Michele Risler grew up in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee where she watched her father, who was an educator and a coach; inspire people to reach their highest potential. Michele graduated from Belhaven College with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She taught school for 5 years, was a Girl Scout leader, worked with several animal rescue groups and raised her two girls. Michele has had a love for animals and has been working with horses for over 23 years. She was the Director of Mt. Leopard Children’s Ranch, LLC, where she taught therapeutic riding to local, at risk children in the Jackson area for over 6 years. She is now Director of Mt. Leopard Ranch, LLC. Michele has been part of Equine Healing Solutions (EHS) for over 9 years. As the Equine Specialist, she is a vital member of this team and insures our client’s physical safety. Michele is Parelli Level One certified, EAGALA Certified, and PATH Int. trained.