The history of Fairy Tale Farm is short but filled with stories of close families, chance meetings, dream horses, and strong friendships. Meet the people who make FTF the wonderful place it is!
Meghan Swad, Owner/Trainer
Meghan has been riding and showing horses since she was nine years old when she started at Candy Apple Farm. She spent her first decade showing on the local hunter circuit and being very involved in her local 4-H. As a teenager, Meghan regularly took horses to rated and state shows and was elected President of her large 4-H group. Meghan also organized and helped run an annual horse show for a local non-profit. In college, Meghan became very involved in her college’s IHSA show team and was elected President her Junior and Senior years. She helped grow her school’s team from 13 members to over 50 members.
Meghan received training in Hunt Seat, Western Horsemanship, and Dressage from Hidden Hollows Farm during her college years and won High Point awards at IHSA shows. After college, Meghan continued her training in Columbus until she decided that it was time to open her own farm.