Tim Leuzarder has been connected with Essex since 1994, first as a student of Ashton Phillips
and now as a trainer for the past four years.
began riding in the middle of New York City while attending Trinity school on Manhattan's upper west side.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Equine Studies from Virginia Intermont College.
Ashton is the Head Coach of The New York University Equestrian Team who train at EEC.
began training the team in the 2006/2007 season, they have won two consecutive Intercollegiate Horse Show Association year end regional high point team championships and one reserve championship.
In addition, Ashton is the Head Coach of the Princeton University Equestrian Team.
Princeton team to the same year end championship in a separate region in 2006.
alma mater he
has won four IHSA national reserve championships.
has competed at major "A" rated horse shows throughout the east coast, from Lake Placid to Lexington.
He has taught at EEC for over two decades and offers instruction in Hunter Seat Equitation through the open level.