Wendy Griffith-Potts

Wendy Potts – Director of Training

Ms. Potts directs and manages the training program at Whistlejacket Farm and oversees the Riding Academy. She is nationally recognized across all breeds for her vast equestrian accomplishments.

  • Began riding at age 6 and has been training Arabian and Half Arabian horses for over 30 years
  • Won first National Championship at age 16
  • Has garnered over 150 National Championships and Reserves; her riders have won over 200 National Championships or Reserve National Championships
  • Has won 11 APAHA Trainer (Hunter/Show Hack) of the year awards
  • Has won 10 Arabian Horse World Totally Tops Hunter Trainer of the Year awards
  • Has won 2 Arabian Horse Times Reader Choice Hunter Trainer of the Year
  • Holds the USEF Equestrian of Honor Vaughn Smith Trophy for 2012 & 2018
  • Nominated for the prestigious USEF Equestrian of the Year Award
  • Graduate University of Southern California; holds a bachelor’s in business
  • Manages a busy household with 3 teenagers, Wyatt, Halle and Grant