> First-class Boarding Facility

> Lessons and Training

> Expert instruction in Dressage, Equitation, Jumpers, H/J, Eventing

> Recreational Trail-riding

> Specialising in confidence-building and problem-solving

> Horse Shows

> Cross-country Derbies

> Kids' Camps and Horsemanship programs

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> CEC is unique in that it offers indoor and outdoor arenas, as well as miles of trails on the premises, and a full cross-country course. Learn More.

> CEC is a full-service boarding facility set on 83 acres, featuring 27 stalls, many with attached run-outs, outdoor board, 20+ dry paddocks, 11 grass paddocks, indoor and outdoor arenas, cross-country course, and on-site riding trails.

"Thank you for visiting CEC online. Here you will find information about the facilities and services we offer. Connecticut Equestrian Center (CEC) provides quality personalized care for your horse, a modern well-equipped facility, 3 arenas, beautiful trails, a range of opportunities for owners and boarders, lessons and training, and on-site staff, including a live-in Barn Manager. CEC is place to make friends, trail ride with others, enjoy the scenery and be part of a community. Enjoy browsing our site and please contact me with any questions or to schedule a time to visit us!"

- Athene von Hirschberg, Owner


About Athene

Owner Athene von Hirschberg is a USEF "r" Hunter/Eq. and Jumper Judge, a USDF Bronze medallist and holder of a USDF Bronze Freestyle Bar, and is currently competing Prix St Georges. She is also a recognized instructor with Working Equitation USA (WEUSA) and CEC offers a permanent WE/Versatility/ Trail arena. Read More.

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> CEC is a full-service boarding facility

> Expert personalized care

> Live-in Staff

> 27 stalls, approximately 11'x12'

> Full-day turnout

> Grass paddocks

> Indoor Arena

> Outdoor Arena

> Cross-country Course

> On-site Riding Trails

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860.742.1900 (Barn) 

860.942.3942 (Athene)

220 Talcott Hill Rd.

Coventry, CT, 06238

CEC Calendar



Sundays: 4/23; 5/28: 8/27: 10/1

2017 Cross-Country Derby Dates:
Saturdays: June 24, July 29, September 16

Horsemanship Programs 2017

Pony Power Week April 10-14

Pony Pals Week June 26-30

Own Your Own Horse Week July 17-21

Pony Power Week 2 July 24-28