Jeffrey Taylor began riding as a small boy in Germany and although he spent his youth living in several different parts of the world, he continued to pursue his passion for horses. After years of competing in the hunter and jumper ring, Jeffrey set his sights on the more diverse discipline of Eventing. He graduated from Potomac Horse Center in 1977 as a Senior Instructor where he was educated under top ranking trainers who specialized in 3-Day Eventing.
Throughout his career he has ridden every advanced cross-country track on the east coast, completed countless 3-Days, and has been long listed on the Canadian Olympic Team. Jeffrey chose to establish his business in Northeast Ohio, where he has been training for almost 30 years. In 1990 he began the process of building his training facility in North Ridgeville, Ohio. Not only has Jeffrey been a top competitor himself in upper level Eventing, but he has brought numerous horses and riders from novice to the advanced level for over 25 years
In addition to his many skills as a rider and coach, Jeffrey is well known for seeing future potential by choosing quality young horses that, with correct training, will develop into valuable show horses. People all over the country use him as a source to seek their young prospects. Due to his ability to effectively communicate to his students, Jeffrey has a well established client base that stretches throughout the Midwest and east coast. Blue Ridge Farm is filled with loyal students, several of whom have been a part of his program for 20 years. Jeffrey and his wife Holly have two children, Preston, and Nathan, who are an active part of the Blue Ridge family.