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Come Ride With Us

We offer locals and weekenders alike a variety of horseback riding opportunities including trail rides, individual and group riding lessons, and hunter/jumper/event training on some of the finest horses in Dutchess County,

What’s Happening at Netherwood Acres

One Horse & Rider, Two Perspectives
Experience competing at the Millbrook Horse Trials, first, from the perspective of Netherwood rider Amy as she and her horse Derby Day attack the...

Posted on 8/26/2014

Rombout Hunt Update & Trail Clearing August 9th
From Doug Nieters and Suzie Cannavino, Joint Masters of Rombout Hunt: Our first outing of the season was wonderful! Except for a slight sprinkle,...

Posted on 8/8/2014

Monique & Fergus Himself and Olivia & Big Bad Ed Were Awesome at Fitch’s Corners!
Trainer Kristen Smith was all smiles after two of her top horse-and-rider combinations had a phenomenal showing at Fitch’s Corner. Here are (left to right) Olivia...

Posted on 7/27/2014

Netherwood Horses and Riders Excel At Riga Meadows Horse Trials & CS&W
It was the three musketeers at Riga Meadows Horse Trials in Salisbury, CT on July 13th! Big, Bad Ed and owner Olivia Raine took 2nd with...

Posted on 7/18/2014

Beat the winter blahs next year with a once-in-a-lifetime riding vacation to Aiken!
Now that winter is finally over, it’s time to think Aiken! Next winter, February 21-March 1, 2015, Kristen Smith, head trainer at Netherwood Acres,...

Posted on 6/19/2014

Mark Thompson’s 2-Day Clinic Was Phenomenal
Netherwood Acres again hosted the multi-titled national show jumping champion Mark Thompson from Aiken, SC for a 2-day clinic, May 31st & June 1st. On...

Posted on 6/19/2014

Bob Smith, Owner/Founder of Netherwood Acres, Attends His 68th Opening Meet
68! That’s how many years Bob Smith has been hunting with the Millbrook and Rombout Hunts in Dutchess County. Bob established Netherwood Acres in Hyde Park...

Posted on 10/8/2013

Our Horses On Their Days Off
Ever wondered what Netherwood horses do to relax? Check out these photos!    

Posted on 6/7/2013

Netherwood Cross Country Course: Outstanding Training Opportunity
There is no better place for you and your horse to improve your skills and tune up for the summer eventing season than on...

Posted on 6/4/2013

Board your horse at Netherwood Acres
Amidst rolling green pastures surrounded by a 20 acre lake, we offer an idyllic facility to care for your horse.  We provide professional training...

Posted on 11/7/2012

Our Horses

We have horses for sale, to lease and to ride. Our outstanding selection of horses from across the US, Canada and Ireland are custom-selected to match riders of any level of ability, beginner to experienced.

Photo Gallery

Browse photos of our lessons, competitions, trail rides, hunter paces, fox hunts and beautiful Hyde Park surroundings.