Open Schooling

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center offers Open Schooling Dates in which the general public is welcome to bring their horses and ride in the Indoor & Covered Arenas. Open schooling is offered from 10:00am-8:00pm. Horses must be registered by 7:30pm, as doors close promptly at 8:00pm. All riders must check-in (PRIOR TO MOUNTING) and provide a negative coggins for each horse. The cost is $10 per horse.

The 2024 Open Schooling Dates:

  • April 10th
  • May 15th
  • July 10th
  • August 14th
  • September 11th
  • November 6th

**For your safety and the safety of others, we retain the right to limit the number of riders in the arena at one time.**

Due to the nature of our business, scheduling conflicts do occur; although we will make every effort to not change dates. Please contact us or check the Calendar of Events on the Website or Social Media prior to arrival for any schedule changes, as they will be posted no later than 5:00 PM the day prior to the event.

Please email or call 904-255-4226 with any questions or for any additional information.

Open Schooling Registration Form

Fields marked with an * are required

Horse Name *
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Phone *
Street Address 1 *
Street Address 2
City *
State *
Zip/Postal Code
Country *
Date of schooling *
Special Instructions/Comments
Date Submitted *

Hold and Harmless Agreement

The undersigned participant, and his/her parent or legal guardian, if the participant is under the age of 18 years, does/do hereby execute this release, waiver and indemnification for himself, herself/themselves and his/her/their heirs, successors, representatives and assigns, acknowledges the inherent risk involved in riding or working around horses, which risks include bodily injury from using, riding or being in close proximity to horses among other risks, and further that both horse and rider can be injured in normal use, competition or schooling.

In consideration for the privilege of riding and working around horses at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, the undersigned does hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify, and further release Jacksonville Equestrian Center, NFES and the City of Jacksonville, from any and all liability, loss, damage, costs, claims and/or causes of action including, but not limited to all bodily injury and property damage arising out of participation in the activity. It being specifically understood that said activity includes the handling of equines by the undersigned participant. This also includes any accident, damage, injury or illness to undersigned or any horse owned by such or to any family member, spectator accompanying the undersigned on the premises of the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.

I fully understand that horseback riding is a dangerous activity. Under Florida Law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for any injury to, or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of such activities. I wish to participate in these activities knowing that they are dangerous.

In exchange for being able to participate in these activities, for myself, my heirs, successors, representatives, assigns and legal representative. I release and agree not to make or bring any claim of any kind against the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, NFES or the City of Jacksonville or its officers, directors, members, employees or guests for any damage to me or my property whether from anyone’s negligence or not, or any other cause, arising out of my participation in equine activities. If anyone makes claims because of any injury to me (including death), or for any damage to my property, I will keep all those released by this agreement free of any damages or costs due to those claims. Furthermore, my signature hereby indicates my agreement to obey all rules set forth by the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.