Joy Ann Lazarus, Media Director, is an accomplished trainer and instructor. Over the years, Joy has operated a very successful training and lesson program, instructing riders of all ages and abilities year round. Park Place Stable specializes in Saddleseat and Driving, but Western and Hunt Seat lessons are offered as well.

Joy is a graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she majored in Equestrian Science. Before opening her own business in Southern California, she was a riding instructor and trainer for top stables in the competitive Kentucky area. Her students have successfully shown at the World Championship Horse Show in Louisville, KY, American Royal in Kansas City, MO, Lexington Jr. League in Lexington, KY and many more prestigious horse shows.

Joy’s hobbies include skiing, scuba diving and showing her dogs. She is also a successful breeder and handler of Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs, competing in conformation, packing, herding, obedience, rally and drafting.


  Marcos Rodriguez. has been with Park Place Stable in Malibu for almost 3 years. Marcos is originally from Peru, where he trained native Peruvian horses and assisted his brother, a veterinarian. Here at Park Place Stable you can often find Marcos helping to train our show horses or working with one of the Peruvian Paso horses. For more information on Marcos's favorite breed, visit

Marcos is pictured here with one of his favorite horses at the barn, CH Advanage Me ("Max").
  Lisa Roberts is a licensed riding instructor, originally from the east coast. She is an active member of the Myopia Hunt Club, the nation’s oldest fox-hunting and country club. She has worked with many national level Arabians, qualifying her own horse for Arabian Sport Horse Nationals. She has passionately participated in numerous breed shows, events of all disciplines and fund-raising efforts. Lisa has been teaching all ages and levels for over 10 years and some of her students have even been selected for the USEA Young Riders program. Park Place Stable welcomes Lisa into their family.  

Our award-winning photograher, Carlos Chavez, has added a great dimenson to the beautiful views while on a ride and capturing your special moment. He offers his services for an additional fee for any special occasion, but especially for when you want to"pop" that special question to a loved one!

Please contact PPS to make arrangements for your special engagement package.

See some phtos taken on our rides here


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