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Merrigan Show Stables

Where Champions Are Made

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About Us

Merrigan Show Stables offers proffesional, high quality instruction and training. Our staff is friendly, knowledgable and ready to help you achieve your goals. Our program only accepts a limited number of clients to ensure individualized plans and attention specifically designed for each rider. 

Head Trainer and President

Amanda Merrigan

Amanda is the proud founder of Merrigan Show Stables, LLC. She holds her position as Manger and Head Trainer since establishment. Amanda grew up riding in South Florida. She trained under some of the most idolized riders throughout her career. She started showing ponies on the hunter circuit, then excelled in the equitation ring during her junior years. She also had started and competed several proven jumpers along the way.  She found her passion for teaching and soon after founded her own business "Merrigan Show Stables, LLC." Since development, Amanda's students and business has received numerous awards and recognitions. Amanda's passion for the pony and equitation ring has shined through her students as they are among top rankings in their respective divisions. Amanda is also a proud board member of Palm Beach County Horseman's Association. She takes great pride in helping to continue the organizations' goal of promoting quality horsemanship and competition since it's creation in 1968.

★★★★★ "Amazing stable. Amanda is the best, so patient!! We are so happy to be starting out here." -Karen Dress

Karen Dress


★★★★★ "Merrigan show stables is one of the finest riding programs in South Florida. Amanda brings a positive and calming energy to the overall riding experience while also challenging you to achieve your very best. As an adult learner, she helped me overcome the fear of riding to encouraging me to show! She is a true asset to the riding circuit- an excellent rider herself that has so wonderfully transitioned into the field of teaching others her love and passion for the sport. She has an incredible ability with both young and old. You will not be disappointed."

-Emily Carter



★★★★★ "Amanda Merrigan is truly the best. Her patience, caring and dedication is beyond compare. Her ability to teach is amazing! We have the utmost trust in her and have not been disappointed! From teaching my daughter as a beginner, to helping her find the right pony to excel with, she's always exceeded our expectations. I consider my family very lucky to have found her!" -Kelly Jaquet