I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me - Philippians 4:13
The owner and instructor at MATALI Equine is Alissa Fehr. She has over 15 years of horse industry experience. Alissa graduated from Notre Dame High School in Red Deer, AB and completed a diploma in Animal Health Technology in 2008 from Olds College, AB. This schooling has given Alissa immense knowledge in animal care and handling skills. During schooling Alissa completed a 2 month practicum at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. After completing her schooling, Alissa worked as an Animal Health Technologist with Overton Equine Health Services which was an Field Service Equine Veterinary Service. This veterinary service experience gave Alissa a great deal of experience in horse health care issues and horse husbandry. Alissa riding experience extends to many disciplines in both english and western riding. She has participated in the disciplines of western pleasure, reining, cutting, penning, english pleasure, jumping, and recreational trail riding. Alissa has earned her certification as an Equine Canada Instructor of Beginners in western riding. Her passion is shown in the lessons she provides to her students and she continues to expand her knowledge in the horse industry and training.
Matthew Fehr is part owner and supporting staff of MATALI Equine. Matthew has vast experience within the construction industry. His expertise is in carpentry in which he has over 10 years of experience. Matthew grew up in a family run dairy business so from a young age he learned animal handling and husbandry. Matt is now working at Zak's Building Center. Through Matthew's work experience, it has allowed him to expand his building and carpentry skills and gain extensive experience in forming and pouring concrete. Matthew is a general “handy-man” who can fix or build the majority of projects. Matthew continues to be extremely valuable to MATALI Equine as to date he has completed projects such as insulating and interior of indoor riding arena, large tack room, feed room and pump house, seven 12’ by 24’ horse shelters, a 66’ round pen, a 60’ by 100’ outdoor arena, as well as completing over 6 acres of equine friendly fencing.