Courtney has always had a passion for horses, riding at multiple facilities in different disciplines since she was five years old. Born in northern Maine, but raised in Ellsworth, Courtney is now a senior at the University of Maine with a major in Animal Science, a minor in Nutrition, and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Courtney has worked in the nursing field as a CNA/CRMA, but upon graduation anticipates entering the nutritional field and specializing in horses. Courtney has participated in entry level dressage events, occasional show jumping, and is a current member of the National Barrel Horse Association with her Quarter Horse, Chex Champagne Pearl. When not working, Courtney enjoys trail riding with friends, hiking, painting, and being outdoors.