Old Dalton Farm is a full service equestrian facility offering various levels of lessons, boarding, and leasing.

Our goal is to offer our clients a tailored experience based on their wants, needs and goals. We encourage you to contact us to discuss your goals and help us develop a riding program to best suit you or your horse.

For details on our individual services, please select from the links below:


At Old Dalton Farm, we customize every rider's program to maximize their skills and riding goals. We have a wide range of quality horses that accommodate varying levels and disciplines including hunt seat equitation, and jumping. We also provide our students with the basic knowledge horse care and stable responsibilities.

If you are new to the area, or new to the sport of riding, Old Dalton Farm would like you to experience the enjoyment of riding a quality horse at a quality facility.

There are several weekly adult and children's groups already established that may suit your needs. Please contact us to learn more.


Mini-lesson 4-7yrs of age


Private lesson ½ hour


Private lesson 1 hour


Semi-Private 2 riders 45 min


Group lesson 3-5 riders 1 hour



Our barn is equipped with matted 15x15 stalls, and matted 12x12 stalls with sliding doors, large grooming area, a large tack room for boarders, 2 wash stalls, an adequate indoor arena with sand footing, heated lounge with direct TV for viewing, a newly footed outdoor arena with full set of jumps, and plenty of grass turn-out.

Our packages range from base level of service, to a full-service package, which includes amenities such as:

  • Lessons

  • Training of your horse

  • Grooming

  • Tacking & untacking

  • Daily administration of supplements or medications as needed

  • Clipping

  • Blanketing

  • Daily turn-out


Basic Full Board


Full Board plus Grooming


Training Board



For those horse enthusiasts that are not yet ready to purchase, but are seeking the experience of ownership, Old Dalton Farm offers ponies and horses for quarter, half and full leases.

For more information on a list of ponies and horses available, please contact us.


¼ lease: 1 ride per week in addition to weekly lesson.


½ lease: 3 rides per week, one ride must be lesson.

$450.00 plus ½ farrier bill

Full lease

$900.00 plus all vet and farrier bills

*Cost of lessons are not included
*All those leasing must be in lesson program


Old Dalton Farm competes at all levels from local shows in Dutchess County, to AA level shows around the tri-state area. Costs per show vary by show, please contact us for more information.

Old Dalton Farm includes, but is not limited to the following show destinations:

  • Old Salem Farm

  • Gardnertown Farm

  • Zephyr Farm

  • Chase Meadows


  • Garden Sate Horse Show

  • Skidmore Classic II

  • Vermont Summer Festival

  • HITS Saugerties

  • Sussex County Fair and Horse Show 


STUDENT/CLIENT AND SCHOOL BARN LESSON POLICY Our Lesson hours are Tuesday-Friday 9am-7pm and Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm.
  • Riders should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the lesson. Student should check in with Kristin to determine what horse they are riding and prepare all tack needed.

  • Payment should be made at the end of each lesson, unless pre-payment has been arranged.

  • Students should bring their horses to the ring no more than five minutes before the lesson time. Riders who are able should mount at the time their lesson is scheduled to begin, otherwise this groundwork will be implemented into the student’s lesson until he/she is capable of doing this themselves. Lesson time also includes any tack changes and warm-up and cool-down of horse.

  • Attire: Approved Riding helmet with chin strap, hard-soled shoe with a heel, preferably paddock boots, long pants (i.e. jeans), form fitting tops (nothing baggy or loose, all tops tucked in), all hair should be pulled back in a tie or tucked under your helmet.

  • In the event that the student is late we will attempt to compensate them for the lost time ONLY if both the instructor and horse's schedule allow. If a student is 15 minutes late he/she will not be offered the remainder of the lesson.

  • There is a 24-hour cancellation policy.

Our Location

Old Dalton farm

32 Fordington Dr,

Poughquag, NY 12570

Phone. 845-226-1160


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