Rev. Dr. Shelly Nice (aka Sarah Price)
Also known as Cat's mom when on the road with her. With over 40 novels published, Rev. Dr. Nice is a best-selling author of Christian fiction. Prior to being an author and mustang rescuer, Rev. Dr. Nice was a college professor, teaching management, marketing, and religion courses as well as developing faculty at a Manhattan college. She holds a PhD in Educational Leaders, MBA in Marketing, MA in Corporate Communications, and BA in Anthropology.
With over 50 years experience in the equestrian world, Mr. Schumacher is a welcomed member of the advisory team. He runs several horse-related businesses in New Jersey including Seaton Hackney Stables in Morristown and Valley Brook Equestrian Center in Flanders. In 2006, Mr. Schumacher introduced Cat Zimmerman to horses and, under the tutelage of Seaton Hackney Stables, taught her how to ride. In 2010, Mr.Schumacher became her step-father, taking his support for Cat and her love of horses to a new level of support. Formerly from Israel and France, Mr. Schumacher holds an MBA in Management.
Natalie Mercer, DVM
Dr. Natalie earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a particular interest in equine medicine and performance horses. When she’s not caring for her equine patients, she enjoys relaxing on her farm and riding her horses. She has been instrumental in providing medical advice and care for the horses at CZ Mustangs.