Q: Can I come visit the Equestrian Center?

Usually we love visitors, however due to health concerns regarding COVID-19 we are asking that you not visit the EQC until health precautions have been lifted.  We are happy to answer any questions over the phone or through e-mail (contact us at equestriancenter@campusrec.ucdavis.edu or 530.752.2372).

Q: What Happens If Your Lesson Doesn't Fill?

The class will continue with 2 or 3 riders. If only one person registers, we will arrange for you to join another class. If that’s not possible a refund will be given.

Q: What Happens If I Can't Make A Lesson?

You forfeit the lesson unless a doctors note is provided in which case a refund will be given.

Q: What Happens If I'm Late To A Lesson?

After 10 minutes, your horse is put away and your lesson is forfeited.

Q: Can We Come Ride Unsupervised?

All lesson participants must be supervised by an instructor. Boarders may ride their personal horses without the supervision of an instructor.

Q: What Do I Wear To My Lesson?

Comfortable clothes, long pants/jeans and boots (if you have them).

Q: Can People Under 18 Take Lessons?

Riders must be 18 years old unless currently enrolled at UC Davis.

Q: Have Questions About Affiliation And Discounts?

For questions regarding your affiliation, your possible discount, or your student/staff ID number, please give us a call at 530-752-2372.

Q: Can I park nearby?

Yes, parking is available on site.

Q: Is there a bike path to the Equestrian Center?

Yes, the Equestrian Center is located at the west end of the Arboretum. There's a labeled bike-friendly gate for entry.

Q: Do I need to provide my own helmet and boots?

Safety helmets are provided and a limited selection of boots are available at no charge.