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Top Notch Equine is family-owned and operated by John and Anne Hildreth Nisley. We treat every customer like they are a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch.
Anne Hildreth Nisley is a Certified Equine Therapist, a Registered Nurse and an undeniable Horsewoman!
Born and raised in Iowa, Anne has been riding and driving ponies and horses for as long as she can remember. She is an accomplished showman with many Iowa State Fair, Illinios State Fair and other prestigious horse show titles to her credit.
After graduating from high school, Anne earned her degree as a Registered Nurse. She currently practices as a Hospice Nurse and Administrator at Suncrest Hospice.
To become an Equine Therapist, Anne trained at the renowned Helen J. Woods Equine Studies Equine Therapy Program in Barriere, British Columbia, Canada.
John Nisley is a farrier, a horse trainer and former Assistant Supervisor of the famous St. Louis based Budweiser Clydesdales.
A native of Iowa, John has been working with horses most of his life.
John is a trained farrier from the Five Star Horseshoeing School of Minco, Oklahoma.