Barbara Langley opened Horses of Course in 1988. She instructs dressage and western lessons. She competed on the A-Hunter/Jumper Circuit as well as the A-Dressage Circuit and is now the full time manager of Horses of Course. Barbara graduated from the University of Illinois and has both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English Literature. She taught at Scott Community College. She is certified as a Master Instructor for horse riding lessons from CHA.
Julie Mann instructs hunter over-fences, jumping, dressage and western lessons. Julie is the IHSA coach and sponsor for Augustana College’s two traveling equestrian show-teams and Augustana College’s Equestrian Club. Julie comes to Horses of Course from 13 years at the Boston Equestrian Center where she was an instructor and competed on the A-Hunter/Jumper Circuit. She was also the IHSA coach for Becker College. Julie graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts and lives in Muscatine, Iowa with her son, Louis.