SUNNY KNOLL FARM
Is owned and managed by Janice Clary Cohen.
Janice Clary Cohen was a fence judge in the 1996 Olympic Games and the 1995 American Games. She has judged various local shows. She has organized competitions for several organizations including MCTA and BCHSA.
Janice Clary Cohen has been a professional trainer for over 40+ years. She has coached many students in pleasure, hunter, dressage, jumping and eventing throughout this time. Although no longer actively competing she 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. She has had working students from Michigan, Delaware, California & Maryland some have gone on to careers as veterinary technicians, leading woman race track trainer in MD. She implemented a stable management course for college credit.
Janice 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 and was subsequently asked to train other horses. 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 the 6 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 has experience as a veterinarian technician and also runs an animal educational program. She has rescued a lot of horses.