The DuoStar Team

DuoStar is owned by mother-daughter team, Margaret Lotterman and Lauren Henderson. Each brings a lifetime of experience with horse training and care to DuoStar, along with a passion for the discipline of dressage. Margaret and Lauren are supported by a handful of equally fabulous staff and volunteers who make DuoStar an outstanding business and a welcome home for anyone interested in dressage.


Margaret Lottermann – Owner / Trainer

Margaret has been enchanted by horses longer than she can remember. At the age of two, a stable hand threw her up on a horse – a surprise to everyone, but also the spark of a lifelong passion for the young Margaret. That experience took place in Japan, one of the many Air Force posts [...]
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Lauren Henderson – Owner / Trainer

"I love the gracefulness and power that horses have. I'm always amazed how much these animals are willing to give to us and that feeling of having a great ride where everything just "clicks" can't be beat! I really love building a relationship with each horse and working with their unique personalities, its what makes my job so challenging, interesting, and fun!"
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Gary Lottermann – Handyman and Fix-It Guy

If Norman Rockwell were to paint a portrait of the quintessential grandfather, it would be the likeness of Gary Lottermann. His favorite activities include visiting the grandkids, shooting, fishing, and visiting Disney World. But you’ll also find him helping around the barn, another activity he loves. Gary’s free spirited personality belies the fact that he [...]
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Don Eaton – Farm Owner

It would be an understatement to say that Don is an avid horse guy. He, and wife Jeannette, have poured their lives into building up the property and facilities enjoyed by DuoStar clients. Don is what you would call a Monroe native, having lived in the area for over 45 years. For 40 of those [...]
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Melissa Wick – Assistant

Melissa is a constant help at the DuoStar barn – pop in most anytime and she’ll be there keeping the horses comfortable. Even though she grew up all over the world – France, Germany and the U.S. – she’s always loved horses and has been riding since the age of 9. At 13 Melissa’s family [...]
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Efren – Stall Cleaner

Efren is the unsung hero of our dirty stuff! You'll find him here almost every day, tirelessly cleaning up after our beloved horses - followed at every step by his little pooch.
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Hosted Clinics

Henrik Johansen, from Positive Riding, is one of the internationally respected trainers regularly hosted by DuoStar. Train with the best, close to home, on your own horse.

Meet The Horses

We work with all horse breeds and levels! Read about the variety of horses we have in the barn right now.

Our Sponsors

Learn about our amazing sponsors who make the competitive side of DuoStar possible.

DuoStar News

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The DuoStar Video

Experience a glimpse of daily life around the DuoStar barn as you meet Margaret, Lauren, and some of the wonderful DuoStar clients.

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