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Five Star Performance Horses

Erin Cecchini, Owner
 IEA Head Coach
Erin is a graduate from Mercy High School and earned her Bachelor's in Equine Business Management at Cazenovia College in 2008. Erin competed and won on both the English and Western IHSA teams throughout college. Erin has both won and successfully coached her students to World and Congress Championships in the American Quarter Horse Association. 
Felicia Pelsis 
Instructor & Eventing Coach

Felicia has a Bachelor's in Mental Health and a Master's in Human Services. Felicia has been the eventing coach at Five Star for 6 years and has competed up to the Preliminary Level. Her students are currently competing and winning in the Beginner Novice and Novice divisions at recognized Area 1 Events.
Brittney Tasto  
IEA Assistant Coach 
Brittney is currently earning her Master's in Occupational Therapy at Quinnipiac University with hopes of becoming certified in Hippotherapy after graduating. Brittney has experience in the Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation arenas. She helped begin the IEA Team at Five Star in 2015. This will be her third season as the assistant coach for the Upper and Lower School teams. 

                    Five Star Performance Horses is located in North Guilford just 5 minutes south of Durham center and 15 minutes from I-95 & Route 9. Five Star offers many disciplines and belongs to many different organizations. Although we put a high importance in the AQHA All Around events it is not our only focus. We also offer lessons to adults and children of all ages, in both English and Western. We have recently added a Five Star Eventing Team as well as an Interscholastic Riding Team. When not traveling for AQHA shows, we also attend CT Colorbreed shows, hunter schooling shows, and open shows. Throughout the year we offer camps, Ladies & Gents night, & Birthday Parties. Come Join the Five Star Family today!
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