Judy Stephens, owner and manager of the farm, has a background in health and physical education. She has a lifetime background with horses, including showing, hunting, training, and teaching. Before opening Timber Edge Farm, she was employed at Bucks County Community College, teaching riding, swimming, and coaching their intercollegiate riding team. Since the inception of the farm in 1971, she conducted a riding program for Beaver College, coaching their riding team for about 25 years. She also worked as a recorded horse show judge with the AHSA (USEF now) for several years, licensed in hunters, jumpers, and equitation.
Terry Stephens, Judy's daughter, is our professional in-house rider, and trainer. Terry has a very extensive showing background, having worked with such greats as George Morris, Chris Kappler, Frank Madden, Kevin Babington, and Louise Serio, as well as Timber Edge. As a junior, among her accolades were the IHSA National Championship, 3rd in the USEF Medal Finals, a gold medal in USET equitation, member of the Zone 2 team at NAYRC and Prix de States as well as blue ribbons at Devon and Washington. Terry shows professionally in both the hunter and jumper divisions. She also does some individual teaching around her riding schedule. Terry is also available to train and/or show horses that are not stabled at Timber Edge. She can be contacted individually for that service at Tstephens1203@verizon.net or 215-990-1904.
Jessica is our barn manager who does it all: stalls, feeding, turnout, cleaning, helps take care of injured horses, etc. She provides the horses with care and love, and treats them as if they were her own. She does a great job of keeping the horses safe and happy.
We pride ourselves in the diversity provided by our staff members in their abilities. We are very lucky to have such competent, experienced horse people teaching our lessons, and training and caring for our horses.