Heather Beachem is a talented Grand Prix rider and trainer based in Colorado Springs, CO. She is best known for her passion for teaching, and matching riders with the right horses to accomplish their goals. She loves teaching and helping adult amateurs and young riders move up the levels, going to shows, and helping them achieve their dreams. Heather’s students regularly qualify for both Regional Championships, and the USDF Finals; she has helped multiple students to Grand Prix, and to earn their USDF Medals. Heather was a working student/assistant for seven years, and continues her education now. She came up through the Young Rider ranks, competing at NAJYRC and Festival of Champions; then through the U25 program where she finished 2nd and 3rd respectfully at the USEF National Young Adult “Brentina Cup”, earning her USDF Gold Medal at 21 years old. Heather has been riding for Custom Saddlery for ten years. She is currently riding her young horse Floyd, a 2014 Hanoverian gelding by Fürst Wilhelm, in an Icon Flight.