Stabling Facilities

The list of stables below are not affiliated with nor recommended by the university of Wisconsin-River Falls. Click the red plus sign for more information on each facility.


Stable Name          Phone Number          Owners          Cost per Month         Location

Bigaouette Ranch   715-778-4796   Lisa and Barry Bigaouette   $250-$450   20 min from campus

Bigaouette Ranch

715-778-4796 or 651-238-1903
Lisa & Barry Bigaouette
N7053 County Road BB
Spring Valley, WI 54767
milly@svtel.netmail

  • Optional stall board with 12 x 12 new Classic Equine matted stalls - $350/mo
  • Pasture board with large shed $250/month
  • Foaling stall with 24/7 audio/visual camera & private pasture - $450/mo
  • Pastures with rotational grazing - mowed, dragged, and maintained regularly
  • Clean, automatic waterers
  • Excellent quality hay fed 24/7 in winter, grown here on our farm
  • Owner/Manager on site with 30+ years experience
  • Individual care - optional 3x per day feedings
  • 20 minutes from campus
  • Very small number of boarders
  • References available upon request

Cardwell's Ranch & Arena  651-261-2468  Jaimi Hoernke  $150-$300  8 miles from campus

Cardwell's Ranch and Arena

651-261-2468
Jaimi Hoernke
W6562 870th Ave
River Falls, WI 54022
jc77hoernke@yahoo.commail

  • Heated barn with hot and cold wash rack
  • 6 large 12x12 matted stalls with windows in heated barn-bedding, hay, grain, daily stall cleaning, daily turnout-$300
  • Pasture-shelter, free choice hay, large rotated pastures-$150
  • Large indoor 90x200
  • Limited trailer parking
  • Portable bathroom on site
  • Tack room
  • Friendly intimate environment where your enjoyment and your horses health, safety, and contentment is our priority
Cave Creek Stable  715-778-4470   Eric and Holly Vanasse   $180   20 min east of campus

Cave Creek Stables

715-778-4470 or 715-308-2942 (cell)
Eric and Holly Vanasse
W3262 730th Avenue,
Spring Valley, WI 54767
hvanasse@svtel.netmail

  • Two large pastures includes run-in shelters, individual grain, grassy mix hay (raised according to organic standards), small herd $180.00 /month pasture board
  • Four 12'x 12' box stalls available, rates dependent on services needed
  • 72 x 100 indoor arena, 100 x 200 outdoor arena, 60' round pen, playground with obstacles including jumps and a bridge, , and access to many trails
  • Natural horsemanship oriented facility - Owners at Level 3 in Parelli System
  • Minerals in ration balanced according to hay analysis
  • Horsemanship lessons and barefoot trimming available
  • Owners live and work on site, so horses are closely supervised.
Chinnock Farm  715-425-9806  Betsy Huie   $350 - $400   4 miles northwest of campus

Chinnock Farm

715-425-9806 or 715-781-7102 (cell)
Betsy Huie
562 Chinnock Lane,
River Falls, WI 54022
www.jannakysilko.com/dressage/dressage-board.phplink

  • Full Board in a heated Box stall - $400/month
  • Full Board in an unheated Box stall - $350/month
  • Heated indoor arena (70' x 170')
  • Large outdoor arena (100' x 200') w/jumps
  • Acres of riding trails
  • Dressage, jumping lessons & training available with Janna Kysilko
  • Daily paddock turnout (over 8 hrs/day)
  • Personalized care (owner/barn manager on site)
  • Pasture boarding $220/month (limited availability)
  • Some work/board arrangements available - call for more information
  • Located 4 miles northwest from campus
Dancing Horse Hill  715-639-2641  Robin Crickman & John Hasler  $125 - $225   30 min from campus

Dancing Horse Hill

715-639-2641
Robin Crickman & John Hasler
N6512 110th Street, Elmwood, WI 54740
robin@newsguy.commail

  • Pasture board $125/month includes individually fed grain and group fed hay.
  • Box stall board $225/month includes grain, hay, bedding, daily stall cleaningand turnout.
  • Private paddock with shelter $180/month for first horse, $125 for each  additional horse.Suitable for stallion.Hay, grain included.
  • Lighted indoor arena 60x120; jumps, barrels, poles available for use.
  • Cross country course with bank, ditch, small water jump.
  • Resident owners/managers with over 20 years experience at this site.
  • Experienced with breeding, foaling mares, weanlings, layups and retirees  as well as active riding horses.
  • Located 30 minutes from River Falls on the bluffs above the Eau Galle River  Just 15 minutes from Wildwood Trail or the Eau Galle Reservoir trails.
Double K Equestrian Center  715-425-2025   The Giske Family   $225 - $350   10 miles from campus

Double K Equestrian Center

715-425-2025
The Giske Family
1469 County Road J
River Falls, WI 54022

  • Board - 10 x 12 box stalls with mats $350/mo
  • Includes daily turnout, grain, hay, daily stall cleaning
  • Pasture (equipped with automatic water) boarding $225/mo
  • Indoor arena 66 x 120 well lighted, dust free
  • Outdoor arena 100' x 200'
  • Grooming area, clean dry tack room
  • Trailer parking
  • Trails
  • Home of the "Walk On Therapeutic Riding Programs." Come and be part of the fun
El Paso Ranch    715-273-3442    Ray Dohm   $150 - $350   20 min from campus

El Paso Ranch

715-273-3442
Ray Dohm
W3963 County Rd G
Ellsworth, WI 54011

  • Stall Board- Unheated Stall $250/month, includes daily turnout, grain, hay served twice daily, stall cleaned daily.
  • Stall Board- Heated Stall $350/month
  • Pasture Board-$150/month includes shelter, grain, hay and mineral/salt blocks
  • Automatic waters in pastures
  • 90' X 200' outdoor arena
  • 60' X 60" heated indoor arena
  • Hours of fabulous private riding trails through Rush River area.
  • 1500 sq ft shared rental apartment, 2 bedroom, 1 bedroom @$400.00/mo includes utilities
  • Possible work to board and apartment/boarding packages
  • 15 miles from Campus 
Erickson Acres, llc    715-220-5660    Sarah Erickson    $175-$350    20 min east of campus

Erickson Acres, llc

Sarah Erickson
715-220-5660
N8010 County Rd BB
Spring Valley, WI 54767
www.ericksonacres.comlink
info@ericksonacres.commail

  • Limited box stalls available
  • Many acres of pasture, electric fence, fed small square bales of alfalfa hay
  • Small # of boarders in each pasture
  • Negative Coggins for current year required.
  • Twenty minutes East of River Falls, rural setting.
  • We are located on the South corner of Hwy 29 and County Rd BB.
  • Outdoor sand arena 70x140' dressage arena and jump field (adding XC jumps soon)
  • Rubber matted grooming area
  • Trailer parking
  • Quiet rural roads to ride along
  • Exercising and training available.
  • Welcome all styles of riding
  • Lesson horses
  • Over 25 years experience
  • UWRF Alumni
Fox Ridge Stable  612-961-4275  Courtney Snieg  $250-$500  5 miles southeast of campus

Fox Ridge Stable

612-961-4275
Courtney Snieg
7278 County Rd. O
River Falls, WI 54022
www.foxridgestable.comlink

  • Located about 5 miles southeast of campus (5 minute drive)
  • Pasture board
  • Stall board
  • Heated barn
  • Heated wash stall
  • 144x72 indoor riding arena
  • Sand dressage arena and grass arena with jumps
  • Small family-owned facility
Great River Boarding Stable  715-262-5247  Janda Thompson  $150 - $400   15 min from campus

Great River Boarding Stable

Janda Thompson
N4853 1100th Street
Prescott, WI 54021
715-262-5247
greatriver01@gmail.commail

  • 35 years horse care experience
  • Facility with 60' x 100' indoor arena
  • Outdoor arena - 100' x 200'
  • Insulated barn with 10' x 12' stalls
  • Round pen, wash area, tack room and bathroom
  • Rates, $150 to $400 depending on level of care
  • Pasture with grain $175
  • Ride on miles of private, beautiful, maintained trails near Big River
  • Only 15 minutes from River Falls
Happy Valley Stables    715-425-5889    Bill and Dr. Pete Morrow  $150+    2 miles from campus

Happy Valley Stables  

Bill and Dr. Pete Morrow
N7640 910th St. (Happy Valley Road)
River Falls, WI 54022
715-425-5889
postmaster@happy-valley-stables.commail

www.happy-valley-stables.comlink

  • Pasture: Summer - $150/month, Winter - $180/month, includes shelter, fresh water, hay in winter
  • Box stalls: 10 x 12 - $250/month, 12 x 12 box - $260/month, includes matting, hay, fresh water, daily turnout/stall cleaning
  • 40 x 80 indoor riding/training arena
  • 100 x 200 outdoor arena area
  • 160 acres of riding area, new trails being developed
  • Heated lounge/changing room
  • Approximately 2 miles from campus
Hidden Hills Stable   715-781-1192   Stephanie Plote   $225 - $505   20 min southeast of campus

Hidden Hills Stable

Stephanie Plote
715-781-1192
N3752 County Road K
Hager City, WI 54014
skipasplashapha@yahoo.commail
www.skipasplash.comlink

A quaint little horse boarding/breeding/foaling facility located on 40 acres of beautiful rolling hills and pastures with a focus on providing a clean, safe, friendly environment for you while offering quality personalized care and attention to your horse.

Amenities include:

  • 10' x 12' matted stalls
  • 20' x 12' foaling stalls
  • 60' x 120' indoor riding arena
  • 50' round pen
  • Paddocks with shelters
  • Less than an hour from the Twin Cities Metro Area and about 20 minutes from UWRF
  • $225 - $305 for pasture board
  • $425 - $505 for stall board
Hidden Rush Boarding & Training   715-307-2593 715-273-5111   Sara & Phil Huggett   $145 - $185   20 min east of campus

Hidden Rush Boarding & Training

Sarah Huggett (715-307-2593) or Phil Huggett (715-273-5111)
W3679 730th Avenue, Spring Valley, WI 54767
www.hiddenrush.comlink

  • 9 x 12 stalls, includes hay, grain, daily cleaning and turnout - $185/month
  • 150 x 225 outdoor arena
  • 60 x 152 indoor arena
  • Western and English welcome, team roping available
  • Limited number of boarders taken. Call for availability
  • 20 minutes east of campus
  • Large pasture, wooded trails
  • Pasture $145/month
  • Box stall $185/month
  • Riding lessons available
  • Excellent riding trails close to Rush River
  • Indoor & outdoor arena rental to non-boarders

Don LeFever Training Center  715-386-9640   Don and Teresa LeFever   13 miles north of campus

Don LeFever Training Center

715-386-9640, or 612-965-4122 (cell)
Don and Teresa LeFever
932 LaBarge Road
Hudson, WI 54016
lefever.tc@aol.commail

  • Specializing in Western Pleasure,Training, and Horse Sales/Leasing
  • Riding lessons for all ages
  • Fully heated facility 46 stalls 150 x 80 Indoor arena
  • Trails available 3 miles north off highway 12
Right Touch Horse Training LLC   651-341-1819   Stephanie Wood   $425 - $450   3 miles northeast of campus

Right Touch Horse Training LLC

Stephanie Wood
1171 30th Ave.
River Falls, WI
651-341-1819
RightTouchHorseTraining@gmail.commail
www.RightTouchHorseTraining.comlink

  • $425.00 - $450.00/month for board
  • Fully heated barn and indoor arena
  • 10x12 and 12x14 stalls with automatic water
  • Board includes grain, hay, shavings, daily turnout, blanketing, supplements etc.
  • Tack room, wash stall, and viewing lounge
  • 3 miles of trails with river and creek crossing
  • 120 x 80 indoor arena
  • Round pen pastures and paddocks with private and group turnout
  • Training, boarding, lessons, and clinics available
Liberty Ridge Farm  715-425-7019   Don Elverd   $90-$225   2 miles from campus

Liberty Ridge Farm

715-425-7019
Don Elverd
102 Liberty Road
River Falls, WI 54022

  • Box stalls 9 x 15:
    $100/mo, stall barn, do your own chores
    $110/mo, do your own chores, supply your own hay
    $160/mo, do your own chores, hay supplied
    $225/mo, we do chores, supply grain, hay and bedding
  • $90/month - Pasture with walkout
  • Outdoor riding arena
  • Miles of scenic trails
  • Bedding available $4/bale
  • Hay available (limited) $3.75/bale
  • Willing to do morning chores for negotiable charge
  • 2 miles from the University
Lucky Horse Stable   715-426-0226    Tom & Juliet Dawald     $185 - $325   3.5 miles from campus

Lucky Horse Stable

Tom & Juliet Dawald
715-426-0226
River Falls, WI 54022
luckyhorsestable@gmail.commail

  • 3 1/2 miles from Campus
  • Pasture board $185-325
  • Quiet barn, small facility
  • (4) 10 X 12 box stalls
  • Paddock with shelter/pasture
  • Automatic water
  • 60 X 120 indoor arena
  • 60' round pen
  • 85 acres with trails
Moundsview Farms  715-410-2080   Mark Anderson   $125 - $225   10 miles from campus

Moundsview Farms

715-410-2080 (cell) or 612-554-9983
W10966 US Hwy 10
Prescott, WI 54021
sales@moundsviewfarms.commail
www.moundsviewfarms.comlink

  • Uncrowded pasture with shelter - $125/mo - hay, shelter 21
  • Box Stalls 10 x 12 with mats - $225/mo - grain, hay & bedding; daily cleaning & turnout
  • Indoor (72 x 165) arena and outdoor riding arena160 acres of private land and trails
  • Trailer and tack storage available
  • Training and riding lessons
  • Open 24/7, quiet peaceful atmosphere, owners reside on-site
  • 10 miles from University
Pine Meadow Farm  717-549-6093   Rob and Brenda Buckles   $180-$300    20 miles from campus

Pine Meadow Farm

Rob and Brenda Buckles 715-549-6093 or 715-523-0599 (cell)
1181 Trout Brook Road
Hudson, WI 54016
b.buckles@yahoo.commail

  • Stall $300
  • Pasture $180
  • Indoor Arena (100 x 56)
  • Outdoor Arenas (120 x 150 & 100 x 150)
  • All "game" equipment available for use
  • 60' Round Pen
  • Trailer Parking
  • Private Tack Lockers
  • Lounge
  • Owner on-site with over 20 years experience
Mahogany Hill Boarding   715-377-0958   Jordan Simons   $250 - $400   10 miles from campus

Mahogany Hill Boarding

Jordan Simons
715-377-0958 (Barn)
715-386-6155 (H)
249 Plainview Drive
River Falls, WI 54022
(off County F, 5 miles south of Hudson)
www.plainviewstables.netlink

  • Boarding $400/month, pasture $250/month
  • Large heated box stalls with daily turnout to pasture
  • Pasture board: Hay or grass and grain daily, shelters
  • Large (60 feet x 180 feet) indoor arena - heated
  • Large outdoor arena and round pen
  • 83 acres of trails near St. Croix River Bluff
  • Horse and rider instruction available
  • Twice yearly fun show and BBQ, offsite trail rides
River Brink Stables  715-425-8832       $135 - $260   2 miles west of campus

River Brink Stables

715-425-8832 (barn)

  • Pasture - $135/mo - with shelter, grain, and hay
  • Box Stall (8' x 12') - $245/mo; includes turnout paddock, grain, and hay
  • Box Stall (10' x 12 with mat) - $255/mo; with mat and window - $260/mo; includes turnout paddock, grain, and hay
  • Paddock - $170/mo; includes shelter, grain, and hay Indoor arena and scenic trails
  • 2 miles west of River Falls
Rush River Ranch  715-425-8190  Pete Pierre  $150-250  15 min from campus

Rush River Ranch

715-425-8190
Pete Pierre
1912 18th Ave. Baldwin WI 54002

  • Cost per month: $150-250
  • Location: 15 minutes from Campus
  • Pasture Board: $150, large pastures with shelters and auto waterers
  • Stall Board: $250, horses turned out daily
  • Indoor Riding Arena, Lighted Outdoor Riding Arena, Trails that cross the Rush River
  • Hay grown on site
  • Lessons, Training, and Horses for lease available
Shooting Star Stables  715-262-3481   Anita and Kate Faulhaber   $125 - $200   6 miles south of campus

Shooting Star Stables

715-262-3481 (home) or 715-262-4321 (alternate) or 715-497-5880 (cell)
Anita Faulhaber
N7026 1170th St.
Prescott, WI 54021
nita.marie@hotmail.commail

  • Summer only - 7 acre pasture, $110/mo-grass only, fresh water, salt block, electric fence, daily checks
  • Barn Pasture, $160/mo.-hay twice daily, fresh water, salt block, daily checks, shelter
  • Box Stall, $250/mo-10x12 Hi-Qual tongue & groove rubber-matted stall with Dutch doors leading to pasture includes daily turnout, hay twice daily, fresh water, bedding, stall cleaning. Grain extra.
  • Multiple horse discount
  • Amenities include: Very nice, large tack room, water hydrant in barn, hay storage in barn; Oversized outdoor arena with a deep sand base; may have accessibility to indoor arena nearby; trailer parking available; one stall always kept open for injured or sick horses. Paddock available; lessons available by an experienced equestrian on your horse or our schooling horses; training available; schooling horses available for lease by the hour/week/month. Tack supplied; some trails available on property, many nearby.
  • Small, friendly, family oriented stable with emphasis on care and fun with an easygoing atmosphere; not a show barn
  • Located only 6 miles from UWRF
  • Contact us for availability and further information
  • Facilities for lease in June 2009. contact Anita for more information
  • Available on grounds-room for rent and a beautiful new 1-1/2 bedroom apartment -March 1, 2009. Call for information (715) 497-5880
Skyhorse Farm   715-273-0466 Linn Ekvern   $210-$350   8 miles east of campus

Skyhorse Farm

Beldenville, WI 54003
715-273-0466 (barn) or 715-307-1282 (cell)
skyhorsefarm@aim.commail

  • 40 scenic acres with trails and pasture
  • 6 stall (12x12) heated barn with cozy lounge $350
  • pasture board (limited space) $210
  • wash stall, tack room
  • safe Electro Braid Fencing and 3 rail wood fence
  • Indoor arena (65x145) with great footing
  • outdoor arena (100x200)
  • welcome all disciplines but specialize in English Jumper and dressage trainers in weekly
Sunset Hill Equestrian by Sara  651-208-1637   Sara Miller       20 miles east of campus

Sunset Hill Equestrian by Sara

651-208-1637
Sara Miller
337 220th Street
Baldwin, WI 54002
saramiller@baldwin-telecom.netmail

  • Limited 10 - 12' rubber matted box stalls available
  • Includes daily turnout, shavings, grain, hay, daily stall cleaning
  • Many acres of pasture (equipped with automatic water), grain, electric fence, hay
  • Hay and grain analysis conducted
  • Small # of boarders and content herd
  • Twenty minutes East of River Falls, rural setting
  • Outdoor sand arena 100 x 200 with dressage letters and plenty of jumps
  • Rubber matted grooming area
  • Trailer parking
  • Trail riding available
  • Dressage and jumping lessons available
  • School horses
  • Possible working student positions available
  • Over 35 years experience
  • UWRF Alumni
Vezina Veterinary Clinic & Horse Boarding  715-425-6628   Don Vezina   $150 - $250    1.5 miles from campus

Vezina Veterinary Clinic and Horse Boarding

Don Vezina
1350 S. Wasson Lane,
River Falls, WI 54022
715-425-6628

  • Box stalls - $150/mo back barn, do your own chores, supply your own hay, grain and bedding
  • Box stalls - $180/mo front barn, do your own chores, supply your own bedding, grain and hay supplied
  • Box stalls - $15/mo additional lamp in stall 16 hours
  • Pasture only - $180/mo free choice of round bales Indoor and outdoor arena 1 paddock available
  • Easy access to UWRF facilities and trails
  • Reservations recommended
Walker Farms   715-307-3762   Rachel & George Walker   $160 -$190   10 miles southwest of campus

Walker Farms

Rachael and George Walker
N6548 County Road J
Beldenville, WI  54003
715-307-3762
rgwalker@walkerfarms.info
www.walkerfarms.infolink

  • Pasture board w/large shelters, grain 2x daily, hay in winter/grass in summer, clean water always available - $160
  • Paddock board w/shelters, smaller groups, grain 2x daily, hay in winter/grass in summer, clean water - $190
  • Coverall indoor arena - well lit, great footing, jumps available
  • Safe, locked tack room in barn
  • Instructor and farrier on-site, boarders receive a discount on rates
  • Lessons available on your own horse or lesson horses
  • Owner/managers on-site to provide individualized care and attention
  • 10 minutes southwest of campus
Westridge Farms  715-426-9640   Val Sylla   $200 - $475   3 miles west of campus

Westridge Farms

Val Sylla
526 Rolling Meadows Drive
River Falls, WI 54022
715-426-9640

  • Fully heated facility, 46 stalls, Riding arena
  • 160 x 80 riding arena with automatic sprinkler system
  • Two observation rooms and outdoor arena available
  • Pasture boarding - $200 in April-October; $250 in Nov.-March
  • Stall boarding - $475/mo.
  • Matted stalls 10 x 14 - $425, includes all feedings, cleaning and turnout daily
  • Two wash racks, three grooming areas, tack rooms
  • Restroom facility and lounge
  • Trails available
  • Training and lessons also available
  • Only 3 miles west of River Falls