Instructors

Jodi Scott McGhee
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Proprietor, Instructor/Trainer, SalesJodi is a lifetime horsewoman who grew up in the horse business with a family that loved the sport of Rodeo. She was raised in the saddle both in Wyoming and in Arizona at her family’s riding stables guiding trail rides, competing in rodeos, and participating in 4-H clubs. She has an Equine Management degree from Central Wyoming College where she also went through an instructor certification and has a full weekly schedule of riding lessons and horses in training.

She is a member of the National Barrel Horse Association, United States Team Roping Championships, and American Quarter Horse Association.  Jodi encourages her students to participate in monthly gymkhana events supports their endeavors in many ways.

Jodi is an accomplished rider with awards and prize winnings in barrel racing, team roping, breakaway roping, and pole bending. For the last 20 years she has been sharing her knowledge and love of horses through the teaching of others. She is the consummate people person, an ambassador of goodwill to clients, to boarders, and to business partners. Her innate ability to be the best of observers makes her an expert at helping you refine your riding skills, at whatever level you are at.

Melanie Townley
Instructor. Melanie and grew up in Littleton, Massachusetts with her mom, dad and older brother and sister and moved to Arizona in 2007. She’s been riding for 11 years and has been at Jodi’s for over 7 years! Melanie has a horse named Breezy and two dogs named Macy and Pal. She’s a senior at AAEC and plans to become an Equine Assisted Psychotherapist. Melanie specialized in beginner lessons.

Geena Capaldo
Instructor.  Geena grew up in Arizona and has been riding since she was 10 years old and learned from Jodi Scott’s School of Horsemanship. Geena is currently training her horse, Twila, for barrel racing and pole bending.  She is a huge animal lover and also owns a dog, lizard, 3 cats and a fish! Along with teaching horseback riding lessons, Geena also works part-time and is going to school full-time. She is studying to become a Histological Technologist. Geena believes that giving positive reinforcement and encouragement to her students is very important. She loves watching her students continue to learn and improve. It always puts a smile on her face. Geena works with all ages and experience levels.

 

A lesson from Jodi Scott’s School of Horsemanship is a lesson to remember!