Melissa Lund and Starlight

Contact information: lund1480@umn.edu

Starlight is a 2003 black and white Arabian cross mare who stands 14.2hh.

Melissa is an amateur dressage rider who has trained with Barb Anderson Whiteis at Caille Farm since 2001. She earned her USDF bronze and silver medals in 2008 and 2010, respectively, and is going for gold this summer with Phoenix, her 17 year old Arabian dressage partner of 13 years. Though dressage is her main sport, Melissa dabbles in Cowboy Mounted Shooting, and was introduced to hunter/jumpers and western pleasure during her four years on the University of Minnesota Equestrian Team.

Melissa graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2015 with a degree in Genetics, Cell Biology and Genetics and now works full-time in the finance industry

If you are interested in becoming pre-approved to bid on Starlight in the silent auction at the 2017 Trainer’s Challenge, you can start the process by filling out an adoption application today! Questions on Starlight’s training can be directed to Melissa Lund.