Jill Smith

Jillianne R. Smith, B.A., CERP - Certified Equine Rehabilitation Practitioner


Email: jrsmith [at] umass [dot] edu

Office location: Hadley Farm & 427ZD ISB

Mailing address:

111 North Maple Street
Hadley, MA 01035

B.A.: UMass Amherst

USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) Certified Trainer

American Horseman’s Council member
Professional Horseman’s Association member
International Society for Equitation Science member

ANIMLSCI 301 Equine Behavior and Learning Theory
ANIMLSCI 302 Development and Training of the Horse
ANIMLSCI 398S Equine Enterprise
ANIMLSCI 401 Management of the Equine Athlete
ANIMLSCI 402 Equine Rehabilitation

Jillianne Smith a horse trainer who has worked with many well-known trainers on the east coast. She has studied and practiced a variety of different training methods but currently focuses on Equine Behavior and Learning Theory and the Principles of Training Theory. Incorporating Learning Theory into her equine training has enabled her to get better results and have a better understanding of how to successfully communicate with horses. Her goal is to improve the horse human relationship and equine welfare in the industry through the use of scientific knowledge in Learning Theory. She is currently working towards her MSc degree in Equine Science with a focus on Equine Behavior.

Certified Equine Rehabilitation Practitioner
USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) Certified Trainer