Our riding Amenities:

  • 20 x 60m dressage arena with full width mirrors
  • 20 x 60m dressage arena or multipurpose arena lighted with viewing stand
  • 140 x 300ft lighted jumping arena with viewing stand
  • 115 x 250 sand warm up area adjacent to dressage ring
  • 2 Outdoor Wash Stalls for visiting horses
  • 3/8 Mile Conditioning track (On XC Course)

XC Schooling at Portofino

Come school on our amazing Cross Country Course, designed in mind for riders of all levels!  Both horse and rider are sure to have a great experience from Maiden up to Preliminary level! Our course features 2 separate water complexes, a covered bridge, tunnel, multiple ditches, banks and questions of all sizes and levels as well as some smaller features for those trying to expose green horses or riders!   XC Jumps designed and built by Eric Bull of ETB Construction, Schooling Course set by Beth Perkins and Holly Hepp Hudspeth. If you are in need of instruction while you are visiting our facility you can contact us for a lesson with either Aaron Stuckey or Holly Hudspeth who can accommodate your needs.  Please see their bios and accomplishments on the “Trainer Tab”

XC Waiver

Here is what you will need to do to school the XC at Portofino:

  • Call the office to schedule your time 919-359-9090
  • $40 for each horse
  • Negative Coggins
  • Fill out a waiver and XC release form upon arrival or request one via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Have a grounds person (unmounted) with you at all times with a cell phone
  • Must wear ASTM helmet
  • Must wear Protective Riding vest
  • Must wear Medical Armband

Arena Schooling at Portofino

We welcome riders of all levels to school our arenas for whatever the need, from exposing a young horse to new arenas to practicing for an upcoming show.  We do not allow outside schooling while our trainers are conducting lessons so do call ahead!  If you are in need of instruction while you are visiting our facility you can contact us for a lesson with either Aaron Stuckey or Holly Hudspeth who can accommodate your needs.  Please see their bios and accomplishments on the “Trainer Tab”

Here is what you need to school the ARENAS at Portofino:

  • Call the office to schedule your time 919-359-9090
  • $20 for each horse
  • Negative Coggins
  • Fill out a waiver upon arrival or request one via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Fill out an arena rules agreement

2017 Events & Registration Forms

More information will be posted here as available.

NEWS

Successful 2016 Show Season

Successful 2016 Show Season

Congratulations to Aaron Stuckey Hill and her students on a very successful 2016 show season. Read More
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