Our Team - Who We Are

Barry Ostrager – Owner

Barry Ostrager has been a long-time participant in all facets of the thoroughbred breeding and racing industry as a farm owner, stallion manager, breeder, and owner. As owner of Questroyal Stud LLC, Barry has managed the careers of many of the most prominent stallions to stand in the state, including Belong To Me, Hansel, and Gold Token, among many others. Barry has embraced a leadership role in the industry in addition to his own pursuits as a former President of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders and, until 2015, a member of the NYRA Board.

Kevin Stephens - Farm Manager

Kevin Stephens is a Kentuckian with over twenty years of experience in the horse industry.  He has worked in all facets of the business, caring for mares, foals and stallions.  He has worked with some of the top stallions in the world, including Storm Cat.  Most recently, Kevin was the Stallion Manager at Sequel where he bred more than 500 mares during 2017.  Kevin will have a larger role at Questroyal North, managing not only the very active stallion barn, but also supervising the Questroyal North broodmare band and a select group of broodmares for Questroyal North's clients.  Kevin brings to Questroyal North a passion and dedication for success. 

Kelly McCombs - Office Manager
Originally from Dutchess County, Kelly brings with her 15+ years of experience in the equine industry. A 2007 Bachelor's Degree graduate from Morrisville State College, Kelly double majored in Equine Reproduction and Business Administration. Her love of horses began at the young age of 6, when her grandfather brought her to her first riding lesson. During her time in the equine industry, Kelly has done everything from managing a hunter/jumper barn, foaling out upwards of 200 mares, prepping yearlings for sale and handling horses at some of the biggest sales in the country. She brings this experience and exceptional organizational skills to the office of Questroyal North.