Equestrian Center

Equestrain Center Manager: Butch Bolterman (661-529-8305)

Location:  26800 Bear Valley Road
Office Phone: 661-821-3960

                                    Main Barn & Arena                                                                             Main Arena

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                                       Covered Arena                                                                                 Camp Ground

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Bear Valley Springs is an equine enthusiast’s dream boasting an equestrian center and trail system.  The Equestrian Center offers full service boarding for its members, a Mare Motel for temporary boarding for members and their guests and a campground with restroom / shower facilities and corrals.  There are six arenas available covering many riding disciplines such as dressage, driving, cattle events and jumping.  There is one covered arena and a large multi-purpose ring that can facilitate disciplines such as gymkhanas’ and reining.  The jewel of Bear Valley Springs is the 50 mile trail system which has trails varying in difficulty from flat meadows to high mountain terrain.  Many events are held at the Equestrian Center from May 1 through October 31.  Check with the local equestrian clubs for their schedules.  Also, at the bottom of this page you will find  addtional downloadable, printable documents and information.


Office hours are from 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM.  Use of facilities is from dawn to dusk.


  • Several Arenas & Round Pens
  • Huge Covered Arena
  • Turn-out Pastures (restrictions apply)
  • Show Grounds
  • Long and Short Term Boarding
  • Turnout Service
  • Blanketing Service
  • Camping
  • Club House Rental

Trail Conditions:  Click Here
PLEASE NOTE:  If you encounter any hazards on our trails, please report it to Butch Bolterman, Equestrian Center Manager, by email, butchb@bvsa.org or call the Equestrian Center at 821-3960.  Please do not contact the trail crew members directly. Butch will see that the proper action is taken as well as update this site with the pertinent information regarding the current condition of the trail.


Greenhorns:  Provides an environment for horse and rider to learn cattle handling skills that are used in working cattle operations throughout the west. The club is not designed to hold timed events or function as a practice for single events.  It is an opportunity for horse and rider to learn, work on and improve individual fundamental skills on scheduled training days. The club is open to any BVSA member in good standing and BVS renters with amenity privileges.  Contact Don McLaughlin @ 909-801-9631

Buckaroos:  Promotes safe, fun, western cowboy activities for kids and adults alike.   All levels of riders welcome.  Contact George McMackin @ 8211-1116, Cathy or Pat Bradshaw @ 821-6615 or Matt Bryant @ 821-1665

Horseman’s Association:  We promote equestrian related activities and facilities and support the acquisition and preservation of riding and hiking trails in Bear Valley Springs. We have weekly and monthly organized rides, and annually have horse shows, a Play Day Challenge and a Horseman’s Extreme Challenge. Membership is $25.00 annually. Horse ownership is not required; come and meet some friendly horse people. For more information contact acting President Peggy Bergman-Smith 661-331-4995 or bvsrider@sbcglobal.net

Pony Club:  Bear Valley Springs Pony Club (BVSPC) is part of The United States Pony Club, an international organization, which promotes the development of the young English rider (to age 25) in team work, horse care, show jumping, cross country, and riding on the flat/dressage while teaching responsibility, leadership, and self confidence.  Contact Debbie Swarens @ 821-0968

Carraige Driving Society:  We promote safe driving, drive and ride outings and good horsemanship. Contact Sally Barton @ sbarton1940@att.net

Dressage Club:  Active in many equestrian dressage activities in the local area.  Contact Lois Quinn @ 821-6323



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An Equestrian Welcome download/view
Equestrian Center Special Use Request/Agreement download/view
Equestrian Center Special Use Request/Agreement download/view
Equestrian Center Lounge Guidelines & Rules download/view
Service Provider Application download/view
Application to Provide a Service at the Equestrian Center
Equestrian Center Rules & Policies download/view
Equestrian Center Additional Rules and Policies download/view
Guest Check In Rules & Procdures download/view
Inportant information everyone needs to know about guests coming into the Equestrian Center!
Equestrian Center Annual Liability Release Form download/view
Attention Equestrians: Individual liability release forms must be filed with the Equestrian Center on an annual basis. Equestrian clubs are responsible to see that all of their club members have a release form on file.
Equestrian Center Mare Motel Policy and Agreement download/view
Equestrian Center Campground Reservation Form download/view
Equestrian Center Campground Map download/view
Equine Vaccinations Required for Campground download/view
Bear Valley Springs Riding & Hiking Trail Map download/view
Equestrian Trail Map of BVS download/view
Bear Valley Springs Equine Emergency Plan download/view

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