Cathy Inch is an Equine Canada Level III certified coach who was awarded the Ontario Equestrian Federation's Coach of the Year in 2010 and Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 2015. She has spent almost four decades developing riders from grass-roots to national championships out of Foothills Farm.
She won the National Talent Squad Finals at the Royal Winter Fair in 1999, and has had good results in recent years in the 1.40m division aboard E S Quantro, a horse she developed through the levels. Cathy lists Bobbie Reber, Eric Lamaze, Jay Hayes, Yann Candele, Mike Grinyer, and Marni von Schalburg among her mentors, and counts the numerous successes of her students, who have earned many provincial and national awards, among her greatest accomplishments.
The performance of our horses and riders would not be where it is without the help of our dedicated network of competition coaches. Throughout the year, from Northern Ontario, Southern Ontario and the United States, Foothills riders benefit from the input and contributions of the following key professionals.
Marni Von Schalburg is a member of the Olympic selection committee for the Canadian Show Jumping team and is one of Canada’s best known and most respected trainers.
Miranda is one of Canada's top young professionals. She was a member of the Young Riders team for Canada and successfully competes at the 1.40 level.
Yann was a member of the Gold Medal winning Canadian PanAm team, and rode for Team Canada at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
John is an FEI competitor, EC Level 3 dressage coach and Senior Status Judge. His expertise in dressage and flatwork is immensely valuable to the students of Foothills Farm.