Twin Spruce Farm is a 33 acre training and boarding facility located in the Hudson Valley just 90 miles from midtown Manhattan. Our 20 stall farm is quietly located in the foothills of the Catskill mountains with breathtaking views of both Mohonk and Shawnagunk mountains. At Twin Spruce Farm, the combination of our best in class instruction along with our state of the art facility offers riders of all abilities and ages an unparalleled experience. Our goal is to provide a friendly and safe environment for our horses and riders. Diane Schoonmaker, a native of the area, runs the lesson program at TSF.
Diane has been recognized by the United States Pony Club as a master instructor and by the American Riding Instructor Association as one of the top 50 riding instructors in the United States. Her focus is on natural horsemanship and helping beginners as well as experienced riders develop a deep understanding of fundamentals for both horse and rider. Schoonmaker and her assistant, Kristen Lamastro are well versed in beginner/ novice English riding instruction as well as ground work with natural horsemanship skills.
The horse facilities are spread out over the property and were designed to ﬁt in with the natural surroundings. A total of 5 buildings comprise 20 stalls and 2 indoor riding arenas. TSF offers all the amenities of a large operation in a private setting. We offer a full range of boarding opportunities. Please contact us for a package that suits your needs.