Little Raven Staff

Experienced Equestrian Experts

Employees have hands on each horse every day. We monitor their drinking and feeding schedules,  habits, turnouts, blanketing, and overall health and demeanor.

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Denise O’Leary

Denise purchased Little Raven Ranch in November of 2015. Her barn already boasts one of the best in the area and continues to grow every day. Denise focuses on improving her facilities and her staff. Making sure everything is up to her strict standards striving for the perfect horse ranch. Denise hires out the best trainers in the business for her clients. Read about the trainers at Little Raven Ranch.

Jessica Kinkelaar

Ranch Manager

Jessica started riding horses at four years old, and hasn’t stopped learning, training, volunteeering, and working with horses since. She holds a double-degree in Equestrian Science and Business Administration from William Woods Univesity and extensive and thorough equine work experience. Jessica’s passion and love for the horses shows in the individual attention and care she gives each one, as well as the desire and motivation to create a productive environment for all. Read her full bio here.

  • Equestrian Studies
  • Business Management
  • Horse Training

Jessica can be reached on her cell phone 636-352-3881 or email

Jessica in the News

The trendy news resource, Voyage Denver, wrote a fantastic piece about our barn manager, Jessica.  This interview delves deep into how and why Jessica arrived at her current position and what makes Little Raven Ranch so special.


Shoutout Colorado connected with Jessica for a piece on the life of a horse barn manager. Our barn manager Jessica deserves this shoutout – she works hard to provide a top-notch facility.


A few weeks ago, Bold Journey had the pleasure of catching up with the brilliant and insightful Jessica Kinkelaar. In this article, Bold Journey shares their captivating conversation with Jessica. 


Our goal is to maintain the overall health and happiness of the horse, as well as create a clean and safe environment for all.

Our employees have years of experience with horses and facilities such as this one.  We make sure to hire employees who truly care about the well-being of the horse and we pride ourselves on the ongoing training they receive regarding care of the horse.

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If you have any questions for Little Raven Ranch, reach out to us today and we will get back to you as soon as we can!

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Award-Winning Trainers

Our trainers are accomplished hunter/jumper horse riders.  We take pride in passing on knowledge from generations of horse riding.

Professional Equipment

At Little Raven Ranch, we have only the best equipment.  We treat our horses like family.  We spoil our horses with healthy food, routine cleaning, and daily care.

The Right Methods

We strongly emphasize the importance of good form and excellent practices.  We hold our hunter jumper horses to high-standards.

Staff That Cares

Maybe the best part of Little Raven Ranch is our staff.  They are experienced, qualified, and care a whole lot about our clients and their horses.