PATH, International Certified for Therapeutic Instruction. Over 5 years of experience teaching at Majoda Stables. 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.
Carrie brings a lifetime of experience in classical Horsemanship, including both Dressage and Combined Training. With a focus on Natural Horsemanship, she supports the growth and awareness of humans and horses of all ages and levels of experience! Carrie has the ability to guide our students to a more natural way of relating to horses. This promotes a deeper understanding of how classical principles help horses use their minds and bodies with greater symmetry, balance, and relaxation.
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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!
Vice President of Therapeutic Riding at Majoda
Rosie began her time at Majoda in 2015 as a volunteer and quickly fell in love with riding, and barn life! She works for a local media station, and handles all of our social media and website projects.
She is part of Majoda's adult riding program!
Board Secretary of Therapeutic Riding at Majoda
Donna is a special education teacher in Moorestown, NJ and a lifelong lover of horses and riding. She competed in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, as a member of the Fordham University Equestrian Team. As a special educator, Donna has first-hand knowledge of the benefits of therapeutic horsemanship for all individuals, and is also a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship.
Donna is part of Majoda's adult riding program!
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.