Meet the Horse Trainers

The Team behind Jaid Stables brings decades of experience caring for and training both horse and rider.
Owner/Trainer

Jamie Bice

Jamie is a native to Georgia and has competed on the local and national stage starting from a tender age of 6 through high school IEA national championships. This experience along with being a founding member and four year team captain of the University of North Georgia Equestrian IEA Team has added Jamie in developing into a well-rounded coach and mentor to young and professional riders today.

Throughout her continuing equestrian career, Jamie has had the privilege to have been trained, ridden under or invited to attend private clinics with numerous internationally renowned riders and trainers to the USET to include but not limited to: Denis Flanaly of Ireland, Paddy O’ Donall of Ireland, Nona Garson, Bernie Tourgag and Jorge Ludwig.

Jamie has had riders compete successfully on the local GHJA circuit, USEF A/Aa rated circuit and IEA. Jamie’s riders have qualified for 2017 and 2018 Year End High Point Champion awards in multiple divisions, National and Regional Competitions to include Pony Finals, USHJA Adult Hunter Championship, Zone 11 IEA Regionals, IEA Zone 4 Championship, IEA Nationals, GHJA Pony Medal Finals, USHJA Zone 4 Jumper Championship and more.

Jamie strives to both engrained a work ethic and achieved value to success in the ring along with a well-rounded perspective in all of her clients and has a talent for connecting with all of her clients and horses at all ability levels.

Trainer

Nicole Patterson

Nicole is an Iowa native and Georgia retread by way of New York City. She has trained under Olympic and international show jumping medalists, as well as World Championship-winning Morgan trainers. Nicole is a well-rounded horseman, having competed in the traditional hunter, jumper, dressage, and carriage driving rings; she has also enjoyed training in saddle seat, hunter and Western pleasure, and cross-country jumping.

This diverse background has fostered an appreciation for a wide array of methodologies, a deeper understanding of training horse and rider, and has underscored the idea of correct, dressage-based flatwork as a cornerstone for the training of both horse and rider.

As an instructor, Nicole’s emphasis is on safety, good horsemanship, and correct basics. These fundamentals develop a solid foundation on which riders can further advance.

Nicole has been involved with the IEA hunt seat program for several years in varying capacities. She is very supportive of the tenets of IEA, from creating opportunities to participate in equestrian sport to striving to instill principles of horsemanship and sportsmanship. Her personal horses have consistently been IEA favorites.