Midnight Moon Stables
20 Proctor Rd. Chelmsford, MA 01824

"Quality care, training, & instruction
specializing in Hunters & Jumpers."


Meet our staff

Carleen L. Wilkish: Owner/Trainer/Instructor
USEF 'r' Jumper Judge
From her beginning days of lessons @ Flying Change Stables with Kathy McDermott, Carleen has worked and ridden her way along with the assistance of such fine horsemen as: Susa
n T. DesMaris of Harwood Farms, Frank Perla of Woodgate Farm, Harold Chopping, Peter Leone, Bill Cooney , Mark Jungherr of Starlite Farm, and Ron Zohar. She has attended clinics with Olympians Anne Kursinski, Nona Garson, Jeffrey Wells, as well as ridden and hosted Greg Best and Bernie Traurig.
   Carleen was an active member and officer of the Chelmsford 4-H Horse Lovers Club for many years. An active equestrian in all 4-H activities, local and open shows, riding and schooling her own horses as well as many others, garnering numerous awards.
   Carleen purchased her Holsteiner mare, Harwood's Hi-Lite aka 'Cricket', in 1999. Seven years old and unbacked, Carleen solely broke and trained Cricket and has competed her up and down the East coast in the High Schooling
Jumper divisions.  Carleen and Cricket have successfully competed at Fieldstone Farms, The Silver Oak Equine Festival, HITS on the Hudson, HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, Myopia,  and The Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic. 
   Always positive and smiling, Carleen m
kes herself available to lend a supportive hand and a word of encouragement to all, she is a true example of a model horsemen.  Carleen began a new endeavor on the other side of the horse show scene, and is currently a 'r' USEF Jumper Judge.

Christine Twohig: Barn Manager
Christine is a graduate of Essex Agricultural and Technical School and is a part time student at North Shore College. Midnight Moon Stables is so lucky to have her take care of our horses everyday. Christine purchased her long time lease horse Taboo this past fall, and we are excited for her to build her show career with him this year.

Lauren Weitz: Instructor

Midnight Moon is happy to welcome Lauren aboard as an instructor that focuses on Eventing. Lauren has been riding for 12 years, and is MA licensed instructor. She graduated from Fitchburg State in 2013 with a major in Exercise and Sports Science. She then graduated from Bridgetwater state with a masters in Physical education.
Lauren currently teaches at Flying Change Stables, and is a favorite among the younger crowd. She has competes Novice USEA Eventing and loves working on her dressage.

Alex Whitney: working student
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