Equestrian Center

Lakewood Equestrian Center logo with horseshoe

The Lakewood Equestrian Center (LEC) is a public equestrian facility located at 11369 East Carson St., Lakewood, CA 90715.

The equestrian center's primary functions are boarding and training horses and providing riding lessons. 

The facility is open to the public seven days a week, from dawn to dusk, serving the local equine community and youth.

The 19-acre facility also has access to miles of trails along the San Gabriel River trail system, the city's own Nature Trail along the westerly side of the San Gabriel River and the adjacent Rynerson Park.

View the map(PDF, 2MB) of the Lakewood Equestrian Center.

Boarding at the Lakewood Equestrian Center

Presently, the facility can board up to 206 horses and training disciplines include Dressage, Western Pleasure and Hunter/Jumpers.

Prices and application

See feed prices, boarding and additional services on this flyer:

LEC price list(PDF, 3MB)

To apply, complete this form and return it to the LEC:

Boarder Application(PDF, 522KB)

Forms for current boarders

Overnight Parking Request(PDF, 43KB)

Request for Feed and Shavings Change(PDF, 48KB)

Request for Stall Change(PDF, 27KB)

Request to Make Alteration, Improvement or Addition(PDF, 514KB)

Work Order Request/Suggestion(PDF, 247KB)

For more information

Call the main office at 562-896-2373 or send an email to TheLEC@lakewoodcity.org.

Activities, programs and services for children, teens and adults

Pony rides, riding lessons for ages 3-7, camps, birthday parties and more

Through Barnyard Buddies, a private company, the equestrian center offers a hands-on farming and equestrian experience.

Activities include pony rides, riding lessons for ages 3-7, trail rides for kids, and an animal interaction space with a variety of farm animals. 

Summer camps, birthday parties and field trips are also available.

Barnyard Buddies is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Visit the Barnyard Buddies website.

Riding lessons for adults and children age 7+

Michele & Haley Bloomquist
Western Lessons

Stephanie Field

Sandie Mercer
English and Western Lessons

Wisdom of the Herd

Providing equine-assisted psychotherapy to adults by a licensed clinical social worker.

Dr. Alexa Rodell