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Meet Our Year-Round Teaching Staff


Introducing……………

Katie Brenton, Ranch hand Horsemanship Coordinator

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Katie has been working at Rawhide for almost two years now. Katie has been involved with horses for most of her life. She has been training and showing horses in the American Quarter Horse Association circuit in trail and showmanship for many years. Katie has always said horses are her life and her future; she loves nothing more than having a day filled with horses and kids. Teaching riding lessons is definitely Katie’s specialty. She can be found almost always in the O.K. Corral or down in the  EZ Stockfarm, checking up on all of her livestock childre

 

 

 

Natalie Kublbeck, Livestock Coordinator

I grew up in Salem, New Hampshire.  My specialty here at Rawhide Ranch is working with the  Stock Farm program.  I love teaching every camper about all of the animals here on the ranch especially  the goats, sheep, cattle, chicken, and swine.  My goal is to bring as much enthusiasm and knowledge as I possibly can to Rawhide Ranch.  I recently graduated the University of New Hampshire with a Pre-veterinary/ Animal Science Degree and a Dairy Minor.  While in school I joined an Agricultural sorority called Sigma Alpha that helps raise money for local farms and educates the community about the importance of agriculture.  Through that organization I found my passion for teaching and taught kindergarten, high school  and college level classes during my last two years at the university.  I started here at Rawhide Ranch in Summer 2012 as a camp counselor and joined the full-time staff in the Fall 2012.  I still find myself debating if they were the ones to keep me or if I was the one who couldn’t let this place leave my heart. A little fun fact about myself is that I am allergic to a bunch of things -  including coconuts, sesame seeds, and the cold. Yup, the cold! So I am glad I moved to Cali, because that is one less thing to worry about!

Carolann Campbell, Lead Vaulting Instructor

Carolann 150mpHi there! My name is Carolann! I’m from Yorba Linda, California and I am the Vaulting Team Lead at Rawhide Ranch as well as a college student. I’ve been coming to Rawhide consistently since 2001 and haven’t left since! As a shy nine year old with a love for animals, I soon came to realize that Rawhide was my home away from home. I’ve learned so much over my Rawhide legacy and am so excited to share this amazing place with all our campers! From cleaning stalls to teaching vaulting classes, there’s never a dull moment at camp. My passion is coaching and teaching vaulting which is gymnastics/dance on the back of a horse, and of course working with our beautiful draft horses, Stoney and Lucybelle. Vaulting is such a fun sport that teaches kids how to control their bodies, have great rhythm, balance, and show off their amazing moves on horseback. All with the help of a spotter of course! It’s truly amazing to see each camper step outside their comfort zone and rockstar some amazing vaulting routines.

Curtis Schiller, Marketing, Program, and Animal Generalist

483239_3850828864630_328733728_n“Hey there, I’m Curtis from Rancho Cucamonga, CA. I have been a long time Rawhider, coming to Rawhide since I was eight years old. I traveled through many of the different ranks and spent my childhood dreaming about working at Rawhide one day. Years later I now live and work at Rawhide Ranch. I teach in almost all of our many program classes, announce our shows and events, assist our store manager as well as oversee marketing for the ranch. I do not think there is any job better than mine. Getting to help children learn new things, conquer fears, overcome issues, and give them the same amazing camp experience I had as a kid, really makes me happy, every time I come to work.

 

 

 

 

Kayti Bulfinch, Store Manager/Program, Animal, and Marketing Generalist 

Kayti was introduced to Rawhide by her stepmother Pam, who worked in the Office for nearly 10 years.  Kayti attended camp from age 10-16, participating in one of the first LIT programs here at the Ranch.  After high school, she went to Cosmetology school, then continued on to college, where she will earn two Associates degrees this Spring.  She started working with us two years ago as a Summer Camp Counselor, then part time staff member, followed by a summer as Head Counselor, and now she holds the position she is in now.  She believes the reason she is here is because of the counselors she had as a kid; they instilled so many important values in her life that she feels she needs to share those same values with the kids of today.  You can most often find her in the Vaulting arena; one of her true Rawhide passions.

 

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Rebecca Seidl, Registrar

Brian Smallwood

 Paul Charas