Tara grew up riding with her mom, Kim Ziegler and helping her with her training and sales business in Lincoln University, PA. She took her first horse, Carakat from an ottb 4 year old to Young Rider Championships twice. She took her next horse Buckingham Place from an ottb 6 year old to a 4 star horse, completing the Rolex 4 star twice.
Over the past few years, Tara has started a family with her wonderful husband Cesar Contreras. They have two beautiful daughters Lucia, 8, and Amelia, 6. They have several Cane Corsos and Bloodhounds that they adore. As well as raising broiler chickens in the summer, and now laying hens so if you are looking for fresh organic chicken or eggs stop by!
She continues to train and give lessons out of her parent's farm in Lincoln University, as well as LG Equestrian in Port Deposit, MD and is happy to come to YOU. Specializing in starting young horses in the sport of eventing, and giving them a solid foundation to excel in any discipline. Tara enjoys helping riders of all ages and abilities gain confidence in their riding to accomplish their unique goals, and matching horses to suitable riders and vice versa. She enjoys traveling to new places to ride and teach, and is always open for new opportunities!