Carissa Showers

     Residing at the facility since 2013, Carissa Showers owns and operates CCS Equine. Being a horse owner for over 20 years, Carissa has first-hand experience in managing emergency situations such as colic, as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis. As a practicing Registered Dietitian, she also understands the importance of proper nutrition and preparation in performance.

      After a youth spent showing an trail riding Arabians,  Carissa spent her teenage and young adult year riding  with Susan Kantz, a hunter/ jumper trainer and judge who had previously worked for Olympian Katie Monahan. It was here that she discovered her love for Thoroughbreds, which she showed mainly in working hunter. Furthering her education, Carissa also spent time working as a Professional Groom for Grand Prix jumpers. Today, she continues to ride under the instruction of an Eventing coach.


     Carissa provides top-notch care to all horses at her facility, regardless of discipline or skill level. Her focus is to provide a safe, clean environment for riders of all levels to enjoy their horses.