Crissa Keen-Tessoni has been riding since she was 6 years old. A native of Portsmouth, RI, she has an extensive background in hunter/jumper equitation, dressage, and natural horsemanship. Crissa is currently pursuing a US Dressage Foundation Bronze Medal and plans to show at third level this year in addition to showing and coaching at local hunter/jumper shows and horse trials. She has a Certified Horsemanship Association Level 3 Instructor Certification and teaches riders of all abilities. Crissa excels at helping her students and their horses to understand each other and strengthen their partnership. When she's not teaching lessons, you will find her riding her horse Mercedes, a Zweibrucker (Thoroughbred/Holsteiner cross).