Equestrian Resource and Map

Aiken County Equestrian Resource
Training and Event Facilities
Black Forest Equestrian Center
4343 Banks Mill Rd., Aiken. Built in European
architectural style, one of the South’s foremost
equestrian centers established in 1986. Includes a
covered lighted arena with 80’ mirrors, outdoor riding/
jumping arena, 12 miles of trails, 20 stall main barn and
15 stall arena barn. Training and boarding available.
Open by appointment or during events.
Black Forest Equestrian Center
Turnobout Farms
142 Dalmation Dr., Aiken. Specializes in dressage and offers boarding, western
and english training. 803-593-3473
Ashbrooke Equestrian Center
5020 White Pond Rd., Aiken. Riding instructions for adults and children. 803-649-0505
Full Gallop Farm
3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken. Hosts events and provides lessons, boarding, and rehab.
www.fullgallopfarm.com 803-215-6590
Jumping Branch Farm
179 Fox Pond Rd., Aiken. 100+ acres with trails, turnout fields, galloping track, full
stadium course, and dressage rings. Offers
riding lessons, training, boarding, pony club,
working student programs, horses for sale,
jump design/building, and course design.
Visitors welcome by appointment.
www.jbfarm.com 803-642-3484
Paradise Farm
4069 Wagener Rd., Aiken. 110 acre training
facility for eventing, fox hunt training, boarding, sales, dressage and show jumping. Open for competitions Stable View Farms
or by appointment. www.paradisefarmaiken.com 803-640-4918
Radway Stables
1207 Gray Mare Hollow Rd., Aiken. Over 40 years of training experience, specializes in
dressage, eventing and jumpers. Available for clinics and coaching at shows and horse
sales. www.radwaystables.com 803-220-5619
Sporting Days Farm
3549 Charleston Hwy., Aiken. Offers seven miles of trails, dressage court with four
arenas, Palmetto Pavilion overlooking main show ring, stables for 50, electric & water
hookups, wash rack, paddocks and cross country obstacles. www.sportingdaysfarm.com
Stable View Farms
117 Stable Dr., Aiken. New, top-notch equestrian training facility available for lease.
Access to world renowned coaches plus national and international competitions.
Includes a cross-country course, kennels, accommodations, and a 300 ft. x 250 ft.
covered arena. www.stableviewfarm.com 484-356-3173
Winsome Stables
1080 Archie Ware Rd., Trenton. Full service training facility that offers lessons and
boarding for all levels. www.winsomehorses.com 803-270-6214
Bridlewood Farm
597 Redds Branch Rd., Aiken. Premiere hunter & jumper facility specializing in training,
showing, boarding & horse sales. 28-stall barn and 26 grass paddocks on 62-acre
property with well-maintained trails through 37 acres of forest. Open to public by
appointment. www.bridlewoodaiken.com 770-309-2210
Chasin’ Farm
4030 Chasin Way (off Pony Trail), Aiken. Situated on 80 acres, facilities include covered
riding arena, dressage, jumping, turnout and training.
Riding lessons, breeding, and boarding available.
Appointment only, no dogs please. 803-648-6277
Daniel Geitner Stables
1224 Sizemore Rd., Aiken. Training, boarding, sales and
show facility for hunters and jumpers. www.dfgstables.net
Highfields Event Center
Greystone Farms
900 Horse Creek Rd., Beech Island. Training focus on hunter/jumper & dressage. Full
service equestrian boarding and training facility, as well offering horses for sale and
lease. Private and group lessons available, short stirrup to grand prix, rehabs and
layovers. www.greystonefarmsaiken.com 803-522-3648
Highfields Event Center
118 Gaston St., Aiken. Home of PSJ Jumps and Stabling. A 60 acre facility with 3
rings, grass jumper field, 3 barns, polo field and RV hook-ups. Available for equestrian
and non equestrian events, clinics, stick and ball, and schooling. Open to public for
events or by appointment. Closed Mondays. www.psjshows.com 803-649-3505
Southland Stables
1010 Newbridge Rd., Aiken. Hunter/jumper training facility. [email protected]
Polo Fields
Broken Arrow Farm
5720 Wagener Rd., Wagener.
Buckleigh Farm
2132 Peters Way, Aiken.
Whitney Field
www.wagenerpoloclub.com 561-719-3318
C II Polo
4267 Wagener Rd., Aiken. www.aikenpoloclub.com, www.wagenerpoloclub.com
Crestview Farm
894 Cooksbridge Rd., Aiken. Crestview Polo Club. 803-640-9955
Fox Nation
735 Cedar Branch Rd., Windsor. Polo tournaments, boarding, eventing, training, and
accommodations. Open for competitions or by appointment. www.foxnationaiken.com
803-226-0072 www.wagenerpoloclub.com 561-719-3318
381 Langdon Rd,. Aiken. Polo matches only. www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-643-3611
Meadow Hill Polo Farm
5003 Wagener Rd., Wagener. Tournament games and practice location.
www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-644-7706, www.newbridgepolo.com 803-643-3611
New Bridge Polo & Country Club
862 New Bridge Rd., Aiken. An 861-acre, private gated community where residents and
members enjoy five world-class, championship polo fields. New 30,000 sq ft GGT arena
and miles of riding trails. www.newbridgepolo.com 803-648-3699
New Haven
327 Langdon Rd., Aiken. Private polo training facility and Vet office by appointment
([email protected]). Open to public for polo matches in Spring and Fall.
www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-644-7706, www.newbridgepolo.com 803-643-3611
Overbrook Farms and Polo Club
2030 Gallop Hill Ln., Wagener. Specializing in introductory polo lessons.
www.overbrookaiken.com 803-646-8350
Powderhouse Field
950 Powderhouse Rd., Aiken. Tournament games and practice location for Aiken Polo
Club. www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-644-7706
Stormbranch Polo Farm
2930 Storm Branch Rd., Aiken. www.stormbranch.com 803-652-1181,
www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-643-3611
Whitney Field
Mead Ave., Aiken. Field for Aiken Polo Club. September through November and March
through mid June. www.aikenpoloclub.org 803-643-3611
Winfield Farm
N 81 Coleman Bridge Rd., Aiken.
Racing & Steeplechase
Aiken Training Track
538 Two Notch Rd. SE, Aiken.
Privately owned facility which
hosts the first leg of the Triple
Crown. Barns and stalls
available for lease.
Chime Bell Stables
6198 Pony Trail, Aiken.
Thoroughbred Race Horse Farm
Aiken Training Track
offering boarding and turnout. Ideal for resting older horses
Larry Gleason
and race preparation before leaving the farm and training for
steeplechase. 803-270-6555
Ford Conger Field
At the intersection of Audubon Dr. and Powderhouse Rd., Aiken. Spring Steeplechase is
held every March and Fall Steeplechase is held every October.
www.aikensteeplechase.com 803-648-9641
McGhee’s Mile
620 Banks Mill Rd., Aiken. 77 acre training center with polo accommodations and 400
stalls. www.mcgheesmile.com 803-502-0550
Palmetto Thoroughbred Training Center
4201 Shiloh Church Rd., Aiken. 500 Acre facility surrounding a one mile engineered dirt
track. Various terrain turf and sand gallops. Sandy trails for the off training day and
schooling/training gates. www.aikensthoroughbredtrainingcenter.com 706-394-9737
Katydid Farm
359 State Park Rd., Windsor. Home
to Katydid Combined Driving Event in
October. Call for appointment.
www.katydidfarm.com 803-295-6785
Shepherd's Purse
254 Whittle Pond Rd., Williston.
Provides training for professional
carriage driving, clinics and shows.
www.muffyseaton.com 803-266-4012
Aiken Horsemanship Academy
Dragonfly Farm 590 Implement Rd., Aiken. Offers training, boarding, problem solving, education
and encouragement. Open by appointment only. www.julierobins.com 803-641-4715
Equine Rescue
532 Glenwood Dr., Aiken. Non-profit organization on 80 acres that rescues and cares for horses
and other animals that have suffered abuse, neglect and abandonment. Adoption and fostering
available. www.aikenequinerescue.com 803-643-1850
Palmetto Stables
410 Kirby Dr., North Augusta. Specializing in beginner lessons, western and english. 25 acres with
riding rings, jumps, private stalls, and tack room available. Offers boarding, petting farm, riding
lessons, activities and events. www.palmettostables.net 803-439-3022
STAR Riding
3077 Tomcat Ln., Aiken. STAR is dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities improve their
quality of life through safe interaction with horses. www.starriding.org 803-220-5619
The Hippodrome
5540 Jefferson Davis Hwy., North Augusta. Open air equestrian arena and stables on 32 acres.
Hosts more than 30 equine events annually, including barrel horse racing, team penning, cutting
horse competitions and open benefit horse shows. www.northaugustahippodrome.com
The Track Kitchen
420 Mead Ave., Aiken. People from
all elements of Aiken's thriving
horse community flock to the Track
Kitchen for an inexpensive
square-meals breakfast of hot
cakes or eggs, sided by ham or
bacon. Open for breakfast Fall
through Spring.
Track Kitchen
Hitchcock Woods
Laurens St. SW at South Boundary
Ave. SW, Aiken. 1,200 acre natural
forest with 65 miles of trails.
Langley Pond Loop Trail
Langley Dam Rd., Burnettown. 2.8
mile long trail.
Hitchcock Woods
Larry Gleason
Fox Hunting
Aiken Hounds
Whiskey Road Fox Hounds
Why Worry Hounds
Aiken Hounds
Larry Gleason
Horseback Riding
Almost Heaven Stables
220 Golf Course Rd., Warrenville. Offers lessons, trail rides, boarding, horse camps, and birthday
parties. Facilities include trails, covered picnic shelters and game area. Call for reservations.
Deerwood Stables
4627 Whiskey Rd., Aiken. Offers
Summer camps, lessons, birthday
parties and boarding.
Devonwood Farms
215 Woodward Dr., Aiken.
Offers riding lessons, Summer
camps, horse sales and leasing.
Katydid Farm
Devonwood Farms
Aiken County Equestrian
Aiken County Tourism
Aiken County Historical Museum
435 Newberry St. SW, Aiken. Exhibits include history of how the
Winter Colony became an equestrian community.
www.aikenmuseum.us 803-642-2015
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame
135 Dupree Pl., Aiken. Museum showcasing Aiken’s contributions
to the thoroughbred industry from 1900 to the present.
www.aikenracinghalloffame.com 803-642-7631
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame
Equestrian Calendar
Created in 2009 to assist fellow equestrians as well as the
public to find all the “Equestrian Happenings” in the Aiken
area. www.equestriancalendaraiken.com
Sidelines Magazine
A national equestrian magazine published out of Wellington,
FL. Owned and operated by Samantha Charles in Aiken,
SC. Sidelines is a "horse People" magazine.
www.sidelines.com 803-257-7407
The Barn Book
An on-line equestrian resource directory published out of
Aiken, SC. www.thebarnbook.com 561-635-0253
The Aiken Horse
A magazine style newspaper covering the equestrian
community. www.theaikenhorse.com 803-643-9960
*Facilities open by appointment only or during events