Equine behavior, body language, and safety, Equine anatomy, health and basic medical care, Thorough grooming and a clean presentation of horse and rider in respect to the animal and tradition of the sport. KILHAM FARMkilhamfarm.com3431 Nicasio Valley Rd. PetalumaContact: Dave Sherman 707-773-1200San Antonio Stables is a relaxed, family-run ranch on 62 beautiful sunny acres. I second looking at who was at Thermal (though that can be kind of a pain since some trainers only go for a week or two and youll never know which they chose) or last years Sonoma/Woodside shows, Sac International, etc.

Upon graduating basic horsemanship classes, students see their hard work pay off with their ultimate goal: time to ride!

Selling your horse? Great facility. Hunters and jumpers. Ride above the Golden Gate Bridge or an all day excursion to Muir Beach. From beautiful young Hunter prospects to going International Grand Prix Jumpers, Gary can fully coordinate a buying trip or work on your behalf to purchase your next horse. Trail access: MCOSD, MARIN STABLESmarinstablesandtrails.org139 Wood Lane, Fairfax, CA 94930Contact: Jim McDermott, Manager (415) 459-9455Boarding: stalls and stalls w/paddocks.

Email:[emailprotected]rg(Fastest response method), HomeNewsletterCalendarStablesPhotosJoinAboutContactSupporters, 2013-2022 Marin Horse Council. We kept our horses at home some of the time and at their place in Portola Valley (so its not close to where you want to live). There are activities for all ages and kinds of Buckaroos and Buckarettes who wish to enjoy the magnificent Point Reyes National Seashore in the company of their equine pals. A horse boarding ranch with a long-standing reputation for its casual atmosphere, excellent care, and direct access to Open Space trails. Small turnout arena. Boarding and training in a gated community. Use tab to navigate through the menu items. A trainer's barn with an attached indoor arena and nine stalls with attached paddocks is optional. To have your name placed on our notification list, email to [emailprotected], MIWOK LIVERY STABLESmiwokstables.com701 Tennessee Valley Rd. Training, lessons, and sales. Tam trailsTraining: available for horse and riderLessons: Basic horsemanship for beginner through intermediate with natural horsemanship approach, HORSE HILLHorseHill.org(Horse Hill Open Space Preserve - Marin County Open Space District)Alto Bowl Horse Owners Association P.O. Corporate perks, team building, and events. Novato Horsemen has been a part of the Marin County community since 1942 and was incorporated in 1945. What are some popular services for horse boarding? I took some lessons with Clay Jackson (Santa Rosa) before moving to the East Bay. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); The East Bay's Premier Equestrian Facility. pastures. Burdell, NOVATO HORSEMEN INC. novatohorsemen.comMailing Address: PO Box 456, Novato, California 94948Clubhouse & Arena Address: 600 Bugeia Lane, Novato, California 94945Caretaker Phone:415-897-0794(Karen Kilian) Club Email:[emailprotected]. Show fees can be made by cash and checks, but we would prefer Paypal (. Im going to visit the area next week so Ill definitely stop by the horse show. Allow 20minutes for this 0.5 mile round-trip walk around the Morgan Horse Ranch. Membership dues are kept low so anyone can participate. We are located in Pleasanton-Danville. Primarily children. I love being apart of this barn and really enjoy practicing on my well schooled horse and work on bringing on my 6 year old! No training, lessons, or rentals. Angered with these industry standards, we founded our riding academy to offer a more honorable model and provide our horses with a happy, healthy life with all their needs met. Go to www.foxvalleyfarm.com. Only 30 min from San Francisco, Sonoma, 1 hr from the East Bay and Peninsula. Gary Striker has been coaching equestrians and training hunter jumpers for nearly thirty years. Trail Rides to intriguing places such as Yosemite, Kings Canyon National Park, Point Reyes. I wish we could have taken them with us!! Such a warm and caring place for horses and kids!, Bay Area Hunter Jumper Training, Lessons, & Summer Camp, Windy Hill Equestrians Bay area hunter jumper horse riding lessons. Schooling shows, Play Days and Children's Summer Camps in summer months. We are also committed to caring for this beautiful property and doing whatever we can to protect our land, water and wildlife. She has the rare talent of always being incredibly kind and positive while ensuring thorough, constructive instruction for horse and rider. Reyes National Seashore, THE DICKSON RANCH dicksonranch.net182 San Geronimo Valley Road, Woodacre, CA 94973Contact: Grace Tolson, Owner (415) 488-0454Boarding: Stalls with paddocks, paddocks with sheltersArenas: 2 outdoor, 1 lighted indoor, novice cross-country trailTrails: Access to San Geronimo Ridge which connects with MMWD, Marin Open Space and Pt. Adding a business to Yelp is always free. Anastasia, also known as Stacey, is an accomplished USDF bronze medal dressage rider and spectacular trainer whose kind and patient training style exemplify professionalism. Large outdoor arena, covered arena, various stabling options, grass turnout pastures, exercise track, trails, riding fields,positive teaching techniques, hard working & friendly staff, and a professional atmosphere are just some of the amenities offered by the DBE team. Best hunter jumper in San Francisco, California. The premier hunter/jumper training facility of the Bay Area. We specialize in providing guided trail rides for park visitors who desire an alternative method to enjoy the scenic splendor of the park.With over 120 miles of trails that take you from forested mountain tops, grassy meadows, coastal scrub and miles of white sand beaches, the Point Reyes National Seashore is the perfect environment to enjoy horseback riding. If you haven't been out there lately I say go check it out! Being a small, private facility, Rocking J&R Ranch can offer individualized, personal care to every horse. Specializing in teaching fundamentals of riding in the arena and using these skills in Coming from equestrian families, both Bert and Leylan enjoy sharing and teaching skills and a riding system that have been passed down through 2 generations and through tutelage from the greats like Ronnie Mutch, George Morris, Rodney Jenkins, Eddie Macken, Bert De Nemethy, and more. Use tab to navigate through the menu items. Ample turnout time, grooming, sunshine, trail access, and lots of love & cookies from our staff.

Welcome to DiCorti Bush Equestrian. Youre likely going to end up in Petaluma/Sonoma or west of San Anselmo. Co-op management of horse operations by non-profit association of horse owners. We save the big jumps and see greater results from technical flatwork. Direct access to the MMWD /Mt. The club is currently one of the largest horsemen associations in California but unfortunately, it is also one of the last remaining active horse clubs in a county which once hosted many barns and stables. We only accept new boarders from the waitlist if boarders are in training (or will be in training) with one of our resident trainers. There facility is nice and has turnout which can be hard to find. Outdoor riding arena. Personally I wouldnt want to have to cross the bridge to ride. Schooling shows, horsemanship clinics, NICASIO RIDING CLUB nicasioridingclub.com900 Nicasio Valley Road, Nicasio, CA 94946Contact: (415) 662-2268. Im an eventer, so sorry I couldnt be of more help - but I will say this is a great area to live in! They are very geared towards jumpers (but also do hunters and eq). I live in Marin and have ridden and shown in the bay area my whole life and work in the horse show industry. The Fox Hollow riding academy provides a comprehensive foundation in the hunter-jumper (English) discipline. Yep. We welcome all disciplines and breeds and are open daily between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.Boarding: Stalls with paddocks, paddocks with sheds, pasture. We feed the highest quality Timothy and alfalfa hay available on the West Coast. I would highly recommend this program if you want to develop as a competitive hunter/equitation/jumper rider and/or a horse! All horses in her program, regardless of age or ability, thrive under her expertise. Five Brooks Stableis a full service riding stable for the whole family. Box stalls, covered pipe stalls, and pasture boarding. Windy Hill is a premier Bay Area hunter jumper facility with an all-inclusive horse and rider training program. Nicasio, CA 94946Contact: Elizabeth Kilham (415) 662-2232Training: Hunter/JumperBoarding: stalls, stalls with paddocks, paddocks with shelters, pastureArenas: indoor, outdoor, grand prix field. Feel free to private message me if you have any questions or want feedback on any other programs you may have researched. The facility is wonderful too as there is multiple rings, cross country field, a track and trails with hiIls to work the horses to help their fitness and keep it interesting! As a full service facility, the ranch includes a ten-stall stable with hot water wash rack and indoor tack room, riding arena, and pastures with covered shelters. They are at a beautiful location that has spacious turnout along with expansive riding arenas. 4 barns - box stalls, stalls and paddocks, large dry paddocks, plus stall, paddock, and pasture combinations available. I live in Santa Rosa, and love Sonoma county!! HALLECK CREEK RANCHhalleckcreekranch.org1740 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio, CA 94946, Contact: Molly Scannell, Executive Director email: [emailprotected]. Training, shows, clinics, sales. Our facility has a jump arena, full size dressage court, covered arena and large all day turnouts. Please contact us should you wish to schedule a tour. Just call ahead for availability. The health and happiness of our equine residents in the highest priority at our facility. Given your location, I would also recommend checking out the barns at the Sonoma Horse Park. Unfortunately, horses in most lesson programs have a difficult and often neglectful life. The facility comprises of 3 arenas, 155 stalls, large turn-outs and more. both individual and group lessons). Gary began competing on the hunter - jumper circuit at a young age. Striker Stables is high-end hunter jumper barn in the San Francisco Bay Area where riders can learn the art of hunters, equitation or jumpers from Gary Striker,a top rider and judge.

As fellow horse lovers, Michele George and Julie Dowling were inspired by a shared passion to create an equestrian facility of uncompromising quality and commitment to the well-being of both horse and rider. No corners are cut in the vision for our facility, care of our horses, and experience of our riders - we want to be the best we can be. Disabled visitors are welcome to drive up to the Ranch and park in the designated parking area. For those who realize that hard work, integrity, and discipline pays off in the show ring and beyond. 2 MUTCH SHOW JUMPING 2mutchshowjumping.com3421 Nicasio Valley Road, Nicasio, CA 94946[emailprotected]. It co-sponsored Novato's original "Western Weekend Parade & Rodeo" until 1978, which was the largest attended affair in Novato. Park at the south end of the Bear Valley Visitor Center parking lot and follow the signs from the Bear ValleyTrailhead up the paved road to the Ranch. For those who are horse-obssesed kids of all ages, and for those who consider the barn to be their second home. PRESIDIO RIDING CLUBpresidioridingclub.orgBuilding 901 Bunker Road, Sausalito, CA 94965 Conveniently located in Sausalito, Presidio Riding Club is nestled in the Marin Headlands - offering amazing trail riding throughout the scenic Marin Headlands. Horses are fed three times daily with grain service available, Stalls are deeply bedded with fluffy shavings and cleaned twice daily, automatic waterers cleaned frequently, Multiple equine care professionals on site 24/7. Our training philosophy: dressage-disciplined flatwork as well as show-ring-level training over fences. Kelly is greatmore, Horseback RidingHorse BoardingSummer Camps, I've been riding at Longview for over a year now, and have so enjoyed the trainers, the horses and the friendly clients. Country Woods Stables is proud to offer an elite hunter/jumper training program, with a strong focus on equitation. Pre-packaged snacks and drinks will be available. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your horses and the highest quality education for young riders in the Bay Area. Siting adjacent to state parks and miles of trails to explore, there is direct trail access to open space and Mount Diablo. Contact, Providing a memorable and affordable experience for all participants. Graduation time varies; rider must be able to, independently tack, untack, and care for pony, or three times weekly lessons (about 8 per month or 12 per month, respectively). We are so thankful to have such a wonderful community of members and amazing team to work alongside every day to make our dream a reality. They have a wonderful group there that are all very friendly and supportive. Although Imore, Horseback RidingSummer CampsHorse Boarding, instruction - rode Hunter/Jumper discipline from the time I was 7-15 and rode a bit in my 20s, then recentlymore, Horse BoardingHorseback RidingSummer Camps, that has spacious turnout along with expansive riding arenas. Located in a park-like setting in the hills overlooking Morgan Hill. As land values skyrocket, Novato Horsemen members strive to withstand "progress" to keep Novato and Marin County's horse heritage alive for future generations of children and adults. Please note that Fox Hollow is a private facility open only to members and residents. Classes include: Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation Under Saddle and Over Fences, Walk/Trot, Poles, Lead Line, and more. If you are an avid trail rider and are interested in joining our community, please contact Stable and Program Manager: Maureen Pinto, 415-381-6263, or email for an application: [emailprotected]. Based on what you said theyre likely not a great match for you, but just in case. I dont know if its helpful at all, but I can tell you that I had a terrible experience at Blackhound Equestrian in Castro Valley, CA. Great fun and family oriented environment to take your riding to the next level whatever that may be. Blue Dot Barn is a full-service horse boarding facility located in the Nicasio Valley of Marin County, California. We would love to welcome you to the Fox Hollow family! We would love to meet you and welcome you to Fox Hollow! I have also heard good things about Joe Pedroni (who is also in Petaluma). Upon graduation to the academy level, students are able to care for their horses independently, at which point membership is billed on a quarterly basis. Welcome ! The main barn also boosts 12x24 adjoining paddocks.

Everyone is always cheering each other on! On-line entry is preferred and will remain open until 3pm Wednesday before show. PENCIL BELLY RANCHpencilbellyranch.com1671 Indian Valley Rd Novato, CA 94947Contact: Michelle(415) 897-3039. Fox Hollow is a place for people who consider their horse a member of their family, not a machine. Copyright 20042022 Yelp Inc. Yelp, , and related marks are registered trademarks of Yelp. We strive to make the learning aspect fun and safe. Several of their clients are moving up the levels and have gone from childrens/AA to Grand Prix successfully in the past few years. Our experienced staff and expert trainers are committed to creating a safe and enjoyable barn experience for the whole barn community. They are incredibly kind, genuine, and motivated and have a true passion for horses and guiding their students to success. The horses enjoy large stalls with paddocks, quality hay and feed, large turnout areas and daily care. PRC also offers a Horse Hotel, available for day, week or longer stays. Presented at Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills, Training in all English riding disciplines. All stalls have connecting paddocks and horses get on a daily arena turnout schedule, or share pasture time in nearby Green Gulch, if compatible with the herds we develop. If you are interested in a training program, please contact trainer directly. Purebred and Half Arabians for show, breeding and pleasure. Gary currently holds a USEF R judges card and an Equine Canada S course designer card. Shelters, holding corrals, spring-fed troughs, seasonal feeding. Once a military only facility, Presidio Riding Club is now a National Park Services partner and is open to the public. Also, you may want to check out Guy Thomas barn Willow Tree, which is now at the Stanford Red Barn.

Lighted outdoor arena, round pen, and access to Ed Levin Park. With strong relationships across the United States , and a good understanding of the U.S. market, Gary selects quality horses for the American show ring. Courtney's training is thorough, tailored, and always positive. We have lessons and in-barn leasing for those just starting out, full board and training for your own horse, as well as the contacts and services necessary to find you a horse that fits with your style and budget. Purebred Arabian Stallions standing (black, grey) and Pinto Half Arabian. The trainers there are Kate Jutagir and Dezraye Choi. Might help to know for people to give recommendations. This post was resurrected so that someone (ranarosa) could bash Blackhound Equestrian. They have an amateur client that shows in the Grand Prixs and juniors who excel in hunters, equitation and jumpers as well. Ive been there for 3 years now and am so happy to have found such a stellar team. The horses, learning, horsemanship, and fun is at the core for all levels at 2MSJ. The Gilroy facility has an over sized outdoor arena and 200x100 fully covered arena, an enclosed hot walker and more. When openings become available, notice is posted for 45 days at www.HorseHill.org and then spot is filled by random public drawing. At Blue Dot Barn, we are committed to creating a healthy and happy home for horses and their owners.

For all other inquiries, see the riding academy above. Good grief folks. Lower, Pacific, Heights, San, Francisco, CA, North, Beach/Telegraph, Hill, San, Francisco, CA, If you are serious, try Fox Valley Farm. Infrequent "spot" openings. We are taking application for future vacancies. We are hoping to live in Marin County/Tiburon area but from the research Ive done it seems that most barns are in the South Bay? We welcome students of all ages 5 years and up. Conveniently located less than two miles from Highway 101, Rocking J&R Ranch is a five-acre oasis overlooking downtown Novato. We offer a clean, well-kept stable with dedicated on-site owners, capable, caring ranch hands, and friendly boarders. Covered indoor arena, large outdoor arena's, covered round barn, stalls and Members of the Country Woods team become confident, successful competitors as well as well-rounded horsemen.

Extensive riding facilities 4 arenas, 3 round pens, trails and a track give riders many options for exercising and enjoying their horses. Inside tack room, wash rack. 150 x 200 sand arena, large jumping arena, extra large round pen, turnouts. Volunteers may also greet visitors, answer questions and briefly explain their role as a volunteer. Our horses are treated with the utmost respect and quality care they deserve as our partners and athletes. Trail access: through scenic pasture or on lakeside bridle path. SAN ANTONIO VALLEY STABLESwww.sanantoniostablesca.com1220 San Antonio Rd. Reyes National Seashore. HITS Thermal just ended last month and a lot of the bigger H/J trainers from the Bay typically head to it, so maybe take a look at who was in attendance from the Bay this year to help you narrow down the search. They assist in ranch operations, including the care, handling and riding of horses of all ages, as well as the cleaning and maintenance of tack, equipment, fences and buildings. Looking for a barn where I could have them in a full training program.