Holly Hill Show Stable employs a skilled group of well-qualified staff members. Our exceptional team ensures that you and your horse receive the absolute best in training, instruction, and care, every day of the year. We pride ourselves on maintaining a positive learning environment where our clients can develop their skills and accomplish personal or competitive goals.
Owner, Head Instructor, Rider
Phyllis has ridden and worked for Margie Goldstein-Engle, J. Michael Plumb, Karen Stives, Dorothy Morkis, Linda Jaskiel Brown, and Holly Hill Farm in Marstons Mills, MA. Phyllis’s students have been very successful at the local and national level. Her students have won the New England Adult Medal (4 times), the New England Horseman’s Council Adult Sportsmanship Award, Massachusetts Horseman’s Council Adult Medal Finals (2 times), Massachusetts Hunter and Jumper Adult Medal Finals (3 times), South East Hunter Association Junior and Adult Medals, South Shore Horseman’s Council Junior, Adult, and Mini Medal Finals, the Rhode Island Junior Medal and the Bay State Adult Medal (4 times). Phyllis’s student Eileen MacNamara won the National Children’s Medal Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show in 2003. In 2008, Phyllis also coached her to win the Ariat National Adult Medal Finals at Capital Challenge. In 2014, Phyllis coached Boston University Equestrian's Carly Corbacho to Reserve Champion in the IHSA's national Cacchione Cup. Phyllis also coached the winner of the Gambler’s Choice Jumper class at Boston Jumper Classic.
Throughout her extensive career, Phyllis' students have won numerous circuit awards from Vermont Summer Festival, Saratoga, WEF, and HITS Saugerties. They have also earned many year end awards in equitation, hunter and jumper divisions from the New England Horseman's Council, Southeast Hunter, Cape Cod Hunter, MHJ and MHC.
Barn Manager, Instructor
Heather is our exceptional barn manager and assistant instructor. Heather studied at Cazanovia College where she earned a degree in Equine Management. Her unparalleled skills as both an instructor and manager ensure that every horse under her expert care arrives at the ring happy, healthy, and ready to win. Heather has been proudly employed by Holly Hill for over 21 years.