Boarding Information: 719-333-2294Office Hours 9 am – 5 pm daily
With the Rampart Range as both its playground, the Academy Equestrian Center awaits those who want to ride the Rockies! Situated just a few miles from downtown Colorado Springs, the Academy’s full-service center offers 44,000 acres of majestic beauty in which to ride. Trail riders can ride on the 1,000 acres of trails on base or take off for the back country of the adjacent Pike National Forest.
The Equestrian Center also offers special events such as horsemanship seminars, twilight horseback rides, organized trail rides and hay rides. Full and partial care boarding is available. Horses are available for lease by the season during the fall and winter. The Equestrian Center hosts the AFA Cadet Equestrian and Rodeo Teams and works closely with other community organizations.
The Center is located south of the Pine Valley housing area and west of Air Academy High School. Facilities include multiple barns, round pens, two arenas, trail obstacle course, wash stall and community corrals.
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Excellent way to gain riding experience for beginners or learn the trails for seasoned riders. Enjoy scenic views through our beautiful forested and open trails on our one and two hour guided trail rides.
Please call for schedule and availability. Spaces are limited, reservations required, ages 8+.
Rent a horse to lead your child around for them to gain experience! $15 for 30 minutes, ages 6-12 with a parent leading the horse. Under ages 6 can rent our mini horses to pet/lead/groom with parent assisting (no riding).
By reservation only.
Sign up for our English/Western horsemanship lessons.
Costs are per hour:
These lessons are for ages 8+, (ages 6-7 evaluated case-by-case) includes instruction on riding, grooming, saddling and proper etiquette.