Our lessons focus on safety, and good basics to give you a strong foundation no matter your riding goals. Whether you simply want to trail ride occasionally, or compete nationally, Juniper Ridge has something for you.
Our training program focuses on fitness level for the horses, ensuring each horse is sound and capable of doing their job comfortably. Classical principles and a focus on basics ensures each horse has a complete education, and is a pleasure to ride and handle.
Our barn is an extension of our family. We share the love of our horses, ponies, and all the wonderful people that help make Juniper Ridge Farm a special place.
Juniper Ridge Farm barn strives to maintain a culture of kindness and professionalism in a supportive, safe and fun environment. Our staff and riders treat each other with respect at all times, fostering a positive and enjoyable experience for our riders and horses.
With a lifetime of experience working with horses, and 25 years of teaching experience, Heather Davis provides exceptional equine care and training.
Senja offers over 20 years of experience in hunter/jumper and dressage disciplines as a rider, trainer and barn manager. Senja enjoys starting and developing young horses as well as showing on the local and ‘A’ circuits. Senja teaches all levels of riders from the novice to experienced equestrian with a focus on creating a safe and enjoyable learning environment. She is very involved in the local equine community and has served for the past two years as President of the Central Texas Hunter Jumper Association.
Senja began riding at the age of six. Throughout her childhood and young adult years, she developed her riding skills in dressage as well as hunters and jumpers. Her mentors include USDF gold medalist Barbi Breen-Gurley of Seahorse Farm and Madaline Serafian of Flintridge in California. Throughout college, Senja was a working student for Laurie Fieger of Sporting Life Farm. After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in physical anthropology, Senja moved to San Francisco where she worked as an executive at Federated Department Stores for ten years. After achieving her professional goals, Senja decided to return to her true passion of riding. In May of 2004 she and her husband Greg moved to Austin. Senja worked as a trainer and barn manager at Switch Willo Stables for five years beforeSenja Stevig on Bling 2014 pursuing a head trainer opportunity.
Senja now blends compassionate natural horsemanship techniques with her classical training in dressage, and many years of practical experience in the hunter/jumper world. As a result, her equine partners are exceptionally eager and enthusiastic while her riders are uniquely motivated, well-rounded and fulfilled.