List of 13 frequently asked questions.

  • My primary roles at Thacher

    Full-time member of the Horse Program.
  • What my students call me

    Ms. Schryver or Ms. V.
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I found out about the Horse and Outdoor Programs.
  • Favorite job perk

    The horses and the trails. The housing is pretty sweet, too!
  • Favorite Thacher teaching moment

    The transformation of our freshman riders never ceases to amaze me. I love being a part of that.
  • When not in the classroom I can be found

    Hiking on the trails with Conner (husband) and Bean (loyal canine companion), riding on the Gymkhana Field, or enjoying some Netflix.
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    There is a spot in one of the avocado orchards that is just beautiful. The trail turns around a bend and there is an oak tree on one side and orchard on the other. The light is just amazing through the trees at sunset.
  • Favorite places on earth

    New Zealand, Ireland, and New England.
  • Favorite place in my imagination

    Middle Earth.
  • Hardly anybody knows that

    I rowed crew for two years in college.
  • The book, movie, work of art, or piece of music I cannot imagine life without

    Harry Potter (the whole series—I couldn’t possibly choose just one).
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up (when I was 10)

    I can’t remember...
  • What I want to be when I grow up (now)

    Happy and active.