Our Trainers

The trainers at Our Day Farm offer experience and proven results unparalleled by any other training farm. Here you can read a brief biography about each them.

Alex Jayne jumping Steamboat Willie over a very large puissance wall

Alex Jayne

Alex Jayne is an authority in the horse industry. He is an A-rated graduate of the Pony Club of the United States, proven Grand-Prix Winner, and Big R judge for the United States Equestrian Federation. Alex is a fifth-generation horse trainer, has worked on a farm his whole life, and to this day continues sharing his now 30+ years of high-level horse showing and training experience, training horses and individuals as the owner of Our Day Farm. Most recently, he rode his horse Jolita to become National Champion in the 5-Year-Old Jumpers.

Maggie Jayne jumping Bugsy Malone gorgeously over a hunter jump

Maggie Jayne

Maggie Jayne is a fixture in the country's top hunter/jumper circuit. Maggie transitioned into a professional at the age of 18, only after racking up an extensive and impressive resume in her junior career. Once a professional, Maggie immediately became one of the top-ranked riders in the United States in her divisions, accumulating top honors all over the country. Riding both for Our Day Farm and Pony Lane Farm, she has guided her mounts to tri-colors at all of the country's most prestigious horse shows. For 4 consecutive years, Maggie has lead Pony Lane Farm to the honor of the USEF Leading Hunter Owners in the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 show seasons.

Career Highlights

1997
  • Winner of the USEF Pony Medal Finals
2000
  • Winner of the Junior Jumper Prix de States Individual Gold with Kinda Blue
2002
  • Winner of the USEF Medal Finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show
  • Member of the United States Team in International Competition in Monteray, Mexico and South Africa
  • Circuit Champion in Equitation at WEF
2004
  • Second Place Winner at the AGA Jumper Finals with Jubulent
2009
  • Leading Hunter Rider at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show
  • Leading Hunter Rider at the Syracuse International Horse Show
  • Winner of Touch of Class Top Show Jumping Thoroughbred Award with Thomas Edison
2010
  • Winner of Touch of Class Top Show Jumping Thoroughbred Award with Thomas Edison for the Second Consecutive Year
2011
  • Champion at Washington International Horse Show with Summer Place
  • Year Winner of Touch of Class Top Show Jumping Thoroughbred Award with Thomas Edison for the Third Consecutive Year
2012
  • Reserve Champion at Pennsylvania National Horse Show with Early Applause
  • Winner of Touch of Class Top Show Jumping Thoroughbred Award with Thomas Edison for the Fourth Consecutive Year
2015
  • Winner of the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at the Devon Horse Show with The Answer

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Charlie Jayne jumping Valeska way over an already large jump

Charlie Jayne

Charlie Jayne competed in his first Grand Prix at the age of 11 and went on to win his first Grand Prix at the age of 18. The very next year, he won the coveted USET Maxine Beard Show Jumping Developing Rider Award, which recognizes accomplishment by an up-and-coming show jumper. In 2007, he turned professional at the age of 20.

Throughout his ongoing career, Charlie has traveled far and wide to imprint his and the name of Our Day Farm in the equestrian world, showing in venues such as The Dublin Horse Show, The London Olympics, The Spruce Meadows Horse Show, and Piazza di Siena — just to name a few.

Career Highlights

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  • Winner of the USEF Talent Search Finals
2004
  • Winner of his first Grand Prix with JF
2007
  • Member of the Winning United States Team at the CSIO Buenos Aires with Urbanus
  • Winner of the $25,000 Palm Beach Toyota Grand Prix with Thomas Edison
2008
  • Winner of the Palm Beach Toyota $25,000 Grand Prix with Thomas Edison
  • Second and fourth at the $40,000 Rocky Mountain Classic High Prairie Grand Prix in Colorado with Urbanus and Thomas Edison, Respectively
2009
  • Fourth in the FEI World Cup Grand Prix CSI 4-star with Urbanus
  • Fourth in the Budweiser American Invitational with Urbanus
  • Winner of the $25,000 Charlotte Welcome Grand Prix with Thomas Edison
  • Winner of the $25,000 Charlotte Welcome Grand Prix in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Winner of the $25,000 Spy Coast / Sweet Oak Farm Grand Prix in Wellington on Sampras
2010
  • Winner of the $125,000 Strongid C 2X Grand Prix in Saugerties with Athena
  • Second in the $1,000,000 Pfizer Grand Prix with Athena
2011
  • Eighth in the $40,000 Equine Couture/Tuff Rider Grand Prix with Urbanus
  • Eighth in the $50,000 HITS Grand Prix with Uraya
  • Winner of the $31,000 HITS Welcome Classic with Athena
  • Competed on the U.S. team at FEI Nations Cup stops in La Baule, Rome, and St. Gallen with Athena
2012
  • Fourth in the $30,000 Surpass Grand Prix with Uraya
  • Second in the $80,000 Adequan CSI 2-star Grand Prix with Urbanus
  • Third in the $50,000 World Cup Qualifier CSI 2-star with Uraya
  • Third in the $100,000 Wells Fargo Grand Prix of Devon
  • Winner of the $50,000 Idle Dice Open Jumper Stake
  • Tenth in the $200,000 CN Performance Grand Prix with Chill RZ
  • First Alternate for the United States Team at the London Olympics with Chill RZ
2015
  • Winner of the $1,000,000 Great American Grand Prix at HITS, in Ocala Florida with Chill RZ

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Haylie Rolfe jumping The Answer over a hunter fence in fantastic form

Haylie Rolfe

Haylie Rolfe is currently one of the country’s top young professionals. She has earned top accolades in the hunter, jumper, and equitation rings throughout her ongoing career. As a junior, she helped win a Prix De States Team Gold Medal at the 2005 Pennsylvania National Horse Show, also claiming the Junior Jumper Circuit Championship at the prestigious Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) with Kinda Blue that same year. She was the winner of the $50,000 Wachovia Grand Prix at the Showplace Spring Spectacular aboard Merlin 369 in 2007.

In the equitation ring, Haylie has earned ribbons in every major equitation final in the country. In 2004, she won the Illinois Medal Finals and then the ASPCA Maclay Regionals for Region 4, only to win it for a second consecutive year in 2005. She was the reserve champion at the 2006 Washington Equitation Finals, and later in 2006 she took home the Christy Conard trophy during WEF after winning the equitation circuit championship.

Haylie truly shines in the hunter ring as well, as shown by her four circuit championships garnered at WEF in the Junior Hunter divisions. In 2004, she captured the Washington International Horse Show’s Grand Junior Hunter Championship aboard her talented mount Clementine.

Haylie is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she rode on their NCAA Equestrian Team and helped them win three national titles, four SEC titles, and the Individual National Title in Equitation Over Fences in 2009. Thanks to her experience as a college rider, Haylie has helped numerous students at Our Day Farm join college riding teams and receive scholarships in doing so. Haylie is looking forward to the years to come as she pursues her professional career as one of the nation’s up-and-coming young stars.

Career Highlights

2004
  • Winner of the IHJA Illinois Medal Finals
  • Winner of the Region 4 ASPCA Maclay Regionals
  • Winner of the Washington International Horse Show’s Grand Junior Hunter Championship with Clementine
2005
  • Winning Member of the Prix De States Team Gold Medal at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show
  • Circuit Champion of the Junior Jumpers at WEF with Kinda Blue
  • Winner of the Region 4 ASPCA Maclay Regionals for a second consecutive year
2006
  • Reserve Champion at the Washington Equitation Finals
  • Circuit Champion in Equitation at WEF, winning the Christy Conard Trophy
2007
  • Winner of the $50,000 Wachovia Grand Prix at the Showplace Spring Spectacular with Merlin 369
  • Winner of an SEC Title with the Georgia Bulldogs
2008
  • Winner of the $30,000 Showplace Productions Grand Prix with Orley
  • Winner of an SEC Title with the Georgia Bulldogs for the second consecutive year
  • Varsity National Champion with the Georgia Bulldogs
2009
  • Winner of an SEC Title with the Georgia Bulldogs for the third consecutive year
  • Individual National Title in Equitation Over Fences at the Varsity National Championships
  • Varsity National Champion with the Georgia Bulldogs
2014
  • Winner of the Midwest Young Jumper Championships with 7 year old Lithium

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