About Us

Meridian Equine Education Center is focused on the equine in all aspects.

 

We offer professional equine training and services to the Middle Tennessee area through our riding programs, special events, and clinics. We hope you will attend an upcoming event to learn more about the horse industry!


Meridian Equine Mission Statement:

It is our sincere desire and goal to train and graduate professionals for the equine community who are innovative, educated, professional, and always put the success and well being of the horse first. Meridian achieves this goal by implementing only programs that are of the highest standards and adhere to published equine education guidelines. Our high standards and emphasis on quality education provides our students with the tools and knowledge needed to be leading entrepreneurs in the equine industry.


Brittany MalinoskiMeridian Equine Trainer, Brittany Malinoski

Trainer

Brittany Malinoski has spent 15 plus years teaching, training and showing  in both English and Western disciplines.  The majority of her training and expertise were acquired under Virginia “Wick” Bachmann, the daughter of FEI “O” status Olympic  judge Colonel Donald Thackeray. Wick helped hone Brittany’s skills in reining, western pleasure, hunt seat, cross country, breeding, and high end equine sales. Brittany expanded her skills at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA on the IHSA Stock Horse and Hunt Seat teams, competing at the local, state and national level. Brittany served as team captain on the stock horse team. Her passion for horses shows in the excellent care she provides each horse at MEEC. Email: Brittany.Malinoski@MeridianEquine.com

 

Cristin Jordan

PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor
Cristin Bristol

Executive Director of Magnolia Equine Assisted Therapies

Cristin graduated with a Masters from MTSU  in 2008 with a study focus centered around child development, horse science, and recreational therapy. Her passion is in therapeutic riding with more than 15 years experience volunteering and working in the field. She knew from a young age that she wanted to be a therapeutic riding instructor, which led her to MTSU’s horse science and recreation therapy programs. Cristin grew up riding and showing hunters, and discovered a love for western in college. She rode both hunt seat and stock seat for the MTSU Equestrian Team as an undergrad and alumna, and has been involved in the Interscholastic Equestrain Association for almost 10 years.  Cristin is a current member of the MTHJA, and has also shown in ranch and stock horse events.  Email: Crisitn.Jordan@MeridianEquine.com