March 30, 2017

Stephanie (Scherer) McCallister

Stephanie joined our Stonehouse Stables family immediately following her May 2006 graduation from Sweet Briar College (Virginia).  There she earned a degree in Biology with a certificate in Equine Studies – Teaching and Schooling.   She also served as a teaching assistant for three years at the Sweet Briar College Roger’s Riding Center where she taught beginner riders (students and faculty), planned and carried out trail rides and games, and educated students on the basics of riding and horse care.  She has worked as an instructor and as Recreational Assistant Riding Director at Camp Friendship Stables in Palmyra, Virginia.  In addition, Stephanie has extensive experience as a groom and stable worker during summers and as a part-time weekend worker, working in stables of 20 to 40 horses.  She is First Aid and CPR certified.  In addition to her teaching, Stephanie manages the instruction program and school horses.  She also coaches her students at home and away shows.

Stephanie grew up around horses on her mother’s horse breeding farm in Natural Bridge, Virginia, specializing in riding and training ponies.  Contact Stephanie via e-mail at  or ask for her when you call 757-566-0666.

Photo courtesy of Ron Peterson Photography