Stephanie Morrongiello - Stephanie received a bachelor's degree in business studies from Stockton
University in 2010. She is presently the head coach for Stockton University's intercollegiate team. She has
competed multiple horses accomplishing a lot along the way. In 2006
, she was part of the winning national
novice level team for pony club. She has won numerous horse trials at the novice level. Steph has shown
through third level dressage, training level eventing and 1.10 meter jumpers. She has trained horses from
scratch, many of whom are competing successfully today. In  2012, she was the captain of the winning PC
nationals team for 2nd level dressage. Stephanie started teaching on her own horse at the age of 15 and
has been growing the Split Elm program ever since!
Split Elm Equestrian would like you to
meet our instructors. We do have
clinicians in throughout the year as well,
but these women are working to develop
new rider skills year-round at Split Elm! All
of our instructors believe in continuing
their education and remain competitive in
multiple disciplines.
Kristina Seelig - Tina has recently graduated from Stockton University with a degree in environmental
science. She was one of Split Elm's original clients. She immersed herself in the Split Elm training
program and became a very skilled and competitive rider. Tina has competed at PC Nationals for
training level dressage taking third place in both horse management and riding with her team. She has
also competed nationally in polocrosse and has been named best number two and number three proving
that she is a competitive player in multiple positions. Tina has assisted with breaking and training horses
and has shown many green horses locally earning multiple grand and reserve championships along the
way. She and her horse Hayden have also won grand champion at the state level for dressage in 2011,
2012 and have evented up to BN level. Tina has made a smooth transition from long time Split Elm
student to instructor and competitor. Students can schedule directly with Tina at 609 992 0051
Ashley Louge- Ashley graduated from Penn State with a degree in engineering before moving to
New Jersey in the summer of 2016 and beginning to ride and train with Split Elm. Ashley grew up
riding in Central Ohio with a background in hunters and equitation. Her training experience has
been focused on bringing along young horses and starting their show careers. Ashley has
competed on her high school's IEA team as well as at rated shows as a junior earning champions,
reserves and many ribbons in various equitation and hunter classes, mostly with young or project
horses. Her riding focus is now concentrated on jumpers and eventing and she is building her
experience in those disciplines. Students can schedule with Ashley at 614 395 1352
Lauren Seddon - Lauren graduated from Rutgers with a degree in landscape design. Lauren
grew up riding locally in southern NJ and competed all over NJ in Equitation and Jumpers as a
teenager. She has trained with many big name trainers but really thrives under the instruction of
Hugo Huesca. In addition to Show experience, Lauren also worked at Elkhorn Ranch in Montana
as a trail guide for children and adults. Students can set up an appointment directly with Lauren at
609 335 0726