Dori Johnson has successfully traveled around the world competing, training, coaching, and instructing riders in a variety of disciplines. Since 2002, she has prepared and assisted multiple riders and their mounts to win National Championships in Polocrosse, Mounted Games, and many Pony Club disciplines including Eventing and Show Jumping. She is a certified Ride Right Coach, and A Rated Pony Club graduate, and one of the top female Polocrosse players in the U.S. Dori addresses topics with a positive, energetic, and often humorous outlook that allows riders to feel comfortable and shows them how to enjoy riding, both at home and in competition. She firmly believes that mind and body awareness are critical when creating a successful, happy horse and rider team. With this in mind, she encourages her riders to set goals and assists them in managing stress. Her well rounded equestrian background has allowed Dori to help numerous horses and riders succeed in achieving their equestrian goals.
Major Accomplishments: US Polocrosse World Cup Team (2011 & Present) Coach of US Polocrosse Youth Team (2010 & 2012) Polocrose A Grade National Champion (2008 & 2010) Ride Right Certified Coach (2008 - present) Member of US Polcrosse Team (2008 - present) Pony Club "A" Graduate (2007) Represented the US for Mounted Games in England and Australia (2004 & 2006)
US Polocrosse World Cup Team. In July 2011, the US sent 4 men and 4 women to Rugby, England to compete in the World Cup. This team finished 4th, which is the highest the US has ever finished. 4th in the world!!
Dori jumping Chocawad, a 7 year old off the track thoroughbred that she trained.
Dori jumping Chocawad (left) and Dori riding Kellee Campbell's Australian Stock Horse, Lyric, at the ASH Versatility Show (right).
Dori playing Polocrosse on Nemo, a QH cross and an athletic little spit fire, in Balwin, Wisconsin