Boarding Spaces & Waitlist Available At The Equestrian Center

The Equestrian Center is taking waitlist requests from current UC Davis undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. Take advantage of our convenient on-campus location and ride on any or all of the equestrian club teams that call the Equestrian Center home. We boast many riding spaces, including a galloping track, a large covered arena, regulation dressage court, western arena, several turnouts, a round pen and additional outdoor space that doubles as a riding arena and larger turnout space.  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 feedings of grass/ grain hay and alfalfa hay and regular cleaning.

Please contact the Equestrian Center's main office at 530-752-2372 or equestriancenter@campusrec.ucdavis.edu for more information.

Location Rate
Pasture $300/month
Stall $475/month
Hold Fee * $150/month


* Available June–August for all students. Full Board starts September 1.

  • Available over winter break for students living in the dorms. If the horse is gone for at least two weeks.

Registration for Winter Quarter Session 2 Riding Lessons Opens 1/25/22

All levels of group horse riding lessons will return Winter Quarter 2022. Registration Session 2 for lessons and Guardian Angel class will open up Tuesday, January 25th. See Lessons page for the updated schedule.

The Equestrian Center is excited to announce the return of rec riding lessons this winter quarter. Thank you for your patience as we dealt with delays from the pandemic and Northern California wildfires.

Private lessons will be offered per instructor availability during Winter Quarter. If you are interested in private lessons please email the Equestrian Center with your interest and availability.

For any questions, please email equestriancenter@campusrec.ucdavis.edu