ABOUT US

Turning Point Show stables is located less than 1 hour north of Boston in New Hampshire’s seacoast region.  Turning Point Show Stables is a full service hunter jumper facility which sits on over 30 acres of beautiful rolling fields.  We are also located just minutes from the scenic town center of Exeter. 

Turning Point Show Stables is geared not only to the active show rider but also beginners who would like to learn correctly from the start.  We offer boarding, training, lessons, sales, leases, camp, and an IEA team. We compete both locally and on the national "AA" circuit. 

Here at Turning Point Show Stables we pride ourselves on individualized care for horse and rider. We emphasize bringing back fun and learning horsemanship from the ground up. Please call or visit us for more information. Visitors are always welcome!


Sheryl MacLeod is the head trainer, owner and manager of Turning Point Show Stables. Sheryl is a highly regarded hunter, jumper trainer with more than 25 years experience. She has coached many of her students at  top local, A rated and national rated horse shows. She is an active member of USEF, USHJA, NEHC, MHC, & Maclay and sits on the board of directors of the North Shore Horseman’s Association.  

As a junior rider, Sheryl trained as a working student at a large hunter/jumper/sales facility and rode competitively in the Medal/Maclay.  She graduated from college and pursued a career in the travel industry before returning to the horse world, where she spent 15 years managing and training at one of new englands largest hunter/jumper sales barns before starting her own farm.

Sheryl works with her students to instill the importance of understanding the fundamentals and to build confidence. Recognizing that each horse/rider team is an individual, she helps riders and their horses develop their own unique cooperative partnership built upon trust and confidence.  Her positive teaching style fosters the love of the sport, and helps riders achieve their individual goals.  She is a dedicated, organized coach  who has the ability to work well with students of all ages and levels.
We don't just make good riders, we make good friends!
17 Stumpfield Road East Kingston NH 03827 603.289.2969 -- 603.580.2997 
Devon MacLeodSheryl's daughter, recently became a professional and has joined the Turning Point team as a rider and trainer. In Devon's last junior year, she attended Maclay Finals, received ribbons at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show as well as the National Horse Show, and was Reserve Champion at New England Finals. She was a working student for multiple years for Mark Jungherr. 
Devon has developed a textbook style of riding and does a wonderful job working with young horses to reach their full potential. We are excited to have her as part of our staff! 
April Renzella has recently joined the Turning Point team as a trainer and rider. She started her showing career at a young age, riding in the pony hunters at several 'A' shows, including the USEF Pony Finals. As a junior rider, she competed in the Junior Hunters, Medal/Maclay, and the USEF Medal, qualifying for some of the country's top horse shows. In her early adult years, April rode with Sheryl through a successful show season while finishing up her degree in Mediated Communications with a minor in Journalism. 
April is now back at Turning Point to not only teach and ride but to also use her degree on the marketing and advertising side of the business. She enjoys working with a variety of horses as well as teaching riders to perform at their best!