Katie Ruppel is an international level event rider that has competed successfully through the CCI3* level and is prepping for Rolex Kentucky 4* in 2010. In 2009 Katie was 3rd in the 22-25 year old division in the Fair Hill CCI3* with Sir Donovan, she was also the only Maryland entry in the 3*. Katie has a dynamic and enthusiastic teaching style that is effective with both children and adults. She works closely with Buck and Bruce Davidson, who have a clear impact on her teaching. Katie has brought most of her upper level horses along from the ground up and specializes in starting the young event horse. Her Yellow Rose Eventing is based out of Loch Moy Farm, home of the Maryland Horse Trials. MDHT 3 was named by the Equiery readers as the best event in 2009.