At the age of 5, Emma began her riding career while residing in Blenhiem, New Zealand. While in New Zealand, Emma trained and competed under Sue Rhodes. After moving to the United States, she continued riding and showing competitively in Florida under Mike Kalil, and in Texas under Louise Shandley, focusing on Hunters and Equitation. She has previously worked and trained at Hunter/Jumper show barns in and around the Tampa Bay area. Emma also has a degree in Emergency Medical Services and is currently pursuing a degree in equine business management. At Lone Palm Stables, she leads the lesson, training, and showing programs.
Claudia began her riding career in 2005, riding in both English and Western disciplines but excelling in the Jumper divisions. While riding in Bethpage, New York, Claudia trained under Kaitlyn Feis, and competed all over the state at a number of different locations. Where she now resides in Spring Hill, Florida, Claudia teaches beginner through intermediate levels of english riding while training her off the track thoroughbred, Dan.