Louise Serio

Louse Warner Serio
Equitation • Hunters • Jumpers

Louise Warner Serio trains and rides champions in every division at the most prestigious shows on the East Coast as well as traveling the country to judge at those top shows in which she is not competing. Some champions include Gray Slipper, Dream Date, Red

Panda, LaFayette and Hat Trick. She owns and operates Derbydown, nationally recognized as one of the foremost show hunter barns in the country. Derbydown is in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Louise was instrumental in founding the American Hunter-Jumper Foundation. The AHJF is a nonprofit, member-supported organization whose mission is to develop and promote the equestrian sport of show hunter-and-jumper competition. It does this through the Young Riders Education Program and other programs designed to meet the industry's needs. The AHJF is the proud presenter of the Legacy Cup and the World Championship Hunter Rider Awards. For more information about Louise & Derbydown visit: or Derbydown on Facebook.


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Louise's Video Topics:

Preventing The Swap

In this topic Louise demonstrates the strategies she uses when riding horses with a tendency to swap leads in front of the jump. She discusses the reasons some horses develop this habit and how to prevent it altogether.  These are just some of the winning techniques that have made her a champion hunter rider for decades.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 57 seconds