Recognized Riding Academy Listing

The USHJA presents the Recognized Riding Academy Listing. This list includes the names and contact information for academies that fulfill the minimum requirements established by the USHJA and promote a safe, beginner-rider introduction for individuals seeking entry into the Hunter/Jumper disciplines. These academies agree to demonstrate the value of equine education, promote safety of horse and rider, and offer Hunter/Jumper riding lessons taught by qualified instructors.

* Indicates a USHJA Credentialed Instructor or Certified Trainer is onsite
+ Indicates the facility has an IEA or IHSA team

Zone 1 (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Avon Valley Show Stables +
Avon, CT
Emer Coyne Send Email
(860) 677-5260
Cavalier Farm
Southbury, CT
Cheryl Le Moine Send Email
(203) 268-6676
Fairfield County Hunt Club
Westport, CT
Brenda Tanabaum Send Email
(203) 227-8445
VanderZicht Stables +
Uxbridge, MA
Lauren Vanderzicht Send Email
(203) 506-0162
Well-A-Way Riding Academy
Simsbury, CT
Michele Goodrich Send Email
(860) 709-2068

Zone 2 (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Affinity Farm
Skaneateles, NY
Kimberly Allan Send Email
Briarwood Farms +
Ringoes, NJ
Katie Benson

Send Email
(908) 534-8833

Cato, NY
Nicolle Madonna Cerio

Send Email
(315) 380-3387

Furlyn Farm and Stables
Greendell, NJ

Denise Furtkevic

Send Email
(908) 914-8023

Hunters Ridge +
Lockport, NY
Lindsay Lindke Send Email
(716) 622-7303
L&B Farms +
Hershey, PA
Lisa Capp Send Email
(717) 917-0887

Sweet Release Equestrian Center*+
Bergen, NY

Jolene Hasseler Send Email
(585) 506-2794

Zone 3 (District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Beverly Equestrian +
The Plains, VA
Darrin Mollett Send Email 
(540) 253-5021
EvrMoore Equine
Crouse, NC
Evie Moore Send Email
(231) 519-6723
Grovespring Farm*
Culpeper, VA 
Susan Deal Send Email
(540) 727-0271
Haverhill Farm*+
Ashland, VA
Jessica Boppe Send Email
(804) 603-1049
Intermont Equestrian at Emory & Henry College
Bristol, VA
Lisa Moosmueller-Terry Send Email
(276) 669-8398
Leg Up Stables
Axton, VA
Nina Riggins Send Email
(434) 334-7866
Liberty University Equestrian Center
Rustburg, VA
Suzanne Flaig Send Email
(434) 592-5356
MK Sporthorses +
Broad Run , VA
Michelle Motyl Send Email
(925) 895-2913
Palidsades Episcopal School
Charlotte, NC
Emily Frye Send Email
(270) 206-0425
Stonehouse Stables +
Toano, VA
Tara Best

Send Email
(757) 566-0666

Zone 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Carriage Hill Farm +
Delray Beach, FL
Tricia Carron Send Email
(954) 650-8945

Cavallo Farms*+
Monticello, FL

Amy Center

Send Email
(850) 850-4898

Cornerstone Farm South
Naples, FL

Leslie Terry

Send Email
(239) 595-7618

Driftwood Stable, LLC +
Hilton Head, SC
Sondra Makowski Send Email
(843) 802-0126
Four Gs Equestrian +
Delray Beach, FL
Allison George Mora Send Email
(954) 646-3774
Jaid Stables
Canton, GA
Jamie Bice Send Email
(770) 843-8927
Miami International Riding Club +
Miami, FL
Celia Bunge Send Email
(305) 775-9155
MSF Sporthorses
Madison, GA
Deborah Gannon Send Email
(404) 775-2101
Phoebe Lawson Stables
Milton, GA
Phoebe Lawson Send Email
(770) 664-9794
Providence Equestrian Center
Bonita Springs, FL
Heather Cassese Send Email
(914) 677-8606

Rose Clover Farm
Adams, TN

Tara Neufeld Send Email
(615) 696-7675
The Stables at Frederica +
St. Simons Island, GA
Allie Zorn Send Email
(912) 577-8725
Topsail Equestrian +
Ravenal, SC
Sara Turriago Send Email
(914) 602-2693

Zone 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Alpine Ridge Farms*+ 
Sparta, MI

Rebecca Bradley

Send Email
(616) 887-1419
Hathaway Hill
Lebanon, OH
Eric Votel Send Email
(513) 932-7332
Little Hunter Farm*
Mundelein, IL
Rebecca Morris Send Email
(847) 302-1806
On Course Riding Academy*+
Wauconda, IL
Valerie Buesching Send Email
(847) 826-6005
Palatine Stables
Palatine, IL
Toni Bruns Send Email
(847) 359-4801

Stonehaven Farms Equestrian*+
Temperance, MI

Samantha Rothman

Send Email

Zone 6 (Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Hillside Farm +
Richfield, WI
Margie Paur Send Email
(262) 677-1414
Northstar Equestrian
Green Bay, WI
Bethany Parins Send Email
(920) 360-4862
Phoenix Equestrian Center
Bellevue, NE
Janine Weatherby Send Email
(402) 510-4402
Turn Crest Stable
Kasson, MN
Vicki Holst Send Email
(507) 634-4474

Zone 7 (Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Baskin Farm*+
Wildwood, MO
Susan Baginski Send Email
(636) 458-5053
Bel Canto Farms 
Wimberley, TX
Suzanne Warmack Send Email
(512) 797-1178
Cadence Riding Academy*
Edmond, OK
Rebecca Buchanan Send Email
(405) 348-7469
Equest Farm 
New Orleans, LA
Leslie Kramer Send Email
(504) 438-9398
Hill Country Riding Academy*+
New Braunfels, TC
Stephanie Cook Send Email
(210) 781-1812
Southern Breeze Equestrian Center +
Fresno, TX
Cathy Strobel Send Email
(281) 431-4868
Switch Willo Stables +
Austin, TX
Michelle Simmons Send Email
(512) 636-6199
Victory Stables +
Martindale, TX
Cordae Valenzuela Send Email
(512) 664-3446
Windy Fox Farm*+
August, KS
Kendall Pray Send Email
(217) 836-1972

Zone 8 (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information

Aurum Equestrian +
Parker, CO

Nicola Genaud

Send Email
(720) 939-2008

Zone 9 (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Burkwood Farms +
Blaine, WA
Paige Wagter Send Email
(217) 725-5835
French Hill Farm*+
Aurora, OR
Leighanne Brocki Send Email
(503) 807-7840
Legacy Hunters and Jumpers
Woodinville, WA
Elizabeth Kerron Send Email
(425) 869-1527
Parkwood Riding School
Idaho Falls, ID
Sally Parks Send Email
(208) 520-1850
Quiet Rein Riding School*+
Oregon City, OR
Jill McGrady Send Email
(503) 544-7999

Zone 10 (California, Nevada)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Bridges Equestrian, Inc +
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Ruthanna Bridges Send Email
(949) 413-0591
Elvenstar Riding Academy*
Moorpark, CA
Kay Altheuser Send Email
(805) 529-2800
Far West Farms*
Calabasas, CA
Nick Karazissis Send Email
(818) 591-2180
First Field Farm*
Long Beach, CA
Carolyn Biava Send Email
(562) 924-2217
Five Star Equestrian
Pleasanton, CA
Leah Feliz Send Email
(650) 823-1210

Franktown Meadows Riding Academy
Washoe Valley, NV

Lynn MacLean

Send Email
(775) 849-1600

Hunter's Edge*
Las Vegas, NV

Denise Finch Send Email
Ighani Sporthorses*
Fairfax, CA
Daniel Ighani Send Email
(302) 740-3429
Kalember Equine +
Sebastopol, CA
Melissa Kalember Send Email
(707) 363-1258
Liberty Riding Academy +
Modesto, CA
Lori Clark Send Email
(209) 608-2255
Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center
Oakland, CA
Judi Martin Send Email
(510) 388-9528

Zone 11 (Hawaii)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Horse Haven
Honolulu, HI
Michelle Mizutani Send Email
(808) 224-9586

*Indicates a USHJA Credentialed Instructor or Certified Trainer is onsite
+ Indicates the facility has an IEA or IHSA team