About Shooting Star Horse Farm

Established in 2013 by Chris Dick, owner and operator, Shooting Star Horse Farm is a horse boarding facility offering spacious stalls equipped with automated watering stations and padded flooring for horse comfort.

For those interested in riding lessons we work to provide a comfortable introduction to riding basics and encouragement through guided instruction to improve riding skills. We also provide training to improve horse responsiveness and performance. We cater to both the English and Western rider.

We welcome all ages and paces; whether you are a first time rider or ready to compete in the show arena. We take pride in our ability to provide each rider direction to focus on what they love.

Chris Dick, Owner and Operator

Chris Dick began riding at age 5 and developed his passion for horses in high school when he kept his own horse. He attended the University of Findlay, attaining a degree in Western Equestrian Studies as well as a degree in Equine Business Management.

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)

He has shown at American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) events in Western Pleasure and Western Riding. He has been Top 10 and finalist at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) world show in Western Riding, Congress Champion, Congress top 10 multiple times, and multiple North Carolina Quarter Horse Association (NCQHA) circuit champion ship in Western Riding.

Cheryl Bell

Cheryl began riding as a child and has developed a love and profound knowledge of horses ever since. Cheryl has quite the extensive equine resume as well as a strong business background. Cheryl’s number one concern is providing optimal care for the horses at Shooting Star. She is dedicated to making both horse and rider’s daily experience at the farm some of the most enjoyable, comforting experiences they will have. Whether boarding or having a horse in her training program, horse owners will feel at ease with their horse under her watch. You can rest assured that your horse is well cared for at Shooting Star.

Emily, Head Caretaker

Emily Nijborg is from Union City, New Jersey. She has been around horses since she was 5 years old. Emily has a strong passion for caring for and riding horses. She loves getting the opportunity to build trust and bonds with these amazing animals, which makes her job that much more meaningful. Emily loves caring for the horses at Shooting star and she treats them as she would her own. Being around horses saved her life and with that being said - working at Shooting Star has been a wonderful experience for her so far!