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Tell me about Virginia Wilbrandt

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  • Tell me about Virginia Wilbrandt

    She's come recommended by a few people but I've also gotten some mixed reviews, too. Anyone have any experience working with Ms. Wilbrandt? Send me a PM if you'd like.

  • #2
    I haven't ever trained or worked with her, but she trains out of the barn I'm at. I like her. Her horses are happy, healthy, and well care for. I watch her give lessons and she's thorough, respectful, and supportive of the rider she's teaching. She's always been pleasant and friendly to talk to. I really can't find anything negative to say. I would go train or take lessons with her if I wasn't already commited to the trainer I have.


    • #3
      Also curious as this one was on my list to inquire about...please PM me as well. Thanks!
      Equus Doth Indeed Makeus Brokeus. Or Brokeus Meus -- when you have a baby warmblood, it could be either one!


      • #4
        Originally posted by Busymummy View Post
        I haven't ever trained or worked with her, but she trains out of the barn I'm at. I like her. Her horses are happy, healthy, and well care for. I watch her give lessons and she's thorough, respectful, and supportive of the rider she's teaching. She's always been pleasant and friendly to talk to. I really can't find anything negative to say. I would go train or take lessons with her if I wasn't already commited to the trainer I have.
        Busymummy that's very helpful info. Are you in Aldie or Clifton? Thanks!


        • #5
          Jenna is absolutely someone that you should look into. She can train and she has no agenda. Look more into having her help you,
          Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival,Scholarships and College Fair
          November 11-13, 2016


          • #6
            I'm at Fox Chase Farm in Middleburg and that's where Jenna is at now. She runs a great operation there and gets along well with the other trainers at the farm. Again.....I haven't trained with her personally, but I really like what I've seen so far. I think that Jenna still has her website up under Mea Haven Farm. Fox Chase Farm also has a website if you want to check the facility out as well. I agree with Chunky Munky. She's worth checking out.


            • #7
              I think she is fabulous. I have never boarded with a more caring, kind person. Admittedly I haven't had a chance to lesson with her due to horse and rider injuries, but as a boarder she can't be beat. And, from what I have watched with others, I look forward to one day being able to lesson with her as well. She seems to have a knack with everyone from short stirrup kids to high level hunters.

              Seriously. I have been a boarder for 20 years now, and no one has been better than Ginia. I could give you ten different stories or examples to back that up, but that is the bottom line for me.


              • #8
                I'm a current student of Ginia's (she pronounces it "Jenna") and have had a very good experience. She is informative and patient, and has a variety of horses for different skill levels. Based on my experience, her rates are reasonable, and she also is very friendly and chatty, which isn't always the case with trainers.


                • #9
                  fox chase?

                  Do they offer boarding now? thought it was just a horse show facility?


                  • #10
                    Ginia is super-nice!

                    Two hooves up!


                    • #11
                      We have been with Ginia for almost four years and have had the best experience we've had in the horse world. We've had horses and shown Hunters for over 20 years and it doesn't get much better. She provides excellent care and is fun to lesson with. No matter what level rider you are, Ginia will assess your personal needs and work with you. We strongly recommend her as a trainer and as a care provider.


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by emc23220 View Post
                        Do they offer boarding now? thought it was just a horse show facility?
                        The owner of the farm runs all the horse shows. The owner also has three different trainers working out of Fox Chase Farm and they take boarders. These trainers are independent of Fox Chase Farm and lease stall and paddock space. I would be happy to pm you with additional information if your interested. All three are great trainers.


                        • #13
                          Busymummy that would be great. am relocating to the area and need all the recos I can get!