About Shadow Hills Riding Club

Shadow Hills Riding Club Board of Directors

Stacy AdamsSecretary
Sharon Beauregard
Heather George
Amy O’Connell
Angel Baker
Barbara MaxwellTreasurer (Interim)
Melissa Musson
Sammy Wagner – Advisory

Shadow Hills Riding Club Staff

Johnny HigginsonJohnny HigginsonProgram Director, PATH International Advanced Instructor and Advanced EAGALA Equine Specialist

Johnny Higginson is the co-founder and Program Director of Shadow Hills Riding Club. He has over forty years of expertise as an equestrian and arts professional, allowing him the in-depth knowledge to educate and intuitively assist mentally, emotionally, and chemically challenged individuals.

Through the Shadow Hills Riding Club, Johnny has developed a unique therapeutic horsemanship program for people in recovery.  His article, Horses and Recovery, was recently featured in Strides, the official PATH international journal for equine therapy.

He is a PATH Int’l Cert. Advanced Instructor and mentor for therapeutic instructors. A PATH Int’l Cert. Equine Specialist. Cert. EAGALA Equine Specialist. He is a certified chemical dependency councilor.  His accomplishments include AQHA National Title, AQHA World Title, USC Equestrian Team coach, Pacific Coast Champion, VQHA Champion, and the PCQHA Champion.


melissaMelissa Musson – PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor









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