Senior Instructor, Jessica Miller has recently been awarded her USDF Gold Medal! Join us in congratulating this lifelong achievement!

JESSICA MILLER-Senior Dressage Instructor

USDF Gold Medalist

Jessica began her dressage career as an assistant trainer at Fairwind Farm in 2001, where she apprenticed for five years with Sue Curry Shaffer and received her USDF Bronze and Silver Medals.  She earned her Gold Medal on her Danish Warmblood Bogelys Mauricio in July 2013!!!   Jessica teaches a classical approach to riding with emphasis on safety and respect for the horse and rider. For more information about Jessica please visit her website at

MARIE MILLER-Instructor & Facility Owner

Marie has loved horses since she was a child. At age 12, her dreams came true with the arrival of her first horse, Pal. Marie teaches beginners at Rancho del Lago, usually on one of the many Welsh ponies. She is also the Summer Camp Director.

Marie has a Masters Degree and Ph.D in Social Work from UC Berkeley. Prior to owning Rancho del Lago, Marie directed the quality improvement department at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.

HAYLEY DEANE-Jump Instructor

Hayley is our enthusiastic jumping instructor that will help you reach your jumping goals! Hayley is passionate about teaching and loves to help people succeed in the show ring.  She has competed at the Preliminary level in Three Day Eventing competitions and is also an HA rated Pony Club member.

Previous to Rancho Del Lago, she rode on the UC Davis Equestrian team while attaining her degrees in psychology and sociology. She teaches both flat work and jumping lessons, helping her students establish strong positions while also focusing on horse and rider harmony. She will challenge you in the jumping ring, but always puts safety first!

Visit Us in Briones!

If you would like to come out to see our facility, meet our instructors, watch a lesson, call 925-323-0219 or email us and make an appointment so we can assist you and make your visit as informative as possible.

2331 Rancho Del Lago Rd

Briones, CA 94553