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Welcome to Black Bay Equestrian

Chris riding horse Val at Pebble Beach Equestrian Specializing in Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation, Black Bay Equestrian was created by trainer Chris DeVere who combines over 20 years of equestrian and show experience and a lifelong passion for horses with the goal of assisting riders of all levels to achieve their goals with a foundation of good horsemanship.

Located at Opportunity Acres in Shingle Springs, Black Bay Equestrian offers a full range of Jumper and Equitation training programs for those looking to compete in local SAHJA shows, B and A rated shows. We also offer professional training and work with young sport horses. All levels of horses and riders are welcome in our programs.

Whether you are new to the Hunter/Jumper discipline or are a seasoned competitor, Black Bay Equestrian can help tailor a program to suit you and your equine partner. Lessons are personalized to each rider’s individual goals with a focus on safety and success for both horse and rider. Group and private lessons are available depending on your needs and schedule. All services are also available to clients on a trailer-in basis.

Horses and riders will benefit from learning in a comfortable and relaxed full care environment that features riding trails, large turnouts, and many other amenities. Our large arenas and custom built covered round pen allow for year round lessons and the ability to keep your horses schooled and conditioned during the off season.

Trainer Chris DeVere and Odin at Indio

Black Bay Equestrian offers:

Training Program

Our training program is one that that promotes happy, healthy and safe horses that enjoy their work, and encourages good communication between horse and rider. Black Bay Equestrian offers full and partial training options that can be individually tailored to you and your horse. Schedules are always flexible to suit the needs of our clients. In addition to Group lessons, Private and Semi-Private instruction is also available.

Please see our Training page for more information, or contact us to make an appointment to see the facility.

Horses for Sale & Lease

Horses For Sale
Black Bay Equestrian often has horses listed for sale, and if you don't see a horse for sale here that meets your requirements, please contact us as we may know of a suitable horse elsewhere, or can aquire one for you. Please see our Horses For Sale.

Horses For Lease
Leasing a horse is a great option for those moving up from a lesson horse, or wish to show, without all the expense of owning a horse. Please see our Horses For Lease or contact us find out more about the details of a partial or full lease.