level 1 Trainer by the United States Hunter & Jumper Association (USHJA) and has trained both riders and horses that have successfully competed in the FEI level jumper divisions, International Hunter Derby, Maclay Finals, USEF Hunter Seat Medal Finals, USEF Talent Search Finals, Pony Finals, Young Riders Championship, and NCAA varsity equestrian. Raised on a 130-acre ranch in Bellevue, Idaho where her mother bred registered quarter horses for racing, Cara entered and won her first horse show at age seven and has been a Grand Prix show jumper and trainer since 1984.
Trained at Hunterdon with George Morris (1977-1980)
Represented the United States on the European Junior Nations Cup team. Won reserve in the AHSA Maclay finals at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Trained at Flintridge with Jimmy Williams & Susie Hutchinson (1983-1984)
Competed on the West Coast show circuit and assisted in the schooling of Jimmy’s young horses.
Assistant at G&G Farms (1984-1989)
Worked for Rob Gage (1985 Rider of the Year) and Cindy Grossman at their 50 horse show barn at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
Lara Brown grew up in Sacramento, California riding and showing Hunters and Jumpers. Upon finishing her college degree at the University of Oregon, she spent two years working under Grand Prix rider and trainer Carol Wright of Melodic Farms. When not assisting Cara with Potcreek’s clients and their horses, Lara enjoys buying and selling top quality young hunter ponies.
Jesus “Chuy” Gadea has been preparing top sport horses for international competitions across North America for many years. Chuy is Potcreek’s “horse whisperer”, assisting Cara with the physical and mental conditioning of the horses and oversight of the dietary and rehabilitation programs at home and on the road throughout the show season.
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Situated on 20-acres near downtown Redmond, Washington, Potcreek Meadow Farm is one of the premier hunter/jumper facilities in the Northwest:
· 33 stalls in three barns (12'x12' with skylights and rubber mats)
· 72'x180' indoor riding arena
· 200'x300' grass Grand Prix field with elevated bank, open water, dry ditch, and devil's dyke
· 120'x240' all-weather outdoor arena with 'Nike Air' footing
· 100'x200' secondary outdoor arena
· Large grass turn-outs, wood fencing, and covered run-ins
· Large tack rooms, wash rack, and heated grooming racks
· Onsite trainer's residence with a 100 year-old apple orchard and a 1/4 mile of salmon stream
· Back gate opening onto a park and miles of scenic trails
· Comfortable office and viewing areas with cable TV and WIFI internet