Athletics & Riding
Riding Program
Boarding & Donations

Boarding Your Horse

The main function of Chatham Hall's Riding Program is to serve the students in the school by providing an active teaching program with varied riding activities that offer learning experiences and good sportsmanship. The boarding of private horses is a smaller part of the whole program.
The Riding Program at Chatham Hall gives students the opportunity to have privately owned horses at the school under the following conditions:

The horse must be suitable for both the rider’s ability and the Chatham Hall Riding Program. Most of the riding at Chatham Hall requires a horse schooled to go safely, cooperatively, and obediently in a group lesson/class setting. Most riders should have experienced and schooled horses that allow them to improve their riding through instruction, as well as to gain educational and enjoyable experiences in one or more areas (i.e. showing, field riding competitions, trail riding, etc.)

The horse must be mentally and physically sound in order to participate in the Riding Program. Unsound, nervous, mentally upset, soured, rank and or horses that do not contain proper focus for the Riding Program are generally unacceptable. Any horse that needs medication to appear sound for regular work is also not acceptable. 
An all girls boarding and day school in Southern Virginia, Chatham Hall prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our innovative academic program offers Advanced Placement courses, global study and travel, as well as project based learning. Our athletic teams regularly compete at the State level and our exceptional riding program is nationally recognized. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.  
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