Building Confidence and Relationship Skills
The Equestrian Program provides many of our students with an exposure to horses they otherwise may not have. Far more than just good exercise, horseback riding can reduce anxiety, increase self-esteem, and improve communication and problem-solving skills.
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. Oak Hill friends and patrons John and Dorothy Lenore, of El Cajon, California, lend this state-of-the-art facility its name.
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.
Oak Hill patrons donated most of the horses used in the program, and John and Dorothy Lenore donated many of the American Saddlebred horses.
We also have a second barn for stabling horses, an outdoor riding arena, 60 acres of pasture, and endless trails and fields for riding.