Park Rules

These rules are in place to protect the rider, horse, and the integrity of the facilities. Any violation of MEA rules/policies may result in the revocation of membership and/or removal from the property.

General Rules

  • Smoking is limited to outside the front gate only. No smoking in the arenas. Please use appropriate containers for butt disposal.
  • The speed limit is 5 mph.
  • No horses or motor vehicles, except the MEA tractor, are allowed inside the tack barns.
  • Horses will be ridden at a walk in the paddock and stall areas.
  • Driving in and around the stall areas is prohibited, except when unloading feed, supplies or equipment.
  • No horseplay or other actions that are disruptive or offensive to others are allowed.
  • Close and secure the main gate upon entry and exit at dusk.
  • The sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages is limited to outside the front gate and only at club sponsored social activities involving club members and their guests.
  • Helmets are recommended for all riders at all times. Adults who choose not to wear a helmet do so at their own risk.
  • All children under 18 must wear a hard hat when riding.
  • All riders, adults and children, must wear a hard hat while jumping.


  • Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and not be left on the stable grounds without supervision.
  • Children under 10 years of age must be actively supervised, within eyesight, by an adult or babysitter at all times. Baby-sitter must be 13 years or older.
  • Children under 10 years of age can not be left unattended while the adult or baby-sitter rides in the arenas.
  • Children under 18 will jump only when directly supervised by their parent or guardian in the arena or when participating in a lesson.


  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times in hand or tied to fixed object or post. They must be well behaved and not left unattended or allowed to bark excessively.
  • Dogs are not permitted in or around arena.
  • All dog owners will pick up after their dog.


  • All arenas will be shared by all users.
  • Lunging is permitted if other riders do not object.
  • Pass left shoulder to left shoulder.
  • When sharing the arena, do not block rail for other riders.
  • No unsafe galloping or other actions that could disturb or endanger others are allowed.
  • Close arena gates on entry and exit.
  • Use common terms such as "heads up" or "hold hard" when passing, jumping or when an emergency situation occurs. (
  • In large arena, jumps must be placed past the gate (only in the right 2/3 of the arena) in order to keep an area free for flatwork.
  • Jumps may be placed on rail temporarily; jumps on rail must be removed at end of ride.



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Download MEA Event Agreement

Download Release and Liability (coming soon)


Open House 2011


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