Welcome to A-J Acres

About Us

Family Friendly Atmosphere

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Small, clean, family owned and operated equestrian facility. Located just 1.7 km south of Taber, Alberta! Offers a large outdoor riding arena, large outdoor obstacle course, outdoor round pen and indoor walking path.


A-J Acres also offers Horse Board, Monthly Events, Arena/Obstacle Course Rentals and an on site Trainer!

Boarding and More

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Boarding Options available for the summer & winter seasons. Daily, weekly or monthly rates. Monthly Board includes a 40'x40' (approx) outdoor paddock, shelter, wind boards, heated stock water, indoor stall, use of arena, obstacle course and round pen. Feed options available. 


Monthly Passes to the facility are available for the use of the arena, obstacle course and round pen. 


Discounted Rates for Family Fun Nights and Open Rides available for Boarders and Pass Holders. 

Events and Clinics

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A-J Acres hosts a variety of events throughout the regular riding season. There will be monthly Family Fun Nights, Scheduled Open Rides, Jackpot Challenges and Clinics. 


Arena and Obstacle Course Rentals are available to the public who wish to host their own events, clinics or private riding time. 


On site Trainer is available for private lessons with her horse and equipment or yours.

Different rates for your specific needs.

EVENTS

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jeopardy Jackpot Challenge

10:00 am - afternoon

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jeopardy Jackpot Challenge

Check in for the Jeopardy Jackpot Obstacle Course Challenge is from 10:00am-11:00am. Come and test your skills against other like minded riders! This will be a timed event. Each rider will have 5 minutes to complete as many obstacles as possible. Each obstacle is awarded a point value. Obstacles are varied in difficulty to accomodate all skill levels of horse & rider. $30/horse to pre-register. $35/horse for same day registration. $15.00 from every entry goes into the jackpot. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place! For those that don't want to compete, the course will be open after the event for open ride for $15/horse. (FREE if you competed in the Jackpot) Small concession of pop, water & chips will be available.

10:00 am - afternoon

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Family Fun Friday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Family Fun Friday

What better way to start the weekend than with some old school equestrian games! Bring the whole family riding for a night of fun for $25.00 or fly solo for $10.00. Event is FREE with any monthly riding pass or to boarders. Regular Obstacle Course will also be open for your enjoyment!

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Open Obstacle Challenge Course

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Open Obstacle Challenge Course

Come on out for our Open Ride! The new dirt/water pit is ready to try out along with the new rope pulley system! The obstacle course will be set up with fun challenges for horse and rider alike. Open to all levels of rider and horse. $15/rider/horse or $30/family. $5/rider/horse if you board with us or have a monthly riding pass! 

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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August 10 & 11, 2019

Horses that Work with Trevor Mertes-2 Day Clinic

All day

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August 10 & 11, 2019

Horses that Work with Trevor Mertes-2 Day Clinic

We are excited to host Trevor Mertes of 'Horses that Work'! Trevor Mertes has spent most of his life riding range for various ranches. He has broke over 600 horses/mules and worked with over 1000 total. Trevor Mertes competes in various Extreme Cowboy Challenges, consistently placing in the top 3 for Green Horse and Pro Divisions. He will begin the clinic on Saturday with some group horsemanship then move on to obstacles. Obstacles will increase in difficulty throughout the day. Sunday there will be a recap followed by a Q&A and mock Extreme Cowboy Race. Jackpot will follow. This is a 2 Day Clinic with a Jackpot Challenge at the end. $250.00 entry fee. $25.00 to enter Jackpot. $10/night for horse paddock. $5/night to camp on property (no hookups).  LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE


To learn more about Trevor Mertes Visit https://www.horsesthatworkequine.com/

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A-J Acres

P.O. Box 4018, Taber, AB, T1G 2C6

a-jacres@outlook.com (403) 331-9452

Hours

For Boarders and Monthly Pass Holders

Sunday-Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm


For Visitors 

Anytime from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm or

Any time you are under the supervision of a Boarder or Pass Holder