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Your Guide to Boarding Horses in Pierce County

January 22, 2018
Last updated September 12, 2019

New to the area and need a place to board your horse? Thinking about learning more about riding, and need a place for your horse to stay safe and sound? East Pierce County has an array of great local barns and facilities that offer premium care and high-quality amenities, so you won’t have to worry for a second about your riding partner!

Here’s a look at a few of the best places to board horses in east Pierce County (as recommended by our locals):

High Point Equestrian Center

Located at 4517 96th St. E. Tacoma, WA 98446

For the best care for your horse possible, Linda Solheim-Diehl has a suggestio: “High Point off of Canyon Rd,” she shares. “I believe it’s mentioned in the blog on the best place to ride horses in Pierce County.”

Barn and pasture options, daily feedings, and turnout areas with unrestricted access ensure that your horse remains healthy, strong, and well taken care of in time for you to start riding again.

Both of us had good rides today!

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The Back Forte Equestrian Center

Located at 45521 212th Ave. S.E. Enumclaw, WA 98022

If you’re looking for a place that will treat your horse like family, Cathie Christie recommends the Back Forte Equestrian Center in King County. Oversized stalls and wonderful turnout paddocks give your animals ample room to move freely, while extra services keep both them and their stalls clean and sanitary.

Canterwood Riding Club

Located at 4026 Canterwood Dr. N.W. Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Finally, “If you live in Canterwood,” as Joyce Shipley begins, “they have horse stables there on the grounds” at the Canterwood Riding Club. Here, each horse receives an individual turnout with a shelter, as well as individual tack lockers and access to the large indoor arena. With Canterwood Security patrolling the grounds regularly during barn hours and amenities for both you and your horse, this is one of the top spots for boarding in all of Pierce County. Contact [email protected] to put your name on their waiting list.