American Canyon Training Center is a complete boarding and training facility in southern Napa County, just one mile off Interstate 80.  Work with trainers to reach a higher level of practice, instruction and competition in various disciplines or enjoy your horse following your own program, be it competition, recreation, rehabilitation or retirement. ACTC provides boarding, care and development opportunities for a diverse community of horses and their people, ranging from those starting under or in the saddle through recreational, competive and rehabilitating teams to retired horses and riders. 

Easily accessed from San Francisco and the I-80/680 corridor, we are 30 minutes from Walnut Creek and even less from the Bay Bridge, Vacaville or Napa. See Location / Directions

 Board is $650 monthly, including trailer parking. Each stall has a paddock. Contact Marie for availability.

 We are pleased to announce that Awakening Sporthorses will be moving to ACTC on April 21-22.

Awakening Sporthorses specializes in hunters, equitation, ponies and sales. Under the guidance of professional Ilana Halpern, Awakening serves the determined competitor while providing fully customized services for an intimate group of horses and riders. Awakening currently welcomes additional full training horses and clients.Please contact Ilana directly for more information: (916)751-9600 or

MQ Training is already here, offering Western equitation and competition in multiple disciplines, including Western dressage, trail and ranch work.  Contact Michelle Quirico directly to schedule a class or for more information at (707) 246-4985 and check out MQTraining on Facebook and at



Your horse will thrive in one of our 70 large stalls, which each include some outside space for the horse (an attached paddock or run), our two outdoor arenas, a large, well lit indoor arena with mirrors, a 1/3 mile oval track, a 65’ roundpen, an Equiciser, trail obstacles, turnouts and other areas open to the horses.  See Our Facility.  Owner/managers Marie Roehm and Bill Erkelens live on site.  See Personnel.  We are open every day from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Board includes 3-4 times a day feeding of grass and/or alfalfa hay and daily stall cleaning, plus trailer parking and general supervision.  See Boarding Services and Rates.  Blanketing, turnout, Equiciser sessions, rehabilitation, vacation care, retirement packages, handwalking, mixing supplements and other services are available.  See Other Services and Charges

Lessons, training and other learning experiences are available, but not required of our boarders. See Trainers, Instructors and Clinics; You may work with your choice of horse care practitioners, including a variety of veterinarians, farriers, body workers and others. See Veterinarians, Farriers and Other Professionals.  Our boarders practice different disciplines, including dressage, jumping, Western dressage, trail trials, horsemanship and retirement.  Some compete, many do not. We are a diverse group of individuals. Our community includes MQ Training (Western dressage, pleasure, trail, penning and gymkhana), Awakening Sporthorses and Inspiritus Equine.


Nanette and Abby bring home prizes thanks to Michelle


2130 American Canyon Road

American Canyon CA 94503