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Cheyenne Sterck

I grew up on the family ranch that is now on the 4th generation.  I appreciate the value of hard work and dedication.  I am an outdoor enthusiast and spend the winter organizing and supporting my husband’s snowmobile hillclimb race career.  I am the proud mom of three and love spending time taking my littles exploring and enjoying nature.  I practice yoga and crystal therapy and enjoy reading, gardening, and spending time with my pets.

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Christine Olson

Born and raised in Oregon. Over 40 years riding horses. Mother of 4 and enjoys being outdoors

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Debra Thompson

¶Debra Thompson is a gifted soprano and pianist who passionately shares her love for Jesus Christ with others.   Born with an inoperable visual impairment, Debra has been blind since birth.  She attended an elementary school for the blind but continued her upper grade studies in the regular public school system.  Her childhood dream to become a concert artist was realized through a scholarship to Oral Roberts University where she completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Vocal Performance.   Today, Debra is an employee for the State of California and resident of Sacramento.  She is a…

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Donell Thompson Garcia

Donell’s Thompson Garcia has been called from God for spiritual warfare and Intercession, she moves in the giftings of the prophetic and healing. God has led Donell to many places where she has been blessed with great friendships for God’s purposes, seeing the divine hand of God open many doors. Donell’s testimony is a journey of brokenness, faith, and the road to God’s amazing miraculous power and healing, transforming her life through the perseverance in an uphill climb, that brought her compassion, understanding, and the love of God for others.  For out of her flows rivers of living water. Acts…

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Jacob Urban

Over the last 23 years my experience in the outdoor industry has spanned the roles of the undergraduate professor, mountain guide, program director, corporate trainer, SAR trainer, and business owner. Currently, I own and operate Jackson Hole Outdoor Leasership Institute, LLC,  An educational think tank devoted to developing and delivering curriculum in the areas of avalanche education and prehospital emergency medical training in the urban and wilderness environments.

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Jessica Olson

Jessica is born and raised in Oregon in the Willamette Valley.  Her passions include riding and training horses.  She has gained a lot of experience during her past 7 years of being with horses.  She also loves photography, cooking, camping, hunting and exploring.  You will see her in all different areas around Half Moon Lake Lodge as she is excited to start her new adventure here with us!

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Michael Bauman

Michael Bauman was raised in Missouri and outfitted in Wyoming and New Mexico.  His experience is diversified including commercial hunting, wildlife management and consulting, as well as many years in corporate banking.  his experience in the recreational world is vast and varies from managing upscale lodges, dude ranches, and wilderness operations.  he has also enjoyed success in the equine industry through the breeding and selling of AQHA race horses.