Robyn Null is the owner and trainer of the Robyn's Nest Farm operation, she has 30+ years of experience riding and training horses and brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to the arena. Her love of horses began when she was a very young girl. By the age of 8 she was taking riding lessons, and continues her education to this day. Robyn was very fortunate to have learned her strong riding foundation from the late Julie Clayton of Cold Spring Farm. She entered the show ring at the age of 12, and has shown hunter, jumpers and equitation divisions successfully. Robyn worked for Little Brook Farm, owned and operated by Gary and Donna Duffy for several years. She assisted in breaking ponies, schooling ponies, grooming, and horse show preparation.
During her formative years Robyn was a member of the United States Pony Club and achieved a Pony Club "B" rating. The USPC was a great foundation for learning and understanding horse management.
Robyn had the privilege of serving as the Coach of the Binghamton University Equestrian Club in the clubs early years, she qualified members of the team for participation in multiple regional/zone finals during her tenure. Robyn served as the chair of the New York State 4H Hunt Seat committee for 4 years, during this time she organized and ran the Hunt Seat State Fair finals.
Robyn continues to be hungry for knowledge,and attends several clinics and lectures throughout the year, as well as engaging in open dialogue with many of her peers. She believes in hard work and understanding the bond between horse and rider. She prides herself in helping her students "feel the horse", her approach to learning is old school, no gimmicks, no quick fixes and positive reinforcement.
Robyn's students compete successfully at the local show level as well as the AA level in the following divisions, hunter's, jumpers and equitation. She is always willing and excited about sharing her knowledge with whoever wants to learn.
At RNF every horse and rider are treated as individuals, we encourage you to come out and meet us and discuss a training plan suited to you and your horse, and your next goal.