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Specializing in Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation

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  • Beautiful 12×12 wooden stalls with rubber mats
  • Daily turn-out in individual or large group paddocks
  • Indoor arena is 80 x 160
  • Spacious outdoor arena is 150 x 300
  • Indoor and outdoor wash racks
  • Two separate grooming areas.
  • Heated tack room and viewing room



We believe in setting goals for each rider.

Whether this is your first experience or you have been riding all of your life we can tailor a lesson program specifically for you and your horse .

Our main focus is to provide a fun, safe, and relaxed environment helping each rider advance and obtain their ultimate riding goals.


Horse Training

Hunters Court Farm is proud to offer expert training for your horse.

We will develop a training plan for your horse according to your horses needs, always keeping in mind the riders capabilities and goals. We then generate a training schedule tailored for each horse.

About Us

Boarding Training Columbus Ohio

Hunters Court Farm is a full service show barn specializing in Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation located just minutes from Columbus.

We are located in Johnstown just outside of New Albany, Ohio

Our professional staff is here to help you and your
horse obtain all your riding goals.
We welcome students of all ages and experiences.

4223 S. County Line Road

Johnstown, Ohio 43031

(614) 937-3745

Recent News

Our Trainers

Nicole Parrill Crandel

Nicole Parrill Crandel

Owner/Head Trainer

With over 30 years of experience of competitive showing. She enjoyed many successes under the watchful eye of such trainers as George Morris and Todd Minikus. Nicole had a highly successful junior career, and continues her success with her clients and their horses. She is a competitive yet compassionate trainer who takes great pride in harmonizing each horse and rider’s needs and abilities. Nicole grew up in New Albany, Ohio just two miles from her current farm in Johnstown. She also graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in International Business. Nicole currently lives in Sunbury with her husband.

Stefanie Copeland

Stefanie Copeland

Assistant Trainer/HCET IEA Coach

Stef grew up riding and competing locally and was a member of The Olentangy Equestrian IEA Team. She went on to attend The University of Findlay, where she also rode on their National Championship IHSA team. Stef graduated from Findlay with degrees in English Equestrian Studies as well as Equine Business Management. She has been working at Hunters Court Farm since 2006 and is passionate about sharing and teaching all her students/clients not only how to ride but how to care for their horse. Her knowledge of collegiate riding and equitation has been a staple to The Hunters Court Equestrian Team, which had a very successful first season winning multiple competitions. Stef currently lives in Westerville with her husband of four years.

Jessica Ohlinger

Jessica Ohlinger

Assistant Trainer

Jessica started riding at the age of seven, and began showing not long after. She competed locally on the MHJA circuit with her pony, and earned numerous championships with him. She then purchased a green horse, and worked with him until they were competing competitively in the hunter divisions at the "AA" shows. She attended The University of Findlay and graduated with degrees in English Equestrian Studies and Equine Business Management. While there, she was captain of the Findlay‘s IHSA team and qualified for Nationals individually, and as part of the team. She also achieved individual success at Findlay by winning UF’s Mini Prix, and Lake Erie College’s High Performance Hunter Derby. She has just recently joined Hunters Court Farm and takes pleasure in using her experience and knowledge to teach clients, and satisfy their horses needs. She currently lives in New Albany with her boyfriend.

Kathie Frost

Kathie Frost

Assistant Trainer/HCET IEA Coach

Kathie rode locally in the Junior Hunters under Eli Scuri, followed by 7 years in California employed in various positions for trainers before returning to the east coast. Working in Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania she was privileged to work for many leading trainers, including Tom Wright, Michael Matz, The Lenehans, Skip Thornbury, Don Stewart and John Barker. Back in Columbus she began operating a small training barn out of Johnstown, working with several talented junior riders and accumulating many championships (including OHJA Horse of the Year) in the hunters and equitation divisions at both the local level and "AA" shows. Additionally she spent five years coaching the Kenyon College IHSA team and most recently has been involved for three years in IEA, assisting Stef in founding the Hunters Court Team. She thoroughly enjoys working with students and horses to find the best program for their needs. Joining Hunters Court in 2011, she continues to live in Johnstown with her husband of 20 years.