Abby Blankenship has over 25 years of experience in the Hunter/Jumper industry. After winning the 1994 USET Talent Search, she went on to work with top industry leaders including Mindy Darst and Polly Howard. In 2019, Blankenship opened up her own business, Three Ships LLC, to pursue her passion of helping clients grow into successful riders at all levels. Additionally, Blankenship is a “R” judge and was selected to judge 2020 Maclay Regionals
Kristen Moss has been working in partnership with Abby Blankenship for the past 14 years. She works as both the office manager and the beginner riding instructor. After graduating from UK with a degree in Elementary Education, she has the skills to teach kids the basics of horseback riding with a focus on form and function.
Megan Clark has been riding under the tutelage of Abby Blankenship for the last 14 years. After years of competing, she has become a professional and is an Assistant Trainer and Rider at Three Ships LLC. Her speciality is positively facilitating partnerships between pony and rider.
As the Digital Marketing Manager, Courtney Motz manages all social media and the website for the business. She attended TCU where she was the barn manager and two year captain of the NCAA Equestrian Team and she graduated with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Courtney took this valuable experience to Three Ships LLC to originally oversee and organize the daily individualized care of each animal as the barn manager before taking on the Digital Manager role.
We are so lucky to have six grooms who work to make sure each horse is happy and healthy. The guys provide daily care to the horses including feeding, mucking stalls, turnout and tacking. They are diligent and truly an essential part of our team.