daughter of Bonnie Dunlap (our dressage trainer) Terrie
Uiterwyk has been riding as long as she can remember. One could say that
she could ride before she could walk! Born into a family of
horseman, both of Terrie’s parents rode show hunter / jumpers and her 2
older brothers are both very established & educated riders in their
Terrie’s love of riding began as a child, riding pony hunters
under the instruction of our own Carrie Peterson over 20 years ago,
winning over all Grand Champion (1989) in Small/Med Pony Hunters - PCHA.
Terrie was also a very active member of our local chapter Pony Club (Suncoast)
for over 10 years and achieved a rating status of C-3. After competing and
winning in numerous Dressage Shows, Combined Training Events, and riding
competitively at a Preliminary level, Terrie has a wide knowledge of
experience and expertise to add to the Happy Talk program. Terrie’s
“A” horse show background is as impressive as well, winning at the
HITS Circuit in Ocala and the Winter Equestrian Festival riding Jumpers at
3’6”-3’9” under the tutelage of American Invitational rider,
Peterson. Famous instructors and riders such as Ronnie
Goldstein-Engle, and many others add to the impressive list of
teachers that Terrie has had the privilege of listing as mentors to her
We are proud
& fortunate to be able to have Terrie as
our professional rider.
and her student, Maeve.