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Welcome to BAEN's Boarding Facility Showcase, Part I: San Francisco's East Bay.  Click here to view Part 2 - The Peninsula, South Bay, North Bay, and Gold Country

East Bay residents are fortunate to enjoy a large selection of our region's finest horse boarding options. The following equestrian facilities are located in the East Bay communities of Walnut Creek, Alamo, Briones, Martinez, Sunol, Pleasanton, and Castro Valley. Each is easy to access and close to residential and business hubs. Many have direct trail access to state parks.
 DEVITO EQUESTRIAN CENTER - Only five minutes from downtown Walnut Creek 
 DeVito Equestrian Center photos
We specialize in Horse Care, Boarding, Lessons & Hunter Jumper Training. Our facility offers 24 hour care in a uniquely tranquil and beautiful setting.  We have box stalls, double stalls with 200' long private paddocks, pastures with shelters, all-weather arena with lights, 80' round pen, tackroom with private lockers, foaling stalls with monitoring cameras and miles of trails.  In addition, our lesson program welcomes students of all ages and levels.  We take pride in providing a safe and comfortable environment for you and your horse. Here at our Center you will find friendly people and very happy Horses!  We are located just five minutes from downtown Walnut Creek. Please visit anytime.   3775 Arbolado Drive, Walnut Creek, 94598. Map and Directions. (925) 934-6731. www.devitoequestriancenter.com.
 
 LEAP OF FAITH FARMS - An incredible barn in the best East Bay location
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Come visit the East Bay's biggest and best, with three large arenas and direct trail access to Mt. Diablo State Park. More than a barn, Leap Of Faith is a great place for you and your horse. Casual or competitive, western or English, we provide a welcoming home for all. You don't need to be in training or use additional services to board here -- in fact, about 2/3 of our boarders are not in training with anyone. Amenities include: Hundreds of miles of direct trail access, 240'x80' indoor arena, 110' x 210' outdoor arena with Grand Prix footing, 110' x 220' covered arena, 2 covered and uncovered round pens, full short-side span of mirrors, over a dozen large turnouts. All stabling has deep bedding cleaned daily, deep automatic waterers, and premium feed. Daily care and attention paid to the footing in all arenas (best footing - whether for dressage, recreational riding, grand prix jumping, or western performance). Friendly relaxed atmosphere. 1550 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek, CA  94598.  (925) 938-9550. www.leapoffaithfarms.com. Map & Directions.
 
 SUMMIT RANCH EQUINE CENTER - Direct access to Mt. Diablo State Park trails 
 Summit Ranch Equine Center photos
Summit Ranch Equine Center is a full service horse boarding and training facility  with direct private access to the trails of Mt Diablo State Park. We're conveniently located in Alamo, 25 miles East of San Francisco and a 10 minute drive east of Hwy 680. The 22.5 acre ranch lives on with new ownership and management team of Bob and Joan Marx. Summit Ranch has a long history in Alamo, opening in the 1970's as an Arabian breeding ranch and has evolved over the years into an all- breed, family friendly boarding ranch. Bordered by Mt. Diablo State Park to the north and east, you can ride through our private gate in four different directions and be exposed to some of the most beautiful scenery in the Bay Area.  We can house 113 horses in four different barns: a Mare Hotel with covered paddocks, and three barns with a mix of box stalls and stalls with paddocks. We also has a 50 ft. covered round pen, 50 ft. uncovered round pen, and two turnout paddocks. Trailer storage is available. Horses are fed twice a day and stalls are cleaned daily. One indoor arena, open year round and ideal for riding during the cold winter months or on extremely hot summer days. The outdoor arena is available during dry weather. Arenas are groomed twice daily. We have a beautiful lounge area where you can view horses being worked in the indoor arena and enjoy monthly social barbecue parties. Lessons and training available. From show riders, trail riders, to 4-H groups, Summit Ranch Equine center is the perfect setting for you and your horse to call home. Visit our website at www.summitranchequine.comor call us at (925) 945-0267. 100 Summit Ranch Road, Alamo, CA 94507. Map and Directions.
 
 RANCHO DE LOS AMIGOS - A Premier Equestrian Facility in San Francisco's East Bay
 Rancho de los Amigos photos
Rancho De Los Amigos is the home of Five Mile Equestrian Center, a premier facility located in beautiful Castro Valley. Amenities include: 12 stall MD barn for lease, full tack room, grain room, storage; warm wash area; 3 tack areas; tack room complete w/ saddle racks and storage; fly system; all stalls 12x12 w/back dutch doors that walk out to 12x14 pipe panel paddocks; 500 private acres of groomed riding trails, 210x100 lighted indoor arena w/full mirrors; full size dressage course; full size jumping arena; cross country course w/water jump; 21 large daily turn-out pens; three 60' round pens. Boarding | Training | Clinics | Lessons. Open 7 days a week. All disciplines welcome. Please call if you are interested in boarding, training or no fee trainer opportunities. Contact information: Leslie Hardy, 12350 Cull Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA 94552. (510) 538-8932, www.eastbayequestrian.com. Map & Directions.
 
 HOSSMOOR - Peaceful atmosphere, convenient access from East Bay locations
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Hossmoor's 138 acre campus offers a complete equestrian facility in a convenient location with a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. In addition to the four arenas (the covered, lighted 100'x250' arena has great footing and wonderful mirrors), there's a covered/lighted round pen, a free-flow exerciser for rehabilitation or conditioning, four barns, bridle path, 7 miles of trails and 19 large turnout and two sand "rolling pens". From the casual trail rider looking for miles of trails to the full service needs of an upper level dressage rider, Hossmoor is the facility for you. Located in Briones, in an agricultural preserve, it's easily reached from Orinda, Lafayette, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Pinole, Richmond, El Sobrante, Berkeley and Oakland. 1151 Bear Creek Road, Briones, CA 94553. Map and Directions. (925) 228-5790. www.hossmoor.com.
 
 DRESSAGE AT WYVERN FARM - Professional facility located near Martinez
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Dressage at Wyvern Farm is a professional dressage training and boarding facility located near Martinez, California.  We offer full-care board with many amenities and impeccable horse care, daily turnout on sand or grass, with various stall sizes and options available.  Intimate, supportive atmosphere; top trainers and clinics. Access to the 700-acre Fernandez Ranch property of the Muir Heritage Land Trust is a short distance away.  Contact Liz at (925) 229-2200 or visit our website www.wyvernfarm.com. 1130 Christie Road, Martinez, CA 94553. Map and Directions. (925) 228-5790.
 
 ARRIBA VISTA RANCH - 220 acres with trails, convenient to Fremont & Tri Valley 
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Set in the hills between Fremont and Pleasanton, Arriba Vista Ranch is ideally situated to meet your needs.  We offer over 220 acres with trails, 77 stalls &/or paddocks, 2 covered arenas, 2 outdoor arenas and 6 turnouts as well as a large round pen.  Trailer parking is available.  Four on-site, independent trainers offer multiple options and versatility for your training and riding needs.  We currently have a few spaces available in our covered paddocks and box stalls and encourage you to visit us and get to know the facility and our wonderful community!  Visit our website at www.arribavistaranch.com. Please contact Dina or Millie at kmillie9@aol.com or (925) 862-2529.   5790 Mission Road, Sunol, CA 94586. Hwy 680 southbound: exit Andrade Road right then left on Mission Road.  Hwy 680 northbound: exit Sheridan Road left then right on Mission Road. Map and Directions.
 
 LA JOLLA EQUESTRIAN CENTER - Opening for established trainer with clientele
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Breaking News: New Footing in all Arenas & Round Pens
La Jolla Equestrian Center
is an Established Premier San Francisco Bay Area Facility & Show Destination. Beautifully landscaped & maintained for you & your horses. Serving mostly the Dressage & Eventing worlds with our successful, talented trainers and experienced staff. Owners, management & staff live onsite. You are welcome to board at La Jolla without being in training! Facilities include: Box Stalls, 12 X 24 Mare Motels, and Oversized Stall Paddock combinations. Covered Lighted Arena w/ bleachers, Full Dressage Court w/covered viewing deck, Jumping Arena, Two Covered Round Pens, extra large turn-out paddocks & a lovely maintained 30 acre Orchard Bridle Path. Excellent footing, groomed daily& dust control. Multiple Grooming/Tack-up stations & wash Racks with cross-ties. Only Top quality hay and bedding material is provided at LJEC. Conveniently Located just minutes from both 580 & 680. La Jolla Equestrian Center is lovingly maintained by owners Alice & Andy Giovannini who live onsite. Visit our website
www.lajollaequestrian.net for images, info and show, clinic & events schedules. La Jolla plans to have several Schooling Shows & many fine Clinics in 2012. Contact Jennifer Case, Manager; or Alice Giovannini (925) 248-5056, lajollaequestrian@gmail.com. 5901 Camino Tassajara, Pleasanton, CA 94588. Map and Directions.
 
 SHILOH WEST TRAINING CENTER - Superior horse care and family friendly
 Shiloh photos
Shiloh West is a state-of-the-art equestrian training facility located on 105 scenic acres on the Castro Valley/San Ramon border with easy access off 580.  Our facility offers miles of graded trails, 2 indoor and 3 outdoor arenas.  Both indoor arenas are well lighted and have mirrors.  All arenas have high quality footing and are groomed twice daily.  We are a full care boarding facility with 12' x 12' box stalls and 12' x 12' box stalls with paddocks.  Stalls are cleaned and bedded 7 days a week.  Quality hay (alfalfa, oat or grass) or Elk Grove pellets fed 3 times a day.  Amenities include 15 turnout paddocks, 6 wash racks, indoor bathroom facility with shower, easily accessible trailer parking.  All weather riding, covered round pen, Eurosizer. We offer professional training in Dressage, Eventing and Hunter/Jumpers. www.shilohwest.net, (510) 733-0312, gradetinc@sbcglobal.net. 10250 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA 94552. Map and Directions.
 
  
  
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