Ally Helmer, has a lifetime of experience with horses. Starting out her younger years with Kathleen Bowen, She soon found herself in the showring and instantly fell in love. She has worked with a very wide variety of horses, from the western pleasure Quarter Horse, to the show stopping American Saddlebred and everything in between. Over the years she has worked closely and catch ridden for many Trainers and Owners, including Olivia Doutt Piatt, Albert Zinz, Charlene Aronson, Dan Laird, and Patricia Brown. She has achieved many wins, and Grand National Top Tens, and prides herself in being one of few Saddleseat Trainers using Classical Dressage in their Programs today.