MEET THE ALTAIR FAMILY
Troy started riding at the age of 14. He became a working student for Sharon Best and Karen Karkow, both former advanced level event riders, from 1996-1997. When Troy was 21, he studied in Ireland, obtaining his BHSAI ( British Horse Society certificate) at Clonshire Equestrian Center. Troy continued growing by working as a top level groom and farm manager, and has been running his own farm for the last 16 years.
Troy has continued his education as rider/ instructor/ trainer by riding with multiple upper level trainers including: Darren Chaichai, Will Faudree, Will Coleman, Jennie Brannigan, Walter Zettl, and many others.
Troy has trained horses through intermediate level in eventing . His main focus is eventing but also competes and trains in dressage, jumpers, and hunters.
His true pride and joy are his 10 year old son Landon and 6 year old daughter Taylor who enjoy every aspect of the horse world with him. Troy prides himself on being able to bring out the best in each horse and being able to find their best suitability of discipline.