Karen was born and raised in Michigan, moving to Vero Beach in 1991. Her interest and love of everything Equine started at an early age and continues today. After raising three sons, Karen found Special Equestrians and volunteered for 2 years. Becoming a PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor was a natural progression. Her energy and love of children and horses evident, Karen now serves Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast as Executive Director.