Meet Our Staff
If you are interested in meeting any of our staff in person please feel free to call and set up FREE INTRODUCTORY RIDING LESSON!
We would love to show you what Kierson has to offer!
Nikki Harrison: Head Trainer/ Head Riding Instructor
Nikki grew up in Columbia, MO. She started riding at age 5 at Stephen’s College Summer Camp. During her Junior Exhibitor career she showed in equitation and performance winning top ribbons at Kentucky State Fair, American Royal, and top 10 in the Challenge Cup Finals She attended college at William Woods and graduated in 2000. Throughout college Nikki worked for Virgil Helm, continuing her time there until 2009. She was able to show and work many World and National Champions such as WC Lady Bella, WC Take a Guess, WC Enchanting Memories, and many more. Moving to High Spirits Farm in 2009 she worked and showed three time World Champion Dan the Man, among others.
Hilary Wilcox : Head Riding Instructor
Hilary Wilcox comes to us from her home in St. Louis Missouri. She has been working with and riding horses her whole life.
She comes from a horse background and grew up riding and helping at her Grandmothers farm and has had the opportunity to study under other
trainers and instructors through school.
Hilary attended Stephens College in Columbia Missouri and received her degree in Equestrian
Fredi Cruz: Kierson Assistant Trainer
Fredi Cruz has been working along side Michael Richardson for over 6 years. Fredi’s dedication to both the horses in his care is unparalleled.
Fredi aids Kierson Training Staff with the day to day exercise routine of all 30 training horses as well as taking a lead roll in day to day barn management. Fredi has been an integral part of the Richardson’s success throughout the past 6 years.