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Best Horse
Boarders in
Chicago
2020

Why These Horse Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Horse Boarders on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Always Faithful Stables

Always Faithful Stables is a private, full-service boarding, equestrian training center, specializing in hunter, jumper, and equitation disciplines in Mettawa. The center’s full-service horse care include regularly scheduled turnout, equine therapy and exercise, grooming, blanketing, booting, wrapping, tacking and untacking, and laundry services. The stable offers clients free WiFi, apples and carrots daily, and serving snacks as well as weekly “Saturday Samples”.

Mettawa, IL 60045

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Jaynesway Farms

Jaynesway Farms is an equestrian center in Bartlett, offering English and Western riding lessons, boarding, horse and pony sales, pony rides, camps for the kids during summer and winter, and pony parties. The farm offers beginner through advanced riding lessons on barn-owned lesson horses or student-owned horses. Riders in lessons must be at least five years old to be accepted for the riding lessons.

Bartlett, IL 60103

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KKT Performance Horses

KKT Performance Horses is a family oriented full-service horse facility in Peotone. The services offered by the farm include boarding, individual private lessons, group lessons, grooming, ground work training and hauling. The lead trainer and founder has over 35 years experience training horses and earned the American Quarter Horse Association Versatility Champion award.

Nova Quarter Horses

Nova Quarter Horses is an equestrian facility in Mokena with over 25 years experience offering riding lessons. The equestrian facility teaches riders and horses different riding styles including Western, Reining, English, Jumping, and Show Techniques. The owner is an Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association certified professional, allowing her to work with individuals having challenges in their lives. The facility also hosts camps, parties, and other social events.

Oak Hill Farm

Oak Hill Farm is a privately owned farm in Lockport offering a full-service dressage training and stabling facility in the area since 1999. Services offered by the equestrian center include boarding, dressage, and carriage dressing. The equestrian center provides its services in partnership with affiliates such Nutrena, Silvercrest Veterinary Service, and different Farriers. The equestrian center also features dressage clinics with USA Equestrians Todd Flettrich and Endel Ots.

Lockport, IL 60441

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Palladia Farm

Palladia Farm is a full-service hunter-jumper horse riding center in Libertyville that has been serving horse riding enthusiasts since 2003. The center’s USHJA-certified trainers help riders build a good relationship with their horses. The center’s services include boarding, taking riders to and from the sale and leasing of horses. The center’s founder is a dual-certified hunter-jumper trainer, holding certifications from the United States Hunter-Jumper Association and the American Riding Instructors Association, as well as being an active member of the United States Equestrian Federation.

Libertyville, IL 60048

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Palos Hills Riding Stables

Palos Hills Riding Stables is an equestrian service offering comprehensive boarding and training experience for riders and horses. For more than 55 years, the stable has offered both private and group classes training and instruction of the American Saddlebred and Hackney Pony in all disciplines. The equestrian center offers $15 discount for payments made before the 7th of each month and requires a late fee payment of $25 after the 25th of each month.

Palos Hills, IL 60465

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Perfecta Farm

Perfecta Farm is a family-oriented equestrian services stable in Elgin providing comprehensive personalized training for riders and horses focused on competing in competitions. The center has helped riders achieve various competition wins including the USEF gold medal twenty times. The founder of the center has been a board member of the Illinois Hunter and Jumper Association in the past 15 years.

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