Drama-free horse boarding
Drama-free horse boarding. Because it’s about you & your horse.
Now accepting boarders at our 250 acre facility
Are snooty show barns not your thing?
Ours neither! Most boarding barns can be pretty intimidating for a first time horse owner or casual rider. They focus their attention on competitions and shows, ribbons and titles; yet often borders find themselves tiring of the same old arena and absence of trails
If you are you looking for a place to just enjoy being with your horse without the stress of trailering or feeling like every ride is being judged, then we are your people!
We take pride in knowing that horse owners come from afar to enjoy our facilities. Our well equipped ranch provides them with the perfect escape from their routine life while offering everything you would expect from a top-notch boarding facility!
250 acres to roam
Our shady wooded trails account for over half of the property. Relax and enjoy time with your horse on our sprawling pastures and six miles trails, featuring two scenic ponds and a creek crossing. Plus, a lit arena, dedicated tack room and on-site dining
Care for you & your horse
Whether you have owned a string of horses over the years or are a first time owner, we have your back. Our knowledgeable staff don’t just care for your horse but can provide non-judgemental advice & support along the way.
Finding the right fit for you and your horse is important
Our multi-generational family run business have decades of experience in all aspects of horse care, breeding and showing. So you needn’t worry about a thing.
Board & Train
How it Works
1. Schedule a tour
Our barn manager would be delighted to show you around the property and answer your questions!
2. Make it Official
Our barn managers will help you prepare for the arrival of your horse at our barn including boarding agreements, required vaccines etc.
3. Enjoy our home
As soon as your horse arrives at their new home you can start to explore all that Southern Cross has to offer!
First time horse owners
For the inexperienced, horse ownership can be daunting. There’s so many things to learn and a myriad of things that could go wrong without the right knowledge. At Southern Cross, we pride ourselves in being particularly welcoming to new horse owners. From veterinary care, vaccines and farriers to selecting the right tack, trainer or supplements – we can provide you with a safe, nurturing environment and the guidance you will need to learn and grow to become a confident, knowledgeable horse owner.
For those that want to enjoy riding alongside friends or family from time to time, without the need for another horse, our trail rides are offered twice daily, year around.
Boarding & Training FAQs
Borders are more than welcome to come to visit their horses anytime. The barn is staffed from 9 am to 5:30 pm daily. The barn manager does live on-site if you need any help after hours.
Yes. If you have your own horse for your friend, they may join you anytime. If you would like to use one of the ranch horses you will need to make a reservation.
The stable area is open daily from 9 am to 5:30 pm. If you’d like to speak with a manager an appointment can be made by calling the front office at 706 342 8027.