We feature three barns and three arenas on our property. We have our 75' x 185' indoor arena in the main barn and two outdoors arenas - the larger of the 2 is 200' x 300' and is equipped with lighting.
Throughout the year, we host a variety of horse shows and clinics including Ranch, Hunter/Jumper, Open, Dressage, Youth, and Fun Shows.
Everyone is welcome to join!
We have great trails throughout our 60 acres of beautiful woods. We recently added a few new ones to explore!
We also offer: horse walkers, hot water wash bay, meeting room, 4-H club
and trailer parking.
Justin Holler is our main trainer here at the Black Spur and with him comes years of ranch experience. He is offering clinics, group/private lessons and more. With his expertise you can begin to learn or advance your current skills.
Check out his page for further information!
ALL the horse barns have new siding and roofs, as well as, new windows for our horses to have a great view and fresh air.
The large outdoor arena has new footings and arena fence and our trails are open PLUS we added a few more!
Next projects include:
Paddocks and fencing, repurposing the foaling barn, and more!
We host an annual Fundraiser Horse Show where 100% of the proceeds are donated to New Kingdom Trailriders.
We take great pride in giving back to our horse community and what better way to do that than partner with NKT!
We are honored to host a clinic with our new friend Heather Wilson-Roller.
She is the owner and trainer at Heather Wilson-Roller Dressage -
the award winning dressage program.
With her experience and competitive attitude, you can expect the best in a supportive environment.
She offers customized lessons for riders of all ages and experiences.
Lee and Jenny acquired the equestrian center in 2019 and since have started on several improvement projects throughout the property. They are experienced ranchers who are honored to be a part of the long and rich history of this beautiful place.
Justin has a strong background as a facility manager and is an accomplished trainer, especially in the area of ranch riding. He earned his bachelor degree from Southern Illinois University and continued his horse training. Justin along with his wife, Erica and son, Wyatt have called Black Spur home since 2019.
Micki & Copper join the team this year with great enthusiasm! Micki graduated from Black Hawk College with an Equine & Horse Science Technologies degree. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in photography from Morningside College. She is from the QC, close to her family and delighted to be the Assistant Manager.
We added Audra to the team this year to run the web & social media sites. She is from central Illinois but has called the QC home for five years now and is very excited to be apart of the Black Spur family. She is married to Aaron and with their curious one year old, Harrison, they are never bored!