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.

Alyssa, Ann, Morgan and Natasha at Washington International 2016