About the Stables

The Stables at Frederica has been providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences to our guests since it was built by Sea Island Company in 2005.  Now serving Frederica Township, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, and all of the Golden Isles, the Stables is a destination for experiencing the wonders of horses both in the arena as well as through trails. 

The Stables is owned by Allie Zorn, a St. Simons Island native.  Riders of all ages and abilities choose the Stables as their riding venue, whether it be for lessons, training, boarding, or trail riding on the pristine and private beaches of Sea Island.  The stunning facilities are enjoyed in a leisurely stroll or as the backdrop for private events.

The Stables at Frederica is a USHJA Recognized Riding Academy and proud member of the USEF, USDF, and USHJA.

Meet the Instructors



Allie Zorn   

Allie Zorn is the owner and operator of the Stables at Frederica.  A St. Simons native, she grew up riding at Cannon's Point Hunt Stables and Sea Island Stables.  After attending Emory University, Allie lived in Washington D.C. for several years where she managed one of the nation's largest lesson programs.  Since returning to the island in 2013, Allie has coached many students to local and regional championships in local, regional, and national competitions.  She is a Bronze and Silver Medalist in dressage, and teaches hunt seat equitation, jumpers, and dressage


Amanda McCleery

Amanda been showing for over to 20 years on the USEF hunter/jumper circuits, also dabbling in the AQHA circuits, and involved in show circuits and doing some judging at the 4-H and local levels. Amanda has always had a retired thoroughbred in the barn to retrain and sell in order to fund her showing, this has led her to create and mold the new Recycled Racehorse program. For the last two years she has been working with Turning for Home at PARX racetrack. Her niche and passion is starting the young ones off on the right track creating confidence from the start!

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Megan Taylor                                                                                                             

Megan Taylor is a USEF ‘r’ licensed official and a USHJA Certified Trainer with over 25 years of experience teaching, training and coaching.   As the Head   Coach and Director of Riding at the University of South for sixteen years, she coached over forty riders to top-ten IHSA National individual placings and twelve teams to IHSA Regional Championships, seven IHSA Zone Championships and Reserve Championships and six-top 10 IHSA National Horse Show finishes.  Megan is the National Director of the IHSA Alumni Association and is a Board Member for the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association the Intercollegiate.