Trainer & Instructor
Kiera grew up in Tri-Cities,WA has been involved with Horses for 17+ Years. She started riding at the age of 8 and got her first horse , Duke, at the age of 12. He was a half Arab, Half Sadddlebred and stood 15.2 hands. He was purchased as a project ,as he was 5 year old with no training. She spent many years being involved in the Local Pony Club and with the help of Trainers, she trained her first horse. Since then , she outgrew Duke along with a couple of other Horses including, Tally Rose(OTTB), Laconic( OTTB) and Willingness( OTTB). Kiera has shown in Washington, Oregon,California, Montana,Utah & Canada and looks forward to expanding from those areas.
Kiera's Education consists of many Working Student years under Top Professionals like Meika Decher , Erin Kellerhouse and Clinician's like Bernie Traurig, Don Sachey , Yves Sauvignon etc. She has also worked at High End OTTB Rehab & Retraining Facilities.
Whispering Pines revolves around Education & Safety. They can not emphasize enough that regardless of of how accomplished you are as a Rider and Horseman, there is always more to learn and there are various methods to achieving your goals. Kiera is excited to help Riders achieve their personal goals and feel proud of their Education and Accomplishments. Each Rider and Horse are unique are require their own customized program.
*2013 USEA Young Adult Training Rider Champion *2013 Area VI Training Level High Score Horse Reserve Champion
Property Owner & Managers
Scott & Karlyn
Scott & Karlyn are the Owners of Whispering Pines Ranch. They love spending time outside on the Ranch and with their Large Family of 7 Kids & 23 Grandkids. Karlyn has been around horses since she was 16 years old. She owned her first Horse, Brandy and would ride on the Trails along the Columbia Gorge. While she was never able to compete, she looks forward to continuing her Education and Riding Skill in the years to come.
Scott is an Engineer and also enjoys his time out of on the Ranch. You can count on him to always to give the horses attention, while working on various projects around the property.