860.742.1900 (Barn) 

860.942.3942 (Athene)

220 Talcott Hill Rd.

Coventry, CT, 06238


Connecticut Equestrian Center is a boarding, lesson and training facility set on 83 acres of beautiful land in Coventry, CT. We have excellent facilities that include 3 arenas: an indoor with rubber footing, a fenced outdoor sand arena, a sand Working Equitation /Trail /Versatility arena, a cross-country course and 3.5 miles of trails on the property.

Our full-size indoor and outdoor arenas have professional footings and are groomed regularly. We have a number of trails on the property and easy access to trails in the nearby Nathan Hale State Forest.

CEC prides itself on providing a SAFE, WELL-MANAGED & PRODUCTIVE environment for you and your horse. 

Capacity: 28 stalls for full board and space for an individual 5 – 10 horses on rough board. Main barn: 14 stalls, a heated tack room and a wash stall. Additional 9-stall barn; 3 stall-barn and 2 stall-barn.

Turn-out: We have a number of turn-out paddocks of varying sizes for both group and individual turn-out, including extensive grass paddocks for group turn-out from April to October. In addition, 16 of the stalls have small turn-out areas attached. Horses that can be turned out in groups are guaranteed full-day turn-out. Horses that need to be on their own have a minimum half-day turnout.

We Provide:

  • Expert care; including, but not limited to: the addition of supplements to feeds, as required; the administration of medications as prescribed; medical care and attention; daily wellness checks; night check;
  • General care and observation to ensure the horse’s comfort, welfare, and safety;
  • Access for owner and horse to exercise areas, trails and other facilities on the premises.
  • On-site staff; live-in Barn Manager. 
  • All feed: consisting of 2 (or more if needed) grain meals and 5 + hay feeds per day;
  • CEC-provided dewstorming program (no extra charge);
  • Blanketing, as required;
  • Indoor arena: 80' x 180'. Footing consists of a mix of Surefoot Rubber (3/8") and sand;
  • Outdoor Arena: 70' x 200'. Sand footing;
  • Arenas are set up with Dressage letters and markers and have Ground poles, Cavaletti, Bloks and Jump equipment;
  • 2nd Outdoor Arena dedicated to Versatility, Trail and Working Equitation;
  • 3 miles of groomed trails;
  • Cross-country course;
  • In addition CEC has FIRE/SMOKE DETECTION system. 

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