Jean E Andrew


After graduating from the University of Illinois, Jeanie Andrew, acquired a 43.5 acre tract about 40 miles from her hometown of Paxton, IL and began her new adventure known as Lone Ridge Farm.


She brought with her a broad knowledge of horse and dog care, training, and nutrition that she learned from intensive study and research and from valuable on- the-job work experience.  Known for her hard work, long hours and determination, Jeanie has built a distinguished agribusiness operation:

Graduate of University of Illinois – BS Animal Science  –  graduated “high honors”; Edmund J. James Scholar; Dean’s List; Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society; Recipient Jonathan Baldwin Turner Research grant and presented results at the Equine Science Society’s national conference in Tucson, AZ.  Received Orville G. Bentley Undergraduate Research Award.

During her time at the U of I, she was also an active member of the Illini Equestrian Team competing up to Zones, worked at the U of I horse farm, at a local Arabian breeding/training facility, and local feed store Prairieland Feeds.   Additional internship experience at a hunting preserve, canine training and breeding facility.  For one of her honor projects she authored an introductory manual on gun dogs.  
More recently she has received honors such as the recipient of the Bloomington Pantagraph’s 20 under 40 award and placing top 5 in AHA Distance Nationals.
She has been on the McLean County Pheasants Forever board serving as the Youth Chair, and volunteered for Wild Oats 4H Club.
She is currently a board member and trainer at Town and Country Kennel Club, actively competes with her dogs in conformation, rally obedience, and barn hunt.


Chandra Allen


Chandra has been working with horses for over 25 years.  She started as a young girl riding hunter/jumpers, showing in 4H, open, and hunter shows.  In college she had the opportunity to exercise ride and train cutting and ranch style horses and starting young sport horses.

Chandra enjoys helping students develop their skills to successfully compete in the show ring.  Currently she is enjoying starting her off the track thoroughbred.