Tim Leuzarder - Manager & Head Trainer
Tim Leuzarder has been connected with Essex since 1994, first as a student of Ashton Phillips and now as the manager and head trainer.
Tim graduated from Centenary College in 2005 with degrees in Equine Science and Business Management. While at Centenary, Tim competed with the Intercollegiate Riding Team for four years under the tutelage of Andrea Wells and Michael Dowling.
He qualified for IHSA Zones three of his four years in college. During his sophomore year, Tim was the National Reserve Champion in the Intermediate Flat Division held in Tennessee. As a senior, he won the Open Flat Division at Regionals. Tim also competed in the ANRC Nationals in Virginia and was awarded sixth place in the Hunter Trials phase and placed ninth overall in the competition which included dressage and stadium jumping.
Tim works with intermediate through advanced students in all phases of instruction. He coaches students from the local to national levels in divisions from the mini stirrup and the ponies through the Big Eq. Tim also competes his own horse, E.S. Brasil 32 in the upper-level hunters as well as derbies.