Staff

riding lessons

Trisha Bowman

Riding Instructor, Manager, Camp Director

Trisha began her career as a riding instructor in 2000 when she established Muddy Creek Meadows as a riding stable.  She was born and raised in York County and spent most of her life right here in Muddy Creek Forks.
Horses have always been a family passion.  She began riding with her parents before she could even walk.  In her early riding years, she rode western, trail riding mostly with her parents throughout the area.  During her teenage years she began to pursue English riding and jumping.

In high school, Trisha participated in horse judging at both the county and state levels.  Then during college, she began to enter the world of showing in hunters, jumpers and English and western pleasure.  Years later she discovered the fascinating sport of equestrian vaulting.

Today Trisha specializes in hunters, jumpers, gaming, recreational riding and Equestrian vaulting.  She occupies many roles at Muddy Creek Meadows, including; riding instructor, barn manager, camp director and activities director.

Trisha spends her spare time riding the trails and camping with family and friends, or showing and training her horse for Jumpers.   She resides in Airville with her husband, Drew, and her son, Jack.

She is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, and a minor in Mass Communications.  She also has her level II American Riding Instructor Certification in Recreational Riding.
She is certified  in CPR and First Aid.  In addition, Trisha is a certified Lifeguard and Water Safety Assistant Aid.

Trisha also stays active in many community organization.  She is the leader of Airville Hitchin’ Rail 4-H Horse Club.  She is the coach for Muddy Creek Vaulters.  Trisha is a member of the Conewago Trail Riders , American Vaulting Association and Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

steve krick

Steve Krick

Owner

Steve and his wife Dolores purchased Muddy Creek Meadows in 1998.  At that time, it was an old dairy farm.  He then remodeled and added buildings to make way for the horses.  Today, He continues to work on the farm maintaining and updating the horse facility.  He also manages the farms crops, farming over 300 acres of small grains.

Steve is also a full time general contractor operating his business- S.J. Krick & Company.

Steve grew up around horses all his life and continues that tradition.  Horses have become a family pass time; as Steve continues to spend time with his family trail riding throughout the Eastern states.

dolores krick

Dolores Krick

Owner, Camp Counselor

Dolores and her husband, Steve, purchased Muddy Creek Meadows in 1998.  Dolores occupies many roles in the operation of the farm, including book keeping, general office duties, as well as assisting with summer and winter day camps.However, the farm is only her part time job.  She is also the co-owner of S.J. Krick and Company, General Contractor.

Dolores stays active in the farming community.  She is a board member of the York County Farm Bureau and a state board member for the Equine Committee.

Dolores grew up riding and her love of horses grew from there.  She spends her spare time trail riding and camping with her family. She truly enjoys having the horse facility and farm.

 

tim krick

Tim Krick

Trainer

Tim began riding at the age of three months, and very quickly became an accomplished rider.  His riding experience and knowledge continued to grow throughout his career.  He specializes in western recreational riding, including gaited horses and English jumpers and hunters.
He has been teaching riding lessons since 2004, but began as an assistant instructor and assistant camp counselor in 2001.  To date, Tim continues as a part time trainer at Muddy Creek Meadows, working for both clients on the farm as well as for clients throughout the surrounding area.

Tim works full time as a commercial pilot on the East coast.

Tim has his Associate degree in criminal justice from York Technical Institute.

drew bowmanDrew Bowman

Farrier

Drew began riding as a child and also had helped his neighbor farm during his teenage years.  However, his interest in horses, riding and farming dramatically grew when he became friends with the family during his high school years.

Now, he continues to work on the farm helping with the horse facility and the crop production.  He resides in Airville with his wife Trisha, and his son Jack.

Drew works full time as a carpenter for S.J Krick & Company.   He is also the farms farrier.  In the year 2004, he graduated from Maryland horseshoeing school as a certified farrier.  He is certified as both a Journeyman and as an Apprentice II.