Pegasus Riders

Horses Give You Wings

The Pegasus Riders are composed of two 11-year-old equestrian performers. They specialize in trick riding, roman riding, dance, aerial hammock, and equestrian liberty. These multi-talented kids have performed alongside the nation’s leading equestrian performers and offer polished, fast-paced, dynamic acts that have stunned audiences around the world.

These girls are award winning!

  • Maddy Gatrel- 2019 International Liberty Horse Association Freestyle Youth Division Champion. Also an accomplished contortionist. Maddy also won 3rd place with her liberty pony, Razor, at the IFR contract act showcase 2022!
  • Liberty Cunningham- 2021 3-C Arena Trick Riding Competition Youth Division Champion. Also an award-winning dancer, barrel racer and rodeo princess. 
  • Winner of 2021 3- C Arena Showcase and top scoring trick riding act at the 2021 IFR Contract Act Showcase.

Not only are these girls dynamite in the arena or stage, they also are extremely articulate and friendly. They absolutely love meeting and connecting with the audience.

They have been clinicians at some of the top equine expos in the nation where their clinics have filled the bleachers and were standing room only including:

  • Horse World Expo
  •  Indiana Equine Roundup
  • North Dakota Horse Expo
  • American Royal 

The girls have done many many media interviews and promo work including television, newspaper and radio. The Pegasus Riders also have a large social media fan base with more than 35,000 followers. They post daily, including promoting the events they perform. Some of their photos have been shared globally and videos have gotten over 1 million views. The Pegasus Riders were even featured in Cowgirl Magazine in summer 2022.

Some of the Pegasus Riders performances include:

  • Breyerfest 2022 (produced and directed by Sylvia Zerbini)  
  • Horse World Expo (directed by Wayne Williams)
  • American Royal x3
  • Vegas Tuffest Junior World Championships x2
  • Professional Armed Forces World Championship Rodeo x2 
  • Hooey Junior Patriot Las Vegas
  •  Numerous rodeos, expos and festivals around the United States.

We would absolutely love to work with you, and would be happy to customize a package to exceed your expectations!

Follow the girls on Facebook to keep up with their many adventures @pegasustrickriders. We will also soon be expanding to Youtube and Instagram! The Pegasus Riders are now booking for expos, fairs, rodeos, wild west shows, conventions, and more. We would love to customize a show to meet your unique environment

Pegasus Riders is now booking for 2022 and 2023 for expos, fairs, rodeo, wild west shows, conventions, and more! We would love to customize a show to meet your unique environment!

Coach Jennifer Gatrel would love to visit with you and can be reached at 660.232.1280 or

Liberty Cunningham

Trick Rider-Barrel Racer-Roman Rider-Jumper-Dancer-Horse Trainer

Dusti Dickerson 3-C Arena Youth trick riding Champion

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Maddy Gatrel

Trick Rider-Liberty-Aerialist-Horse Training

International Liberty Horse Association Youth Freestyle Champion

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Jeff & Jennifer Gatrel


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Trick Riding Clinics

Trick Riding Clinics

Learn the proper foundation for trick riding, or tune up your skills. Jennifer is a gifted coach that brings out the best in her students. Jennifer started performing as an equine entertainer when she was just ten years old and has devoted her life to the art form. She has worked at Dixie Stampede now known as Dolly Stampede, owned and operated a trick riding troupe, and taught many young people the art of equine performance. Her students have become entrepreneurs in the industry. Examples of her students include 2020 PRCA Dress Act of the Year Bethany Iles, the Double Trouble Trick Riders, Jr Boys International Champion Tyler Acree, and viral sensations Liberty Cunningham and Maddy Gatrel.

Game For Learning

Game For Learning

Taught by: Jennifer Gatrel, Liberty Cunningham, and Maddy Gatrel It is time to bring fun back into kids learning horsemanship!!! The girls of Pegasus Riders use classic childhood games to teach horsemanship skills. Get ready for Red Light - Green Light, Pool Noodle Tag, and so much more!!

Equestrian Performance 101

Equestrian Performance 101

Taught by: Jennifer Gatrel, Liberty Cunningham, and Maddy Gatrel Learn the basics of what it takes to perform with your horses. The Pegasus Riders will demonstrate trick riding, roman riding, and liberty horsemanship in a fun interactive demo!