The 25-acre Equestrian Center operates an extensive year-round English and Western riding program. Located on campus, the center features boarding facilities, a 45,000-square-foot covered riding arena, a regulation dressage court, four barns and several pastures. We offer a wide variety of activities that range from competitive equestrian sports to club teams and leisure riding. Aren't interested in riding but love horses? Our Guardian Angel program offers Regardless of your riding or horse experience, we have something for everyone and encourage you to stop by and meet our horses.
From the fundamentals of horseback riding to picking up the proper lead at faster gaits. All levels are welcome!Browse Classes
Meet The Horses
We have several wonderful horses for you to enjoy at the Equestrian Center.Meet The Family
Our full service facility is fully staffed with four resident barn supervisors for 24/7 care. Stall and Pasture options are available.Learn More
Summer Session II Guardian Angel Classes Open for Enrollment July 20th, 2021
Volunteer guardian angel training will be available for enrollment starting July 20, 2021. Session II Guardian Angel class will meet on Saturdays, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28 and 9/4, from 1pm - 2pm. These programs are open to all levels. You do not need any prior horse experience to be a part of this fun, relaxing program. Check out the "Lessons" page for more information. You can register for classes on rec.ucdavis.edu.
Rec Riding Lessons will resume Fall 2021. Registration dates and class schedule will be posted once it becomes available.