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Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Folsom, Louisiana, Lagniappe Equestrian Center, is conveniently located between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The facility boasts trails, a cross country course, and multiple riding arenas nestled on its almost 300 acres. This lovely country estate is owned by Hidreth McCarthy and Jon Massey.

Our amenities are available for rent for your equestrian event. We have four arenas, a cross country course, clubhouse, cabins, camper hookups, and a 150-stall show barn. View our Facility page for more information. Let us host your next event!

We also offer boarding accommodations for your horse. We have both stall and pasture boarding available. Stall boarding includes a stall, twice daily feedings, scheduling of routine farrier and veterinary services, blanketing as necessary, and turnout. Pasture board includes outdoor turnout in expansive paddocks with run-in sheds, feeding, and scheduling of routine farrier and veterinary services.

Meet the Trainers

Jessalyn Putt

Hunter/Jumper/Equitation Trainer
Jesse has been riding and training horses for over 20 years. Her love for horses led her to earn degrees in Equine & Equestrian Management. She specializes in Thoroughbreds and problem horses, and helping their owners achieve their personal goals both at home and in the show ring. Jess is a certified instructor at the CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) Level 4.

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Leslie Morris

Dressage Trainer
Leslie has been teaching riding for almost 35 years. Leslie has worked extensively with Elizabeth Lewis, Debbie Bowman and Loma Fowler. She has also ridden in clinics with Captain Andy de Szinay, Max Gawhyler, Heather Blitz, Mary Wanless, Leif Sorenson and Charlotte Bredahl. She has trained and competed horses from Training level to Intermediare I and received her USDF Bronze and Silver rider medals. She has participated in many USDF Instructors Workshops and was the recipient of USDF Region 9 Teaching Excellence Award. She is happy to work with any level rider and horse. It is one of her goals in teaching that a rider starts to feel the harmony and balance that dressage training brings to a horse.

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Jenny Mix

Hunter/Jumper Trainer

Jenny grew up riding in California beginning on the local circuit and showing all the way through the Big Equitation. As a junior she qualified for all of California’s major medal finals with notable wins in the NorCal Equitation Classic and SNHSA Medal Finals. Thanks to a lovely Prix St. George dressage horse turned hunter, Jenny was also able to dabble in dressage while growing up.

After years of showing in the hunters, equitation, and jumpers, she attended college at Sweet Briar College in Virginia where she rode on the IHSA, ANRC Novice & National, “A” and “B” Show, and Field Teams. She rode for her teams at ANRC Nationals twice where her scores helped Sweet Briar win the2014 ANRC Novice Championship. She also won the SBC and Randolph Medal Finals aboard Sweet Briar horses. While she majored in English & Creative Writing, she also has an Equine Certificate with a concentration in Teaching and Schooling. During college Jenny worked to teachbeginner lessons and summer camps while also guiding trail rides through the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. While there Jenny also got to ride reining and cutting horses and enjoyed their brilliance and speed.

After college Jenny went on to manage a 40 horse program at St. Timothy’s School in Baltimore, Maryland where she oversaw the daily care and welfare of all horses on the property. Jenny also taught lessons to students ranging in age from 5-75 and in skill from never-touched-a-horse-before all the way through riders participating in the Junior Hunters, Big Equitation, and 1.05 jumpers all over the East Coast. Jenny’s riders have shown at prestigious locations such as WEC Florida & Ohio, Vermont Summer Festival, Capital Challenge, Devon, GLEF, Harrisburg, and more. Her student’s accolades range from IEA walk/trot National qualifiers to local association year end award winners to Children’s & Junior Hunter Finals qualifiers and everything in between.

Jenny’s focus begins with proper equitation and a kindness to the horse that enables everyone to do their job effortlessly.

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Our Barn Manager

Sharon Londoño

Sharon was born and raised in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Her lifelong love of horses flourished at Lakeshore College in Wisconsin were she earned a degree in Equine Science. Her equine education has been supplemented with related courses at the University of Colorado.

Sharon grew up riding Arabians, barrel racing Quarter horses and driving draft horse in harness. She also has competed in Cutting, Reining, Team Penning and Sorting. Also has shown horses in hand (conformation) in these breeds, as well as under saddle in Western Pleasure. For 20 years, Sharon’s main career has been managing and training Danish Warmblood horses at Oak Hill Ranch, for the Dressage disciple. Working with the Danish Warmbloods has taken her on travels to Denmark on several occasions which even involved luncheons with Princess Benedikte of Denmark . Sharon served as President of the North American Danish Warmblood Association and is a lifetime member of. Sharon has changed disciplines about 4 years ago and currently manages a 300 acre Hunter/Jumper/Eventing boarding facility where she also hosts events, clinics and charity shows.

Sharon has also been involved with the Paso Fino breed since 1984. Sharon has earned her PFHA judge’s card and began her judging career in 1989 becoming a Senior Certified judge in 1993 as well as becoming a “R” recorded USEF judge. She has judged Nationally and Internationally in Canada, Germany, England, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Dominican Republic.

Besides judging, training and riding – Sharon currently coaches the World Cup Youth Paso Equitation Team, gives lessons and clinics.


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