Welcome to The Equine Center

Department

Worry-free Boarding

Enjoy worry-free boarding for your horse

The Equine Center Boarding is a friendly, equestrian facility accommodating sport horses, breeding, young and elderly/retired horses with their special care needs.

TEC boarding offers

  • Boarding in pens, small and large fields
  • Feeding three times a day
  • Customized services to meet the needs of your horse
  • Two arenas and conditioning track – Fully lit jump arena
  • Tack room, groom areas, wash rack, trailer parking

We are located just minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo, SLO airport and Cal Poly. We provide horses’ with a safe, secure environment. Our beautiful 20 acre facility is the perfect place to board your special needs horse and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

TEC offers arena options for all riding disciplines and skill levels.  The fully lit upper jump arena and lower flat arena are watered (sprinklers and water truck) and worked regularly to maintain the very best footing for you and your horse.

TEC offers a conditioning track so boarders can get out of the arena for a trot or gallop.  The conditioning track is approximately ¾ miles in distance and sports rolling terrain to aid in getting your horse fit for competition or to just go out for a fun trail ride.

We offer our clients multiple wash rack and cross-tie options.   Covered cross-ties allow for safe tacking up and grooming. Our clients enjoy ample storage in two large shared tack rooms. Wifi is available in the barn area for our boarders’ convenience as well as a refridgerator.

A VARIETY OF BOARDING OPTIONS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE

TEC offers Pipe Pen boarding in 12 ft x 24 ft pens. These boarding pens have a 12 ft x 12 ft covered area and are fenced with horse wire. All pens are cleaned daily and well bedded with shavings or straw. TEC also offers a large roaming pasture options. Horses boarded at TEC are fed three meals per day of the highest quality feed, including Strongid C daily dewormer with constant access to water from our automatic watering system and stock tanks.

Services are available on either a monthly or daily rate depending on your scheduling needs. All services at TEC are highly customizable to meet the special care needs of you and your horse. Services available include: feeding of owner provided supplements/grain/medications, blanketing, bandaging, basic grooming/pick feet, hand walking, turnout, hotwalker, treadmill conditioning/rehabilitation.

Boarding at The Equine Center offers a variety of boarding options and services to meet the needs of you and your horse.

We do our very best to make sure all TEC boarder receive the customized care they need so they can enjoy their horses in a worry-free environment.

Our staff

Alicia Uribe
Facility Maintenance

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Mikayla Reynaud
ICU Staff

Mikayla Reynaud comes to our team with passion and drive for our furriest of friends! Mikayla, originally from Los Gatos in the bay area now resides in San Luis...

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Kylie Roden
ICU Staff

Kyle is a 2nd year Pre Vet Animal Science Major with a minor in Dairy Science. She aspires to be an equine or bovine veterinarian and aid in rehabilitation. Her ultimate...

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Katie Minerman
ICU Staff

Katie Minerman is currently an Animal Science Major at Cal Poly SLO, and is planning to attend Glasgow Veterinary School commencing in Fall 2020. Katie’s love for horses started...

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Carley Scholz
ICU Staff

Carley is an animal science student at Cal Poly with an equine science minor. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in equine rehabilitation and conditioning. She enjoys...

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Katie Millican
Reception

Katie is a graduate student at Cal Poly pursing her Masters degree in Agricultural Education. She has experience in multiple different disciplines but her main interest is three day...

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Cassidy Scatena
ICU Staff

Cassidy Scatena is from Yerington, Nevada where she grew up on a beef cattle ranch. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at Cal Poly...

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Kristen Dell

Kristin is aces at customer service and keeps everything at The Equine Center running smoothly.

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Our services

Ultrasonography

Ultrasound is a specialized imaging technique that uses inaudible sound waves to create an image of soft tissue structures. It is one of our most frequently used non-invasive diagnostic tools.

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Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) has become accepted technology for treating musculoskeletal problems, soft-tissue injuries and bone injuries in horses.

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Nuclear Scintigraphy

Nuclear Scintigraphy, or bone scanning, pinpoints areas of bone and in some cases soft tissue pathology due to injury. It is used, most commonly, in difficult lameness investigations to detect specific regions of the limbs that are resulting in lameness.

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Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet rich plasma or PRP is a regenerative medicine treatment that delivers a high concentrate of platelets in the form of blood plasma to a lesion increasing the amount of growth factors at the site to help in healing. 

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Mesotherapy

Mesotherapy is effective in treating degenerative arthritis in a horse’s back and the cervical vertebrae. It helps by reversing the physiology of these conditions to stop the pain spasm cycle.

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Inertial Motion Detector System

The Lameness Locator enables the veterinarian to objectively measure lameness in horses with non-invasive inertial sensors. The system provides an analysis that indicates whether the horse is lame, the severity of the lameness, the limb or limbs involved, and the part of the motion cycle at which peak pain is occurring.

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IRAP® Therapy

IRAP is a natural treatment that has been developed for the treatment of joint disease in horses.

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In House Laboratory

At The Equine Center two in-house laboratories provide hematology, blood chemistry and microbiological services.

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Hospital Services

Our hospital is prepared and equipped to service any equine medical need. Whether it be emergency, diagnostic, neonatal, preventative, rehabilitative or reproductive care, we are available to meet your horse’s needs.

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Video Endoscopy

The Equine Center has an extensive range of video endoscopes, with sizes suitable for the smallest foal and the largest horse.

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