Frequently Asked Questions

Is Haile Equestrian open for business?
Yes, Haile Equestrian is OPEN for business! We are actively giving horseback rides, riding lessons, and hosting pony birthday parties. We also have several great horses available for partial leases and stalls available for boarding.

Where is Haile Equestrian?
Haile Equestrian is located at the northwest corner of SW 46th Blvd (Haile Blvd) and SW 75th St (Tower Rd). We are located 0.8 miles north of SW Archer Rd and Tower Rd - minutes from the University of Florida, Shands, and the Oaks Mall. We are across the street from Wiles Elementary School. We are easy to find with a GPS at 7680 SW 46th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608.

What bus routes service Haile Equestrian?
Haile Equestrian is serviced by RTS Bus Route 75 (Oaks Mall to Butler Plaza).

May I come visit the horses?
Yes! Anytime our front gate is open, visitors are welcome to visit the horses. Our typical hours are listed on the Contact Us page of our site.

Are pets allowed at Haile Equestrian?
For the safety of our horses and riders, pets are not permitted on the property.

What disciplines of riding instruction are offered?
Haile Equestrian offers instruction in hunt seat, dressage and western riding. No experience is necessary to start and beginners are welcome!

What skill levels of horses are available?
We offer horses of all levels. No matter your level, we have a horse that will suit you.

Can we come ride a horse without being part of a lesson or lease program?
Yes, Haile Equestrian offers 30 and 60 minute casual guided horseback rides in one of our arenas.

Can we take a trail ride through Haile Plantation?
Unfortunately, to maintain the safety of our horses and riders Haile Equestrian does not allow any horses to leave our facility. We offer 30 and 60 minute casual guided horseback rides in our arena, but no trail riding.

Can we bring our own horse to Haile Equestrian?
Limited full service horse boarding is available. Please contact us for details at 352-665-7433. Students may transport their personal horses to Haile Equestrian for riding lessons. Unfortunately our arena is not available for rental to outside horses outside of lessons and events.

What clothing is required for riders at Haile Equestrian?

All riders under age 18 must wear an ASTM/SEI approved helmet when mounted. No exceptions. Anyone who does not own a helmet may borrow one of the Haile Equestrian helmets.

Students must wear long pants and appropriate hard-soled, closed-toe footwear when working around the horses.

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