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Marina Leigh Smith

Marina Leigh Smith

Riding Instructor


Bachelors Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Purdue University


  • PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Marina has been working with horses all her life in a number of disciplines to include Western, Hunter, Jumpers, and Polo. She taught beginner riding lessons in Connecticut and polo lessons in Indiana.

Marina began at the Saddle Light Center as a volunteer in Oct 2014, began teaching in March 2015, and in August 2015, she achieved her PATH Registered Instructor Certification. Marina attended Purdue University and holds a bachelors degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management, which she utilizes in her full time job as a Hotel Manager at JBSA-Randolph Air Force Base.