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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Blue Skies Stables

Blue Skies Stables is a Selma horse boarding facility that was opened in 2016. The facility includes a number of oversized stalls, a lighted and covered arena, outdoor jumping arena, classrooms for teaching and summer camps, heated and cooled owner tack lockers, and more. Blue Skies Stables provides summer camps and horse riding lessons for riders of all experience levels.

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Carriage Farm

Carriage Farm is a Raleigh horse boarding facility whose owners live on the property. The facility includes pastures, trails, a fully insulated barn with stalls, tack rooms, bathrooms, a kitchen, wash stalls, a riding arena, a round pen, and trailer parking. In addition to boarding services, Carriage Farm offers lessons to horses and riders of all ages and disciplines, as well as summer camps and birthday parties.

Raleigh, NC 27603


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Creekside Equestrian Center

Creekside Equestrian Center is a Smithfield horse boarding facility that was founded in 2002 and is owned and operated by the Killebrew family. The facility provides a wide range of services such as riding lessons, boarding, training horse show services, clinics, birthday parties, and summer camps. Riding lessons are provided for all levels of riders and may be private, semiprivate, or group lessons.

Smithfield, NC 27577


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Czechmate Stables

Czechmate Stables is an Apex horse boarding facility that was founded in 2013 by owner Martina Sejbal. The facility accepts a limited number of horses for boarding to ensure that each horse receives the best available care. Czechmate Stables offers monthly board services with a wide range of amenities available. The facility also provides riding lessons for riders of all levels and ages who are interested in the hunter and jumper discipline. Lessons may be private or semiprivate.

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Dreamfield Equestrian Farm

Dreamfield Equestrian Farm is a Chapel Hill horse boarding facility that is owned and operated by Cady Erickson. The facility offers a wide range of equestrian services such as boarding and training. Dreamfield Equestrian Farm has two highly certified and accomplished instructors on staff. Riding lessons are provided for riders of all levels ranging from beginners to riders who wish to compete.

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


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Equiventure LLC & Quail Roost Farm

Equiventure LLC & Quail Roost Farm is a Rougemont horse boarding facility that is owned and operated by Carroll Hill Stone. Quail Roost Farm has been in Carroll’s family since the 1800s and she opened Equiventure in 1999. The facility offers boarding services and horse sales. Equiventure LLC has a number of trainers on staff who are certified in dressage and other equestrian disciplines.

Rougemont, NC 27572


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Finally Farm

Finally Farm is a Raleigh horse boarding facility that was founded in 2004 by owner Lesley Jenks. Lesley is a professional instructor and offers training for a range of riders from beginners to experienced riders. The facility offers boarding services with a wide range of amenities available. Finally Farm also provides training rides, private lessons, semiprivate lessons, and private lessons.

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MacNair’s Country Acres

MacNair’s Country Acres is a Raleigh horse boarding facility that was founded in 1972. The hunter/jumper/dressage facility is located on 280 acres and is in close proximity to downtown Raleigh. The facility offers private, semiprivate, and group lessons for riders of all ages, as well as camp programs. MacNair’s Country Acres provides boarding services with a wide range of amenities and board services available.

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Mane Event Stables, LLC

Mane Event Stables, LLC is a Chapel Hill horse boarding facility that was founded by owner and barn manager Kimberly Isley. The facility provides horse boarding services as well as a wide range of other equestrian services. Mane Event Stables, LLC provides additional services such as horseback riding lessons, horse training, birthday parties, family riding activities, horseback riding camps, horse sales, horse riding shows, horse trail riding, and equine assisted healing services.

Chapel Hill, NC 27516


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Maple Ridge Farm

Maple Ridge Farm is a family-owned and operated Kenly horse boarding facility that provides full-care pasture and stall horse boarding services. The facility also offers overnight boarding services, horseback riding lessons for all ages, levels, and disciplines, camps, clinics, marketing, sales, training, trail riding, birthday parties, and pony rides. Maple Ridge Farm was founded in 2000 and the owners live on the property, providing 24/7 care for horses that are lodged at the facility.

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Oriana Stables

Oriana Stables is a Cary horse boarding facility that was founded in 2012. The facility includes an outdoor ring, a covered ring, and paddocks. Boarded horses receive daily turnout alone or in small groups and the barn includes a large number of amenities. Oriana Stables also has trainers on staff who are highly experienced in hunter, jumper, and dressage instruction.

Cary, NC 27513


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Pepperwood Farm

Pepperwood Farm is a Fuquay Varina horse boarding facility that includes a two-barn boarding facility, an indoor arena, a lighted outdoor ring, a round pen, a jump field, and trails. The facility was founded in 2007 and offers boarding, specialized boarding, breeding, shipping, clipping and show prep services, and yearling and young horse handling services.

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526


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Portofino Equestrian

Portofino Equestrian is a Clayton horse boarding facility that includes a custom designed barn with paddocks, pastures, large arenas, trails, and a cross-country course. The facility provides boarding services with a large number of amenities available. Portofino Equestrian also provides lesson programs and schooling services in both Arenas and XC.

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River Wind Stable

River Wind Stable is an Oxford horse boarding facility that includes a large boarding barn, an insulated indoor arena, an outdoor arena with covered gazebo, custom tack closets, a kitchen, bathrooms and shower, individual paddocks, pastures, and miles of trails. River Wind Stable’s owner lives on site and provides 24/7 care for boarded horses. In addition to boarding services, the facility provides lessons for riders of all levels.

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Saddletree Stables

Saddletree Stables is a Willow Spring horse boarding facility that is owned and operated by Donnie Stephenson. The facility offers full-service boarding, pasture boarding, riding lessons, trail rides, training, and leasing services. Saddletree Stables also provides lessons for various disciplines such as huntseat, saddleseat, horsemanship, jumping, dressage, and western pleasure. Riding lessons are available as private instruction or group lessons.

Willow Spring, NC 27592


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Sapphire Farms

Sapphire Farms is a Creedmoor horse boarding facility that includes a barn, tack lockers, indoor wash stalls, a heated bathroom facility, an indoor arena with lights and fans, an outdoor arena with jumps, and a round pen, as well as access to miles of trails. The facility also offers all levels of riding lessons for both children and adults.

Creedmoor, NC 27522


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Triton Stables

Triton Stables is a Durham horse boarding facility that has been in business for over 40 years. The facility includes a school barn, a show barn, an office and lounge area with tack lockers, bathrooms with washer and dryer, wash racks, pastures, and regulation size show rings equipped with a full course set of jumps.

Durham, NC 27703


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Whispering Hope Stables

Whispering Hope Stabes is a Raleigh horse boarding facility that was purchased and renovated in 2012 by the Peters family. In addition to horse boarding, Whispering Hope Stables provides horse training in various disciplines and skill levels for equestrian athletes. The facility has certified trainers in horsemanship and dressage on staff who provide lessons for all ages and skill levels.

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