Owns the farm with his wife and son. He is division chair of Community Health Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation Service. He is the infrastructure guy. Bud is always busy making good things better (haying, cutting wood, fixing fences, and feeding livestock to name a few things).
She is the senior horse gal and teaches in a special ed classroom. She has a BA from Wheaton College and has been managing and teaching in horse programs and summer camps for 45 years. She holds a CHA level 4 certification and a Path Certification. All of the Martin Woods horses have come from her breeding program. She likes to ride as well as drive and share her passion for most things equine.
A recent college graduate and avid equestrian, Ana is a farm hand, trail leader,
and riding instructor here at the farm. She has been riding horses since she was six years old. She started out western pleasure, but as she got more involved in the equestrian world she joined Pony Club and began competing in Three Phase Eventing. With her extensive riding history, Ana is able instruct beginner to intermediate dressage, show-jumping, and cross country riders in addition to some western pleasure. She has even dabbled in some beginner trick training and natural horsemanship. Her horse Patches, comes when he is called, knows how to bow, and knows how to wave at visitors.
Cherish is our newest equestrian staff. She has 18 years of experience with horses and other livestock. She works as assistant to the equine director at Miracle Mountain Ranch in Pennsylvania where she trains horses, instructs, and teaches a horse science class. In the summer of 2019, she plans on becoming the creator and director of their therapeutic riding program. Cherish is available up at Martin Woods for lessons and riding.