Celtic Cross Equestrian Center
Marilee Tussing - Owner/Trainer
Marilee Tussing began riding at age 2 in the Pony Rings in Toledo Ohio. She was a horseless child herself and has a passion for enabling horseless riders to pursue their goals. As a child, she rode in Riding Academies in the Chicago area and bought her first horse when she graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Music Education. She earned a Riding Instructor Certificate from Shenandoah Riding Center in Galena, Illinois studying every event in the Quarter Horse Rule book. She was then hired as an English trainer at that facility. She is qualified to teach Western and English lessons. Marilee enjoyed fox hunting with the Cornwall Hounds while living in Northern Illinois. After moving to Oklahoma, she began studying Dressage and Eventing with Olympian Mike Huber. She was a member of the Area V Adult Team and competed at Kentucky Horse Park. Marilee has been an active leader in the United States Pony Club since 1985 founding the Sooner Pony Club and serving on numerous committees for the National Organization. Most recently Marilee has been showing in A-rated Hunter/Jumper shows.
Tori Medlock - Owner/Trainer
Tori Medlock is a certified trainer through the St. Gregory trainer program. She is qualified to teach both English & Western disciplines her favorite discipline is eventing. When Tori isn't doing lessons she is at horse shows eventing. She joined the pony club at 5 years old. She is a member of USEF, USDF, USEA, HJEO, and ASA. In 2015 Tori won Grand Champion of the Raise the Bar Series.