Our team supports your team.
Barbara McCarthy, Director of Horse Operations, Trainer/Instructor
Barbara McCarthy is the dedicated and knowledgeable trainer who oversees all horse operations at Majestic Farm. She creates a community spirit by managing ten USDF/USEF Dressage Shows per year, along with Hunter/Jumper OHJA & KHJA, and schooling shows. In addition, she expands the Majestic community by sharing our wonderful facility with many MVPC camps and USMGA competitions and conventions. Barbara lives and breathes horses on a daily basis through training and instruction. She loves to share her 45 years of experience by directing two drill teams, giving riding lessons, and being involved in North American Junior Young Riders, Pony Club, and 4-H. She also enjoys sharing her extensive knowledge with outstanding trainers of the future.
Elliott Durbin, Instructor
Elliott started her riding career at a very young age. She got her first American Quarter horse when she was 3 years old and fell in love! She showed on the AQHA circuit all of her childhood gaining multiple Congress and World Show top 5 titles as well as national ranking and titles in the Hunter under Saddle and Equitation. She is now at Majestic Farm where she is furthering her riding in dressage and jumping.
James Myers, Barn Manager
James grew up in Southeast Minnesota and had a passion for horses that started at a young age. His experience began with working and riding for a professional Reining horse trainer Steve Defrang. James was soon training and showing horses of his own. Now with over 14 years of experience he continues in his passion. He now resides in southeast Ohio with his lovely wife Jacqueline.
Brittany Geglein, Assistant Trainer/Instructor
Brittany runs a successful dressage training and instruction program based primarily at Majestic Farm. Among her many achievements include:
Moira Bertke, Hunter Jumper Trainer/Instructor
Moira has had a passion for horses since the age of 3 and has 10+ years of experience showing hunters, jumpers, and equitation horses. Growing up, she has won many awards through both the Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association and the Ohio Hunter Jumper Association starting with ground poles and moving all the way up to the 3’6 jumpers. She has recently returned from an internship working and traveling with a number of A Circuit Hunter/Jumper show barns in the south and is now ready to further her career as part of the Majestic Farm team!