Caitlin Heffernan Janus

Part-time Faculty

Equine Studies
BS, UMass

Caitlin Janus has spent most of her life working with horses. She began riding at age 12 with Carol Fleck of Partridge Hill Stables in East Barre, VT. She has ridden a variety of disciplines and breeds, starting with western and huntseat and progressing to eventing at UMASS-Amherst, to most recently focusing on dressage.  Before joining us at Vermont Tech, Caitlin was the barn manager, assistant trainer, and instructor at East Hill Farm in Plainfield, VT under the guidance of Ruth Hogan-Poulsen.  She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Veterinary and Animal Science from UMASS and is also a certified equine and canine massage therapist from Equissage, in Leesburg, VA.