Kristy Ritzel – Owner
Kristy has many years experience in the industry. She has her Associates Degree in Equine Science and Management with a Minor in Western Breaking and Training from Morrisville State College. She also attended Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre and received a Level 1 Training Certification, an Equine Sports Massage Therapy Certification, and graduated from the farrier school there and received the Chad Micheal Hoover Award.
Kristy has experience in western pleasure, Equitation, and Hunters as well as Breeding. Please contact Kristy to discuss your individual needs for both you and your horse.
Curtis Ritzel – Co-Owner
Curtis plays a large role here at Four Seasons Ranch. Curtis has 10 years horse experience and a vast knowledge in machinery. You will most likely see him tinkering around the farm on the tractor.
Jessy Martin – Lead Stable Hand
Jessy became a member of the Four Seasons team in February 2016. Jessy has over 10 years experience with all different breeds, experience with training her own horses, starting young horses under saddle, finishing green horses, lunging/bit lunging. She also has experience with round pen work, ground work and manners. She has experience with broodmares, foals and stallions.
Bailey, Hunter, and Gidget – The “Barn Trio”
These three have been watching over many barns for much of their lives. Their duties as the resident “guard dogs” (if you will) include: chasing birds, catching mice, greeting you as soon as you pull in, and every so often catching a tractor ride.