horses towards national championships.

In 2006 she made the move to Treesdale Farms in IN.

Abby Blankenship has been a professional for over 20 years and is currently the trainer at Treesdale Farms in Carmel, Indiana. 

Abby started riding at the age of 6. As a junior, she rode with Polly Howard and Fox Meadow Farm. During that time, she competed in the junior hunter, jumper and equitation divisions and qualified for all of the major indoor horse shows. In 1993, Abby won the United States Equestrian Team medal finals. She also achieved a gold medal for her 22 wins in the USET equitation classes, finished in the top 25 at the USEF Medal finals, and finished in the top 15 in the ASPCA Maclay finals. Abby has ridden and trained horses and riders successfully at National level with Championships at WEF, Kentucky, Devon, Capital Challenge, Indoors and Spruce Meadows. In 2015 she was awarded the Caristo Cup for the Outstanding Chef d’Equipe for the North American Young Riders Championships.

Abby attended University of Kentucky, majoring in business marketing. After college, she spent a year working for Andrea King and Aaron Vale, where she was able to compete and place in several grand prix classes. In 2000, Abby then went to work for Mindy Darst at Lochmoor Stables. She worked as Mindy's assistant for 6 years, teaching many students and 

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​Abby Blankenship