A History of Excellence in Horseback Riding at Oak Hill

Oak Hill Academy is the destination for horseback riding. Home to our renowned Equestrian Program, our 240 rolling acres in the Virginia Highlands are the picturesque setting for both trail and competitive riding.

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Discover Your Passion for Horses

Our Equestrian Program is open to all, and whether competing across the country or learning to saddle a horse for the first time, students can personalize the program to their level of interest.

If your student is looking for a state-of-the-art equestrian center, miles of paths, and a stable of show horses, Oak Hill has it all.

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Our Horses

We maintain a variety of horses for showing, lessons, and trail rides. Our show horses are mainly American Saddlebreds, Hackneys, and some Quarter horses. We also own an assortment of horses for trail riding.

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Lenore Equestrian Center

The Lenore Equestrian Center is a staple of Oak Hill’s campus. Dedicated on November 1, 2013, it boasts an indoor riding arena, a changing room, an office, and horse stalls.

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Additional Facilities

We also have a second barn for stabling horses, an outdoor riding arena, 60 acres of pasture, and endless trails and fields for riding.

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Our admissions counselors are available to answer all of your questions about the Equestrian Program and beyond.