Bel Mont Farm • Waterford, Virginia

About Us

About Us

Bel Mont Farm is located in Waterford, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. Picturesquely settled on 100 acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountains, our facilities offer the ultimate in horse care, service and training for riders and owners from the novice amateur to skilled equestrian. Please see @boarding page for details. Amenities include:

  • Full service training board includes everything to care for horse and rider, and to prepare them for competition. From daily grooming to veterinarian care to farrier coordination, we take care of all details.
  • Training is provided for horses as much as is needed and lessons are offered Tuesday through Sunday. Clients are welcome to use the facilities at their leisure.
  • We take care of all arrangements for competitions such as entries and shipping as well as providing full care at the competition.
  • Clients are welcome to ship-in for lessons or meet us at shows.

About trainer Dorna Taintor:

Dorna competed in the prestigious national Medal, Maclay and USET equitation finals, as well as the low junior jumpers and junior hunters, where she consistently placed. As an amateur and a professional she has competed in the Amateur-owner jumpers, the open jumpers, and the Grand Prixs. Dorna has worked for three Olympians: first Peter Leone, then Daan Nanning in Holland, and settling in Virginia working for, and then with, Joe Fargis.

Dorna is currently competing a string of horses that range from those who are attending their first horse show, to horses competing in Grand Prixs. She has developed a strong reputation for developing young horses, giving them the skills that make them competitive, athletic, and easy to ride.


Bel Mont Farm | 16409 Hamilton Station Road | Waterford, Virginia 20197 | (P) 571-334-5295 | (E)
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