Welcome to Elvenstar

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

Upcoming Events:

Summer Camp 2024

  • All sessions at Moorpark and Orange County are FULL

Check out the recent Plaidcast by The Plaid Horse featuring our very own Jim Hagman!


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, 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

Sofia Brocca 3rd place 2022 USHJA Hunter Seat Mdals Finals West
Paige Walkenbach Champion 2022 USHJA Jumping Seat Finals West
Nicole McMillion 3rd place 2022 USEF Talent Search West
Lily Grosz champion and Bella Liu reserve champion 2022 LAHJA Gold Medal Final
LAHJA 2022 year end winners
Adriana Villegas and Hamira winners at 2022 USHJA Championship Show Las Vegas
Abby Steller and Summerhouse Farm's Gavroche reserve champion AO hunters 2022 USHJA Championship show Las Vegas
Paige Walkenbach 2021 PCHA 14 and under Champion
Paige Walkenbach 2021 PCHA 14 and under Champion