Private equine facilities and stables near Penn State.

Penn State does not board horses for students. However, boarding is available at area stables, and many are listed below. Please contact Molly Martin, ( to update information or have your farm listed. Inclusion of the farms on the list is not related to any type of evaluation criteria, but is simply a list of farms in the area.

Benner's Stables - Barn Manager-Grace Brooks, 360 N. Fillmore Rd., Bellefonte, PA 16823 Phone: 814-933-7351

Buffalo Run Farm - Becky Koleno, 2929 Buffalo Run Road, Bellefonte, PA, Phone: 814-571-4113, Email: Located less than 10 minutes from Penn State campus, 120x300 outdoor, indoor arena, 197 acre farm, great trails, cross country course, shareboard, lessons, large stalls and pastures!

Carousel Farm, LLC - Mark & Annette Traband - 201 Carousel Farm Dr., Centre Hall, PA 16828, Phone: 814-574-1880 or 814-777-3287 Email: Website: Located off Brush Valley Road west of Centre Hall. Hunter/Jumper, Boarding, Lessons, Training, Indoor, Lighted Outdoor, Jump Field.

Centre Stables - Sarah & Dale Bresler - 965 Marengo Rd., PA Furnace, PA 16865. Phone: 814-883-0086 Riding Instructor - Denise Combs. Specializing in jumping and dressage. Website:

Double J Stables - Jolean Johnson. 1725 Houserville Rd. State College, PA. Phone: 814-571-7561. Email: Located minutes from campus, large 100 X 200 outdoor arena, indoor arena, matted stalls, several pastures and full board available.

Encore Farms - Shira Horowitz - 108 Tusseyville Rd., Centre Hall, PA 16828. Phone: 717-756-3019 Email: Specializing in Boarding/Sale Horses/Lessons, Indoor and Outdoor Rings. Working student program.

Four Branch Farm, LLC - 110 Tussey Sink Rd., Centre Hall, PA 16828. Phone: 814-360-4740 Email: Specializing in English, Western, and Driving for all ages. Website:

Graysland Farm, Inc. - 2766 General Potter Highway, Spring Mills, PA 16875. Phone: 814-364-9907 Email:

Halfmoon Creek Farm, LLC - 2681 West Gatesburg Road, Warriors Mark, PA 16877. E-mail:; Phone: 607-215-2702. Located just 13 miles from Penn State University and sits on 18 private acres adjacent to PA State Game Lands and miles of riding trails. Spacious barn with heated tack room & bathroom. Large indoor arena and field riding. Full board as well as hunter/jumper/equitation geared training & lessons. Website:

Jodon's Stables - Ed & Sharon Jodon, 2925 Halfmoon Valley Rd., Port Matilda, PA 16870. Phone: 814-571-0733. Quality care for horse & rider, Indoor and outdoor rings, Hunt seat instruction, training and shareboarding available, horse shows on the premises. Website:

Kocher Farms - 3951 W. Whitehall Rd., Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865 Phone: 814-238-4124

Lucacelli Equestrian LLC - Alexandra Lucas, Phone: 570-506-7899. Website: Eventing and Dressage training facility with indoor and outdoor arena, miles of trails, large matted stalls, heated wash stall, and ample turnout. Board, training, lessons and sales available.

Mount Nittany Horse Boarding - Marietta Mancini, Boalsburg Pa. Phone: 731-434-8028. Full horse care, and pasture board for pleasure horses, layups, and retired horses. Indoor,outdoor arenas and trails. Large pastures.

Mountain View - Stabley Family & TMG Equestrian, LLC. 140 Eastwood Farm Lane, Bellefonte, PA 16823, Phone: 409-273-2923 or 814-880-7001, Email: Located 15 minutes from downtown State College. Home of TMG Equestrian, LLC and Keystone Jumpers, LLC. Specializing in Hunter/Jumper/Equitation disciplines. Full care boarding, training, showing year round at AA level USEF Shows. Beautifully maintained 200 x 400 outdoor all-weather footing. Newly renovated stable with 12x12 and 10x12 stalls, in-floor heating, wash racks (H & C water), large and bright indoor with dust-free TravelRight FootingFirst engineered footing. Catering to the aspiring and competitive equestrians of Centre County. 

Myers Stables, LLC/Next Level Horsemanship - Suzanne & Glenn Myers, 790 Shady Dell Rd., Port Matilda, PA 16870. Next Level Horsemanship Program: Training, Clinics and Internships. Boarding, Lessons and Leases also available. Certified TIP trainer for the Mustang Heritage Foundation - Mustangs available for adoption. Phone: 814-280-6086 Website:

Queen's Three Farm - Daria Pelick - 325 Nittany Valley Dr., Bellefonte, PA 16823. Phone: 814-383-4185 Email:

Sinking Creek Stables - Stacey Sharpe - 392 Egg Hill Rd. Spring Mills, PA 16875. Trail riding and grassy area to ride. No arena or indoor. Daily turn out. Two feedings a day and a bedtime check nightly. Large box stalls. Board-$300 a month. Phone: 814-424-4975 Email:

Standing Ovation Equestrian Center LLC - 155 Halfmoon Valley Rd., Port Matilda, PA 16870 Phone: 814-692-8091

Stonefence Farm - Kerry Kocher - 194 Colyer Rd., Centre Hall, PA 16828. Phone: Kerry Kocher: 814-404-4214; Kelsey: 814-404-6715. Email: . Small and personal boarding stable 10 minutes from Boalsburg with emphasis on hunter/jumper lessons/training/sales, indoor/outdoor rings, close to state game-land trails, and run by the area's only "R" hunter/jumper USEF and IHSA judge and course designer. Website:

Stone Mountain Stables/CTP Equestrian - Carla Tussey Peno - 2530 Shingletown Rd., State College, PA 16801. Located on Rt. 45 between Pine Grove Mills and Boalsburg. Specializing in Eventing, training and lessons. Indoor and outdoor arenas. Phone: 814-574-9085. Email: Website:

Tadpole Lane Farm, L.L.C. - Sue Heywood - Owner, Caroline Leslie - Manager.  213 Pine Hollow Ln., PA Furnace, 16865.  Large indoor, outdoor, and cross country field located on 100 beautiful acres just 15 minutes from campus.  There are plenty of trails throughout.  We offer boarding, English and Western lessons, as well as therapeutic lessons, and horses for lease.  Phone:  814-692-4061  Email:    Website:

Twin Brooks Farm - 224 Stagecoach Ln., Julian, PA 16844 Phone: 814-355-3548 Email: Website:

Wildfire Ranch - Cynthia and Ariel Sweeley - 332 Harter Rd. Spring Mills, PA 16875 Phone: 814-422-0534 Email: Website:

Windward Farm - Amanda Dupont - 64 Windward Ln., Port Matilda, PA 16870 Phone: 814-692-4551 Fax: 814-682-7859 Email: Website:

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University Park, PA 16802