SUNNY KNOLL FARM

Is owned and managed by Janice Clary Cohen.

Janice Clary Cohen had a humble beginning by purchasing her first pony at age 12 for $100 (with babysitting money).  She named him Chocolate Chip (after his favorite treat).  When he was purchased he reared, bucked and would bolt and run away with the rider.  A year later Janice showed him against seasoned 4-Hers and won the trail class.  After being active in 4-H for many years Janice won the outstanding member award several times and came in 1st place at State fair in all the classes she entered.  She also won a registered Quarter Horse weanling in the Jr. Horseman Contest. (100 contestants from the Delmarva region).

 

 From humble beginnings Janice progressed to an extensive show career with many year end awards in MCTA, AQHA, USEA, and  hunter/jumper circuits BCHSA and MHSA.  She was a working student for Bruce Davidson - (Olympic gold medalist, 2X World Champion and US Rider of the year award in.eventing for 15 years.)  She also trained with many top notch instructors including Grant Schneiderman (long listed for the Olympics), Tad Coffin (Olympic gold medalist in Show Jumping) Jack Le Goff (former United States Equestrian Team Coach) and top dressage  trainers.

 

 Janice was a cross country fence judge in the 1996 Olympic Games and the 1995 American Games.  She has judged various 4-H and local shows.  She has competed successfully through the Preliminary level in Eventing (3'6"). Janice has also organized shows and events for MCTA and BCHSA.

 

 Janice Clary Cohen has been a professional trainer for over 35 years.  She has coached many students in pleasure, hunter, dressage, jumping and eventing throughout this time. She is no longer  actively competing but is happy to assist a student in whatever their goals are.  She enjoys working with all types of riders.  Her students have done very well in competitions including year end awards in MCTA.

 

Janice  has experience as a veterinarian technician and runs an animal educational program in her spare time.  She has rescued several horses in the past.

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