A tranquil property set on 100 acres of tree-studded paddocks, the Hunter Valley
Equestrian Centre is conveniently located in Black Hill, just 20 minutes from
Newcastle and Maitland.

Full agistment is provided with the ability for us to tailor to the individual needs of
you and your horse. Our highly skilled team provide the highest level of care,
ensuring the health and safety of all horses is maintained at all times.

All disciplines of riders are welcome.

Agistment starts from $25 per horse per day and includes:

  • onsite live-in manager
  • individual paddocks ranging from 1-5 acres
  • electric standoffs on all fences
  • 2 x hard feeds and 2 x biscuits of hay supplied and fed daily
  • rugging/unrugging and fly veils on/off as weather requires morning & night
  • float parking

Access to all onsite facilities:

  • full size 60 x 20m indoor arena with lights and mirrors
  • outdoor arena
  • jumping area with poles and cavalettis
  • covered round yard
  • holding yards
  • breezeway for tacking up
  • lockable tack room
  • wash bay
  • bathroom

Additional services (available for a small fee):

  • arrange appointment & manage horses for farrier, dentist, vet etc.
  • paddock cleaning
  • stabling (contact to discuss requirements & pricing)
  • anything else? Just ask!

Meet the Team

As both agister and one
of the support crew, you
will see me around a LOT.

I enjoy an early start and
am responsible for
feeding and rugging a few
mornings each week.

My horse Red lives at
HVEC and together we
love to event. Currently
we are competing at

I live in Newcastle and am
a first year student
studying Law and
Commerce at Newcastle

Come and say hello. I love
to know all the horses
and their people
My aunt introduced me to
horses at a young age,
and mum fueled my
passion by taking me to
lessons on the weekend –
despite the fact she is
petrified of large animals
(thanks mum).

After finishing school I
went on to study
agriculture at Tocal
College through their
Australian Stock Horse
Breeding and Training
program, where I got to
work with horses all day,
every day having the time
of my life.

You will now see me in
and around the paddock
and stables of HVEC
working or out trail riding
on Lissy a sassy stock x
quarter horse on my days
Growing up, my love for
horses began when my
great Grandmother told
me stories about how she
used to ride to school on

My mum could see my
love for horses wasn’t
going to end and soon
enough she booked my
first riding lesson.

A few years have flown
by, and I have dedicated
much of myself to horse
riding, dressage to be

My riding partner, Bobby
now lives at HVEC where
we enjoy lessons and
have grown from prep to
competing at Elementary

You will often see me out
riding or working
alongside Shaun and the