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Karen Stives '68 Equestrian Center

Whether riding is the center of your life or a sport you've always wanted to pursue, at Dana Hall you can take the reins.
Since the 1930s, Dana Hall has offered a comprehensive hunt-seat equitation program that focuses on equitation, hunters and jumpers. Located on campus, the Karen Stives '68 Equestrian Center offers complete stable facilities and lessons ranging from beginner to advanced with instruction to suit every level of rider. We emphasize confidence, safety, and control at every level.

KSEC History

Dana Hall has a storied history of offering equestrian programs and preparing students for their future equestrian careers.

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KSEC Programs

Dana Hall offers a range of lessons, two competitive teams, an internship program, and many opportunities to compete at shows.

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KSEC Facilities

With complete stable facilities and exceptional equine staff, KSEC offers students the option to ride a school horse or board a horse.

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KSEC Instructors

Dana Hall's five full-time instructors teach 150-200 lessons per week, and they coach riders at competitions.

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stalls in the barn

for 19 school horses and students who choose to board their horse


internship program

for students to gain hands-on horse management training and skills 



dedicated to supporting students in reaching their goals



including IEA and AEL, and intramural polo club

Equestrian News

Spotlight On: BINA Farm

Dana Hall students have the opportunity to volunteer their time with BINA Farm's therapeutic riding program's satellite location right here at KSEC.

Our collaboration with the BINA Farm therapeutic riding program allows students to give back to their community in a meaningful way by sharing their passion for horses with budding riders with special needs.

KSEC Contact

Karen Stives '68 Equestrian Center
160 Grove St. Rear
Wellesley, MA 02482

Phone: 781-237-0728

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