Linda Langmeier is an accomplished horsewoman who has been riding since she was five years old. As a Junior rider, she won the 1983 ASPCA Maclay Equitation Finals. Linda’s daughter, McKayla, also won the Maclay; the first mother-daughter team to earn this distinction. Linda was the winner of the 1988 Sugarbush Grand Prix, competed in the 1989 World Cup Finals (Tampa FL) and the 2013 Fidelity Grand Prix. Linda trained Emma Fletcher who won the 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final Champion.
Linda earned numerous championships in the hunter and jumper divisions at competitions such as The Winter Equestrian Festival, The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, Lake Placid Horse Shows, Vermont Summer Festival, The American Gold Cup, Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Washington International Horse Show and The National Horse Show.
After turning professional in 1989, Linda’s students have earned many regional and national championships including:
Linda returned to The Ethel Walker School in 2018 as the Director of Riding and head trainer. She previously held the head trainer position from 2001 – 2010. Linda is also a Member of the New England Equitation Committee and the Hampton Classic Advisory Committee.
Linda and her husband, Kenny Langmeier, own and operate Kelianda Farm, a hunter/jumper training and sales facility specializing in personalized care of both horses and riders located in East Granby, CT.