The 25-acre Equestrian Center operates an extensive year-round English and Western riding program. Located on campus, the center features horse-boarding facilities, a 45,000-square-foot covered riding arena, a regulation dressage court, four barns and several pastures. Whether you are new to the sport or an experienced rider, you'll gain skills and confidence under the direction of our professionally trained staff.
Boarding Spaces Available at the Equestrian Center
The Equestrian Center still has a few available spaces. Take advantage of our convenient on-campus location and ride on any or all of the equestrian teams that call the Equestrain Center home. We boast many riding spaces, including a grass derby field and surrounding hilly galloping track, a supersized covered arena, regulation dressage court, two additional outdoor arenas, and several turnouts. The facility is fully staffed with four resident barn supervisors for 24/7 care. Stall board includes daily cleaning and twice daily feedings of grass and/or alfalfa hay. Pasture board includes twice daily feeding of grass or grain hay and alfalfa hay and regular cleaning. Contact the Equestrian Center's Main Office at 530-752-2372 for more information or email at email@example.com. You can also fax us at 530-752-3190.
Muriel B. Gill Fee Waiver Program
The Equestrian Center is excited to offer a new fee waiver program for students interested in group lessons for the upcoming school year. Made possible by a generous gift from the Gill family, current UC Davis students can apply for a fee waiver to allow them to enroll in group lessons at half the usual cost. The application period for winter quarter 2016 is currently open and accessible here. See the "Lessons" page for more information.
Winter Session I Lessons Open for Registration November 16
Start a new year by learning a new skill or building upon an old one! Winter Session I lessons will run January 11–February 7 and registration will open online on November 16. Winter Session II lessons will run from February 16–March 13. Our experienced instructors and gentle lesson horses make the EQC a great learning environment and our supersized covered arena will keep you dry and comfortable no matter what weather winter brings us.
Guardian Angel Training
The Guardian Angel training series will run concurrently with each lesson session. The training series is required for all individuals wishing to participate in the Guardian Angel program at the Equestrian Center. Important aspects of horse care, horse behavior and safety will be covered. Upon completion of the training series, participants will be assigned a horse and will become a Guardian Angel! Please contact the Main Office with any questions at 530-752-2372 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.