Special Events

Throughout the year we host a variety of events.

In the Fall, we have an In-House Horse Show. Classes are designed for all ability levels along with some family fun classes. All participants get a ribbon.

Our Summer Horse Programs run June through August with five one week sessions for beginner, Intermediate and advanced riders.

December brings our Holiday Open House with several equine discipline demonstrations as well as our annual Drill Team performing to Christmas music for children and adults. Our Holiday Open House is packed with lots of food and fun. All are welcome to attend the holiday festivities.

We also offer 2 adult programs during the Spring & Fall as well as a school vacation programs for children throughout the year.

Fall Horse ShowFall Schooling Horse Show

Every October

Show Starts at 10:00 a.m.

Open to All Students and Boarders. Classes for all levels and abilities. Horses Provided!


Adult • Open • Intermediate • Novice • Family Fun

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program

Click here to learn more about Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Accepting New horseback riders! Volunteers Needed!

Call Chris for more information at (413) 569-5797.

Attention Adult Horse Enthusiasts!

Classes are specifically designed for adults who want to learn more about horse care and maintenance. Each session will include a one-hour group riding lesson. Adults who are interested in horses and have little to no experience are encouraged to try our Beginner/Intermediate classes. The cost of this five week Adult Clinic is $200.00

Call us for details at (413) 569-5797.


Summer Horse Program

The Summer Horse Program at the Strain Family Equestrian Center, LLC is open to students and non-students alike. We run five one week sessions from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Class size is limited to 10 riders per week. There are sessions for beginner and advanced riders, as well as arts and crafts activities. Each session ends with a horse show and pizza party.