Team Hope
We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs by providing horsemanship experiences in a warm, safe and compassionate environment.

Board of Directors

Jennifer Hudson

Mother of Hope
(Our Namesake)

Rick Schemel

Vice President

Claire Schemel


Jeff Panchot


Our Board Members

Jim Best

Hope Hudson

Larry Ferrell

Gerry McCloud

Let us know if you are interested in joining our Board in the future

Leadership Team

Kelly Seiler

Program Director & Certified Riding Instructor
Kelly also holds Certificates in the following specialties: Introductory to Inclusion and Special Needs & Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Hailey Keena

Lead Riding Instructor, Perryville

Rebecca Menees

Lead Riding Instructor, Sikeston

Suzanne Baker

Lead Riding Instructor, Farmington

Workforce Team

Sara Hauberger

Riding Instructor

Alexis Oswald

Riding Instructor

James Johnson

Riding Instructor

Melissa "Mo" Patterson

Riding Instructor

Jill Belobraydic

Riding Instructor

Jennifer "Allie" Friedrich

Volunteer Social Media Coordinator