Staff

Deb Cossingham

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Deb is a PATH International member and coordinates with the Program Director, Equine Manager, Outreach Coordinator and Controller. Her 30 years of teaching experience is beneficial in these responsibilities and to our program.

 

(photo courtesy of Lorandeau Photography)

 


Lorna Young, CTRI

Program Director, PATH International Advanced Instructor

Lorna has 30 years of experience teaching people with special needs and managing therapeutic horsemanship programs and was active in 4-H and Pony Club on her parents’ farm. Her expertise is a valued integral part of our program. She is an active member of PATH International and is a certified PATH International Equine Specialist. She lives in Warner, NH.

 

 

 

 

 

Aileen Reney, CTRI

PATH International Registered Instructor

Aileen has been teaching Equine Assisted Activities for 11 years both out west and in Vermont. She lives in the local area and has horses of her own. In addition to equine activities she loves volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

Sue Mitchell

Advisor

Sue started here as a volunteer but soon expressed an interest in helping out in the office as well. She brings strong technical skills as well as a horse background, these help free up Lorna to focus on Program Development and also a sounding board for ideas. Now living in Nova Scotia, she remains connected to the program and helps out in whatever capacity she can.

 

 

 

 

Bea Strobridge

Office Manager

Bea joined the team in late November of 2020. She came to FCFTH with a varied background in office work as well as working with animals. She is a graduate of the Animal Science program at UVM and also the VT Police academy. She moved to NH in 2013 to grow her family. She lives in Grantham with her husband, two children, recreation sled dog team, pet turtle and a flock of chickens.