- About Us -


Janet Keesling

Janet is the stable owner and instructor. She has been teaching for over 63 years in all three disciplines that are taught at the stable. She maintained judges licenses in the United States Equestrian Federation for American Saddlebred, Morgan and Saddle Seat Equitation. Having judged for over thirty years she also held Pinto Horse Association of America and American Miniature Horse Association Senior Judge's Cards. In 2005 she judged the American Miniature World Championships in Ft. Worth, TX. Janet has judged the Pinto World Championships four times and most recently judged the Pinto World Show in Tulsa, OK in June 2006. In April of 2008, she received the Pinto Judges Hall of Fame Award. In January 2009, she received her Thirty Year Pinto Judges Association Pin. She is a life member of the United Professional Horseman's Association and the Pinto Horse Association of America.  Janet is a third generation horseman and her grandson,Oris Lloyd, who assits her is a fifth generation horseman.


Carolyn Shepard

Carolyn has been associated with Janet Keesling Stable since March 1986 and has been teaching for the stable for about 35 years. She graduated from Black Hawk Community College, Kewanee, IL in 1988 and has an Associate Science Degree in Equine Science Technology. She is a member of the United Professional Horseman's Association.

For further information about the Professionals at Janet Keesling Stable, please call us at (317) 773-5482.