Julie Ely knows of what she teaches. She qualified and showed at indoors on the large pony, Lyn-Lee Pinata and the Jr. Hunter, April under the guidance of nationally know instructor Karen Healey. As a junior she competed in Medal, USET and Maclay classed with occasional top prizes.
After her junior years she settled in Atlanta, GA. There her students received top local awards. She also showed many young horses, introducing them to the show ring in divisions such as Pre-Green. Julie was the barn manager for Terry Brown’s Showcase LTD stables the last years she lived in Atlanta. In 1990 Julie moved to Dauphin, PA and opened High Standards Stable.
From there she has trained and shown numerous horses from Baby-Green to 1st year Green including High Life (Champion First Year Green Conformation at Milestone) and Security Blanket (ribbons Legacy Cup and Blue Rock horse shows.)
Julie coached Lindsay Vulich, now a trainer for Dickinson College Equestrian Team. Julie coached her on Now Appearing to a 3rd and 6th at the Devon Horse Show in the Small Junior Hunter Division and a Zone II championship in Small Juniors for 2 years.
Julie has trained with, or run clinics for George Morris, Victor Hugo-Vidal, Karen Healey, Terry Brown, Frank Madden, Bobby Braswell, Ray Texel, John Roper, Scott Hofstetter and Jeff Ayres, She especially enjoys judging and giving clinics having traveled from Panama, Flordia and the North East.