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Andrea Young is a National Award Winning United States Hunter Jumper Association Certified Trainer. She grew up on horseback in Southern California and gained experience from top trainers in multiple riding disciplines including, Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, Western, Halter, Natural Horsemanship and Endurance Riding. In 1985 Andrea helped established and manage Elvenstar Riding Academy, a now nationally recognized and awarded Riding Program and Hunter/Jumper Show Barn whose achievements have been featured in Practical Horseman, Hunter/Jumper Magazine, Show Circuit, Chronicle of the Horse, and many others. With Andrea’s efforts and knowledge Elvenstar has become one of the largest, premier, and sought after Riding Academies in the country. Andrea Young is also a published author whose novel was well received by “United for Libraries”, a division of the American Library Association as well as other literary publications. 

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Partial list of achievements Andrea’s students have earned…

TVHSA Brad Simmons Junior Medal Final Champion Jamie Brinsfield & Roving Around

CPHA Foundation Medal Reserve Champion - Eleanor Sommers & Gilt Edge

USEF Zone 10 Pony Equitation Medal Champion - Lindsay Stella & Summer Spice

TVHSA Stirrup Cup Medal Champion - Corey Stanley & No Doubt

SFVHSA 17& under Medal Champion - Kristen Schwiger & Kelly the Cop

Onodarka Medal Champion - Britni Belcher & Trilogy

LAHSA Horsemanship Medal Champion - Kristen Scwiger & Kelly the Cop

LAHSA Rosewood Medal14& under Champion - Britni Belcher & Trilogy

PCHA Horsemanship Medal 14& under Reserve Champion - Britni Belcher & Trilogy

SFVHSA 12& under Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & Athens

LAHSA Pony Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & A Risen Star

USEF Zone 10 Pony Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & A Risen Star

USEF Pony Medal National Championship 7th Place Katie Gardner & A Risen Star

SFVHSA Equine Insurance/Challenge Medal Champion - Karin Bloom & On the Loose

SFVHSA 17 & under Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & Tariq

SFVHSA 12 & under Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & Athens

Onodarka Medal reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Tariq

SFVHSA Equine Insurance/Challenge Medal Reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Tariq

WCE Barbara Worth Medal Champion - Katie Gardner & Casino

14 & under Equitation Championship @ Capital Challenge Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

CPHA Foundation 14& under Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

14 & under Equitation Championship @ Capital Challenge Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus ASPCA Maclay Championship @ New York City 11th Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

USEF Hunt Seat Medal @ Harrisburg Top 25 - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

LAHSA Junior Medal USEF National Pony Jumper Championship Style Award Champion - Suzie Middlebrook & Kiss Me Quick

USEF National Pony Jumper Championship 6th Place - Suzie Middlebrook & Kiss Me Quick

SFVHSA 12 & under Medal Champion - Whitney Coleman & Peaches n' Cream

LAHSA Pony Medal Champion - Whitney Coleman & Peaches n' Cream

USEF Zone 10 Pony Equitation Medal Champion - Whitney Coleman & Peaches n' Cream

USEF Pony Medal Championship Top 25- Whitney Coleman & Peaches n' Cream

TVHSA Stirrup Cup Medal Champion - Dylan Klinberg & Elvenstar Dreamcatcher

15 year old Equitation Championship @ Capital Challenge Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

15 year old Equitation Championship @ Capital Challenge Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

Junior Hunter Classic @ Pennsylvania National Horse Show1st Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

CPHA Foundation 21 & under Reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadues

ASPCA Maclay Championship @ New York City 8th Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

2 Children's National Stateline Tack Medal @ Capital Challenge Champion - Shelby Wakeman & Carlo Cartani

SFVHSA Equine Insurance/Challenge MedalChampion - Shelby Wakeman & Carlo Cartani

LAHSA Horsemanship Medal Champion - Shelby Wakeman & Carlo Cartani

LAHSA 17 & under Medal Champion - Shelby Wakeman & Carlo Cartani

Champion - Christine Terry & Elventar's Dreamcatcher

SFVHSA Equine Insurance/Challenge Medal Reserve Champion - Whitney Coleman & Caribik

Onodarka Medal Champion - Whitney Coleman & Caribik

CPHA Foundation 21& under Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

USEF Hunt Seat Medal National Championship @ Harrisburg Reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

ASPCA Maclay Championship @ New York City 3rd Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

WIHS Equiation Classic @ Washington, D.C. 9th Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

USET Talent Search West Coast Champion - Katie Gardner & Let's Twist

USEF Talent Search West Coast Champion - Katie Gardner & Let's Twist

ASPCA Maclay Regional Championship @ San Juan Capistrano, CA Reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

17 year old Equitation Championship @ Capital Challenge Reserve Champion - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

ASPCA Maclay Championship @ National Horse Show, New York City 4th Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

WIHS Equitation Classic @ Washington, D.C. 8th Place - Katie Gardner & Amadeus

LAHSA Junior Medal Champion - Katharine Swcharenzergger & Five Star

Children Hunters @ Capital Challenge Champion - Whitney Coleman & Caribik

Children's National Stateline Tack Medal @ Capital Challenge Reserve Champion - Whitney Coleman & Caribik

USEF Hunter Seat Medal Regionals Los Angeles, California Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

TVHSA Stirrup Cup Medal Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

SFVHSA 12 & under Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

LAHSA Rosewood Medal 14& under Bronze Medal - Katie Gardner & CeCe Capone

SFVHSA Futures Medal Champion - Cassie Lutz & ATM

CPHA Child/Adult Medal Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

TVHSA Equine Insurance Medal Reserve Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

LAHSA Horsemanship Reserve Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight

CPHA Child/Adult Medal Champion - Ali Ohringer & Spotlight 

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