About us

Driven by Excellence

What sets The Horse Park at Walnut Creek apart is our unwavering commitment to excellence in equine education. Here, we prioritize a holistic approach to riding that encompasses not only technical skill but also a deep understanding of horse behavior, care, and welfare. Our dedicated instructors are not just trainers but mentors, fostering a supportive and nurturing learning environment for riders of all ages and abilities.

We stand out through our personalized lesson plans, tailored to each rider's goals and abilities. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced rider, we have a program designed to help you achieve your ambitions in the world of English riding, be it in dressage, show jumping, or eventing.

Furthermore, our top-notch facilities and well-trained, impeccably cared-for horses ensure a safe and comfortable environment for both riders and their equine partners. Our commitment to horse welfare goes beyond the riding arena; we educate our students on responsible horse care and stewardship.

In addition to our riding programs, we offer workshops on equine health, nutrition, and stable management, enriching the knowledge and bond between riders and their horses. We also provide opportunities for competitive riders to participate in local and regional events, promoting camaraderie and achievement.

Ultimately, what truly sets us apart is our passion for fostering a sense of community among our riders, creating a supportive and welcoming atmosphere where horse lovers can thrive and pursue their equestrian dreams.

Our Staff

Justin Doran, Owner/Trainer 

Justin runs the lesson, training and breeding programs. He has a couple of volunteers who help him with the younger horses. Ask Justin about lessons, times and training. 

Kirk Johnson, Owner

Kirk helps keep everything running and operating. He helps with feeding, maintenance all around helper. Questions about the money, cost, invoicing? Ask Kirk.