Laurels
Best Horse
Boarders in
Knoxville
2016

Why These Horse Boarders?

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

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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.

Blue Point Stable

Blue Point Stables, nestled in the Knoxville metro area, is a reputed facility that provides equine boarding and horse riding lessons. The stable has open pastures, sheltered barns and competent caretakers to provide short-term or extended care for horses. A CHA certified master trainer offers fun-filled horseback riding lessons in both English and Western disciplines. A riding summer camp is also hosted to enable guests to learn to bond with their horses.

Lenoir City, TN(865) 376-9312

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Dry Ridge Farm

Dry Ridge Farm is an 185-acre equestrian farm that specializes in Three-Day Eventing in Loudon, TN. The resident trainer, Alex Green, is a nationally ranked rider with a proven record through Advanced and CCI3*** level. The farm has a fenced, watered outdoor arena with a variety of jumps and wooded trails. It also has an air-conditioned indoor lounge and tack room. Dry Ridge also offers indoor, pasture and paddock farming.

Loudon, TN(865) 437-8766

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Four Beat Farms Mountain Horses

Four Beat Farms Mountain Horses specializes in breeding Rocky Mountain and Kentucky Mountain Saddle horses and gently raising and selling them to be companions and pleasure horses. The main farm is in Loudon, TN with an alternate location in Florida. This small, family-run business strives to achieve a good fit between their horses and potential buyers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction. Four Beat Farms also offers lessons to riders on horsemanship and leases gaited and non-gaited horses.

Loudon, TN(865) 388-3104

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House Mountain Farm

House Mountain Farm is a family-oriented, fun-filled boarding and training equine facility in Knoxville, TN, with spring-fed ponds and miles of trails. Training is offered to aspiring and experienced riders in horsemanship and English balance seating and jumping. Summer camps are hosted in summer, and a non-credit course in horsemanship by the University of Tennessee is also conducted at the farm. Boarding services for horses include front field and pasture board on 140 acres of rolling hills with tight security.

Corryton, TN(865) 687-8159

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Lovingood Springs Farm

Lovingood Springs Farm offers personalized, 24-hour boarding for horses on 500 acres of nature preserve in Louisville, TN. The farm offers comprehensive care for boarded horses, with private stable and barn, daily turnout, grain and hay feeding, lit arena and pen, farrier and deworming services, and access to trails. Lovingood Springs Farm also provides riding instruction for novice adults and an orientation to bonding with horses.

Louisville, TN(865) 982-8182

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Miller Hollow Farm

Miller Hollow Farm is a horse boarding stable that has offered pasture boarding and horseback riding lessons for Knoxville and East Tennessee for over four decades. The farm offers large and small pasture boarding and full-care outside stall board. Stalls are well-maintained, and high-quality grain and hay are provided for horses. The farm also offers riding lessons and training packages for riders with varying levels of experience. Customers are highly satisfied with the personalized service and quality care offered at the stables.

Clinton, TN(423) 449-9748

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Mountain Meadow Equestrian Center

Mountain Meadow Equestrian Center has over 30 years of experience in full and pasture boarding, riding instruction for sport and pleasure and in advanced breaking and training of horses. Located in Knoxville, TN, the center has a bright and airy barn, round-the-clock management, an insulated covered arena, and wooded trails for riding. Mountain Meadow also teaches safe, skilled horsemanship for beginners as well as advanced riders. Customers have provided excellent reviews about the horse boarding facility, care provision and quality of riding lessons.

Maryville, TN(865) 856-8500

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Noah’s Ark Farm

Noah’s Ark Farm in Knoxville, TN, offers training programs in competitive horse riding for both beginners and advanced riders. Two trainers provide customized training programs in hunter jumping and horseback riding. The farm also provides great stall and paddock boarding facilities for horses. Guests can also plan parties and field trips at the farm. Noah’s Ark Farm also offers horses for sale and hosts jumping shows and summer camps.

Lenoir City, TN(865) 988-7755

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Penrose Farm

Penrose Farm provides stall, pasture, and paddock board to horse owners on 130-acres of open riding space in Knoxville, TN. It has a large covered arena, all-weather riding arenas, show jumping and cross-country fences, and large barns. Penrose offers training to individuals in dressage, eventing, hunt seat, and show-jumping. The farm is home to Maryville College and the Penrose Farm Middle School and High School equestrian teams.

Knoxville, TN(865) 250-5462

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Quarter Turn Ranch

Quarter Turn Ranch in Kingston, TN, supports all equine needs through training, boarding, showing, lessons, and appraisals. The ranch offers training for horses in all disciplines and boards private horses in spacious, clean stalls with proper maintenance. Lessons are available for individuals in horsemanship, English and Western seating, dressage, jumping, gymkhana, trail, and vaulting.

Kingston, TN(865) 660-7433

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Ridgemor Farm Inc.

Ridgemor Farm Inc. focuses on preserving and promoting the endangered horse breed, the Cleveland Bay. Located in East Tennessee, this horse farm showcases the athleticism of the breed in show rings and has a limited purebred breeding program. The farm also has a pasture boarding program since 2008, on 100 acres of horse-safe, fenced pastures with feeding, blanketing, worming, grooming and tacking services. Ridgemor also has a horseback riding program run by a trainer with over 15 years of experience in training horses and riders of all ages and levels.

Rockford, TN(865) 300-7133

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Runaway Farms

Runaway Farms is a boarding and training facility situated in 112-acres of hills and woodlands in Knoxville, TN. Experienced, caring staff provide dressage training for horses to develop an independent seat and effective horse-rider communication. Safe and secure full-care boarding is provided for horses on excellent, well-maintained facilities. The farm also provides customized training for individuals based on their horsemanship needs and goals.

Kingston, TN(865) 603-4846

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Shadow Ridge Stables

Shadow Ridge Stables specializes in raising, breeding, and selling Tennessee walking horses on a family-run stable in Campbell County, TN. The horses are registered, have good bloodlines, are maintained well, and can be used for trails as well as competitive purposes. Shadow Ridge matches the ability of the prospective buyer/rider with that of the horse to ensure a compatible fit. The farm takes pride in offering quality service to encourage customers to return. It also boards horses, subject to availability of space.

Pioneer, TN(423) 494-2730

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Smoky Mountain Park

Smoky Mountain Park (SMP) is an internationally recognized show horse training center and breeding farm for Arabian horses, located in Knoxville, TN. Jacque Thompson, the owner, has bred two purebred stallions with a renowned herd of broodmares to produce more than twenty purebred mares. This herd includes a National Champion, a National Reserve Champion, and winners of the AEPA Yearling in Hand Class. The half-Arabian breeding program has produced favorites like Baskghazillionheir SMP, a 2012 Half-Arabian colt, and the 2013 half-Arabian filly Negligee SMP. The Park boasts excellent boarding amenities with twice the required number of feedings, groomings, and turnout.

Lenoir City, TN(865) 816-2406

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Sonny Brook Stables

Sonny Brook Stables in Knoxville, TN has specialized in hunters, jumpers, equitation, full-care boarding and riding lessons since 2001. The boarding facilities also include professional training for horses and rehabilitation program for equine athletes. Accredited trainers offer riding lessons through personalized plans that meet the needs of every individual. Sonny Brook also offers a unique Horse Sense training program that advances a rider's knowledge of horses and horse care.

Knoxville, TN(865) 200-5398

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Westwind Equine Training Center

Westwind Equine Training Center is an equestrian training facility in Knoxville, TN that offers professional training for the competitive horse and rider. This hunter-jumper facility trains beginners as well as seasoned riders in showing, jumping and equitation. Westwind offers full-service boarding large barns, 24-hour monitoring, blanketing, feeding, turnout, and holding service for farrier, veterinary, and dental care. The farm also offers summer camps for children six years and above to improve their horsemanship and confidence around horses.

Friendsville, TN(865) 310-5778

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