Wildflower Farm - Offering equestrian training and boarding in North County, San Diego

Including expertise in multiple disciplines of show hunter, jumper, dressage, equitation and pony jumpers

We welcome you to experience Wildflower Farm, a privately-owned boarding and training facility known as the “hidden gem” within the beautiful town of Encinitas.

Under the new ownership of Alan D. Smith, Wildflower continues to flourish with top notch trainers and a world class facility including two competition level training arenas with all weather footing. Wildflower Farm is a pristine property set amongst serene landscaping and miles of riding trails throughout Rancho Santa Fe and Olivenhain.     

With our extraordinary team of top equestrian trainers, you’re sure to find the right fit for yourself at Wildflower. We invite you to our trainer page for an introduction to these talents.

We look forward to welcoming you to the farm!

Facility Highlights

We love our home away from home at Wildflower Farm!  It’s a privilege to be surrounded with these incredible animals and gorgeous scenery all year-round.  Positive energy and attitude is a priority amongst our staff while meeting the equestrian training and boarding needs of our valued clients.
  • 12×12 Box Stalls with in/outs available
  • 12×24 Outdoor Pipe Stalls
  • 2 Competition scale training arenas
  • World Class DDG Footing
  • 2 Round Pens / Lunging Arena
  • 5 Horse Hot Walker with rubber pavers
  • On-site staff 24/7
  • 4 Open Pastures
  • 17 Cross Ties
  • 3 Washing Stations
  • Daily stall cleaning
  • Premium bedding
  • Feed 3x per day
  • On-site Washer/Dryer
  • Miles of beautiful trails

Equestrian Training

Wildflower Farm is fortunate to have such high caliber, professional equestrian trainers to include Show Hunter, Jumper, Equitation & Dressage disciplines.
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Guenter Siedel Dressage Guenter Siedel Dresage

Guenter Seidel, a German native, was born in Fischen im Allgäu, Bayern, Germany and moved to the U.S. in 1985. Guenter is a three time Olympian as well as many others accomplishments. Seidel is very active in the dressage community, training and giving clinics across the country. He also serves on the USEF Dressage Eligible Athlete Committee.

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Houndstooth Scott Taylor

With its opening in May 2019, Houndstooth is quickly becoming San Diego’s premier training stable for competitive riders at all levels. Houndstooth’s owner and head trainer, Scott Taylor, provides individualized training programs with classical basics, attention to detail, and an emphasis on helping each student achieve their individual goals.

Michelle Reilly - Wlldflower Farm Dressage Trainer
Michelle Reilly

Michelle began riding in Scottsdale, Arizona as a hunter/jumper.  Riding from the age of 13, she began specializing in dressage at 20.  With over seventeen years experience Michelle has brought along several horses from young to Grand Prix.  She has earned her USDF bronze, silver and gold medals and is an FEI ranked rider.

Opus Equinus Farms - Equestrian Training San Diego
Opus Equinus Farms Jill Painter Richardson

Top quality Hunter, Jumper and Equitation training for both horse and rider.
Import, Sales & Leasing of show jumping horses. A premium show barn lead by veteran equestrian trainer, Jill Richardson, our philosophy is quality over quantity.

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Gregoire Solente Stables Gregoire Solente

Gregoire Solente Stables is a Hunter/Jumper training program dedicated for riders who wish to compete at the county show circuit, “A” show rated, or simply to ride in a fun and professional atmosphere.

The program is offered to riders that have their own horse or lease. We are focused on and designed to meet both the horse and rider’s individual needs.

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Coastline Training Wendy Lee Thompson

Wendy has been training horses for the past 26 years and has competed, coached and trained horses and riders all over the United States and Europe. She has recently returned from the 2014 Global Champions Tour in Europe including Chantilly, London,Valkenswaard and the Stephex Masters in Belgium.

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Touchstone Stables

Touchstone Stables is a full service program that provides excellent care and quality training. We specialize in hunters, jumpers of all levels. Our main focus is to develop the relationship between horse and rider in order to reach our goals. Trainer Rose Carver is also available for catch rides.

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Sarah Christy

Sarah Christy is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist. She moved from Texas to California in 2008 where she started training with Guenter Seidel. Over the past 11 years she has had the opportunity to work and ride with him daily. Sarah has competed a variety of horses from 1st level through Grand Prix.

Wildflower Farm Updates

Everyday at Wildflower Farm is one worth sharing. Take a look at some of the highlights from the past few weeks.

Ashley and Lulu fearlessly charging our spooky bale jump.

The Dressage queens (Anna Manhard and Anna Buffini) owning it at the USA 2019 U25 Grand Prix.

It’s not a party until the overcompetitive beach volley starts! Summer 2019

Wildflower Farm hosted Romfh Equestrian Apparel by being the perfect spot for their 2019 look book.

Congratulations Stella on your new pony! Stella is trained by Rose Carver.

Wendy Lee Thompson on WT Channing owned by Mary Ann Allgire.

Wildflower Farm wants to make sure clients are able to work their horses without interruptions from the weather! Wildflower Farm covers the large jumping arena to insure riding after the storm.

Thank you to all who attended the Wildflower Farm holiday party. Thank you Passion Equine Tack for doing the embroidery.

Get In Touch!

Address

3211 Wildflower Valley Dr
Encinitas CA 92024

Email

info@wildflowerfarmsd.com