Meet the People

HANA POULIN learned to ride and drive horses as a young girl with her father Lawrence Poulin. She graduated from Unity College in 2006, and considered a career in environmental science but horses were in her blood. Some trainers Hana has worked with are Rodrigo de Matos, Michael Poulin, Bill Warren, Bill McMullen, Michelle Gibson, George Williams and Judy Cross. In 2011 she made her FEI debut earning her USDF Bronze and Silver Medals. She has been awarded Canadian Classic Best Junior Driver, Canadian Classic Best Dressage Score, Single Pony Combine Driving Reserve Champion, Maine Carriage Days 2x Best Junior Driver, New England Welsh Cob Champion. New England Dressage Association (NEDA) awards include fifth place at First Level Adult Amateur (AA), sixth place at Second Level Open, second place at Third Level Open, fourth place at Fourth Level NEDA Championships Sweepstakes Open Class.

She can be reached at (207) 200-0308, or hpoulin@alumni.unity.edu.

 

Sherrye riding Chex (owned by Mary Fournier) in a demo at Equine Affaire. Photo by Mary Fournier

 

SHERRYE JOHNSON-TRAFTON is a graduate of Findlay College’s Equine Science Program. In 2005, Sherrye was inducted into the Findlay College Equine Studies Hall of Fame. Sherrye also holds judge cards with the American Quarter Horse Association and the National Reining Horse Association. She is the first carded judge for the Gypsy Horse Registry of America, Inc., an All Breed/All Discipline Open Show Judge, an ARHA, a GHRA, a NEHC, a OHSA, and a New England 4-H “A” judge. She teaches riders of all levels and disciplines and trains horses in a full-board situation. Sherrye travels all over the world judging and teaching clinics and offers equal time and respect to her four-year old beginner students as she does to her advanced equestrians.
Sherrye is the AMeQHA Director Emeritus.
To contact her call 207-650-4499. She would love to hear from you.
You can also visit her personal website at http://SherryeTrafton.com!

Sherrye and Honey (owned by Mary Fournier) at Sable Oak