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Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

* WELCOME  *

Willow Creek Equestrian LLC specializes in Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation. 

Nestled in Niskayuna NY, approximately 15 minutes outside Albany. 

At Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC, we strive to empower students to tackle challenges and take on new experiences.

Owner and Trainer Devon Tiller operates a full service horse training facility offering Lessons, Boarding, Training, and Sales.

Willow Creek Equestrian strives to make each rider, competitor and Equine feel at home, we believe a solid competition balances the competitive nature of horseback riding experience with a relaxed atmosphere where horses and riders alike can find a place to learn.

About Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC

 

Willow Creek Equestrian LLC specializes in Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation. 

Nestled in Niskayuna NY, approximately 15 minutes outside Albany. 

Trainer Devon Tiller operates a full service horse training facility offering Lessons, Boarding, Training, and Sales. 

Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC., has one of the largest indoor riding arenas in the area.  Amenities at our facility include:

  • ​35 stall insulted barn
  • 10’ X 12’ Stalls
  • 4 Tack rooms
  • Matted stalls
  • Automatic waters in stalls
  • Indoor wash stall
  • Feeding three times a day
  • Individual Paddock turnout
  • New Paddocks
  • New safety rated fencing
  • Large Indoor arena
  • Large outdoor arena
  • Large Heated viewing room with vending machines
  • Turnout 6 days a week (weather permitted)

    • Restrooms * Handicap accessible *


     * LEASING ALSO AVAILABLE! *  


    Weather your looking to horse show competitively, pleasure ride, or just want to learn more about horses,

    Willow Creek Equestrian will strive to meet your goals and expectations.

    Willow Creek Equestrian strives to make each rider, competitor and Equine feel at home, we believe a solid competition balances the

    competitive nature of horseback riding experience with a relaxed atmosphere where horses and riders alike can find a place to learn.

      Inside view of the Barn  

      Large Heated viewing Room

    with Vending Machines  

      35 Stall Insulted Barn  




      Large Indoor Arena


    LARGE OUTDOOR ARENA


    MEET THE OWNER/TRAINER & TEAM


    Devon Tiller

    Owner & Trainer


    Devon Tiller began her riding debut at the age of 3. As a result of a lifelong love of horses, owner Devon Tiller has dedicated her life and facility to create a safe, fun, and competitive atmosphere for the horse and rider.

    With over 26 years of experience, her commitment to training and instruction has inspired this successful business to continue to grow from generation to generation. Devon has won numerous end of the year championships as well as numerous A Rated championships in the Equitation, Hunter,

    and Jumper ring. Her Knowledge and understanding of horsemanship is passed along successfully to her students. She plays a vital role in the development of her riders as well as in the process of training the horses here at Willow Creek Equestrian.

    Devon has had many years of championship wins,  as well as "A" Rated wins in the Equitation Ring and training horses, riding with Grand Prix and Olympic Riders

    BOARDING OPTIONS: 


    FULL BOARDING - ($500 w/ 8% Tax)


    As professional riders, we understand the importance of the quality care your horse needs.

    Willow Creek Equestrian's Full boarding includes: Feed, Hay, shavings, (weather permitting) a daily turnout in your own paddocks.

    We also offer riding lesson packages, night check of horses, blanketing, fly spray, masks, use of both arenas, wash areas, grooming areas, and tack room(s).

    

    ROUGH BOARDING  - ($425 w/ 8% Tax)


    Rough board also has lesson packages available. Rough board is for the horses who enjoy the life outside the stall. You will still be receiving the same quality care as a Full Boarding horse just without the daily turn in. You horse will have their own personalized paddock and will be reserved a stall when bad weather has taken effect.

    LESSONS & TRAINING RIDES


    Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC. offers English Riding lessons and Training Rides from beginners to Professional level,

    in discipline Hunters, Jumpers, and equitation. We offer group, private, or semi private lessons, which are scheduled

    at your convenience for those who do not own their own horse, quality school horses are available.

    We are currently offering some openings for new clients who wish to start or continue there riding career.

    Summer time spots are filling fast, so call today to schedule an appointment or for further details.

    GROUP LESSONS

    35.00 - Semi Private / Group) 


    Enjoy a Semi Private / Group lesson(s) with up to seven other people, with one of our Instructors / Trainer(s).

    PRIVATE LESSONS

    ($40.00 - Half Hour Private) 

    Quality One-on-One - 30 minute lesson with one of our Instructors / Trainer(s)

    TRAINING RIDES: If your horse is looking for a tune up or you have a younger horse just starting we have training ride packages available to meet you and your horses needs. 





    Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC. has expanded to help promote safe, fun and a goal oriented program.

    Instructors are knowledgeable, experienced and fun. Lessons are available to all ages and riding abilities.

    Please Contact us to schedule a tour of our facilities or schedule a lesson. 

    Horse Acquisition Service:  Willow Creeks experience professionals provide advisory services to our clients in the selection and acquisition of horses. We aim to match our Clients with a horse that will allow them to create goals and continue to grow in their discipline and equine partner.

    * HORSES SHOWS & EVENTS *

    Willow Creek Equestrian, LLC Horse Show Guidelines:

    At Willow Creek Equestrian LLC our goals ar to foster a fun-loving Competative show team. Winning is not about what you bring home at the end of the day, but learning the most about your partner and achieving your goals for the day.


    Even though your competing alone with your horse, We Compete as a team.

    We will help each other get ready and congratulate each other no matter what outcome that day brings.

    Show Team Goals:

    • Riders will compete in Hunter/Jumper shows on the flat and over fences at Local, state and Regional levels.


    • Riders will develop goal setting skills along with other skills such as good work ethics, patience, communication skills, leadership, self confidence, and Responsibility.


    • Riders acquire a deeper understanding of all aspects of horsemanship.

      SHOWING PRICING:  

      • $75.00 + 8% Tax (LOCALLY)
      • $100.00 + 8% Tax (OVER 50 MILES)


      Weekend Shows​

      There will be a $25.00 + 8% Tax Trainer Fee Per Rider

      Individual Rider Objectives:

      • Set year end Competition Goals.

      • Set training objectives that help them meet their Competition Goals.
      • Build Relationships and bond with your horse and Riders.

      Horse Preparation:

      Show team riders understand that their horse is there partner. 

      Training, Nutrition, grooming and conditioning start at the beginning of the showing.

        Every student showing must have clean tack, help fill hay-nets, clean horses, and be present to help load and unload their horses from trailer.

      Some life events happen we understand, If you are unable to be present for preparation of the Show or After, Devon or Staff Must be notified.


        * Regular grooming is best for maintaining a healthy coat & healthy skin *



      A part of showing is preparation, before going to the show. Horses must be bathed, clipped, show shined, hooves polished. "A" Rated shows or finals are mandatory for braiding.



      If you are unable to attend preparation before, while at show facility, or after the following fees will be applied to show invoice:  (Plus, subject to 8% Tax) 


       1.   Cleaning tack & loading fee - $25.00  
       2.   Clipping & Mane Pulling - $35.00 
       3.   Braiding "A" Rated or Finals - $45.00 
       4.   Bathing - $15.00



      • Trainer, use of horse & shipping fees are due the day of the horse show unless approved by instructor.


                   

      •   Together we will accomplish our goals, build friendships and make memories along the way. I look forward to working with everyone's individual goals and successes this show season. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Devon. 

       


      CONTACT US


      Willow Creek Equestrian LLC.,  is Nestled in Niskayuna NY,

      approximately 15 minutes outside Albany.


      586 Pearse Road

      Schenectady, NY 12309

      Ph: 1 (518) 867-7202

      Email: deveonrusso1@icloud.com

       

      Hours of Operation:


      Monday: 8 am - 7 pm  *  Tuesday: 8 am - 7 pm


      Wednesday: 8 am - 8 pm


      Thursday: 8 am - 7 pm  *  Friday: 8 am - 7 pm

       

      Saturday / Sunday: By Appointments ONLY

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