Blue Oxer is a full-service, year-round equestrian facility located in beautiful Leelanau County, close to Traverse City, Michigan.
We specialize in English horseback riding lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders of all ages. We also offer quality boarding, training and sales. Whichever your case, Blue Oxer can help horse and rider develop the best in equestrian skills on the flat and over fences.
Our riders compete successfully in horse shows across Michigan, including nationally recognized A-rated Horse Shows By the Bay.
In addition to providing professional horseback riding lessons on our school horses or on your horse, we teach our riders proper care, feeding, grooming and tack maintenance. Our individualized program offers a highly detailed and family oriented approach. Our goal is to develop competent, safe riding and horse management skills.
Blue Oxer is owned and operated by Emily K. Brinkman, BSE. Emily is a Certified Level II A.R.I.A Hunter/Jumper Instructor and a Certified USHJA Trainer. She and her staff together have decades of professional horsemanship experience and are ready to help you build your skills.
Thank you for visiting Blue Oxer Equestrian Services! We look forward to working with you!
Call today to schedule a tour of our beautiful facility!
Emily K. Brinkman
2016 Blue Oxer Winter Schooling Horse Show
Saturday, March 19th
save the date, please call for class list!
NEW Ladies Night! 2016
April & May
For those horse show moms or adult women yearning to acquire knowledge about our equine partners.
Come learn more about horses, from the ground up in a grooming session with friends. Enjoy an evening of instruction, wine and appetizers.
$20 covers instruction and learning material. Bring your favorite food to share, and spirits.
Summer Kid's Days 2016!
Inquire about dates
A full day of horse instruction, riding, grooming, games, lunch and learning. Ages 6 to 12.
Train and/or Board with a Certified Level II A.R.I.A Hunter/Jumper Instructor & USHJA Trainer. Call 231.649.1527 for more details!