Lindsay Yinger began riding at age 9. From the very beginning, she knew she had found her true passion and began working at the stables to pick up a few rides a week and lessons, leading into a working student position over the next few years. After seeing many aspects of the industry, by the time Lindsay was 16 she knew this was what she wanted to do for her career. While showing as a junior in the 3’ and 3’6” divisions she also did a lot of “catch riding” collecting invaluable experience.
Lindsay began her teaching career in 2002, while earning her degree in Veterinary Technology and going on to work for Dr. Bill Patterson, an internationally recognized FEI lameness veterinarian. Her background in veterinary medicine gives her a strong knowledge of maintaining soundness in performance horses.
Lindsay Yinger Show Stables was established in 2006, where Lindsay continues her riding career and trains her own students, horses and IEA team to numerous regional, zone and national championships and awards. In addition to LYSS, she has coached for Otterbein University since 2010, leading the college team to many titles in the region, zone & nationally.
Heidi has been a dedicated horsewoman since the age of 5. She knew immediately when she started riding that she belonged on a horse.
Heidi was a working student for much of her Junior career In the Boston Area.
Heidi chose to go to college at the University of Kentucky, where she gained a lot of industry experience working for a top hunter trainer. She worked for the USHJA immediately after college to help develop many of their exciting programs. She has participated in many sides of the industry making her a very well rounded asset to LYSS. Heidi is an important part of our program, She is an experienced trainer and helps in all aspects of LYSS.