Hunters Run Stables

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Hunters Run Stables (HRS) offers lessons for beginners to advanced riders. We specialize in  hunter/jumper, equitation, dressage and eventing instruction. Our trainers have a wealth of experience in these disciplines.

Our Trainers

  • Jeri O’Keefe - Jeri is an accomplished trainer and instructor with over 40 years of experience in dressage, eventing and hunter/jumper disciplines. Jeri is a certified USHJA hunter/jumper trainer and is active in the Trainer Certification Program (TCP) continuing education program.  She has competed and trained under George Morris, Dee Dee Hopper, Pam Goodrich, Ann Guptill and more. She has been teaching and training for the last 20 years in the hunter/jumper discipline. Jeri has been with Hunter Run Stables for more than 20 years. Jeri has trained and successfully brought multiple children and adults to local medal finals and national finals in her years as a trainer.
  • Renee Scarpantonio - Renee has over 30 years experience in instruction in hunter/jumper disciplines. She is the owner/operator of Hunters Run Stables and has coached many children and adults to local and national finals.

  • Leslie Poirier - Leslie is a USHJA Certified Instructor who has been teaching for over 35 years. A graduate of UCONN's Animal Science program, she has owned and managed her own breeding and training farm as well as built a riding and schooling program with Dee Dee Hopper. She initiated a successful IEA team while instructing at Full Circle Farm in Manchester, CT and is now teaching at Hunters Run Stables. Her students have achieved Finals wins and year-end awards at many levels. She brings her diverse equine background to her students. For more information, see Leslie's website.