Introducing the 2022 CHJA Medal Finals Officials!
Jenny Fischer has been in the horse business for the past 40 years. She grew up on Long Island riding for Ralph Caristo and Glen View Stables. She showed for him as a Junior Rider in the Medal and Maclay Finals, Junior Hunters and Junior Jumpers, never owning her own horse but catch riding Ralph’s sale horses. Currently she owns and operates RiverView Farm in Montgomery N.Y. where she has been based for the past 28 years. She has been successful at breeding and training young horses for the IHF Hunter Futurity, and has ridden to many Hunter Championship throughout the Country as well as qualifying and placing in the Hits $500,000. Diamond Mills Hunter Prix. Jenny is now happy to be a USEF “R” rated judge, giving back some of the knowledge she has gained over the years. She is excited to have the opportunity to return to judge the Connecticut Hunter & Jumper Association Medal Finals.
Jeff has been involved in equestrian sports for over 40 years. As a junior, he rode successfully in the equitation, hunter and jumper divisions, earning his bronze USET medal and competing at all of the national equitation finals – ASPCA Maclay, USEF Medal and USET Talent Search. After graduating from Trinity College in Hartford CT, Jeff spent several years coaching at top facilities on the East Coast, including Fieldstone Farm in Halifax, MA and the National Riding Center at Rock Creek Park in Washington DC. He has been judging for over 20 years and currently holds a USEF large “R” in the hunter and hunter seat equitation divisions. Apart from the horse world, Jeff is a Senior Vice President at Yes&, one of the largest marketing agencies in Washington DC. He currently lives in Andover, MA with his wife, Cristen, and two daughters, Grace and Eleanor.
Equitation Committee Co Chairman and Show Secretary
Feeding Hills, MA
Equitation Committee Awards Chairman and Show Secretary