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
Sarah Brzozowy Send Email
(860) 677-5260
Cavalier Farm +
Monroe, CT
Cheryl LeMoine Send Email
(203) 268-6676
Fairfield County Hunt Club
Westport, CT
Jenny Martin Rudaz Send Email
(203) 337-8448
Folly Farm Show Stables*+
Simsbury, CT
Amy Kriwitsky Send Email
(860) 658-9943
Well-A-Way Farm*
Simsbury, CT
Michele Goodrich Send Email
(860) 306-2762

Zone 2 (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Hillcrest Stables +
Chittenango, NY
Kourtney Wilson Send Email
(315) 663-5255
Hunters Ridge +
Ransomville, NY
Lindsay Lindke Send Email
(716) 622-7303
L&B Farms +
Hershey, PA
Lisa Capp Send Email
(717) 917-0887
Metropolitan Equestrian +
Old Brookville, NY
Jane DaCosta Send Email
(929) 732-7784

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
Chatham Hall Stables*+
Chatham, VA
Ally Doyon Send Email
(434) 432-5500
EvrMoore Equine
Crouse, NC
Evie Moore Send Email
(231) 519-6723
Fountain Greene Farm
Wake, VA
Emily Johnston Send Email
(804) 370-4046
Full Moon Farm +
Finksburg, MD
Christine Hryzak Send Email
(410) 795-8371
Grovespring Farm*
Culpeper, VA
Susan Deal Send Email
(703) 898-4172
Haverhill Farm*+
Ashland, VA
Jessica Boppe Send Email
(804) 3061039
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
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
Boca Riding Club
Delray Beach, FL
Elizabeth Constantin Send Email
(561) 305-2855
Carriage Hill Farm +
Delray Beach, FL
Jane Fennessy Send Email
(507) 634-4474
Cavallo Farms*+
Monticello, FL
Amy Center Send Email
(850) 545-4894
Cornerstone Farm South*+
Naples, FL
Leslie Terry Send Email
(239) 595-7618
Driftwood Stable +
North Fort Myers, FL
Sondra Makowski Send Email
(404) 858-7241
Four Gs Equestrian +
Delray Beach, FL
Allison Mora Send Email
(954) 646-3774
Jaid Stables +
Canton, GA
Bailey Elliott Send Email
(770) 842-8927
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
(239) 948-7669

Rose Clover Farm
Adams, TN

Melissa Flatt Send Email
(615) 696-7675
Sonny Brooke Stables*
Knoxville, TN
Krystle Bridges Send Email
(865) 281-3099
The Stables at Frederica +
St. Simons Island, GA
Allie Zorn Send Email
(912) 434-4760

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

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

Rebecca Bradley

Send Email
(616) 437-9264
Hathaway Hill
Lebanon, OH
Eric Votel Send Email
(513) 932-7332
On Course Riding Academy*+
Grayslake, IL
Valerie Buesching Send Email
(847) 826-6005
Palatine Stables +
Palatine, IL
Toni Bruns Send Email
(847) 857-9608

Stonehaven Farms Equestrian*+
Temperance, MI

Donna Rothman

Send Email
(419) 460-5724

White Oak Farm +
Lowell, MI
Chelsea Vickery Send Email
(616) 648-8451

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
Christy Buchanan Send Email
(405) 348-7469
Equest Farm +
New Orleans, LA
Katiea Vargas Send Email
(504) 438-9398
Hill Country Riding Academy*+
New Braunfels, TX
Stephanie Cook Send Email
(210) 781-1812
Southern Breeze Equestrian Center*+
Fresno, TX
Cathy Stobel Send Email
(281) 431-4868
Sunny Fox Farms +
Buda, TX
Katherine Deichmann Send Email
(512) 922-0120
Victory Stables*+
Martindale, TX
Cordae Valenzuela Send Email
(512) 667-3446

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
JumpStart Training
Issaquah, WA
Kiri Farler-Smith Send Email
(425) 210-1838
Legacy Hunters and Jumpers
Woodinville, WA
Shelly Kerron Send Email
(425) 869-1527
Quiet Rein Riding Academy*+
Oregon City, OR
Jill McGrady Send Email
(503) 544-7999

Zone 10 (California, Nevada)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Elvenstar Riding Academy*+
Moorpark, CA
Kay Altheuser Send Email
(805) 529-2800
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

Lynne MacLean

Send Email
(775) 848-1699

Ighani Sporthorses
Fairfax, CA
Susan 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
Menlo Circus Club*
Atherton, CA
Kelly Glover Send Email
(650) 477-0107
Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center + 
Oakland, CA
Judi Martin Send Email
(510) 388-0850

Zone 11 (Hawaii)

 Recognized Riding Academy Contact Name Contact Information
Amy Quinlan Equestrian
Waialua, HI
Amy Quinlan Send Email
(808) 391-0886 
* Indicates a USHJA Credentialed Instructor or Certified Trainer is onsite
+ Indicates the facility has an IEA or IHSA team

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