The Mainstreamers

The Thorncroft Mainstreamers are an equestrian drill team consisting of riders with and without disabilities.

They work and ride together, stewarding collaborate performances and mutual understanding. As the skill of each rider improves, their lives are also enriched by the experience.

Founded in 1986, our Mainstreamers have performed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, and have given demonstrations of their precision drills at a number of esteemed shows including the Devon Horse Show, Dressage at Devon, Ludwigs Corner Horse Show, and The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance.


2021/2022 season tryouts will be held for current Thorncroft riders on Friday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Arena. Riders must be and able to walk,trot, and canter well in a group situation, be a team player, able to commit to Friday evening practices, comfortable on beginner to intermediate level horses, and be between the ages 12 and 18. For more information, please contact your instructor.

2021 Mainstreamers Representing Thorncroft

Head Coach: Kersten Hoerner

Assistant Coaches: TBA

2021/2022 Roster TBA

Support the Farm!

Since 1969 Thorncroft has provided a safe haven for children and adults with and without special needs. The Farm now includes 70 acres of open space, a conference center, office space and two beautiful indoor arenas… but the work does not stop there.

Learn more about the many ways you can support Thorncroft.

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