Hunter's Run is pleased to be the home of trainers Colleen Armstrong, Meghann Gjersten and Lindsay Levy

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Pictured above from left to right: Lindsey Levy, Angie Chamberlin, Colleen Armstrong and Meghann Gjersten with Swan Song, USHJA Green Hunter Challenge Champion at the 2017 Spring Inaugural Horse Show .

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Colleen Armstrong

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 highlights: Awarded the National Bergen-Brunswick Corporation's "Trainer of the Year" and the WSHJA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

 

Pictured above: Cocalux, 2018 Spring National Inaugural Derby Champion ridden by Meghann Gjertsen, owned by Mackenzie Sentena

Pictured above: Cocalux, 2018 Spring National Inaugural Derby Champion ridden by Meghann Gjertsen, owned by Mackenzie Sentena


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Meghann Gjersten

Meghann ( 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 Capital 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 Capital Challenge in 2017 and has multiple National Derby wins and International Derby placings.

 

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Lindsay Levy

Lindsay (pictured right) started riding with Hunter's Run as a young pony rider and has recently begun work as an assistant trainer. As a junior rider Lindsay won numerous championships in the Children’s and Junior Hunters. After completing a career as an adult amateur, Lindsay went on to graduate from University of Washington with a degree in Political Science. After undergrad, Lindsay continued her education at City University earning a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, this led her to becoming a licensed Chemical Dependency Professional. Lindsay’s passion for the sport is contagious and a great asset with helping our riders learn all the aspects of good horsemanship.