Lisa Scales grew up in the Wood River Valley participating in 4H and Pony Club. She competed in hunter/jumpers and ski raced. Lisa earned her degree from Boise State University in Health Sciences and Child Psychology. Her prior work experience includes aiding in occupational, speech and physical therapy for children with disabilities. She joined the Swiftsure team in 2000, became a PATH Intl. Registered Instructor in 2002 and an Advanced Instructor in September 2010. She currently teaches part-time at Swiftsure.