Brought up as a very determined independent and unique equestrian. Tina named her farm after her first horse and now the Starlight Farm brand is National and Internationally recognised through its very successful breeding program with Starlight horses and ponies representing and competing in both hemispheres.
Tina is also known for providing very successful tuition and training to many, many students. Tina is a sort after clinician and Natural Horsemanship trainer that turns her hand to competition and helps students link the gaps between Natural and Traditional training systems.
Teamed up with sister Julia Johnson they are known throughout the pony club, show jumping and show hunter nationally as a trainers and mentors to a team of dedicated up and coming students of all ages and regularly attends competitions with team Starlight Farm.
Tina is also a dance teacher working alongside partner Marcus Ashwell in there Dance Studio. They also have two beautiful girls Hannah and Twyla.
Marcus is an integral part to Starlight Farm giving Starlight Farm's equestrian performances its creative edge and bringing together our unique teaching styles and Team Building courses.
Marcus is the Principal and founder of Dancewell Studios and is a fully qualified Dance Teacher, who is not only an ex-Australian Dancesport Champion, he currently competes professionally in New Zealand.
Marcus is a Fellow with the Ballroom Branch and holds two Licentiate degrees in, Latin American and New Vogue, and has been involved in dancing for more then 35 years.
Julia is a talented horsewoman and trainer that has a flair and passion for providing opportunity and training to young horse people. Herself a very successful national competitor across multiple disciplines and is back in the saddle again Show Jumping and winning on our Starlight horses after the birth of her daughter Javana providing inspiration to her students.
Julia is very well known throughout the pony club, show jumping and show hunter nationally as a trainer and mentor to a team of dedicated up and coming students of all ages and regularly attends competitions with team Starlight Farm.
Malina is an exceptional young horse trainer. Before Starlight Farm she worked with well known western trainer and has an earlier experience in pony club, Show Hunter and competing up to Pre-Novice level in Horse Trials. Malina's multi-disciplined foundation in traditional, western and natural horsemanship combined with a quiet determination and passion for training young horses is seen great results for producing calm, confident and happy youngsters ready for whatever there chosen discipline and is a real asset to the Starlight Farm Team.