For those who want to take the sport seriously

North Run is home to national equitation champions, successful national and international Grand Prix riders, and members of the United States Equestrian Team (USET).  Based out of North Run’s facility in Warren, VT and Wellington, FL, trainers Missy Clark and John Brennan have produced stars from the equitation ring to the international show jumping arena.

Meet Our Team

Missy Clark

Missy has led the equitation and show jumping training ranks for years. Her strong roots in the US equitation system have helped her produce numerous top riders, many of whom have gone on to be successful professionals. (read more)


John Brennan

Originally from County Kildare in southern Ireland, John joined North Run in 1999 and has been an integral part of the team with his wife, Missy Clark, training many of the equitation/show jumping superstars of the 2000s. (read more)

Julie Welles

As a student of Missy Clark & North Run, and Linda Langmeier at The Ethel Walker School, Julie became one of the most respected young riders in the history of the American junior program. Julie grew up in West Simsbury, CT, just northwest of Hartford. (read more)

Dandelion & Chilidog

Dandelion (right) and Chili Dog (left) are Missy’s beloved wire-haired Dachshunds.  They are a constant source of entertainment to all, and never far from Missy’s side.  North Run and its clients are huge supporters of Danny and Ron’s Rescue as well as other animal rescue organizations.

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