*OUR MAIN ENTRY IS CLOSED*
PLEASE PARK DOWN BELOW IN OUR OVERFLOW PARKING or IN OUR EAST PARKING LOT. PARKING IN FRONT OF ARENA DOORS IS NOT ALLOWED.

Equine Offerings

The Equine Side of Things

Each week Wranglers spend one morning with their equine studies instructional team. During this time Wranglers engage in learning and refining skills from the ground up. Wranglers are supported while learning horse husbandry, equine behaviors and body language as well as building a foundation based on clear and respectful communication. This stems from a balanced approach using groundwork techniques as well as riding. The equine studies component of our program is led by Stacie Riggs.

Trail Course Mt Hood Center
  • Small class sizes allow for personalized attention for each Wrangler
  • Lessons are customized to meet the diverse needs of our Wranglers community
  • We provide a holistic approach to education • Hands on project-based learning environments

Meet the Horses

Flynn

Breed: Mustang
Color: Dark Bay
Gender: Gelding

Flynn is a 6 year old Warm Springs mustang with a silly personality. He is part of the Equine studies program and used for 4H. Fun fact: Flynn has been in parades. His story: Flynn came to a friends pasture malnourished we met each other when he was 6 months old. Him and I have grown together doing 4H, parades, shows, and trail rides the last 6 years.

Flynn
Gracie

Gracie

Breed: Appaloosa
Color: Chestnut Varnish Roan
Gender: Mare
Age: 20

Bio: Gracie was adopted by Mt. Hood Equine Academy because of her quiet slow moving demeanor. Her favorite speed is a walk and she is perfect for helping build the confidence of those that might be a little unsure. Gracie kindly lowers her head and walks next even the smallest of youth. She is also confident and methodical about working through our awesome outdoor trail course.

Paloma

Breed: POA/Arabian
Color: White
Gender: Mare
Age: 23

Bio: Paloma has been taking care of little kids for most of her life. She was used for 4-H, open shows, trail riding and just for fun by several families before coming to Mt. Hood Equine Academy. She is the perfect size for the little ones and that is who she enjoys teaching the most. She is light and responsive to even the smallest cues.

Paloma