According to her mom, Tara has been a horse person since she was two years
old. Like many of us, Tara relegated her horses to realm of hobby while she pursued an education and
Tara graduatd from the United States Air Force Academy and succeeded as a
military officer meeting many challenges. She was an aircraft commander flying C-130 cargo aircraft in
combat zones in the Middle East, managed logistical systems world-wide and taught biology to future Air Force
Leaders at the Air Force Academy.
With 15 years of problem-solving along a broad range of complex action-oriented
tasks, Tara chose to turn her skills towards helping people achieve successful relationships with their
Throughout her military service, Tara’s passion for horses drove her to find a horse to ride at nearly every
deployed location. And, when unable to ride, actively pursue her education through videos and
An educator at heart, Tara enjoys taking time with people to learn their needs and
desires with their own horses. Then, she likes to clearly present how to improve their communication processes.
She discovered her talent for
communication and education tied into developing effective systems. This was a key to reaching success for her
military service and in the world of finance. It was honing this talent and building a system around it that has
helped Tara write her first book Out of the Saddle: 9 Steps to Improve Your
Horsebackriding. Tara is a student of dressage and has completed her United States Dressage Federation
Bronze medal and has completed half the requirements for her Silver medal.
Tara lives in Peyton Colorado
with her husband, Kris, and their horses Donzer and Ava.