The CPI Horse Show requires participants to be coached by a trainer during the horse show competition. If an athlete’s trainer is not available to coach the participant, the CPI provides experienced coaching services for a fee of $150. per participant if they pre-register for The CPI Hire-A-Coach program by August 20, 2022.

After, August 20, 2022 participants will be required to enroll in the Hire-A-Coach program during registration at The CPI New Jersey Horse Show event for a fee of $200.

Each participant will be coached in the flat class and the over fences class by a CPI trainer.

All CPI Hire-A-Coach fees are NON REFUNDABLE

Meet The CPI Trainer


Heather Clark

Centenary University

Clark joined Centenary’s faculty in 2007 as an Instructor of Equine Studies, and co-coach of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) hunter seat team. Since joining Centenary, she has helped coach the IHSA team to three national championship titles, a reserve champion title, and three Cacchione Cup champions.
In 2003, Heather coached the Lafayette College IHSA Team and was named Coach of the Year in 2005 for IHSA Zone 3 Region 4. In 2002, she formed HCL Stables in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, where she trains beginners through advanced riders, in all aspects of hunters, jumpers, and equitation. Her students compete in shows throughout the Northeast including finals in all three rings.
Earlier in her career, Clark was a show and sale barn rider/trainer in the Alan Waldman in the Netherlands. She was the assistant rider, trainer, and road manager for Andre Dignelli of Heritage Farm, and the assistant rider/trainer for Olympian, Nona Garson. As a junior, she worked with trainers Leslie Burr Howard, Linda Kossick Langmeier, Sarah Dalton Morris and Jenny Martin.
During her own intercollegiate riding career, as a senior at the University of Massachusetts, she had a top-10 finish in the Cacchione Cup at the IHSA Nationals.

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