Meet Our Staff
The Meadows Staff are here to provide guidance in coaching and training, provide the best possible care for your horse and help you plan for your riding career. They are knowledgeable and will strive to ensure you have support for your goals.
Jacqueline Boddaert - Owner
Jacqueline Boddaert has had a passion for horses her entire life. She is a successful entrepreneur, having owned and managed many different businesses from private to public. She has been a Director and Board member of a number of public and private corporations. Jacquie is personally invested in the Meadows, bringing a wealth of business knowledge to the oversight of the facilities and its operations.
Nancy Allen - Head Coach, Riding Academy
We are very pleased to have Nancy Allen heading up our Riding Academy program. Nancy is a Certified Coach and is a Competition Coach Specialist in the Hunter/ Jumper discipline. She has taught hundreds of students at many of the major riding facilities and has much show ring success with her students on the provincial Trillium circuit.
Nancy has also successfully competed in the hunter and jumper ring. She is an examiner for Equine Canada’s rider levels and is actively involved in the mentoring program for future coaches. She is also a provincial hunter/jumper judge. Nancy completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree at the University of Guelph, majoring in Animal Science.
Allison Doyle - Assistant Coach
Allison brings with her over 25 years in the industry and past experience as a professional groom for several Grand Prix riders. With more than 10 years' experience managing competition horses, she has spent most of her time on the A circuit travelling around Canada and the United States for horse shows which include the Winter Equestrian Festival, HITS Ocala, Kentucky Horse Park, and venues across Ontario, Quebec, and Manitoba.
After earning her Undergraduate and Masters degree from McMaster and York University, Allison has been pursuing a career in the insurance industry. She is now pursuing her equestrian pursuits full time. She has been an active competitor for many years and has show experience in the jumpers up to 1.20 and a wide variety of hunter and equitation divisions. She is an Equestrian Canada certified coach and has been working with our riding school students taking them to horse shows and introducing the next generation of riders to the show ring.