Our Facilities

    • Chatham Hall owns 35 to 40 school horses of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds that  are available to our riders within the lesson program. Our school horses are donated  from a variety of professionals. They are all schooled in the forward system of riding  and range in ability from the beginner school string to advanced-level show horses. In  addition, horses are available for lease to students.
      School Horses

      Chatham Hall owns 35 to 40 school horses of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds that are available to our riders within the lesson program. Our school horses are donated from a variety of professionals. They are all schooled in the forward system of riding and range in ability from the beginner school string to advanced-level show horses. In addition, horses are available for lease to students.

    • The Mars Riding Arena is the centerpiece of Chatham Hall
      Mars Arena

      The Mars Riding Arena is the centerpiece of Chatham Hall's extensive equestrian facilities. Measuring 125 by 250 feet in size, the Mars Riding Arena allows for year-long riding, regardless of weather conditions. Its facilities include eight indoor stalls, offices, two wash bays and a common room for riders. The arena was opened in 1998 and is named for the Mars family, whose daughter is an alumna.

    • Students are welcome to bring their own horse after conversation with the Director of  Riding. Boarding is only offered to the Chatham Hall community to ensure focus on our  riders. Questions about boarding should be directed to the Stable Manager.
      Boarding

      Students are welcome to bring their own horse after conversation with the Director of Riding. Boarding is only offered to the Chatham Hall community to ensure focus on our riders. Questions about boarding should be directed to the Stable Manager.

    • The permanent hunter trial field sits just below the soccer field and is used by the riding  department for a variety of lessons.
      Hunter Trial Field

      The permanent hunter trial field sits just below the soccer field and is used by the riding department for a variety of lessons.

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.  
800 Chatham Hall Circle | Chatham, VA 24531 | 434.432.2941 | admission@chathamhall.org