Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Dr. Paul McClellan

Veterinary Services


Auburn trusts Dr. Paul McClellan for all her veterinarian needs. As the President and Founder of San Dieguito Equine Group, Dr. McClellan uses the latest technology and is an industry innovator. Dr. McClellan serves on the USEF Drugs and Medications committee, a position he has held since 1990, and is a key contributor for Auburn and all of her horses. To read more about San Dieguito Equine Group, please visit their website.

Joanne Thorman

IMG_1290Assistant Instructor

Joanne has been working with Auburn since 1995. She is a wonderful addition to the team and keeps things running whenever Auburn is away. Joanne specializes in dressage, having ridden through Third Level, and also has an eventing background. Students appreciate Joanne’s positive coaching style and fun personality.


Rebecca Farley

Rebecca is an energetic team leader with Over 20 years experience coaching & training riders in Hunters ,Jumpers , Dressage & Eventing. She has taken many riders from the lead line up through the ranks with multiple championships.


Larry Sawyer

auburnSupport System Extraordinaire

Larry is an important part of the Excell Equestrian Team. Wether it be his role as an owner, willingness to always lend a hand, drive with Auburn on long trips, or help out at the barn or shows, Larry helps Excell Equestrian be successful in a multitude of ways.



Margo Jolly


Margo is Auburn’s trusted farrier and comes out to the barn every Tuesday and has been doing so for 20 years. Margo is in tune with what each specific horse needs and works in conjunction with Dr. McClellan to see that all their needs are met.


Sean Brady

Husband Extraordinaire

Sean Brady is Auburn’s incredible husband. Sean is extremely supportive and does everything from hauling horses to fixing things at the barn and helping out at shows. Auburn would be unable to pursue her riding dreams without Sean’s support and would like to thank him for everything he does.