The only saddle pad endorsed by back surgeons, master saddlers and veterinarians.

Meet The Team

We come to work every day because we enjoy helping horses and people feel better.

At ThinLine, we believe both horse and rider get to be comfortable.  It is our mission to create products that do that. We are passionate about every product we make.


Elaine Lockhead Castelao
of visions large and small)

Elaine is the visionary of ThinLine. She has dedicated her life to the comfort of horses and their riders while simultaneously creating a channel for others to bring great ideas to the marketplace.
Greatest achievement: The culture and closeness of the ThinLine team.

Photos: Elaine and her child, Skyler. Right: Elaine & her horse Uri.

Lisa Beam Rose
(The Voice of Reason)

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Lisa handles customer questions, manages wholesale accounts, and coordinates all shipping and logistics. She has recently found a love for and hidden talent in creating some of our email campaigns. Lisa has been with ThinLine from the beginning!

She loves God, her family, horses, and Team ThinLine.   

Maggie Carty
Marketing & Advertising Manager


Maggie joins the ThinLine team from Western Pennsylvania. From sponsored riders, social media, advertising campaigns & reporting, and blogs to website development, Maggie has her hand in it.

When she’s not working, she spends time with her horses and four cats, baking, gardening, or volunteering for local animal charities.


Berit Brown
Customer Care

Berit has 3 beautiful boys and a wonderful husband. They have a menagerie of pets that include: a mini horse, a couple of goats, a couple of dogs, a couple of cats, and ThunderClaw the hamster.

Berit loves matching horses and riders with the ThinLine items to keep them comfortable and performing at their best! Quick to answer your phone calls and emails, she also does her best to keep us on weekly meeting schedules. At times we are like herding ducks. She manages us with grace and kindness.

Claudia Pestana
Customer Care & Photographer

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Lifelong “horse girl” Claudia is 100% dedicated to serving equines and their riders. Claudia has five horses at her farm in North Carolina and loves to share her personal experiences with ThinLine products with our customers.

Claudia enjoys connecting with customers and relating to other horse lovers through thoughtful conversations and highlighting the game-changing features of ThinLine products with her photos!

Stefani Spence
(EquiSew Inc.)

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Stefani grew up riding horses in New Jersey before moving to North Carolina. In addition to sewing our great saddle pads and other products, she is also apprenticing to be a farrier!