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




> 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.

About Athene

Owner Athene von Hirschberg is a USEF "r" Hunter/Eq. and Jumper Judge, a USDF Bronze and Silver Medallist and holder of a USDF Bronze Freestyle Bar. She is also a recognized instructor with Working Equitation USA (WEUSA). Athene teaches students of all ages and abilities. She is also available for off-site training and clinics.

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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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> 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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"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

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