Geoff Teall, head trainer and owner of Montoga, Inc has been involved in the horse industry for over 35 years. He has trained hunter champions and reserve champions at shows such as Lake Placid, South Hampton, Winter Equestrian Festival, Capital Challenge, Devon, Harrisburg, Washington, and the National Horse Show. He has also trained equitation champions and reserves at all major horse shows including the USEF Medal Finals, USEF Talent Search Finals, and several different ASPCA Regional Finals. He has trained several jumper riders from the start of their jumper careers to their first Grand Prix wins.
Geoff holds his "R" Hunter and Hunter Equitation license. He has judged most major hunter shows including the Winter Equestrian Festival, Washington International Horse Show and the National Horse Show. In the equitation division he has judged several ASPCA Regional Finals, the Royal Winter Fair, WIHS Equitation Finals, and the USEF Medal Finals.
Very involved in the governance of our sport, Geoff currently serves on the Board of Directors of the USHJA, USHJA Foundation and the USEF. In addition, he is chairman or vice chairman of the Hunter Restructure Committee, Officials Committee, and the Rider's and Trainer's Committee. He serves also on the Trainer's Certification, High Performance Hunter, Planning, and Rule Change committees for the USHJA. For the USEF he is seated on the Licensed Officials Committee, Affiliates Working Group, and the Equitation Task Force.