Samantha Capoferri

USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist - Triple Certified Equestrian at the highest levels - B.A. in Equine Studies - M.S. in Coaching Education

Samantha is an advocate for all horses, ​

not just the big fancy warmbloods.
She seeks to bring out the beauty and elegance in any breed by using a systematic training approach with classical Dressage.
Her students develop these skills by focusing on an independent
seat, leg, and hand.  

What people are saying...

"Sam is a wonderful riding instructor and trainer. I came back to riding after a long hiatus and Sam made me fall in love with dressage all over again. Her ability to tune into each student and personalize every lesson is a testament to her amazing eye and caring approach."

About Samantha

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Samantha's Professional Background



Professor of Equestrian Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design

USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist on her self trained horses

  • Halfway to Gold Medal

USDF All Breeds Champion or Reserve Champion Training through I1

  • Every year since 2015

USDF L Program participant

Continuing Dressage education with:

  • Cindy Thaxton of High Point Farm, Athens, GA

  • Felicitias von Neumann-Cosel, Woodbine, MD


2007 - 2013 Instructor at Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre

  • Dressage Program Instructor

  • Riding Instructor Certification Program Instructor

  • Barn Management Course Instructor

  • Dressage Showing Instructor

2011 Private Trainer and Instructor

  • HorseGate Ranch in Hempstead, TX

2007 Working Student

  • Pam Fowler Grace in Katy, TX

1998 - 2006 Working Student

  • Starlyte Farm/Cryostar International in Douglassville, PA


2017 Graduate from Georgia Southern University​

  • Dean's List Graduate

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology with Coaching Education concentration

2009 Graduate from West Virginia University

  • Dean's List Graduate

  • Bachelor of Arts in Technical Studies with Equine Studies concentration

2007 Graduate from Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre

  • High Honors Riding Master VII Graduate

  • Level III Riding Instructor

  • Level III Equine Trainer

  • Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapy