Bonnie Hammond, Executive Director

Since the founding of SAFE in 2005, Bonnie Hammond has focused on creating an organization that is open and accessible to its supporters, from its transparent financials to the wealth of information available about the horses on our website. Bonnie has worked locally...

Terry Phelps-Peddy, Operations Director

Terry Phelps-Peddy has a long history of riding and working with horses. She spent two years in Calgary, Alberta, Canada working for Olympic dressage rider Bonny Bonnello, managing a training facility with over 45 horses in residence. Terry is an accomplished dressage...

Kaya Mead, Barn / Facilities Manager

After moving to Seattle to pursue a coffee career in 2017, Kaya realized there was a horse shaped (and sized) hole in her new life. She stumbled upon SAFE online and immediately started volunteering. Kaya soon learned of the horsemanship program and was so impressed,...

Skye Guidotti, Volunteer / Marketing Manager

Skye Guidotti has loved horses since she before she had memories. Her parents told her it was a pony ride from her grandparents’ neighbor that started the obsession. Luckily her grandparents had easy, kid-friendly horses all through her youth. She grew up riding and...

Lily Leitkowski, Operations Assistant

Lily Leitkowski has been a horse girl since her mother first sat her on the back of one at the tender age of two. Growing up in Florida, she took riding lessons throughout her childhood, and although she never had a horse of her own, in the physical sense, she...