Northfork Farms & Outback, LLC

Kailtyn Ripley
Riding Instructor

Kaitlyn  has been riding with Northfork since she was eight years old. Kaitlyn is currently working on 9th level (business) at the farm. She has trained for the past two years with Northfork's head coach, Christie Showerman to become a riding instructor. Kaitlyn plans to attend college in the fall and brings a great passion for coaching students of all ages. 

Christie Showerman


30+ years of training and coaching. Over 65 top 2 placing at the congress, World and Nation. Camp developer and Director since 2000. Developer of the 1800's Wild West Adventure.​​

Sasha Glover
Assistant Director
Sasha started at Northfork the summer of his 2nd grade year in school as a recreational riding student. After several years he began to volunteer around the farm. Sasha was a riding instructor at Northfork for five years and then assumed the roll of Assistant Director in 2014.

Ethan Jones

Faith Whitt
Health Officer/Lifeguard/

Head Camp Counselor

My name is Faith Whitt, I am 21 years old and I am currently a Senior at Oakland University. I am deciding between a pediatric occupational therapy, and elementary education as my future career field.

My hobbies include camping, hiking, painting, traveling, and working with children.

Tracie Hymer
Office Administrator

Tracie Hymer is a graduate of Fowlerville Schools and Cleary Business school.
She currently resides in Webberville with her Husband Jeff.
She retired with and Insurance and Real Estate Background.
When she is not working in the office at NFF, she enjoys traveling with her husband, gardening and spending time with the grandkids.
Her comfort food is Coffee.

Meet Our Team

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Julia Marhofer
Camp Counselor

My name is Julia Marhofer. I am 19 years old and I am currently a freshman at the University of Michigan. I plan to pursue a major in the Pre-Law track to become an attorney. I have been riding and showing horses since I was very young. Competing in rodeos and barrel races have always been my favorite but I enjoy anything that involves horses. My hobbies include traveling, spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and meeting new people.  

Jr. Riding Instructors/Counselors