Washington – Gold Star Dressage

headshotCfair-WD-copyName: Jillian Santi
Address: 5442 Emil Rd. – Langley Washington 98260
Email Address: carwbach@whidbey.com
Business Phone: (360)929-5019
Mobile Phone: (360)929-5019

Professional Service: TTT Graduate, Clinician, Instructor, Trainer

Short Biography

Jillian gives lessons and clinics to all levels and skills of riders. Her focus is on improving the rider and horse through proper training, with each lesson tailored to the individual and horse. Jillian gives monthly clinics in Ellensburg, Washington, to western dressage students, as well as clinics and private lessons near her home on Whidbey Island, and in LaGrande, Or., in both dressage and western dressage.

Description of Services:

Jillian has been riding for over twenty-seven years. She competed in walk/trot classes at the age of four, was a member of Pony Club for four years, participated in schooling and Class A Hunter/Jumper shows, Evented, then turned her total attention to dressage thirteen years ago. She has participated in clinics with Jane Savoie, Debbie McDonald, David Blake (a student of Steffen Peters), and is a former student of Jeremy Steinberg, USEF National Dressage Youth Coach. She also has had private lessons with Cliff Swanson, a founding member of the WDAA and a USEF judge. She holds a Level II ARIA certificate for dressage and hunt seat. She received her USDF Gold Medal and Gold Bar in 2011 with her Haflinger, a non-traditional dressage horse, she trained up the levels from basic walk, trot, canter work, to Grand Prix. Jillian has also judged local 4-H shows and non-rated dressage shows.

Jillian expanded her interest in western dressage over two years ago, starting with attending the first Train the Trainers clinic in Colorado. She also attended the first WDAA Western Dressage Judge’s Education Program, held in Oklahoma, in 2014. She has competed in western dressage with her Haflinger as well as sat along side of a USEF/USDF dressage judge at a recognized USEF show during the open western dressage classes. She is a member of both the USDF and USEF, along with the Oregon Dressage Association, Whidbey Dressage Society, and the Western Dressage Association of America.


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