Instructor Emily Stevenson

     Emily Stevenson comes to the arena with over 15 years of riding experience. This includes 4 years of membership in the U.S. Pony Club, a rigorous program that stresses equal parts riding, knowledge, and horse care. She has had extensive training in balanced seat, hunters, dressage, and eventing, including first-place show experience in each of these categories.

      She trained under instructors Joanne DeSelle (hunt seat) and Kim Bonelli (hunt seat and eventing) for many years near Annapolis, MD. She has also received dressage training from PVDA director Linda Speer, USDF Gold Medal winner Rebecca Langwost-Barlow, USDF Gold Medal winner Susie Weidman, and World Championship competitor and Olympic judge Linda Zang. Emily has received awards for a consistently strong showing record from the Maryland Saddle Association, the Southern Maryland Horse Association, and the Potomac Valley Dressage Association.

     She purchased Victory Calls Stables in May, 2008 with her husband Tony. The location was the previous home of Cane Creek Farm, a supplier of local naturally raised goats, chickens, and pigs. Renovations to the barn and the addition of new fencing and the new riding arena were completed with the help of Matt Gunter of Country Estate Crafters of Efland, NC. Victory Calls is able to house 12 horses and the owners themselves, who live on the property. VCS is also the location of the Webb Farm historical site, childhood home of Tennessee Senator William Robert Webb.

Assistant Instructor - Sophia Metzner

     Bio coming soon...

Facilities Manager Tony Stevenson

     Tony Stevenson purchased the Farm in 2008 together with his wife, Emily. He works the farm full-time as facilities manger, overseeing the horses care and feeding, cleaning stalls, construction manager, webmaster, and general jack of all trades! He also oversees the farm's work-for-rides and internship programs. Tony is an avid lover of history, and is responsible for compiling the history of the Webb Farm.