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Bellis Show Jumping - Offering personalized training programs for both horse and rider. Facility features 32  12 x 12 stalls, 8 grooming/wash stalls, vacuums, treadmill, heated indoor arena, large outdoor arena, grass grand prix field, 32 acres for group and individual turnout. Hunters, jumpers, equitation, showing, training, sales. Located just minutes from I90, I88 and the Elburn train station at 3N452 Francis Road, Maple Park, IL  60151.  Steve Schaefer 847-612-3257.
Benchmark Stables - Benchmark Stables is a premier Hunter/Jumper facility in the Midwest, located just 50 miles from the beautiful city of Chicago. We pride ourselves in the care and quality of our horses and our facility. Through hard work and discipline, we strive to provide the best possible environment and training for our quality horses. Benchmark Stables competes at some of the most prestigious shows across the United States and provides training, instruction, care and top horses for sale for riders of any level. Liz Atkins trainer.  13 N 200 Romke Rd, Hampshire, IL 60140    847-848-4606.
Brookwood Farm - Beautiful Brookwood Farm in Antioch, IL, boasts newer facility with large stalls, wash stalls, tack room, heated 80 x 206 indoor arena, hot walker, treadmill, lounge, outdoor arena and grass derby field. Top trainer Rush Weeden, lessons, clinics, A and AA showing. 18752 Edwards Rd, Antioch, IL. 847-951-1148
Galway Farm - Quality horses for sale, lessons, boarding, showing. Lorrie Canady, trainer- 1650 Bernay Lane, Long Grove, IL, 847-353-8980
Hunter Holloway Stables - Quality horses for sale, lessons, training, clinics, showing by the 2016 ASPCA Maclay Finals winner, Washington International Horse Show Equitation Champion, and U25 Jumper winner. 
Integrity Farm - Two Oconomowoc, WI locations provide fun, family environment with quality training. Lessons, boarding, showing, sales. Kathleen Caya, Natalie Hansen, Robert Cheska.  email  608-217-4805
Judgement Farms - at Grand Prairie Equestrian Center, 67 matted stalls with automatic waterers, heated barn, tack rooms and indoor arena, HUGE outdoor sand ring and grass field with bank system, indoor and outdoor wash racks, newly renovated heated observation room, grass turnouts, feeding 3 times daily based on individual dietary needs, stall cleaning and turnout 7 days a week, individually tailored training,  professional rider, 3428 Roth Road, Oswego, IL 60543  Phone: 630-554-6760
Northern Pines Farm - MAPLE CITY, MICHIGAN -  Lessons, camps, showing, all levels of riders. Quality horses for sale from beginner to grand prix. Melissa Hirt  231-228-5550
Perfecta Farm - Perfecta Farm is an equestrian facility that caters to not only the serious show competitor but to the rider starting at the entry level. They attend both A and B shows as well as offering schooling shows at their facility. They have a summer camp program with daily riding lesson, crafts, and field trips to exciting horse venues. Perfecta Farm is a friendly, family oriented environment with an emphasis on fun as well as safety.

Trainer Kim Gardiner and assistant Mara Kranz-Olseng, have qualified many young riders for local medal finals, the National Equitation Championships and USET Gold Medal wins.

The farm offers boarding, training, lessons and horses for sale. Contact Kim at 630-289-8488 or email pfarm199@aol.com29W211 Bode Road, Elgin, IL 60120  

Red Coat Farm - Family, fun and horsemanship! Beginner riding lessons up to Grand Prix. Summer camps, schooling shows, lessons, sales, leases, boarding and showing. Lisa and Mary Goldman. 24675 Gilmer Road, Hawthorn Woods, IL. 847-837-8000.
Sapphire Riding Academy - Sapphire Riding Academy is a premier Hunter/Jumper training facility located in Mettawa, Illinois.  Facilities include modern stables, large outdoor and heated, indoor training arenas, several all-weather and grass paddocks, secure tack room, and a viewing lounge.  

We provide full-service training with an experienced staff and on-site management overseeing all operations. Lessons available for beginner through advanced riders. Horses available for sale and lease.  15141 Little Saint Marys Road, Mettawa, IL, 60048  (847) 984-2209  Doug Boyd, Head Trainer/Manager  (847) 867-1999