PATH, International Certified for Therapeutic Instruction, and Manager of Majoda Stables. A decade of experience teaching at Majoda Stables and an expert in her field, Vera has a strong background in Natural Horsemanship, and is a supportive and caring teacher of children and adults alike!
After many years of teaching riding at other barns, Diane started her own program at Majoda Stables in 1992. Diane has always been interested in giving novice riders a solid and safe opportunity to learn how to ride horses for pleasure and fun. With a degree in Special Education, Diane developed a therapeutic program which runs in conjunction with our other programs.
With a life long background in Special Education, Bill has an ability to work with our Therapeutic students in a way that promotes communication, social skills and relationship building.
Lisa is a PATH-certified riding instructor, and has extensive experience teaching young adults with special needs, and is a certified job coach.She was educated at The Boggs Center of Rutgers University, where she studied education in developmental disabilities.
Lisa is a very talented artist and has created beautiful art with many of the Majoda horses as her subjects.
Joanne is a PATH trained riding instructor and has extensive experience as a special needs teacher. Her warmth and enthusiasm endears her to all her students. She teaches riders of all abilities. Joanne serves on Majoda's Board of Directors
Donna works with riders who are new or returning, adult or children of all abilities. She has a lifelong love of the sport and is an active horse enthusiast, committed to Majoda and our program. She also serves on Majoda's Board of Directors
President of Therapeutic Riding at Majoda
Renee has a degree in psychology from Rider University and she will complete a Grant writing and NonProfit Management certification at Rutgers in August 2020. Renee has over a decade of experience in office management and executive positions. She is an enthusiastic late bloomer in the equestrian arena. She has put her knowledge and skill in the expansion, funding, and flourishing in the community events and programs of the therapeutic programs at Majoda. She also has a passion for clowning around, literally.
There is always something to smile and be grateful for!
Pam joined the Majoda Board and Therapeutic Riding program as a volunteer in January 2020. Before moving to New Jersey in August 2019, she worked as an Educational Psychologist with the University of New Mexico medical school in Albuquerque. Currently a Life Coach, Pam is eager to observe, learn, and experience therapeutic riding and horsemanship with the wonderful Majoda instructors.
Throughout her career and afterward, Mary pursued many interests but always returned to horses. Her cumulative 14 years of formal instruction and four years’ experience as an American Riding Instructors Association - certified instructor of Western and Hunt Seat equitation ultimately led her to Majoda. Her passion for teaching (especially) novice riders of all ages, with or without physical or cerebral challenges, stems from her belief that learning to ride is therapeutic for all students.
Joanne has a deep love and appreciation for horses and a strong commitment to Majoda Stables mission and the Moorestown Community
Donna was active with and around horses most of her childhood and adolescence. Donna rediscovered her passion for horses about 5 years ago and discovered therapeutic riding at Majoda where she has happily served on the Majoda board since 2021