Our Team

We at Equestrian Preserve at Homestead are dedicated to our clients.

Megan payne

Owner & Instructor

Megan is the sole owner of EPH. She has always been focused in the equine community and after obtaining her Associates Degree in Equine Science she founded Equestrian Preserve at Homestead. 

She has an Open show judges card and was a part of IHSA and judging team while in college. Competing member of 4H in Hippoolgy, horse bowl and horse judging. 

  • Won at the state, national and Congress levels. 

  • AQHYA gold finisher of the STAR program.

  • ECOSC 2006 Trainer of the year.

  • 2006 Haflinger state fair competitor of the year.

  • And has ranked 3rd in the nation for BN level USEA 2006.

  • Multiple high point and reserve rider awards at day and circuit shows. 


Olivia Kimball

Assistant Instructor

Olivia has been riding at EPH since she was 8 years old.

With her passion and love for horses, she has teamed up with

Megan to ensure each horse and rider gets the attention they deserve.


She has multiple grand and reserve champion awards competing in local hunter shows. She also knows CPR and has her first-aid certificate!