Welcome to Oak Knoll Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center!

We are a premier equestrian center in Newcastle, CA that teaches rider safety, horsemanship, and have a fantastic time along the way! Featuring a park-like setting and reputable trainers holding very accomplished show and pony club backgrounds! We focus on the foundation here at home that will provide you with a lifetime of horsemanship skills. We are equipped to handle your horse’s every need and provide the necessary community contacts for our fun and comfort

If you’re more interested in seeing what we offer, don’t hesitate to look at our Services page. We do our best to accommodate the needs of our boarders. Just look at our About page to learn our story and see what some of our boarders say about us. Our facility offers Eventing, Horsemanship, Dressage, and Jumping trainers. To learn more about our trainers, visit our Training page.

Contact us today to see learn more about our facility!


Oak Knoll Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center is located just outside of Sacramento, California. Our equine facility features a multitude of options: from the trainers to boarding, you have the ability to customize your horse’s experience!

Oak Knoll Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center was always a dream. The Schackners have always wanted to run a fantastic horse property and truly encourage a friendly environment. And that they did! OKEC is all about fun, learning, and the best care for your horse. Not only do we have countless boarding options, we also have turnout, top of the line footing, Purina grain programs, and quality hay. Your horse will be pampered here! 


Oak Knoll is the home of the happy horse — and plentiful boarding options! Aside from 3 premium grassy meals a day, your horse will also be treated to fourth meal of graining and supplements that you choose or bag. We offer daily stall cleaning, turnouts (weather permitting), blanketing, individualized grain services, and much more. Read below to learn more about what our facility offers. Our included services are part of our boarding options at no additional charge and we also offer extras for a small fee. While we want your horse to be happy and healthy, we also want you have feel comfortable and fun here. If you have any questions, please let us know. We take pride in OKEC and want you to feel the same!

Stall Options with Boarding Rate

  • Main Barn Stall – $625
  • Rear Covered Paddock Main Barn – $525
  • Foaling Barn – $625
  • Mare Motel w/ Priority Turnout – $525
  • Exclusive Shared Pasture Board – $400


  • Daily turnout weather permitting
  • Blanketing
    • Courtesy blanketing starts 12/01 through 4/1. Please blanket your horse after 3pm.
  • Three meals per day of either:
    • 20 pounds minimum of Premium Orchard/Meadow Grass Mix (minimum 3-4 Flakes)
    • 20 pounds minimum of Premium Cut Alfalfa mix (minimum 3-4 flakes)
    • Our hay is weighed often
  • 40 meter x 120 meter shaded crumb rubber arena (this is a full ACRE)
  • Covered 40ft round pen with electricity and lights
  • Uncovered 60ft round pen
  • Trails, conditioning path, and plenty of room for trot sets
  • Viewing area that doubles as a event location
  • Access to guest trainers and clinics
  • Lots of barn parties and events!


  • Clipping
  • Grooming
  • Medication administration
  • Hand walking
  • Vet assistance
  • Biannual immunization and dental clinics
  • Nutrition and body conditioning maintenance
  • Equine Sports Massage through One Stride Horse Massage
  • Farrier assistance
  • Laundry service

We also welcome haul-ins and overnight stays! Haul-ins are $15 per horse and $20 per trailer. Overnight stays are $30. If you are in Pony Club, these fees are discounted to $10 a haul-in and $20 for an overnight stay.

Please contact us if you have any questions about what we offer!


Our facility features a variety of riding coaches and horse trainers to give horse and rider every opportunity possible. As a riding center we have the ability to bring guest trainers of the highest caliber to us, or trailer out to them. Oak Knoll features many education opportunities with a variety of amazing professionals. Danielle Casalett of #TEAMCASALETT holds a Gold Medal in dressage and an extensive show history which includes the Grand Prix. She is also an accomplished horse trainer. Amber Forney-Gonzalez is a lifetime horsewoman and barn owner. She grew up in Pony Club and produces confident, safe riders that move up through the levels with her solid foundations. She, too, is an accomplished rider as well as trainer . We cover all disciplines with Eventing training, dressage, hunter/jumpers, beginner lessons, advanced lessons, out of state FEI events to local schooling shows and everywhere between! To learn more about lessons at Oak Knoll, follow the links below. Our trainers are happy to hear from you!

See our Trainers for Pony Club Here