Hunter's Run is pleased to be the home of trainers Colleen Armstrong, Angie Chamberlin, and Meghann Gjersten, and assistant trainer Lindsay Levy
Pictured above from left to right: Lindsey Levy, Angie Chamberlin, Colleen Armstrong and Meghann Gjersten with green champion Prince Arthur.
Colleen (pictured here with daughter and fellow trainer Meghann) has owned and been the head trainer at Hunter's Run for 30 years. She brings many years of experience to horse care, client satisfaction as well as a life-long love of horses, people and horse shows.
Colleen has also found time to give back in industry positions such as president and board member many times for the Washington State Hunter-Jumper Association, North American Young Riders Coordinator, Zone IX Chairman, and recently served on the Zone IX Board for USHJA.
Career highlight: Awarded the National Bergen-Brunswick Corporation's "Trainer of the Year" and the WSHJA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.
Meghann (above pictured left) has been riding and showing since she was four years old. She successfully competed in the Ponies, Children's, Juniors, Adult Amateurs, Amateur Owners and Grand Prix. After receiving a Criminal Justice degree from Seattle University, Meghann chose to become a professional trainer for Hunter's Run. She brings extensive experience to our training program.
Career highlights: 3 top ten placings in the USEF West Coast Finals, top 10 in the National Equitation Finals at the Capitol Challenge under Karen Healy; Sweeping the Zone IX finals in the Adult Eq. Finals, Adult Hunter Finals, Johnny Johnson Medal Finals and the Ariat Finals. Most recently Meghann won a class at Capitol Challenge in 2017 and also has multiple National Derby wins.
Angie (above pictured right) has been riding with Hunter's Run since she was 11 years old. Her expertise is starting green and young horses, preparing them for shows, and offering a positive and successful first show experience. Angie has consistently won many championships at shows in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and California as well as many year end and zone awards throughout her career. She is excellent with new riders focusing on developing confidence, and is a strong coach for intermediate and advanced students. Angie has also served as a board member for the Washington State Hunter & Jumper Association for several years.
Lindsay started riding with Hunter's Run as a young pony rider and has just recently begun work as an assistant trainer. Her passion for the sport is contagious and a great asset with helping our beginner riders learn all the aspects of horsemanship.