Leading Ladies

Pam Steere-Maloof

Co-owner, Faith Hill Farm

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Pam Steere-Maloof has loved horses all her life, and has been riding, training, and caring for them nearly that long. She and her husband opened Faith Hill Farm in East Greenwich to be a safe haven for all horses and animals that reside there. It has grown into an equestrian facility that not only teaches horsemanship to kids and adults, but bigger lessons about life and character.

Faith Hill Farm opened in June of 1991. “We purchased it at the time when all the credit unions were crashing, so it was very difficult to get approved for a mortgage. We said many prayers in hopes of being able to have this special farm,” she says. Once the mortgage was approved, and buying the farm became a reality. Pam and her husband named the farm Faith Hill Farm. This name represents their beliefs and vision for what they wanted their farm/business to be.

Pam trained extensively in Germany, and is an ac-
complished rider, winning bronze and silver medals
from the U.S. Dressage Federation. She regularly
brings to Faith Hill Farm her trainers from Germa-
ny and England to continue her own education and give clinics. Pam has coached many children and adults to regional and national awards. She has also been the coach of the URI Equestrian IHSA team since 2001, and is the coach of the new URI Equestrian IDA team. “I’m so proud of the URI teams, and what we’ve been able to accomplish,” she says. The IHSA team has grown from 5 members to 45 plus members. They have won the Regional Championship for the last 3 years and were Reserve Champions for four consecutive years prior, under her coaching. The new IDA team finished third in their region which is a huge accomplishment for such a young team.

Faith Hill Farm is open to the public, and offers all levels of equestrian instruction to all ages. They also offer birthday parties and other events. Pam helps every one of her clients to reach their own specific goals, whether that is to ride for pleasure or in competitions. Faith Hill Farm offers a wonderful summer camps for kids of all ages and skill levels. The camp is a very educational experience for the kids not only do they learn to ride, they learn horsemanship skills and much about horse care. “There are always vets, dentists, horse massage therapists here giving the kids demonstrations”. At the end of each week of camp the kids have a fun show demonstrating all they have learned during the week to family and friends. Pam also devotes Faith Hill Farm to equine-assisted therapy, working closely with the Trudeau Center, a school for children and adults with developmental disabilities. “There’s so much research being done on the topics of how healing and enriching horses and farm life can be to people,” she says.

Pam has had such a rewarding life working with horses and all who share her passions. Horses are enriching to one’s life and they teach us many life lessons. Being involved with horses develops such depth of character in a person; it takes hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Faith Hill Farm

2056 Division Road, East Greenwich

401-524-1788  • faithhillfarm01@gmail.com

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