AD SPORTHORSES TRAINERS

Josie Brooksbank
Assistant Trainer

Josie has been an assistant trainer with AD Sporthorses since 2019. She is originally from the Salt Lake City, Utah area, and received her bachelor's in Art Administration in 2016. Josie started riding mustangs as a pony jumper and has been a student of horsemanship with Buck Brannaman. Over her career, she has studied dressage with professionals including Verena Mahon, Nikki Clarke, and Mette Rosencrantz. She has also groomed for a FEI eventing barn in North Carolina and assisted with their breeding program. Josie loves helping riders and their horses find better connection in their flat work to help improve their coursework.

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Ryan Baldwin
Assistant Trainer

Ryan has been at AD Sport Horses since 2019. He grew up in Westchester County and began riding as a young child, gaining experience in the equitation, hunter, and jumper rings. Ryan earned top ribbons in the Medal Maclay and 1.30m level. His show record includes local shows, HITS, WEF, and Spruce Meadows. Before becoming a professional, Ryan built a solid foundation under the mentorship of Eric Hasbrouck and AD’s very own Angelo Danza. As a trainer, Ryan believes having an individualized approach geared to the rider’s goals and strengths is extremely important. Ryan enjoys working with riders of all ages as well as training young horses.

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