Meet Our Team

We Can Ride is led by a committed group of board members and staff. 

NITA HUGHES

Executive Director

Phone: 612-268-2730

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Loveaya Magnus

Loveaya Magnus

Program Director

Phone: 612-268-2731

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michelle haury

michelle haury

Head Instructor

Tabea Brockman

Tabea Brockman

Equine Operations Manager

Phone: 612-268-2734

Email Tabea

Laura Schmieg

Laura Schmieg

Fundraising & Administrative Assistant and more!

Angel Maltby

Angel Maltby

Volunteer Coordinator

Phone: 612-268-2733

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Jodi Ertmer

Jodi Ertmer

Barn Assistant

Emma Heimlich

Emma Heimlich

Barn Assistant

Kristy Abbott

Kristy Abbott

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Liz Firehammer

Liz Firehammer

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Natalie Cerchio

Natalie Cerchio

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Liz Zelles

Liz Zelles

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Leah Maurer

Leah Maurer

Barn Assistant

Wanda Sayuk

Wanda Sayuk

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor