Welcome to Elvenstar

An equestrian facility helping beginners learn to ride and seasoned equestrians improve their skill. 

Upcoming Events:

IEA Shows Hosted by Elvenstar

  • Sunday November 13
  • Sunday December 11
  • Sunday February 26 – Regional Finals for Zone 10 Region 1


Winter Camp 2022 Enrollment is now open

Summer Camp Enrollment will open January 2023




Returning clients can schedule their group lessons online. Please contact the Riding Academy office at 805 529 2800 if you have any questions, are new to Elvenstar, or would like to schedule a private lesson. 

Policy changes: All Academy riders must provide their own ASTM/SEI certified Equestrian Riding Helmet and Safety Vest, as well as spurs and crop. A very limited number of vests and helmets will be available to rent.  Per item, per lesson use charge will be $10. We understand supply chain issues and shipping delays have impacted availability – usage fees will be waived if proof of purchase is provided. 

Learn to ride

Elvenstar is a place for you to learn to ride. Whether you are a new rider, planning your kids pony birthday party, or want to discover the world of equestrian sports, we are the place for you. We offer various Lesson Programs and Specialty Programs unique to Elvenstar and designed for riders of all levels. 

Show Training

Our program allows students at all levels the ability to grow and develop their individual equestrian excellence. Our challenging curriculum combined with equine education directly promotes and develops individual excellence as an equestrian, ultimately creating a skilled rider in any arena – hunter, jumper and equitation.

Our Philosophy

Good horsemanship requires compassion, respect, patience, a sense of responsibility, a desire to learn and a positive attitude – attributes which are important in any walk of life.

About Us

Elvenstar is nestled on twenty four acres in Ventura County’s Tierra Rejada Valley greenbelt. Located between the communities of Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, and Simi Valley. Just minutes from either the 101 or 118 freeways. Our serene property is home to the renown Elvenstar Riding Academy and Show stables. Featuring many boarding options and world class training facilities. Our excellent location, superb facilities, and variety of programs make Elvenstar a unique and special place.


Recent Elvenstar Champions

Paige Walkenbach 2021 PCHA 14 and under Champion
Paige Walkenbach 2021 PCHA 14 and under Champion
Alissa Brandt 2021 WCE Champion
Alissa Brandt 2021 WCE Champion
Elizabeth Grey 2021 USHJA Jumping Seat West Champion
Lanie Walkenbach Champion 2020 Foxfield Adult Final
Lanie Walkenbach Champion 2020 Foxfield Adult Final