Coronavirus Information

We understand the campus directives about remote learning raises some questions. Student Affairs has created and will be updating a page with frequently asked questions for students. Also, learn about  the ARC closure and Campus Recreation spring registration.

Equestrian Center

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Equestrian Center Temporarily Closed- Access Limited to Boarders and Horse Care Professionals Only.

The Equestrian Center is closed at this time to all visitors and non-essential personnel until further notice.  Recreational programming has been cancelled for Spring Quarter

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

The Equestrian Center has a limited number of boarding spaces available for Fall Quarter.  Contact the office soon to reserve your space and take advantage of our convenient on-campus location.  Utilize our 45,000 square foot covered arena for protected riding and training.  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 feeding of grass and/ or alfalfa hay.  Pasture board includes twice daily feedings of alfalfa and grass hay and regular cleaning.  Contact the Main Office at 530-752-2372 for more information or email equestriancenter@campusrec.ucdavis.edu.  You can also fax us at 530-752-3190.

Spring Quarter Lessons Cancelled

Spring Quarter lessons have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.  Refunds for Session I are being processed.  Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you back out at the Equestrian Center once it is safe for all involved.