Erin Boggs is the Owner, Trainer, and Show Team Instructor at Cape Cod Equestrian Center. An accomplished horsewoman in her own right, she is a nine-time World's Champion in both performance and equitation. Some of her most memorable rides were on CH To Die For and Callaway's Hot Copy.
Erin is well known for her ability to equitate, polish, and finish a horse. One of her specialties lies in the ability to prepare and pair horse and rider. Erin has developed numerous World and National Champion titled and People's Choice riders and horses over the years.
Erin has been involved with the Saddleseat World Cup Program since the very beginning. She served as the Captain of the Gold Medal Winning United States World Cup Team in 1996. Since then, many of her riders have gone on to earn coveted spots on World Cup Teams over the years.
In 2014, Erin was honored with the award of UPHA Young Trainer of the Year and in 2015 she was voted Horse World People's Choice Instructor of the Year.
Erin Instructs all of our Show Team riders. Our show team travels Nationally for competition.
Elise Hagenow is the head instructor of our Riding Academy and Select Academy Team. Elise has been riding and showing American Saddlebreds and Morgans for over 25 years. Elise graduated from William Woods University in 2008 with a degree in Equestrian Science and was one of four recipients of the Vonderschmitt Scholarship her Sophomore through Senior years at WWU. After graduating from college, she ran a successful riding program in New Orleans, Louisiana. Later on, she began and built a riding program in Simpsonville, Kentucky. Elise now calls Ohio and Cape Cod Equestrian Center home. Many of Elise's students have gone on to compete at a National and World Level.
Debbie was a student of the famed Helen Crabtree, and has been involved in the American Saddlebred show world for many years, both in her own riding as well as her children's riding careers. We are lucky to have Debbie share her vast knowledge with our students here at CCEC!
Madi is a current student at the University of Dayton studying pre-med, but makes time in her busy schedule to assist with riding lessons here at CCEC. Ms Madi's enthusiasm and energy shines through in her teaching. With a background in both Saddle Seat and Hunt Seat, we are lucky to have Madi on Team CCEC!