Meet the Trainers


Ms. Ann Garnett-Wheeler, a graduate of the University of Georgia, provides leading instruction for riders and horses aiming to compete at the premier levels of hunter-jumper competition.  Rose Mount Farm clients range from ambitious Pre-Short Stirrup to Adult Amateur riders.  Each year Rose Mount Farm clients compete at top horse shows such as the Washington International Horse Show and Pennsylvania National as well as USEF Zone 3 Finals and VHSA Finals.  Ann also specializes in producing college athletes for both NCAA and IHSA Equestrian teams. 

Ann undertakes a select number of horses for training.  Rose Mount Farm's training options range from providing a correctly started foundation for young horse to providing finishing touches and campaigning for elite competion mounts.  The combination of patient teaching methods for riders and individualized training programs for horses create winning combinations and, more importantly, happy riders and horses!  

Ms. Alyssa Berfield is a native to Fredericksburg, Virginia where she grew up competing with her horses on both the local and A show circuits. Her first two years of college were spent at Longwood University where she successfully competed on the IHSA team, qualifying for regional and zone finals. In 2011, she transferred to Delaware State University where she got the opportunity to compete across the country on its Division I NCAA team. Alyssa was honored with 2013 DSU scholar athlete, 2013 NCAA Academic All-American and currently holds the school record for highest flat score. Coming to Rose Mount Farm in 2011 as an amateur rider, she later took the role as assistant trainer in 2015. Alyssa now helps our riders achieve their riding goals and build a competitive track to collegiate riding.

Rose Mount Farm now offers monthly clinics with Ms. Natasha Sprengers-Levine of Sprieser Sporthorse focusing on fundamental flatwork and equitation. A USDF Silver and Bronze Medalist Natasha Sprengers-Levine is a Dressage C3 in the US Pony Club, and was the captain of the Dressage Team at the University of Vermont, where in 2014 she was the Open National Champion. Natasha’s extensive experience with young horses and young riders alike have endeared her to her students. Natasha is a key asset in preparing our riders for collegiate riding.

Alyssa, Ann, Morgan and Natasha at Washington International 2016