> CEC is unique in that it offers over 3 miles of trails on the premises, a full cross-country course and nearly 20 jumps. Learn More.

> CEC is a full-service boarding facility set on 83 acres, featuring 27 stalls, indoor and outdoor arena, versatility/working equestrain arena, 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.


> We're a beginner-friendly lesson barn, welcoming riders of all ages and abilities. Find your community at CEC. Learn More.

> Meet our team of passionate instructors and you'll see what makes us special, offering lessons each day of the week. Meet Our Team.

> CEC offers a vast range of experienced instruction incuding equitation, hunters, jumpers, dressage, trail, working equation and versatility. Learn More.

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CEC Updates


4/23; 6/4: 8/27: 10/1


2017 Cross-Country Derby Dates:




860.742.1900 (Barn) 

860.942.3942 (Athene)

220 Talcott Hill Rd.

Coventry, CT, 06238