Welcome to Marilyn Payne’s website! Marilyn is a distinguished trainer, competitor, judge (Beijing Olympics 2008, WEG, Kentucky 2010)  and breeder of horses for eventing and dressage. Learn more about Marilyn.

Marilyn works with all levels of riders at Applewood Farm, and is well known for bringing the average horse and rider to their full potential. Experienced eventing and dressage schoolmasters with winning track records are available for lessons at all levels. Applewood is a lively community where riders participate in clinics, schooling shows, and lessons, plus sharing good times in the barn or out hacking. See below for Upcoming Events. Come join the fun!

Rio 2016Marilyn Selected President of the Ground Jury for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Read the Eventing Nation article




Spring 2017 Highlights at Applewood

Winter Series Cavalletti and Jumping Clinics

2017 Winter Series Entry Form

  • March 24,25,26

  • Ride Times for March Clinic


    Spring Cross Country Tune Up for Dressage Riders and Eventers

  • April 21,22

  • Entry Form

    Stay tuned: details and entry forms will be posted on the Activities Page! Everyone on the Applewood email list will receive mailings about each event.

    Click on Activities page for details and entry forms.
    Check back frequently to see the latest additions!

    Contact Applewood

    Marilyn Payne, Applewood Farm, 30 Fox Hill Road, Califon NJ 07830
    908-334-0105, email: applewoodfarm@comcast.net. Please email rather than calling, unless your request is urgent.

    TO ADD YOUR NAME TO APPLEWOOD’S EMAIL LIST: Contact Holly Cornell, 732-208-8715 or hollywc@comcast.net to receive email notices about shows, clinics, other activities and special events throughout the year. Please tell us if you also need information about scheduling lessons. We do not share our list with other organizations or individuals.

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