Deborah Fawcett Hadden

Artist & Horsewoman

Debby Hadden - Rider, Trainer, Teacher

Debby hunting on Sam

Debby Hadden was born in Sountheastern Pennsylvania, attended Westtown School and Potomac Horse Center. She was a member of Rose Tree Pony Club where she was introduced to many horse sports. She showed mostly Large Pony Hunter on her small Quarter Horse gelding, Señor Wimpy. Through Pony Club she learned about Eventing. Fritz Stecken taught her dressage and Micheal Vermeulen was a major influence on her jumping.

As an Eventing “groupie” she landed a job with then Olympic hopeful Tad Coffin as his groom during the time he took lessons from Micheal Plumb and Jack LeGoff. Other work experience includes Winter Wood which stood the stallion Catch On Fire. Debby started two seasons of two year old horses there. She spent a summer exercising two year old race horses and a winter exercising field hunters in Unionville, PA.

From 1981 to the present Debby has taught riding, taking educational courses when ever possible. She is past President of Centered Riding Inc. and past President of Delaware Valley Combined Training Association. She is currently is on the board of Oley Valley Combined Training Association and a past member of Connected Riding. Debby shows her Arabian horse, Sycamore Sam in OVCTA schooling Dressage Shows and Fox Hunts him with Dr Todd Addis' Warwick Village Hounds.

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