DIRECTORY – BOARDING/TRAINING
Rebel Woods Boarding Stables, Marietta, Ga. Unique trail riding opportunities. Facility borders nearly 3,000 acres of trails at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield National Park. See Rebelwoods.com for facility details.
Phoebe Loughrey Stables in Milton, Ga., offers students an intimate teaching and showing experience. Students show at AA rated and local shows; riders of all ages accepted. See www.plstables.com for more information about sale horses and other services.
Paradise Ranch, Locust Grove, Ga., trainer Gudrun Dees specializes in safe horsemanship for adult riders new to horses or starting over with a riding career. Competitive trail instruction and clinics. Call 770-634-5812 or visit Facebook.com/deeshorsemanship for more information.
Victory’s Gait at Sweet Dreams Farm, in Ball Ground, Ga., offers a faith-based learning experience through natural horsemanship. Serving mainly youth, this is a home-school friendly atmosphere. Giddy-Up classes, promoting foundational horsemanship learning, are offered throughout the year. See victorysgait.weebly.com.
Breakaway Farm in Braselton, Ga., offers boarding, training and sales. Lessons and an IEA team under the leadership of trainer Sarah Dubois make for a youth-friendly environment. Visit breakawayfarm.net.
IRIDE (Indian River Institute for Dressage and Equestrians) in Mentone, Ala., offers instruction for all riders with an emphasis on dressage. Trainer Mary McGuire Smith has 30 years of riding experience and has trained extensively in Europe. She is available to travel to teach in the tri-state area. See www.iride.at.
Fairhaven Farm in Coosa, Ga., offers a range of boarding, training and lesson options. Trainer Kimberly Wallace has more than 30 years of riding experience that has included training in Europe. She offers lessons with an emphasis on classical principals. See www.fairhavenfarm.info.
Rolling Ridge Farm in Tunnel Hill, Ga., is located conveniently to U.S. 41 and I-75, just 30 minutes south of Chattanooga. Services include lessons and boarding in two facilities, which include a 100×170 indoor. Students have the opportunity to show in GHJA shows as well as on an IEA team. See www.rollingridgefarm.com.
Equestrian Training Center in Canton, Ga., offering lessons for riders of all ages and levels of experience in English and western disciplines. Trainer Jeannette McDonald has 32 years of experience with judging and teaching. See Equestriantrainingcenter.org.
Silver Lining Stables, located in West Cobb County near Powder Springs, offers a range of services including full board, pony parties, custom leather working and lessons with various professionals in hunters, jumping and dressage. See www.silverliningstables.com.
Rising Star Farm in Silver Creek, Ga., provides a complete range of breeding services. Standing approved and licensed warmblood hunter, jumper and dressage stallions; offering professional mare and foal care, as well as limited boarding and training. See www.risingstarfarm.net.
Cedar Lane Farm in Chickamauga,Ga., offers American Warmblood horses for sale, many with the champagne color from their sire, Magon. Owner/ trainer Amy Humble Lanier, a USDF “L” graduate,
offers lessons and training in dressage, eventing and equitation. Beginner group lessons available in prepaid monthly packages. See Cedar Lane Farm on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foxberry Farm, in Dallas, Ga., offers quality instruction for riders of all levels in primarily English disciplines with emphasis on the 3- phases of eventing: dressage, show jumping, and cross-country. Boarding, lessons, and events. See www.foxberryequestrianfarm.com.
Shelby Oaks Farm in Wilsonville, Ala., serves hunter/ jumpers. Facilities include a 15-stall barn and two riding arenas. Christie Saunders, trainer, can be reached at 205-529- 7162. See facebook.com/ Shelbyoaksfarm for more information.
In Unison Farm in Adairsville, Ga., offers full, partial and pasture board – 12×12 stalls with runs, lighted outdoor arena, cross country jumps, trails. Family atmosphere managed by trainer Lee Ann Gilson, an A-rated Pony Clubber, who lives on-site. Lee Ann also owns Optimum Eventing and offers dressage and jumping lessons and also training for young horses and older horses who need tune-ups. See www.inunisonfarm.com and optimumeventing.com.
HorseSense Riding Academy in Ellijay, Ga., offers eventing and mounted games instruction for children and adults with its exclusive Learning Levels education program. Day camps, showing opportunities, full and partial lease programs available. Head trainer Nikki Surrusco holds an H Pony Club rating. See www.horsesenseridingacademy.com.
Triple S Eventing in Woodstock, Ga., offers lessons and boarding at Lakeview Farm. Emphasis on serving adult amateurs starting out in or returning to eventing. Barn amenities: lit dressage and jumping arena, trails on property, hot/cold wash rack, boarder lounge, tack room, matted stalls and custom feed program. See www.tripleseventing.com.
All Purpose Horsemanship, owned by trainer and clinician Josh Peebles, is located in Young Harris, Ga. Josh serves the public training horses, starting colts and conducting clinics in the natural horsemanship style. Call 706-897-3244.
Training and Riding Academy of Chattanooga (TRAC) offers instruction in natural horsemanship, rider biomechanics, eventing, dressage, showjumping and Western dressage. Also available are boarding, training and clinics. See TRACequestrian.com or call 423- 596-8286.
Revelation Farm in Alpharetta, Ga., offers a full range of services for the serious dressage rider. Owner/ trainer Danielle Perry is available to help riders improve competition scores and earn USDF medals through classical dressage instruction. Revelation Farm also conducts shows, sales and clinics and offers boarding. See Revelationfarm.weebly.com.
H and H Equestrian, Ringgold, Ga., offers a safe and effective lesson program for riders of all ages. Come polish your skills and get show ready in Western, barrels or hunter/ jumpers. Boarding and training services also available. See handhequestrian.weebly.com or call Lizzy Hood at 423-308-9375.
Iron Horse Stables, Milton, Ga., offers a diverse range of services for riders looking to show nationally or to ride for recreation. A variety of therapeutic riding opportunities are also available. Owner/ trainer Christine Johnson is a certified PATH instructor and USEF AHA licensed judge. See www.cjironhorse.com.
JB Equestrian, in Dacula, Ga., specializes in hunters, jumpers, equitation and ponies. Lessons, showing opportunities, sales and training offered for beginner through advanced-level riders and horses with trainer Jamie Bertone. See www.jb-equestrian.com.
KS Equestrian, in Canton, Ga., offers boarding, lessons and training in several disciples with a specialization in Western dressage. Full time trainer Kristin Delibero, is a Train the Trainer graduate with the WDAA and has 25-plus years experience. We offer three to four clinics per year in Western dressage and welcome haul-in clients for mini clinics and lessons. Email email@example.com or call 770-655-1734.
Heavenly Hooves in Ooltewah, Tennessee, offers quality instruction, training and barefoot trimming. Contact owner Christina Mendoza Green at 423-310-4282 or see facebook.com/heavenlyhooves.
River Valley Stables is family environment equestrian facility in Braselton, Ga., featuring a nine-stall barn, 25 acres, arena, round pen and wash bay. Full board only to keep herd size under eight. Pony parties offered and trainer available for lessons. Call 770-533-3553 or email Rivervalleystablesbraselton @gmail.com.
Pascova Farm, in Athens, Ga., offers full board, luxury pasture board on 80 acres and lessons. Cross country course, dressage arena and stadium jumps available for your schooling or lesson needs. See www.pascovafarm.com or call 404- 386-0545.
Sun Valley Arabians in Lizella, Ga., offers full and pasture boarding on 86 beautiful acres, as well as a variety of breeding services including mare care. The farm stands several Arabian stallions and has quality Straight Egyptian and crossbred foals for sale. See www.sunvalleyarabians.com.
Dustin’s Place, in Cumming, Ga., provides therapeutic riding services for children and adults who have special needs. Instructor Lynn Brecht is certified through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association and has a certificate in horsework from Strides to Success. See www.brechtstables.org for more information.
Flatwood Farm Performance Horses in Conyers, Ga., provides lessons, as well as kid-safe horses for lease. Training available for starting horses, show tuneups and behavior problems. See www.facebook.com/FlatwoodFarm-Performance-Horses or call 678-413-9373.
Boarding services in Talking Rock, Ga.: pasture and stall options, as well as trails and an arena by appointment. See https:// www.facebook.com/ groups/286533571412874/ permalink/1067377443328479/ North Atlanta Equestrian, located at Old Mill Farm in Cartersville, Ga., offers boarding and lessons for all ages, as well as competition opportunities including obstacle challenges, showing and an IEA team. See northatlantaequestrian.com.
Five 2 Five Performance Horses strives to provide a pleasant buying/ selling experience from beginning to completion of a sale. Consignment and advertising options offered to best fit your individual needs. Find us on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sawtooth Ranch, in Covington, Ga., offers riding lessons and horse training, as well as desensitization, ground work, saddle breaking, and more. Call 678-588-0150 for more information, or email email@example.com.
Willing Partners Horsemanship – striving to create horses that are willing and trusting partners for their owners and handlers. Everything good must start from the ground and build into something greater. Mutual trust is an essential part of our teaching; we also teach horses to look to their handlers for support and guidance. See facebook.com/ willingpartnershorsemanship/.
The Stables at Towne Lake in Woodstock offers a range of boarding options. Full course jumping arena, separate flatwork arena, barrel arena and two lighted round pens. Trainers on site or bring your own with approval. Custom care for your horse in a relaxed atmosphere. See www.thestablesattownelake.com.
Four Rivers Sporthorse Complex in Paducah, Ky., offers training, lessons, sales and boarding in a state-of-the-art facility. The farm is home to event and dressage champions and also hosts United States Pony Club events. Youth and adult riding programs serve as entryways to competition throughout the region. See fourriverssporthorse.com for more information.
Fox Pointe Farm in Quinton, Va., offers full-service boarding and training, as well as hunter/ jumper and equitation lessons. Sale horses and leases available, as well as IEA and local showing opportunities. See foxpointefarmva.com.
Hearts 4 Hooves welcomes all disciplines, from barrel racing to jumping, dressage and miles of trails. Full board includes quality feed and coastal hay and stalls cleaned twice a day. We treat your horses like our own. Conveniently located in Ormond beach Fla. Call Bonnie at 386-627-4769.
The Yonahlossee Saddle Club in Boone, NC, offers boarding, lessons, training, arena rentals, trail rides and more. Facility features covered arena with mirrors, fans, sprinklers. See yonahlosseesaddlec.wix.com/home.
Red Hill Stables, located in Ocala, Fla., offers hunter-jumper training, lessons and boarding at its plush facility. Six-stall barn features a cushioned center aisle, large jumping arena and additional shaded riding arena. Premium hay and feed for boarded horses, as well as turnout in lush, green paddocks. See redhillstables.com.
Bray’s Training Center, conveniently located just off I-30 in Benton, Ark., offers a variety of boarding options for all breeds, plus lesson and training packages. Outside coaches/trainers welcome for boarders; 30 stalls, covered lighted arena, outdoor riding areas, round pen, miles of pasture and trails. Gated facility with staff on premises and security. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 501-778 -6375 or see btc-arabian.com.
Dabney Riding Academy in Mansfield, Ga., specializes in building rider confidence, clear communication and safety in the context of classical equitation and Western riding. Also available: gentle horsemanship training and boarding. Farm includes indoor and outdoor arenas and obstacle course. See dabneyfarm.com.
MRK Dressage in Alpharetta, Ga., provides a full range of services: full and partial boarding, sales, judging, lessons and training. Trainers, USDF gold medalists, Ryan Bell and Micha Knol, have each ridden extensively in Holland; Bell is a veteran Young Rider. Both are available for lessons at the farm or at clients’ facilities. See mrkdressage.com.
Proctor Creek Farm offers full board at its Kennesaw, Ga., facility, which features matted stalls with exterior runs, climate-controlled tack room and multiple fenced pastures. Lessons for beginner to advanced riders and summer camps. See proctorcreekfarm.com.
Ogeechee Riding and Fishing in north Bryan County, Ga., offers the ultimate getaway experience for riding and fishing enthusiasts. Trail riding on 1,700 acres and access to the Ogeechee River. Campsites with water and electric. Day rides and yearly memberships available. See Facebook or call 912-432- 6834.
Majestic Oaks Farm in Dallas, N.C., offers stall or pasture boarding in a peaceful setting. Clean, well-lit barn, tack room, wash rack with hot water, arena, lighted roundpen, access to trails. Convenient to Charlotte and Gastonia. Email Mark Gunter: email@example.com
Lucky H Equine and Pet offers pasture boarding with quality hay and grain at its Salem, Ark., facility Horses are evaluated for herd compatibility and also have shelter access. Lessons and training also available, as well as a stallion station and AI lab. Call 870-214-8541.
Najorka Performance Horses in Lake City, Fla., specializes in improved communication between rider and horse. Trainer Ken Najorka is CHA certified and an AQHA Professional Horseman and focuses his instruction on Western dressage, reining and horsemanship, and occasionally, hunters. The NPH training program is housed at The Oaks Equestrian Center and also offers boarding, lessons and instruction at shows. See nphtraining.com.
Tiaras Quarter Horses in Danese, WV, offers boarding and training (colt starting and tune-ups). Facility includes covered arena, 12-by-12 stalls, turnout, quality feed and hay. Indoor tack/ feed room and wash stalls, as well. Contact Brianna Clay at 304-237-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Four Winds Equestrian Center in Dawsonville, Ga., is a year-round boarding facility featuring a lighted outdoor arena, daily turnout for horses and 24-hour monitoring. Care programs for all breeds and disciplines with a focus on retired and semi-retired horses.