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 Sapphire Riding Academy is a premier Hunter/Jumper training facility located in Mettawa, Illinois, and offers full service training with an experienced staff and on-site management to oversee all operations. With seasoned trainer Doug Boyd at the helm, Sapphire Riding Academy’s program is creating champions in all divisions from beginner to grand prix levels. Call for your private tour of the beautiful facility and it’s numerous amenities.

We Have A Team of Dedicated Professionals

Doug Boyd

Ashley March

Support Staff

About

Facilities

The facility offers:

 

  • 22 stall heated modern stable
  • heated indoor riding arena
  • large outdoor arena
  • grass field with natural obstacles
  • all-weather and grass paddocks
  • secure tack room
  • viewing lounge

Conveniently located off Interstate 94, just 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and 25 minutes to O’Hare International Airport!

15141 Little Saint Marys Road

Mettawa, 60048

 

Phone: (847) 573-1795

Fax: (847) 573-1794

Showing & Training

Sapphire Riding Academy can meet the needs of all levels of riders, whether your own a horse or lease one of ours, you can be assured both you and your horse will be ready to compete successfully. Our experienced trainers can take you to any ring; hunters, jumpers and equitation, from short stirrup to medal and maclay to the grand prix ring. Juniors, amateurs and pony riders are all welcome at Sapphire Riding Academy.

2017 Show Schedule

May

10-14

17-21

24-28

 

June

7-11

14-18

21-25

 

July

12-16

19-23

26-30

26-30

31-8/1

 

August

2-6

2-6

9-13

9-13

16-20

 

September

6-10

13-17

20-24

 

October

12-21

31-11/5

 

 

 

Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

 

 

Spring Spectacular @ Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

Spring Spectacular @ Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

Spring Spectacular @ Balmoral Park Crete, Illinois

 

 

Showplace Summertime @ Balmoral Park

Showplace Summertime @ Balmoral Park

Kentucky Summer   Lexington, Kentucky,   OR

Equifest I   Wayne, Illinois

Junior Hunter Championships Saugerties, NY

 

 

Kentucky Summer Classic OR

Equifest II   Wayne, lllinois

Equifest III   OR

Balmoral FEI 2 star week

Balmoral FEI 4 star week   Crete, Illinois

 

 

HITS Million/ Devocoux Hunter Finals   Saugerties, NY

IHJA Finals Fall Classic @ Balmoral Park   Crete, Illinois

Kentucky National/ Maclay Regionals   Lexington, Ky

 

 

Pa. National Horse Show Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

National Horse Show/ Maclay Finals   Lexington, Ky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All of our horses are brave at the jumps, simple to prepare for

the shows and all have been there and done that before!

Relax and let our horses show you the way!

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Sapphire Riding Academy

Conveniently located off Interstate 94, just 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and

 25 minutes to O’Hare International Airport!

15141 Little Saint Marys Road

Mettawa, 60048

Phone: (847) 573-1795

Fax: (847) 573-1794

Email : Info@SapphireRiding.com

Doug Boyd, Trainer/Manager

(847) 867-1999

Ashley March, Assistant Trainer

(773) 799-7021

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