Jo Ann Martin- Trostle

Jo Ann is the riding instructor and trainer at Star Gait Training. She began her teaching and training career in 2004 and her success resides in the ability to match a horse and rider’s personalities. Jo Ann works with both gaited and non-gaited breeds and has experience teaching both English and Western disciplines. She uses classic dressage principles as a foundation to all styles of riding.  Jo Ann is unique because she is skilled at teaching both horse and rider to comfortably and clearly understand each other. Her philosophy when it comes to training a horse is based on a horse’s herd behavior and she utilizes their natural way of thinking to help them learn.