Holly Valley Equestrian Stable

Burgin Lee


Megan Anderson

Barn Manager/Trainer

Megan was born into the horse world.  She started at a young age riding, competing and training Tennessee Walking horses and Spotted Saddle horses with her mother.  Megan has experience competitively in western pleasure, hunter/jumpers, trail classes and dressage.  Dressage became a passion.  Megan trained under multiple gold medalists.  She ran a therapeutic riding program in Dawsonville, GA and has post-secondary work in Early Childhood Education. Megan started at HVE 5 years ago to focus on teaching children the art of being an equestrian and fostering a love for the sport. 

Jessica Baran


Meet our Staff

Bentley Smallwood


Bentley has been riding since a little girl. She is a talented rider and has competed at the highest levels in both English and Western riding. Not only is Bentley a national champion rider, she is a dynamic horse trainer.  She works with a variety of horses to get them safe for all riders and arena ready. Bentley trains riders and horses at all levels. 

Jill Hertaus

Lead Feeder