We have moved! Come see us at our brand new Morton constructed barn located on 22 beautiful rolling acres in Mills River, NC. Conveniently located near Tryon International Equestrian Center, Asheville Regional Airport, and downtown Asheville.

About Us

Annabel Benito Margolin - Owner/Manager/Trainer

Annabel graduated cum laude from Centenary College with a bachelor's degree in Equine Science with a concentration in teaching and has extensive experience in equine management.

During college she interned with US Olympic Team Veterinarian B.W. Furlong and Associates, as well as managed and rode for trainer Jen Markee for several years.

After graduating, Annabel was the assistant trainer and manager and rider for Olympian Nona Garson at The Ridge Farm. She then went on to become head trainer and barn manager at Liberty Farm, working alongside "R" judge and former USET team member Chrystine Tauber. She also worked as the assistant trainer and rider and barn manager to grand prix rider Amanda Flint. Annabel continues to work closely with leading grand prix show jumping rider Callan Solem.

Annabel has owned and shown horses competitively for over 20 years. With her extensive teaching and riding experience in hunters, jumpers and equitation, Annabel has a diverse clientele ranging from beginner level adults and children to Adult Amateur hunter and Amateur Owner jumper riders.

 
 
 

Amenities

  • New Morton construction (completed 2019)

  • Climate controlled and secured tack room

  • Full bathroom with washer & dryer

  • Separate feed room

  • 24/7 Nest video surveillance 

  • Spacious grass paddocks - daytime or over night turnout available

  • Eight beautiful 12'x12' rubber matted stalls with individual upper exterior dutch doors and yoke

  • Stall doors with drop down stall fronts for additional horse comfort and interaction

  • Hot and cold wash stall and two additional grooming areas 

  • Gorgeous 200'x100' outdoor riding ring featuring state of the art footing and a viewing deck with comfortable seating and a grill

  • 60' Preifert round pen for working with young horses or for a controlled turnout space

  • Full course of Eurimports jumps and cavalettis for all training needs 

Services

We cater to all your horse show needs and provide off-premises stabling and gorgeous turnout to give your horse a break from the bustle of the show. 

Come ride in our private, quiet ring to accomplish all your training goals. Space can be rented by the week or month, depending on your schedule for the circuit.

We also specialize in retired show horse, broodmare and foal 24/7 care. We offer night check and around the clock care including medication and rehabilitation needs, as well as shipping.

 

Horses Sold

 

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Contact Us

Please contact Annabel Benito Margolin for all boarding, sales, and lesson inquiries at (828) 407-0871 or info@alteaequestrian.com.

If you are in the area and would like to schedule a tour of our facilities please email or call. We look forward to hearing from you!

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