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Equestrian Center

The Equestrian Center has returned to full operation, and is now open to the public. If you are a prospective boarder or are interested in signing up for one of our classes, please visit rec.ucdavis.edu. If you have any questions, you can contact the main office at equestriancenter@campusrec.ucdavis.edu or 530-752-2372.

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.

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.