Natalie De Montis has been working with and around horses since the age of seven, competing in 4-H, Paint Horse Circuit, and various Central Florida Hunter/Jumper Show Series. She grew up in the Orlando area, and began her true horse career at Barefoot Farms, working as barn manager and graduating to a riding instructor position and helping to build the largest summer horse camp program in Florida. Natalie has made it a point to ride everywhere she has been -- from lessons in Rome, Italy, competition in Ireland, reining in Colorado to studying in Pennsylvania and the Dominican Republic. She has a degree in barn management, and a certification through A.R.I.A (American Riding Instructors Association) with a specialty in Hunter/Jumpers. She has trained riders who have won high awards in everything from local hunter/jumper circuits, State and Regional competitions through 4-H to AA rated hunter/jumper shows. Natalie is passionate about horses and the world of riding in general. She enjoys teaching riders of all ages and levels.