Arena Use

Riders may use arenas that are available for Open Ride dependent on event activity. Open Ride schedules are posted on our Facebook page, or you may call 385-468-1600 or email us at The office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call for schedules of reduced hours on these days: Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, Easter, Independence Day and Pioneer Day. Closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Every person must have a riding pass. If you board your horse at the Park, the riding pass is $17 a month. Please note, we do not rent horses, nor do we offer riding lessons.

The public may use arenas during Open Ride times. Patrons must display a riding pass.

Arena Guidelines
  • Slower traffic should stay along the outside rail. Reverse (clockwise) traffic should assume the next lane to the inside of the arena. Faster traffic should assume the next lane in and so forth. Riders should be left shoulder to left shoulder. 
  • Stops, spins, backing and other stationary work should be conducted in the center of the arena.
  • Arena users shall conduct themselves professionally and exercise courtesy at all times.
  • Barrels, jumps, poles and other equipment, as well as speed work, are not permitted during Open Ride times.
  • Patrons are responsible for controlling their animals at all times.
  • Animals may not be turned out in arenas or round pens at any time.
  • Animals may not be tied to green panels at any time. Animals not being used should be tied to the rider’s horse trailer. A limited number of horses may be tied to the white rails.
  • Dogs are not allowed in the indoor arena and must be secured on a leash at all times. No exceptions!
  • Outdoor arenas will be watered and worked depending on weather and event schedules. 
  • Riders may be asked to show their riding pass.
  • Horse tripping is prohibited at the Equestrian Center, whether part of an event or a single occurrence anywhere on the grounds. Horse tripping is defined as "the roping or lassoing of the legs of an equine, or otherwise trippng or causing an equine to fall by any means for the purpose of entertainment, sport or contest; or practice for entertainment, sport or contest. This rules falls under Criminal Code: 76-9-301.