Starkle Dream Up. Stephens College

A Summer Riding instructor and a student on her horse.

Riding programs and camps for all ages.

Our equestrian center has camps and classes for all ages. The beautiful, historic center is located across from Stephens Lake Park and steps away from the Stephens College campus. 

Community Riding Program

The Stephens College Equestrian Studies program also offers riding lessons to the community year-round, with programs for both children and adults. Participants in our Community Riding Program have the opportunity to learn from highly qualified instructors both on horseback and from the ground. Lessons are two hours and include grooming, horse care, tack care and riding. Space is limited, so enroll today!

After School Equestrian Program


2018 Summer Camps

Summer Riding (June 4-8 or June 11-15)

A community tradition since 1940. Come learn the basics of riding, horse care and safety at our beautiful Equestrian Center, one of Columbia’s notable historic properties. Space is limited, which allows for personalized instruction from professional Stephens faculty with assistance from current students in the equestrian program at Stephens. Note that all participants must attend a mandatory orientation on Saturday, May 19 at 1 p.m.

For generations, the Summer Riding program has provided children and young adults the opportunity to explore a love of riding in a safe and fun environment. Join in the tradition!

Co-Ed | Grades 2-9

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $400


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