Carol Seaman

WillsWay Equestrian Center welcomes trainer Carol Seaman USDF, USEF Silver Medalist and “L” Graduate to our team. Carol has competed successfully thru Grand Prix Dressage and brings to WillsWay over 30 years experience in lessons, coaching and training of young riders and adult amateurs as well as successful horse sales to very happy owners. Carol’s students have successfully competed and received high recognition from Training Level through FEI at USEF, USDF and FEI sanctioned shows and championships. Carol beautifully choreographs and creates music design for Freestyles and her expertise goes a long way in helping riders understand the technical qualifications and rules involved with showing. Carol also has first-hand experience teaching Hunters and Equitation

Gina Jacobsen-Cadwell

Gina Jacobsen-Cadwell joins the WillsWay Equestrian Center team of professional trainers. As an experienced Hunter/Jumper rider, Gina brings a tremendous amount of instructional and show ring experience to WillsWay. Her expertise lends itself to developing the proper riding techniques and lesson programs for beginner through advanced riders. Having been taught herself by some of the best trainers in the industry, Gina has a proven track record of starting young horses, progressing them through the levels and successfully showing them in schooling through A-rated Hunter/Jumper shows.

Lilly Smith

Lilly has been working with horses for more than 15 years. She grew up in 4-H and competed collegiately through IHSA at East Carolina University. Lilly finds passion teaching all aspects of horsemanship, both in and out of the ring and especially loves providing instruction to beginners of all ages and helping each one grow into a well-rounded equestrian. Lilly also organizes and runs the summer camp sessions at WillsWay Equestrian Center.  When Lilly isn’t teaching lessons, she is working with her OTTB, Cajun. Outside of the barn, Lilly is a fourth grade teacher and holds teaching certifications in Childhood Education and Special Education.