We maintain extensive equine facilities within short walking distance of the dorms on-campus. The Equestrian Center serves as our training facility where our equine studies students take riding skills classes, practical management courses, and equine training classes. Our competitive intercollegiate teams also practice at the Equestrian Center during the week and on weekends. The facility is equipped with the following amenities:

  • 52 stall barn
  • 84 X 280 indoor
  • 120 X 90 outdoor
  • European horse exerciser
  • Cross country fences
  • Areas to hack out
  • Heated wash stalls
  • Equine scale

Our on-campus Sydney J. Markovitz Equine Breeding Center is home to stallions and a broodmare herd, including competitive Standardbred racehorses.  The horses and foals are handled daily by students and staff.  Working closely with our full time faculty and Stable Manager, Equine Science and Management students have the opportunity to play an integral role in the daily management of the facility.  In alignment with the DelVal commitment to experiential learning, students also actively assist with foaling and breeding procedures. The facility is equipped with the following amenities:

  • 24 Stall barn including a 4 stall stallion barn
  • Reproductive lab with diagnostic equipment
  • Foal monitor alert system (on and off campus access)
  • 2-4 stallions, 25 mares, 10-15 foals per season
  • 3 large run-out pastures
  • 6 turnout pastures
  • Collection barn with phantom and tease stall
  • Fly prevention system throughout barn