Meet our Staff...


Ron Ernenwein - Owner of Hillside Meadows and AA Transportation.

Ron with residents of Hillside Meadows, draft horses T and Hank.

ron ernenwein, owner of hillside meadows
ron with hank and mr t

Sheila Dunham - Hunt Seat Program Director/ Operational Manager. Started with HMEC September, 2011. She is fully licensed and insured. She graduated Suma Cum Laude with a bachelor's in Equine business mgt and training at Johnson & Wales in 2010. She trained extensively in dressage and huntseat both here and in Germany where she received her large Bronze medals. She now mostly focuses on her IEA team, her many clients who show locally over the summer months and her large group of adult students. And of course running the farm and all it's events! Sheila can be found at Hillside teaching, riding, or working in her office most everyday. To schedule a lesson or take a tour please email her at...

Marcy Segel- Riding Instructor.
Marcy has been riding for 18 years. She went to Stoneleigh-Burnham for high school and rode with them. She has recently graduated from the University of Findlay with a bachelors in animal science. She has worked at many rescues and has rehabbed and trained many of her own horses. She has experience driving draft horses and ponies for farm work and pulling. She has worked with therapeutic riding programs and hopes to become PATH certified in the near future.
Marcy Marcy
Amber Woodruff- Amber is a Cape Cod native whose lifelong passion for horses began at age 7. She spent her early years riding at Holly Hill Farm, before joining Grazing Fields for her final junior years. Along the way, Amber won five local junior Championships as well as the Sportsmanship Award at the Mass Days of Champions. After attending college, Amber began her professional career at The Galloping Field in Richmond, Virginia. Preferring her native New England, Amber returned to the area and freelanced at several local barns before returning to Grazing Fields in 2009. Amber coaches the Hillside Meadows Western IEA team including an IEA National Finals Top 5 finish last season. Amber is now teaching at Hillside a few days a week, both huntseat and western.

Michelle Tibbits recently moved home to Massachusetts after living in Idaho for the last 16 years. She has over 25 years riding experience. She started huntseat lessons at age 3 and continued that for 12 years. She found her true passion was for barrel racing, which she has been competing in for the better part of a decade. She is an experienced saddle and money earner in 1D/2D competition. She also has experience in team penning and sorting.

Michelle Tibbits She is a licensed large animal veterinary technician and has worked side by side with an equine surgeon for the last 11 years. She is hoping to share her love for barrel racing by offering lessons and a buckle series at hillside meadows. She is also offering trail lessons as well. To Contact Michelle for more info email or call (208) 569-2288.
Bret and Co
Brett Cheney - Brett lives on the farm with his two Percherons. He has been at Hillside since it's establishment in 2003. He cares not only for the property but drives us safely to shows. He wears many different hats here at the barn and at AA Transportation.






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Ron Ernenwein
111 George Hill Rd.
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Worcester County
Grafton, MA 01519

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